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Intermountain Healthcare and SCL Health Announce Intent to Merge

Intermountain Healthcare and SCL Health Announce Intent to Merge

17th September, 2021 | Published by admin_nick

Groundbreaking population health and value model will improve affordability and access to care Salt Lake City, UT/Broomfield, CO (September 16, 2021) - Intermountain Healthcare and SCL Health, two leading nonprofit healthcare organizations, have signed a Letter of Intent to merge and create a model health system that provides high-quality, accessible, and affordable healthcare to more patients and communities in Utah, Idaho, Nevada, Colorado, Montana, and Kansas. Saltzer Health, located in the Idaho’s Treasure Valley, is an Intermountain Healthcare company. Upon completion...

National Suicide Prevention Month: Together We Can Save Lives

National Suicide Prevention Month: Together We Can Save Lives

13th September, 2021 | Published by Saltzer Health

Suicide in the US has increased by 35% since 1999. It takes people of all ages by the thousands each year. According to the CDC, suicide is the second leading cause of death for people ages 10-34 and the fourth leading cause of death for people 35-54. Suicide affects all communities According to the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI), 78% of all people who die by suicide are male. In 2017, suicide was the second leading cause of death for American Indian/Alaska...

ZEUS Study

ZEUS Study

13th September, 2021 | Published by Saltzer Health

Download Informational Flyer Have you considered participating in a clinical research study to learn more about your cardiovascular disease and living healthily? In the ZEUS study, we will investigate if the study medicine called ‘Ziltivekimab’ can reduce the risk of stroke, heart attack and death, from cardiovascular causes in people with inflammation in their blood vessels. Request to participate in research study. [gravityform id="1" title="true" description="true" ajax="true" field_values="study=ZEUS study"] Want to know more? Call: 208-463-3128

COVID-19 hospitalizations hit record as Idaho health care groups make plea to public

COVID-19 hospitalizations hit record as Idaho health care groups make plea to public

2nd September, 2021 | Published by Saltzer Health

As ICUs fill to capacity, Saltzer Health joins the Idaho Medical Association (IMA) and nearly 30 other major Idaho health care groups in releasing a joint letter to ask Idahoans for help to combat this COVID-19 surge. Read the full letter in the recent Idaho Statesman article to see what your health care providers are witnessing now and what you can do to help! You may also follow the IMA's Facebook page for up-to-date information.