Intermountain Healthcare and COVID-19

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1/5/2022 Here are 3 graphs that show COVID's resurgence in Utah Salt Lake Tribune ... 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 Salt Lake Tribune created the following graphs to help visualize COVID-19‚A≤s resurgence in Utah and compare it to prior trends:Hospitalization trends tend to lag about a week or two behind case spikes, experts say, but they are beginning to rise in ...
1/4/2022 5 things you should know about COVID-19 in Utah right now Salt Lake Tribune ... 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 classrooms. But one University of Utah Health doctor recommended ... 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 ... to their prevention strategies.That creates a ‚Aureally tricky‚Au 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 ... their vaccination status, students and employees who test positive for COVID-19 must stay at home for five days after they were tested, even if they are not demonstrating symptoms, under the new guidance. After ...
12/31/2021 What's it going to cost if you end up in the hospital with COVID-19? A lot Healthcare workers care for a COVID-19 patient in the ICU at Intermountain Medical Center in Murray. The final bill for a COVID-19 hospitalization can vary, depending on insurance, the severity of the case, and even what part of the country you live in, according to a recent study. Intermountain HealthcareThe final bill for a COVID-19 hospitalization can vary, depending on insurance, the severity of the case ...
12/31/2021 Hospital sees some COVID capacity relief but warns about New Year's, return to school ... number of patients go below capacity. But doctors and medical officials are concerned a surge of the omicron strain of COVID-19 that has seen infection totals double locally and triple statewide in the last ... Au said Dr. Eddie Stenehjem, an infectious disease specialist with Intermountain Healthcare. ‚AuIf we have thousands and thousands of people being infected, there are going to be people who need hospitalizations like those over 65 ...
12/30/2021 Utah doctor urges people to limit New Year's Eve celebrations as omicron spreads Salt Lake Tribune ... Intermountain Healthcare, said Thursday.‚AuIf you want to safely gather for New Year‚Aos Eve, it would be really important for people to be tested, to determine whether or not they have COVID-19,‚Au Stenehjem continued. ‚AuOr just defer that large gathering until a later date.‚AuThe Utah Department of Health on Wednesday reported a whopping 3,303 new coronavirus cases ‚Ai 82% more than reported the previous day ...
12/30/2021 Utah reports highest number of new COVID-19 cases, highest 7-day average since January Salt Lake Tribune ... 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 noted that one of the seven deaths reported Wednesday has since been removed from the list after further testing. The state‚Aos revised death toll since the pandemic began is now 3,787.With two days left in the year, 2,504 people have died of COVID ...
12/29/2021 Here are The Tribune's 10 most-read news stories of 2021 Salt Lake Tribune ... read online stories of 2021 (with date of publication at sltrib.com):1. Tribune data columnist Andy Larsen‚Aos comparison of COVID-19 vaccines (March 26).2. Utah Sen. Mitt Romney and Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul ... day Saints (Dec. 20).5. Dr. Marc Harrison, CEO of Intermountain Healthcare, talks about surviving COVID-19 after battling the same cancer that former Secretary of State Colin Powell had; Powell died from COVID-19 ...
12/23/2021 Utah nurse: ‚ÄòIt's what fills my cup,‚Äô working extra shifts, uniting staff during COVID-19 Utah nurse: ‚AoIt‚Aos what fills my cup,‚Ao working extra shifts, uniting staff during COVID-19HEBER, Utah ‚Ai As the pandemic rages on, frontline health care workers have braved new obstacles. A nurse ... right in front of our doors,‚Au said Post, R.N., Intermountain Healthcare.It‚Aos been nearly two long years now for frontline workers like her. Early on, the emotional toll was great as she comforted ...
12/20/2021 Hospitals clamp down on elective surgeries as COVID-19 surges Healthcare Dive Hospitals across the U.S. are again suspending non-urgent surgeries in response to a steep rise in COVID-19 cases in order to make room for patients in need of care most immediately.On Friday, the Cleveland Clinic extended a halt on nonessential procedures, the latest among a growing number of systems to take such measures as hospital beds fill quickly. Intermountain Healthcare warned in a press briefing that its ...
12/18/2021 'Few issues are as important as the challenges facing the healthcare workforce': What we heard this week Becker's ASC Review ... Healthcare providers spoke with Becker's on a number of topics this week, including price transparency, the future of gastroenterology and COVID-19 vaccination mandates.What we heard this week:'Seize the opportunity to market yourself ... Merriman, MD. Medical Director for Gastrointestinal and Digestive Health at Intermountain Healthcare (Murray, Utah): Gastroenterology 10 years from now will be more human-centered, team-based and data-informed. There will be predictive analytics in ...
12/17/2021 Omicron could soon surpass delta as dominant strain, bring ‚Äòfifth wave‚Äô of cases, leading Utah doctor says Salt Lake Tribune ... support journalism like this, please donate or become a subscriber .The Utah Department of Health on Friday announced seven more COVID-19 deaths, bringing the state‚Aos death toll since the pandemic began to 3,702 ... 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 ...
12/16/2021 Third Utah child dies of COVID as health care workers mark vaccine anniversary - Deseret News As Utah on Wednesday marked one year since the first doses of the COVID-19 vaccine made their way to the state, health care workers who were among the first to get vaccinated reflected on ... was coming," said Beth Lapp DeJong, a registered nurse at Intermountain Healthcare's LDS Hospital.DeJong received her first dose along with others on Dec. 15, 2020.RelatedUniversity of Utah Health nurse first in state ...
12/15/2021 How bad will COVID-19 get in Utah? Omicron variant is the ‚Äòwild card‚Äô - Deseret News Just how bad will COVID-19 get in Utah this winter? Well, case counts may finally be headed in the right direction but the virus‚Ao new variant, omicron , is only getting started spreading across the United States.‚AuIf there wasn‚Aot omicron lurking, I‚Aod be really optimistic,‚Au Dr. Eddie Stenehjem, an Intermountain Healthcare infectious diseases physician, told the Deseret News. ‚AuOur numbers are going down at the ...
12/15/2021 How bad will COVID-19 get in Utah? Omicron variant is the ‚Äòwild card‚Äô ‚Äì Deseret News Just how bad will COVID-19 get in Utah this winter? Well, case counts may finally be headed in the right direction but the virus‚Ao new variant, omicron , is only getting started spreading across the United States.‚AuIf there wasn‚Aot omicron lurking, I‚Aod be really optimistic,‚Au Dr. Eddie Stenehjem, an Intermountain Healthcare infectious diseases physician, told the Deseret News. ‚AuOur numbers are going down at the ...
12/9/2021 Intermountain Healthcare researchers receive $4.6 million NIH grant to study mechanical ventilator protocols for COVID and other critically-ill ICU patients Intermountain Healthcare researchers receive $4.6 million NIH grant to study mechanical ventilator protocols for COVID and other critically-ill ICU patientsResearchers at Intermountain Healthcare have received a $4.6 million grant from the National Institutes ... all stretched thin right now given the high number of COVID-19 patients in our ICUs,‚Au said Colin K. Grissom, MD, senior medical director of critical care for Intermountain Healthcare and co-principal Investigator ...
12/8/2021 COVID-19 Vaccine Timeline: One year since mass vaccinations began COVID-19 Vaccine Timeline: One year since mass vaccinations began]SALT LAKE CITY (ABC4) ‚Ai One year after the first COVID-19 vaccine was administered, data shows that almost two million Utahns are fully vaccinated ... 642 days.Medical experts from the Utah Department of Health, Intermountain Healthcare, and the University of Utah Health spoke to ABC4 to reflect on vaccination progress over the course of the year.‚AuIt was a ...
12/8/2021 COVID-19 Vaccine Timeline: One year since mass vaccinations began - NewsBreak SALT LAKE CITY (ABC4) ‚Ai One year after the first COVID-19 vaccine was administered, data shows that almost two million Utahns are fully vaccinated.On Dec. 8, 2020, a woman in the U.K. became ... against omicron Medical experts from the Utah Department of Health, Intermountain Healthcare, and the University of Utah Health spoke to ABC4 to reflect on vaccination progress over the course of the year.‚AuIt was a ...
12/6/2021 The Ridgway Record Salt Lake City, UT 12/06/2021 -- Three simple words can help stop the spread of some of the most common illnesses: Wash your hands.Whether it's COVID-19 , influenza , colds , or other bacteria or viruses, hand washing remains a simple, yet often overlooked, front line defense against a host of ailments, according to experts at Intermountain Healthcare."It's always important," said Crissy Elliott, infection preventionist for Intermountain St. George Regional Hospital ...
12/6/2021 Stop Spreading Germs with Three Magic Words - Wash Hands Frequently Salt Lake City, UT -- ( ReleaseWire ) -- 12/06/2021 --Three simple words can help stop the spread of some of the most common illnesses: Wash your hands.Whether it's COVID-19 , influenza , colds , or other bacteria or viruses, hand washing remains a simple, yet often overlooked, front line defense against a host of ailments, according to experts at Intermountain Healthcare."It's always important," said Crissy Elliott, infection preventionist for Intermountain St. George Regional ...
12/3/2021 NIH Gives $4.6M Grant to Intermountain Healthcare to Study Mechanical Ventilator Protocols for COVID and Other Critically-Ill ICU Patients Salt Lake City, UT -- ( ReleaseWire ) -- 12/03/2021 --Researchers at Intermountain Healthcare have received a $4.6 million grant from the National Institutes of Health to study the best ways to implement recognized standards of care to determine ... all stretched thin right now given the high number of COVID-19 patients in our ICUs," said Colin K. Grissom, MD, senior medical director of critical care for Intermountain Healthcare and co-principal Investigator of ...
12/3/2021 The Ridgway Record Salt Lake City, UT 12/03/2021 -- Researchers at Intermountain Healthcare have received a $4.6 million grant from the National Institutes of Health to study the best ways to implement recognized standards of care to determine when ... all stretched thin right now given the high number of COVID-19 patients in our ICUs," said Colin K. Grissom, MD, senior medical director of critical care for Intermountain Healthcare and co-principal Investigator of ...
12/2/2021 Intermountain, MountainStar, pause employee COVID vaccine requirements amid legal challenges Salt Lake Tribune Two Utah healthcare providers are pausing COVID-19 vaccine requirements for caregivers until the legality of vaccine mandates is decided in the courts, according to a Tuesday statement from Intermountain Healthcare.Intermountain is joined by MountainStar Healthcare/HCA Healthcare in this temporary halt. A nationwide stay issued Nov. 30 by a federal court put the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) requirement on hold, so Intermountain is temporarily pausing its ...
12/2/2021 5 health systems suspending vaccination mandates Becker's Hospital Review ... COVID-19 team member vaccination requirement because of the temporary halt of the CMS mandate, Sandy Dees, media relations coordinator at the health system, wrote in a statement shared with Becker's. She said the health system will continue to keep an eye on the situation and is committed to complying with all federal requirements.2. Intermountain Healthcare said the Salt Lake City-based health system has temporarily paused enforcement of ...
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 ...