Intermountain Healthcare and Coronavirus

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1/5/2022 Here are 3 graphs that show COVID's resurgence in Utah Salt Lake Tribune The coronavirus is surging in Utah at levels not seen in about a year, fueled by the rapidly spreading omicron variant.On Tuesday, the state‚Aos rolling seven-day average of new cases stood at ... tests,‚Au Dr. Eddie Stenehjem, an infectious diseases physician at Intermountain Healthcare, said Monday. That‚Aos because they do not factor in at-home tests, which also were not available for most of 2020.The ...
1/4/2022 5 things you should know about COVID-19 in Utah right now Salt Lake Tribune Ask Utah experts and health officials how best to avoid the coronavirus amid a recent surge in cases , and their answers seem contradictory.Students who have been exposed to COVID-19 can still report to ... sufficient,‚Au Dr. Eddie Stenehjem, an infectious diseases physician at Intermountain Healthcare, said. ‚AuBut if you‚Aore going to be indoors and there‚Aos going to be a number of people there, cloth masks probably ...
1/3/2022 Utah students can return to class faster now after being exposed or testing positive for COVID-19 Salt Lake Tribune Coronavirus cases are surging in Utah with the rise of the omicron variant just as school districts are relaxing their quarantine rules.A new change means Utah teachers and students exposed to the virus or ... situation, said Dr. Eddie Stenehjem, an infectious diseases physician at Intermountain Healthcare.‚AuThe majority of kids right now are not vaccinated,‚Au Stenehjem said. ‚AuAnd we also know that school is an area where you ...
12/30/2021 Utah doctor urges people to limit New Year's Eve celebrations as omicron spreads Salt Lake Tribune A leading Utah doctor on Thursday offered this New Year‚Aos Eve advice: Keep the celebrations small.The advice came as coronavirus case counts spiked in Utah this week amid the growing spread of the new omicron variant.‚AuThis is not a great time to be gathering in large groups for New Year‚Aos Eve,‚Au Dr. Eddie Stenehjem, an infectious diseases physician at Intermountain Healthcare, said Thursday.‚AuIf you ...
12/30/2021 Utah reports highest number of new COVID-19 cases, highest 7-day average since January Salt Lake Tribune Editor‚Aos note: The Salt Lake Tribune is providing free access to critical stories about the coronavirus. Sign up for our Top Stories newsletter , sent to your inbox every morning. To support journalism like this ... Eve,‚Au Dr. Eddie Stenehjem, an infectious diseases physician at Intermountain Healthcare, advised.The Health Department on Thursday also confirmed seven more COVID-19 deaths, the same amount reported Wednesday. In a news release, UDOH ...
12/23/2021 UDOH estimates 30 percent of COVID positives in Utah are Omicron ... Intermountain Healthcare,‚Au the report states. ‚AuWhat we know right now is vaccination and booster shots still offer the best protection against severe illness from COVID-19.‚AuOver the past 24 hours 11 Utahns died of COVID-19 and the state health department reported 1,406 new positive cases of coronavirus, 89 of those in Cache, Box Elder and Rich counties.Since the start of the pandemic the state has ...
12/17/2021 Omicron could soon surpass delta as dominant strain, bring ‚Äòfifth wave‚Äô of cases, leading Utah doctor says Salt Lake Tribune Editor‚Aos note: The Salt Lake Tribune is providing free access to critical stories about the coronavirus. Sign up for our Top Stories newsletter , sent to your inbox every morning. To support journalism like this ... receded completely,‚Au Dr. Brandon Webb, infectious diseases physician at Intermountain Healthcare, said during a COVID-19 community briefing over Facebook Live.The ‚AoHoudini‚Ao of variants The omicron variant is more transmissible, Webb said ...
12/1/2021 As omicron variant of COVID-19 grabs attention, a doctor warns that delta is still hitting Utah hard Salt Lake Tribune As information trickles in about the new omicron variant of the coronavirus, a leading Utah doctor is reminding people that the delta variant is still a deadly problem here.‚AuRight now in Utah, omicron is not affecting us. Delta is affecting us,‚Au Dr. Eddie Stenehjem, an infectious diseases physician at Intermountain Healthcare, said Tuesday during a COVID-19 briefing over Facebook Live.Stenehjem noted that the omicron variant was ...
10/27/2021 One of Utah's largest employers will mandate vaccines per Biden requirements Fox News Intermountain Healthcare, one of the largest employers in the state of Utah , has announced Wednesday that all of its nearly 40,000 caregivers must get vaccinated against COVID-19 in order to "comply with federal vaccination requirements announced by President Biden in September." The healthcare provider ‚Ai which estimates 80% of its employees are already fully vaccinated against the coronavirus ‚Ai is giving staff until Jan. 5 next year to get ...
10/19/2021 ‚ÄòWe‚Äôre all very much at risk‚Äô: Intermountain CEO has same cancer as Colin Powell, who died from COVID-19 Salt Lake Tribune Dr. Marc Harrison, like Colin Powell was, is fully vaccinated for COVID-19.But, also like Powell, the Intermountain Healthcare CEO suffers from multiple myeloma ‚Ai the blood cancer that likely left Powell vulnerable to ... of State under George W. Bush, died Monday from the coronavirus.While the overwhelming majority of Americans dying from COVID-19 right now are unvaccinated, the virus still is claiming victims from the 2% of ...
10/9/2021 ‚ÄúWe are still in the middle of it.‚Äù: Utah reports 1,637 new COVID-19 cases and 11 deaths on Friday. Medical staff will treat patients on August 25 in the COVID-19 Intensive Care Unit at Intermountain Healthcare‚Aos Utah Valley Hospital in Provo. Utah health officials reported 1,637 new COVID-19 cases and 11 ... hub‚Au, or major hospital to treat COVID-19 (New Coronavirus Infection) The state-wide intensive care unit occupancy is 99%, and it is said that 45% of all ICU patients are infected with COVID ...
10/8/2021 More Utahns now in ICUs than there are staffed beds available, state reports Salt Lake Tribune Editor‚Aos note: The Salt Lake Tribune is providing free access to critical stories about the coronavirus. Sign up for our Top Stories newsletter , sent to your inbox every morning. To support journalism like this ... thick of it,‚Au Eddie Stenehjem, infectious diseases physician at Intermountain Healthcare, said Friday of the pandemic.Intensive care units in all Utah hospitals are at 100.8% capacity ‚Ai with 525 patients in ICUs, out ...
10/1/2021 Can you get the COVID-19 vaccine and the flu shot at the same time? - Deseret News ... Intermountain Healthcare, the region‚Aos largest health care provider. ‚AuWe are very confident that it‚Aos just fine.‚AuPatients are being encouraged to take advantage of the one-stop opportunity to be protected against both the flu and COVID-19 after the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention earlier this year stopped advising that coronavirus shots be avoided within two weeks of other vaccines to help identify any reactions ...
9/30/2021 Using communications tech, Intermountain redesigns pharmacy services for pandemic era Healthcare IT News Using communications tech, Intermountain redesigns pharmacy services for pandemic era Photo: Intermountain Healthcare The rapid spread of the novel coronavirus disrupted many standard processes and protocols in hospitals across the country. Likewise, the pandemic disrupted clinical and operational workflows for pharmacies, forcing pharmacists to discover new ways of performing common tasks to protect care team members and the community. THE PROBLEM Watching the impact of COVID-19 across the country ...
9/30/2021 Using communications tech, Intermountain redesigns pharmacy services for pandemic era How Can We Achieve Equal Global Health Access?] Photo: Intermountain Healthcare The rapid spread of the novel coronavirus disrupted many standard processes and protocols in hospitals across the country. Likewise, the pandemic disrupted clinical and operational workflows for pharmacies, forcing pharmacists to discover new ways of performing common tasks to protect care team members and the community. THE PROBLEM Watching the impact of COVID-19 across the country, leaders at ...
9/30/2021 Cox said Utah may have surpassed the current ‚Äúpeak‚Äù of COVID-19 growth Wordpress.com ... coronavirus testing has been in high demand in recent weeks, leading to long waits at many test sites. ‚AuFrankly, we didn‚Aot meet that expectation,‚Au Cox said. Intermountain Healthcare, which previously conducted about half of the state‚Aos tests daily during the plague, needed to reduce these efforts as hospitals became more congested. Cox said the Utah Department of Health is working to improve its testing operations by hiring ...
9/24/2021 Utah surpasses half a million coronavirus cases since pandemic began Salt Lake Tribune Editor‚Aos note: The Salt Lake Tribune is providing free access to critical stories about the coronavirus. Sign up for our Top Stories newsletter , sent to your inbox every morning. To support journalism like this ... units in Utah hospitals are at 91% of capacity. At Intermountain Healthcare, that number is between 97-100%, according to Brandon Webb, an infectious diseases physician there.Between 80-85% of all COVID-19 patients admitted to ...
9/24/2021 New monoclonal antibody center increases access in Utah ‚Äî but experts warn treatment is not an alternative to vaccines Salt Lake Tribune With Utah‚Aos hospital systems at capacity, state health workers are stepping in to provide monoclonal antibody treatments for coronavirus patients.A new, state-run infusion center has opened at Intermountain Healthcare‚Aos Murray campus and it can offer the popular COVID-19 treatment to 50 eligible people each day, the Utah Department of Health announced Thursday.‚AuThe hospital systems, at least along the Wasatch Front, were hitting up against ...
9/24/2021 COVID-19 data- Where are Utah's highest case numbers and rates now? ... in this story was based on information collected and analyzed on Tuesday. For the latest COVID-19 numbers, visit KSL.com's Coronavirus page . SALT LAKE CITY ‚Ai It's clear COVID-19 hasn't gone away. Utah surpassed ... May 2020. Dr. Eddie Stenehjem, an infectious diseases physician for Intermountain Healthcare, said last week that children are a big factor for Utah's rise in cases ‚Ai which have steadily increased since June 1 but ...
9/17/2021 ‚ÄòThose are our realities‚Äô: Utah doctor disputes claims that ICU capacity is overblown Salt Lake Tribune Editor‚Aos note: The Salt Lake Tribune is providing free access to critical stories about the coronavirus. Sign up for our Top Stories newsletter , sent to your inbox every morning. To support journalism like this ... Au said Dr. Todd Vento, an infectious diseases physician at Intermountain Healthcare. ‚AuAnd if those are our realities, we have to deal with those realities.‚AuAnother 1,749 Utahns tested positive for COVID-19 in ...
9/17/2021 Intermountain, SCL Health agree to merge hospital systems - Axios Intermountain Healthcare will acquire SCL Health roughly six months after Intermountain and Sanford Health ended their merger attempt .Why it matters: The combined Intermountain-SCL system will own 33 hospitals, will generate more than $13 ... bailout cash used to stem the initial impact of the coronavirus pandemic.Intermountain, which also operates its own health plan, ended 2020 with a net profit of $1.7 billion on $10.1 billion of revenue . SCL ...
9/14/2021 Delta patients clog hospitals, spur more procedure delays Healthcare Dive Just as patients started returning for care they delayed throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, hospitals are again having to put non-emergency procedures on hold to free up resources for patients hospitalized with the delta variant of the coronavirus. Salt Lake City-based Intermountain Healthcare is the latest system to announce it's postponing elective procedures starting Wednesday at 13 of its hospitals, and expects the pause to last several weeks ...
9/13/2021 Staff's Covid Vaccine Protest Halts Baby Deliveries At NY Hospital | Kaiser Health News Kaiser Health News ... can't safely operate its maternity department. The death of an Alabama man after treatment refusals at 43 overwhelmed hospitals, plus Intermountain Healthcare delaying almost all surgeries are also in health care industry covid news.The ... in its intensive care unit. But in a state where coronavirus infections and unvaccinated patients have overwhelmed hospitals in recent months, finding an available ICU bed was an ordeal. It was so difficult, his family ...
9/11/2021 Intermountain Healthcare postpones some surgeries due to COVID surge ... not immediately life-threatening‚Au surgeries at 13 Utah hospitals beginning September 15. Dr. Marc Harrison, president and CEO of Intermountain Healthcare, made the announcement during a virtual news conference Friday morning. Logan Regional Hospital ... that the Utah Department of Health reported over 2,100 new coronavirus cases in the state. The 2,189 new cases Friday and 2,165 Thursday have increased total cases since the start of the pandemic to 479,979 ...
9/10/2021 Why is getting a COVID-19 test in Utah such a hassle? Salt Lake Tribune Coronavirus testing has remained a struggle in Utah this week, with patients reporting long lines at test sites, days of waiting for results, and frustration with finding a way to get tested in the first place.‚AuOur availability of testing right now leaves something to be desired,‚Au Dr. Brandon Webb, an infectious diseases physician for Intermountain Healthcare, said in a news conference this week. ‚AuWe really do need to ...