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8/13/09: The Intermountain Healthcare Paradigm

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By Jennifer Napier-Pearce

Salt Lake City, UT – As the nation grapples with health reform, President Obama is touting integrated delivery systems - a group approach in which doctors clinics and hospitals all operate under a parent company. Earlier this summer, he singled out Utah's Intermountain Healthcare as one such model. Thursday, guest host Jennifer Napier-Pearce asks just what is Intermountain Healthcare doing right and would integrated delivery work on a national scale?

Learn more:

  • 'Model' Health Systems Press Case For Medicare Fix In Reform
  • Utah Health Policy Project
  • Intermountain Healthcare

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