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Bold Moves: Risking revenue and relearning your job

Bold Moves: Risking revenue and relearning your job

By Aurora Aguilar  |  September 29, 2018

This new monthly column highlights Bold Moves made by the industry's top executives. Dr. Marc Harrison, CEO of Intermountain Healthcare, suggested to us that the industry's push to innovate might be easier if executives know they aren't leaping into the unknown alone.

New payment model targets addiction recovery

New payment model targets addiction recovery

By Steven Ross Johnson  |  September 07, 2018

Intermountain Healthcare, Anthem and other healthcare leaders have launched an alternative payment model intended to provide patients with long-term, comprehensive and integrated care for addiction recovery.

Intermountain Healthcare eliminates 396 jobs in overhaul

By Associated Press  |  August 28, 2018

While 59 of the eliminated positions were already vacant, Intermountain said 67 people in jobs that were cut "left Intermountain because there was not another suitable position." The health system also created 107 new positions.

Addressing cultural issues 
that increase the risk of suicide

Addressing cultural issues 
that increase the risk of suicide

By Steven Ross Johnson  |  July 28, 2018

Intermountain Healthcare has launched a new initiative aimed at stemming the rising tide of suicides. At its core is acknowledging the fact that Intermountain serves communities that cherish their right to bear arms.

AHIP 2018 discussion dominated by social determinants of health

AHIP 2018 discussion dominated by social determinants of health

By Shelby Livingston  |  June 22, 2018

AHIP's focus on issues like food, housing and transportation—factors experts say have a profound impact on a patient's health—showed insurers are beginning to pay attention to what happens outside of the hospital, even if returns are still hard to measure.

Health system-led drug company garners strong provider support

Health system-led drug company garners strong provider support

By Alex Kacik  |  May 24, 2018

Eighty percent of nearly 750 providers, payers and pharmaceutical companies polled said they are optimistic that the new health system-led generic-drug company will change the status quo, and 90% said they would buy drugs from it, according to a new survey.

Intermountain latest provider to outsource revenue-cycle management

Intermountain latest provider to outsource revenue-cycle management

By Alex Kacik  |  January 27, 2018

Salt Lake City-based Intermountain Healthcare will outsource 2,300 nonclinical employees to revenue-cycle management company R1 RCM, a move that is expected to save the integrated health system $70 million over the next three years.

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