Looking at diabetes through the lens of social change
RESEARCH, RECOGNITION
Feb 02, 2021

Diabetes and social change

People with diabetes are change-makers, according to research recently published by the Medical Group's social scientist. ... Read More

No time to waste
RECOGNITION
Feb 01, 2021

No time to waste

The pandemic has made addressing chronic care conditions difficult for primary care practitioners as patients opt to defer care. Daryl Huggard, administrative director for U of U Health's Community Physician Group, shares some of the challenges patients and physicians are facing. ... Read More

Behavioral health at home in primary care
RECOGNITION
Oct 09, 2020

Behavioral health at home in primary care

A behavioral health integration model practiced at U of U Health’s is changing how providers treat behavioral health needs, according to a recent article published in the Medical Group Management Association’s Connection magazine. ... Read More

Build peer support to manage diabetes
RECOGNITION
Feb 28, 2020

Build peer support to manage diabetes

I frequently say that my diabetes tribe—that is, others living with diabetes—are just as important to my overall diabetes management arsenal as the fancy devices I wear, the insulin I take, and the health care professionals I consult. ... Read More

Pioneering Approaches to Patient Care
RECOGNITION
Sep 09, 2019

Pioneering Approaches to Patient Care

The Medical Group partners to provide care in ways patients are coming to expect. These partnerships come under the banner of innovation—but it isn’t innovation for innovation’s sake. Like true entrepreneurs, these teams are finding solutions to the problems that providers and patients face.... Read More

Changing Opioid Culture
RECOGNITION
Sep 03, 2019

Changing Opioid Culture

Utah is among a handful of states that has seen a marked increase since 2000 in deaths of despair—so-called because of their link to suicide, drugs, and alcohol. ... Read More

Integrating Primary Care at Sugar House
RECOGNITION
Aug 26, 2019

Integrating Primary Care at Sugar House

The difference between general internal medicine, family medicine, or even pediatrics and community medicine, can be confusing for patients. That’s why a group of clinical leaders convened to try something new: integrated primary care in our new multispecialty health center in Sugar House. ... Read More

Welcome to Your Medical Home
RECOGNITION
Aug 07, 2019

Welcome to Your Medical Home

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

Humanitarian of the Year Awarded to CPG Clinician
RECOGNITION
Apr 02, 2019

Humanitarian of the Year Awarded to CPG Clinician

The Humanitarian Physician Assistant of the Year is awarded by the Utah Academy of Physician Assistants to a clinician who has made a difference in the lives of others beyond the practice of medicine. The winner demonstrates kindness and compassion without regard to gender, sexual orientation, race, geographic location, religion, or nationality. ... Read More

Mark of distinction awarded to operations leader
RESEARCH
Jan 11, 2019

Mark of distinction awarded to operations leader

Daryl Huggard, administrative director for the Community Physicians Group, is now a fellow in the American College of Medical Practice Executives--the highest level of distinction in the medical practice management profession. ... Read More

Our docs settled a tricky question
RECOGNITION
Dec 04, 2018

Our docs settled a tricky question

The differences between urgent care and primary care aren't always obvious. Community Physician Group doctors Kirsten Rupp and Aaron Campbell break down the differences in a recent story on KSL. ... Read More

Top Educator Honor Goes to Greenwood's Medical Director
RECOGNITION
Oct 11, 2018

Top Educator Honor Goes to Greenwood's Medical Director

Jeff Cline, MD, board certified pediatrician and Community Physician Group medical director at Greenwood Health Center, was honored recently as this year's "Preceptor of the Year" by the Utah Area Health Education Centers. AHEC programs help provide access to primary and preventive care by partnering with academic institutions and community and professional organizations. AHECs serve over 85% of counties in the United States.... Read More

Healing Utah's mental health crisis
RECOGNITION
Jul 20, 2018

Healing Utah's mental health crisis

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

That's a lot of hearts
RECOGNITION
Jun 29, 2018

That's a lot of hearts

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