Intermountain Medical Center

Health Care
3:04 pm
Mon January 27, 2014

Intermountain Medical Center and LDS Hospital Named National Medical Destinations of Excellence

Intermountain Healthcare will be partnering with EdisonHealth Network to provide organ and bone marrow transplants to patients from across the country.

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Health Care
4:53 pm
Fri December 13, 2013

Intermountain Doctors Say Bad Air Quality Associated with Spike in Patients

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.

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.

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Health Care
4:22 pm
Thu May 30, 2013

Utah Man Doing Well After Historic Transplant

Intermountain Medical Center cardiac surgeon John Doty and transplant patient Michael Mader.
Andrea Smardon

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. 

Dressed up in a shirt and tie, you would never know 31-year-old Michael Mader is a transplant patient.  The surgery was completed on April 23rd. Mader, who has suffered from 18 heart attacks, says he could feel the difference right away.

“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.”

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Healthcare
3:19 pm
Tue November 6, 2012

Intermountain Study Finds 75 Percent of Patients Taking Popular Blood-Thinners On Wrong Dose

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.  The Utah researchers presented their findings today (TUES) at an American Heart Association conference in Los Angeles. 

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Healthcare
4:30 pm
Mon October 29, 2012

Intermountain Medical Center Celebrates Five Years

Intermountain Medical Center's first liver tranplant patient Kristen Torres celebrates five years of life with her daughter Liberty.
Andrea Smardon

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. 

First in line for birthday cake were triplets Natalia, Connor, and Janessa Nagel.  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.  Hospital Administrator David Grauer said he remembers the moment well.

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