The Salt Lake Tribune, January 29, 2014
Intermountain Healthcare is venturing into "destination medicine" and offering packaged deals on organ transplants to the nation's largest employers. The strategy will bring patients from across the country to Intermountain, netting more business and branding the hospital chain as a go-to place for high-quality, low-cost transplants. And it's expected to save money for employers that agree to send their employees to Intermountain for care. By sticking to scientifically-proven treatment guidelines Intermountain's transplant teams are able to "eliminate unnecessary tests and procedures and reduce complications, leading to shorter hospital stays and better patient outcomes," said David Grauer, administrator of Intermountain Medical Center in Murray.