Suicide prevention is a complex, multifaceted issue. The dramatic shortage of psychiatrists and other mental health providers throughout the country is one of many severe hurdles to accessing care.... Read More
So much of a quality health care experience is dependent upon a team approach from seasoned professionals, especially in a time of great change for the health care industry.
As the University of Utah Medical Group, we pride ourselves in offering compassionate, expert care for any health situation in which a patient may turn to us for help. We offer a patient-centered, quality experience in which our physicians are easily accessible.
Our practices thrive in a dynamic, collaborative environment where nurses, medical technicians, practitioners and other medical professionals work together to meet population health management challenges today and in the future.
We are proud to serve our communities. We take pride in being part of University of Utah Health.
The Utah Department of Health recognized U of U Health's community clinics earlier this month for their efforts to treat & care for patients with high blood pressure.... Read More
Science is known for its rigor. Exemplary experiments are systematic and controlled, and, in fields such as medicine, examining large populations is key. Meticulous science has translated into medical advances that are coming at a furious pace. But when it comes to serving minority populations, research has missed the mark. Health disparities have developed, and the risks of this gross oversight have become all too apparent.... Read More
Imagine that you are diagnosed with a fatal disease caused by a defect in a single gene. If technology existed that could "edit" the error and cure the disease, would you use it? Would you edit a gene that caused a significant disability, such as blindness? What about for a genetic trait that increases your risk of obesity or alcoholism? Would your decisions change if it were your child’s genome? ... Read More
The idea of humans being masters of their own fate is as much a lie as it is true. What’s to be done if you find yourself genetically predisposed to heart failure, depression, cancer? You play the hand you’re dealt. ... Read More
The Community Physician Group and the Department of Family & Preventive Medicine have decreased emergency department use, managed 77% of crisis interventions without higher level of care, and tripled the number of quality measures meeting their goal. ... Read More