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AI System Accurately Detects Key Findings in Chest X-Rays of Pneumonia Patients Within 10 Seconds: Study Finds Promise of Faster Treatment

From 20 minutes or more to 10 seconds. Researchers from Intermountain Healthcare and Stanford University say 10 seconds is about how quickly a new system they studied that utilizes artificial intelligence took to accurately identify key findings in...
30-Sep-2019 6:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Wrist-Worn Step Trackers are as Accurate in Predicting Patient Health as Standardized Clinical Walking Tests, Researchers Find

In a new study, researchers at Intermountain Healthcare in Salt Lake City found that steps measured through a step tracker worn on the wrist can be used to estimate exercise capacity and determine the health status of patients, rather than the...
25-Sep-2019 9:15 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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How Intermountain Healthcare Is Making Care More Affordable

"We have a crisis in American healthcare right now," Dr. Harrison said. "Healthcare is unaffordable. The existing healthcare system is oriented toward driving volume. As an industry we do too many things to too many people that they really don't...
18-Sep-2019 8:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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New Study Finds Overuse of Broad-Spectrum Antibiotics to Treat Pneumonia Leads to Worse Outcomes

A new study by researchers at Intermountain Healthcare has found that administering broad-spectrum antibiotics, which act against a wide range of disease-causing bacteria, to treat patients with pneumonia often does more harm than good.
30-Jul-2019 8:30 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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New Groundbreaking DNA Study of 500,000 People Launched to Find New Links Between Genetics and Diseases

Intermountain Healthcare and deCODE genetics have announced a major global collaboration and study focused on discovering new connections between genetics and human disease that will involve the collection of half a million DNA samples.
11-Jun-2019 8:50 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Enhancing Emergency Care: Study Finds Lower ER Triage Scores are Associated with Delayed Antibiotics for Sepsis Patients

In a new study, researchers at Intermountain Healthcare in Salt Lake City found that antibiotic delivery was significantly faster — by up to 32 minutes — for sepsis patients being treated in an emergency department if they were assigned a...
15-May-2019 8:55 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Do Family Members Belong in ICU During Procedures with Loved Ones? Study Finds Clinicians Mixed About Practice

Do family members of loved ones who are critically ill and being treated in an intensive care unit at a hospital belong there when clinicians are performing bedside procedures? New study finds many critical care clinicians have conflicting feelings...
16-May-2019 8:35 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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New Computer-Based Predictive Tool More Accurately Forecasts Outcomes for Respiratory Patients

Are electronic health records and computer calculations a better, more accurate way to predict clinical outcomes for patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease? According to the results of a new study by researchers at Intermountain...
20-May-2019 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Intermountain Healthcare Receives Top Research Accreditation for Commitment to Patient Safety in Clinical Research Studies

Intermountain Healthcare has earned top accreditation from the Association for the Accreditation of Human Research Protection Programs (AAHRPP) for ensuring the highest protections for participants in Intermountain clinical research studies.
2-Jul-2019 7:05 AM EDT

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