Intermountain News & Information Archive

Immunization Update and ACIP HighlightsJuly 10, 2014

JUNE - The Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) of the CDC met June 25 and 26 to provide guidance on vaccines. Below are the key highlights:


What ResMD Can Do For YouJune 26, 2014

ResMD was successfully implemented across Intermountain in late 2013, and many clinicians are already accessing their images in this program, which gives them:


​Note Corrections for ProvidersJune 11, 2014

Health Information Management (HIM) has drafted a new procedure to modify currend documentation practices.


Intermountain Med Staff NewsJune 05, 2014

​A brief message from the Chief Medical Officer and Assistant Vice President of Physician Relations and Medical Affairs.


Immunization Update and ACIP HighlightsApril 03, 2014

FEBRUARY - The Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) of the CDC met February 26 and 27 to provide guidance on vaccines.


Immunization Update and ACIP HighlightsNovember 07, 2013

OCTOBER - The Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) of the CDC met October 23 and 24 to provide guidance on vaccines.

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Immunization Update and ACIP HighlightsJuly 17, 2013

JUNE - The Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) of the CDC met June 19 and 20 to provide guidance on vaccines.


Immunization Update and ACIP HighlightsJuly 08, 2013

FEBRUARY - The Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) of the CDC met February 20 and 21 to provide updates on vaccine recommendations.


Intermountain Self-Reports Concerns to Federal GovernmentApril 03, 2013

Intermountain Healthcare has reached a settlement agreement with the federal government.


Immunization Update and ACIP HighlightsNovember 15, 2012

OCTOBER 2012 - The Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) of the CDC met October 23 and 24 to provide updates on vaccines.​


Immunization Update and ACIP Highlights - June 2012August 08, 2012

The Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) of the CDC met June 20 and 21 to provide updates on vaccines. Below are the key highlights:


Immunization Update and ACIP Highlights - February 2012March 16, 2012

The Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) of the CDC met February 22 and 23 to provide updates on vaccines. Below are the key highlights:
 

 


Clinical Health Information Exchange (cHIE)January 11, 2012

 
As you may be aware, Utah is creating a Clinical Health Information Exchange, known as the cHIE, and Intermountain is a participating provider. The cHIE gives authorized medical professionals a way to share and view patient information in a secure, electronic manner across the state.


New Flu Vaccination PolicySeptember 01, 2011

Intermountain’s immunization policy is changing to protect patients and staff: Volunteers, employees, and credentialed and/or privileged physicians and other practitioners are now required to get an annual flu shot.

Immunization Update and ACIP Highlights - June 2011July 26, 2011

The Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) of the CDC met June 22 and 23 to provide updates on vaccines. Below are the key highlights:

Intermountain Joins New Care Connectivity ConsortiumApril 08, 2011

On April 6, 2011, Intermountain Healthcare announced its participation in a new health IT interoperability collaboration with four other leading health systems.

Immunization Update and ACIP Highlights – February 2011March 10, 2011

The Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) of the CDC met February 23 and 24 to provide updates on vaccines, the key highlights were:
  • Updated recommendations for immunizing healthcare personnel including new guidance on Tdap vaccine delivery and pertussis post-exposure prophylaxis
  • Permissive recommendation for a booster dose of Japanese Encephalitis Vaccine
  • An overview of the current influenza season including information concerning reports of febrile seizures
  • Publication of the National Vaccine Plan by NVAC

Updated Guidelines for Pediatric and Adult Preventive CareDecember 22, 2010

The 2010 Pediatric Preventive Care Recommendations and Adult Preventive Care Recommendations are updated and are now accessible on Intermountain Healthcare's website.

Immunization Update and ACIP Highlights - October 2010November 22, 2010

The Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) of the CDC met October 27 and 28 to provide updates on current and newly approved vaccines, the key highlights were:

Immunization Update and ACIP Highlights - June 2010July 27, 2010

The Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) of the CDC met June 23 and 24 to provide updates on current and newly approved vaccines. See below for key highlights:

Immunization Update and ACIP Highlights – February 2010March 30, 2010

The Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) of the CDC met February 24 and 25 to provide updates on current and newly approved vaccines. Read full article for key highlights.

Visitor Restrictions RevisedJanuary 04, 2010

Visitor guidelines for Intermountain hospitals have changed as H1N1 volumes continue to drop.

Immunization Update and ACIP Highlights – October 2009 November 06, 2009

The Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) of the CDC met October 21 and 22 to provide updates on current vaccines. Read on for key highlights.    

Immunization Update and ACIP Highlights – June 2009July 27, 2009

The Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) of the CDC met June 24 through 26 to provide updates on current vaccines, with specific recommendations regarding combination vaccines, vaccine shortages, new indications for Hib, meningococcal and polio, and rabies vaccines, and information related to influenza and H1N1 vaccines.            

Immunization Update and ACIP Highlights – February 2009March 31, 2009

The Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) of the CDC met February 25 and 26 to provide updates on current vaccines, with specific recommendations regarding Influenza, Hepatitis A vaccine for close contacts of international adoptees, vaccine supply issues and anthrax vaccine.

New Radiology Image Web Viewer Coming SoonMarch 09, 2009

Intermountain Healthcare has selected Agfa IMPAX 6.3 as its new, system-wide picture archiving communications system (PACS).     

Dr. Charles Sorenson succeeds Bill Nelson as President and CEO of Intermountain Healthcare February 11, 2009

At the beginning of the year, Charles W. Sorenson, MD, succeeded Bill Nelson as president and CEO of Intermountain Healthcare.   

Immunization Update and ACIP Highlights - October 2008 December 16, 2008

The Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) of the CDC met October 22 and 23 to provide updates on current vaccines, with specific recommendations for pnemococcal vaccine.

Immunization Update and ACIP Highlights - June 2008 July 31, 2008

The Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) of the CDC met June 25 and 26 to provide updates on current vaccines, with specific recommendations for pnemococcal, rotavirus, and two new combination vaccines, Pentacel® and KINRIXTM.      

What is a CarePage? June 25, 2008

CarePages are private, secure web pages that patients can set up to easily communicate with family, friends and other members of the patient's support community.        

Intermountain's Health Information ToolJune 13, 2008

Do you know about the Health Information tool on Intermountain’s website?  

Immunization Update and ACIP Meeting Highlights - February 2008 April 07, 2008

The Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) of the CDC met February 27 and 28 to provide updates on current vaccines, with specific recommendations for Influenza and MMRV vaccines, information about shortages of Varicella, Hepatitis A, Hib, and Japanese Encephalitis Vaccines, rotavirus vaccines and discussions about possible future ...    

New Resources for the Medical Management of Childhood Obesity November 06, 2007

Intermountain Healthcare has created a new Care Process Model (CPM) titled, "Primary Guide to Weight Management for Children and Adolescents."          

Updated Guidelines for Adolescent Preventive Care October 17, 2007

The 2007 Adolescent Preventive Care Recommendations are updated and are now accessible on Intermountain Healthcare's website. These recommendations are jointly approved by the Intermountain Medical Group and by SelectHealth for use with their patients and members.  

Combination Vaccines Improve Vaccination Rates and Timeliness September 24, 2007

A study performed at SelectHealth was published in the September 2007 issue of the American Journal of Managed Care. The study shows the impact of combination vaccines on more timely immunizations and an increase in childhood immunization rates.    

Immunization Update: Including Highlights from the June 2007 ACIP Meeting August 27, 2007

The Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) of the CDC met June 27 and 28 to provide updates on current vaccines, with specific information on Hepatitis A, meningococcal and rotavirus vaccines.     

Healing Connections July 17, 2007

You will likely be hearing some nurses or therapists in your hospital talking about "Healing Connections". What is it?  

Immunization Update: Including Highlights from the February 2007 ACIP Meeting April 10, 2007

The Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) of the CDC met on February 21st and 22nd and discussed recommendations for the upcoming 2007-2008 influenza season, as well as provided updates on current vaccines.   

Workflow Summits Help Prepare for Intermountain / GE Electronic Medical Record Rollout March 22, 2007

Intermountain Healthcare¿s Clinical Systems team has been holding a series of workflow summit meetings to help design and rollout the new Intermountain/GE Healthcare Enterprise Clinical Information System (ECIS) software.              

Infant Deaths in Two States Raise Concern Over Anti-tussive/Decongestant Medications February 27, 2007

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recently issued a Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report detailing the deaths of three infants less than 12 months of age associated with cough and cold medications.  

Intermountain Healthcare Supports Disclosing Undesired and Adverse Events to Patients February 22, 2007

Our commitment to provide extraordinary care should always include communicating with patients in an open and honest way, especially when the treatment process doesn¿t turn out the way we hoped.