Intermountain Medical Center http://kuer.org en Intermountain Medical Center and LDS Hospital Named National Medical Destinations of Excellence http://kuer.org/post/intermountain-medical-center-and-lds-hospital-named-national-medical-destinations-excellence <p>Intermountain Healthcare will be partnering with EdisonHealth Network to provide organ and bone marrow transplants to patients from across the country.</p> Mon, 27 Jan 2014 22:04:30 +0000 Brian Grimmett 41333 at http://kuer.org Intermountain Medical Center and LDS Hospital Named National Medical Destinations of Excellence Intermountain Doctors Say Bad Air Quality Associated with Spike in Patients http://kuer.org/post/intermountain-doctors-say-bad-air-quality-associated-spike-patients <p></p><p>Air quality along the Wasatch front this week has reached levels above what the federal government deems safe, and doctors at Intermountain Medical Center say they are already hearing a lot of related health complaints from their patients.</p><p>Among those seeing a spike in patients is Denitza Blagev, pulmonary and critical care physician at Intermountain Medical Center. Common symptoms include chest tightness, chest burning, and shortness of breath.</p> Fri, 13 Dec 2013 23:53:00 +0000 Andrea Smardon 39539 at http://kuer.org Intermountain Doctors Say Bad Air Quality Associated with Spike in Patients Utah Man Doing Well After Historic Transplant http://kuer.org/post/utah-man-doing-well-after-historic-transplant <p></p><p>A Utah man is doing well after surgeons at Intermountain Medical Center performed the first combined heart-liver transplant in an adult patient in the Intermountain West.&nbsp;</p><p>Dressed up in a shirt and tie, you would never know 31-year-old Michael Mader is a transplant patient.&nbsp; The surgery was completed on April 23<sup>rd</sup>. Mader, who has suffered from 18 heart attacks, says he could feel the difference right away.</p><p>“I feel better than I did at 22, when I had my first heart attack,” Mader says. “So it’s been a night and day difference.”</p> Thu, 30 May 2013 22:22:51 +0000 Andrea Smardon 30129 at http://kuer.org Utah Man Doing Well After Historic Transplant Intermountain Study Finds 75 Percent of Patients Taking Popular Blood-Thinners On Wrong Dose http://kuer.org/post/intermountain-study-finds-75-percent-patients-taking-popular-blood-thinners-wrong-dose <p>Cardiology researchers at the Intermountain Medical Center Heart Institute have found that 75 percent of patients taking two common blood-thinning drugs may be receiving the wrong dosage levels.&nbsp; The Utah researchers presented their findings today (TUES) at an American Heart Association conference in Los Angeles.&nbsp;</p> Tue, 06 Nov 2012 22:19:32 +0000 Andrea Smardon 20676 at http://kuer.org Intermountain Study Finds 75 Percent of Patients Taking Popular Blood-Thinners On Wrong Dose Intermountain Medical Center Celebrates Five Years http://kuer.org/post/intermountain-medical-center-celebrates-five-years <p>Intermountain Medical Center in Murray turned five years old Monday, and some of the hospital’s smallest and very first patients were there to celebrate.&nbsp;</p><p>First in line for birthday cake were triplets Natalia, Connor, and Janessa Nagel.&nbsp; They were also the first patients transferred by Life Flight to the newborn ICU on October 29, 2007, the morning Intermountain Medical Center opened its doors.&nbsp; Hospital Administrator David Grauer said he remembers the moment well.</p> Mon, 29 Oct 2012 22:30:50 +0000 Andrea Smardon 20297 at http://kuer.org Intermountain Medical Center Celebrates Five Years