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Collaboration at its finest: Saltzer Health and IHC Layton team up to bring the Family Friendly C-Section to Utah

Collaboration at its finest: Saltzer Health and IHC Layton team up to bring the Family Friendly C-Section to Utah

30th January, 2023 | Published by admin_nick

On Wednesday, January 11th, Dr. Matt Wells, MD and Leah Moses, CNM, from IHC Layton, had the opportunity to observe a Family Friendly C-Section (also known as a family-centered cesarean section) performed by Saltzer Health providers Dr. Megan Kasper and Kathy Watkins, CNM. This type of cesarean birth is not currently offered at IHC facilities in Utah, but Dr. Wells and Ms. Moses were eager to gain firsthand experience with this innovative birth experience. So, what exactly is a Family...

Martin Luther King Jr. Day Hours

Martin Luther King Jr. Day Hours

13th January, 2023 | Published by Saltzer Health

Saltzer Health is celebrating Martin Luther King, Jr. Day: January 16, 2023. We hope you take this time to reflect on this commemorative day for our country. Dr. King’s legacy left us with a call to action, which was to serve our beloved communities and promote humility and compassion to all, including the most marginalized of our neighbors.   Our urgent cares are open for Martin Luther King, Jr. Day At Saltzer Health, we understand that illnesses and injuries can...

Dr. Yeakley of Saltzer Health says illnesses this year are different

Dr. Yeakley of Saltzer Health says illnesses this year are different

12th January, 2023 | Published by Saltzer Health

Dr. Rourke Yeakley, the lead for medical services at Saltzer Health's seven acute care and urgent care centers, has observed that illnesses and viruses are behaving differently this year. He states, "We're seeing less seasonality of the illnesses and viruses, and the viruses are evolving." As the head of medical services at Saltzer Health, Dr. Yeakley's goal is to help patients get high-quality care while avoiding expensive emergency room visits. For parents, this can be especially challenging. Dr. Yeakley emphasizes...

7 Expert-Recommended Tips for Achieving Your Health and Fitness Goals in the New Year

7 Expert-Recommended Tips for Achieving Your Health and Fitness Goals in the New Year

12th January, 2023 | Published by Saltzer Health

As we begin the new year, many people will make resolutions for self-improvement. For some people, that includes a focus on losing weight. Often those plans fail and some of it has to do with how people set their health goals. Dr. Erik Richardson is a family practice physician with Saltzer Health, an Intermountain Healthcare company. As a part of his practice, he sees patients who are looking to improve their health through exercises designed for their body type and...