"We get up every day and think, How are we going to help physicians today?"... 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.
A Patient-Centered Medical Home is a team-based health care delivery model that emphasizes access and continuity, care coordination, collaboration, and patient involvement in improving and maintaining patient health. ... Read More
The Utah Department of Health recognized U of U Health's community clinics for their efforts to treat & care for patients with high blood pressure. ... Read More
Internal research by the Medical Group has shown that physicians prefer to learn about the electronic health record from other physicians.... Read More
Project CORE is one of those rare programs that excites specialists and primary care physicians alike.... Read More
Imagine how frustrating it would be if your smartphone could only communicate with people using the same cell carrier—and only using the apps that Apple or Samsung issued with the phone. No Yelp, Uber, Amazon, or any of the two million other apps that make your life easier. That essentially describes an important limitation of our nation’s electronic heath record (EHR) systems. While digitizing health information holds great potential for making health care safe, effective, patient-centered, timely, efficient, and equitable, current EHRs can fall short of that vision. These limitations may compromise patient care and often burn out providers who spend more time with EHRs than with patients. Kensaku Kawamoto, MD, PhD, MHS, Associate Chief Medical Information Officer at University of Utah Health, is a national leader in re-imagining the EHR of the future, and turning this vision into reality. ... Read More