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Stuart Adams Recognized as Urban Trustee of the Year

View Video Senator Stuart Adams, a member of the Board of Trustees for Davis Hospital & Medical Center in Layton, was recently awarded the 2019 Urban Hospital Trustee Service Award by the Utah Hospital Association. The award, presented during the Association’s Fall Leadership Conference at Deer Valley Resort in Park City, recognizes individuals who have made significant contributions to Utah’s…

Joe Mott Named Distinguished Hospital Executive for 2019

View Video Joe Mott, Vice President and Chief Operating Officer for Specialty-Based Care at Intermountain Healthcare, was recently awarded the 2019 Distinguished Hospital Executive Award by the Utah Hospital Association. The award, presented during the Association’s Fall Leadership Conference at Deer Valley Resort in Park City, recognizes individuals who have made significant contributions to Utah’s healthcare community. Criteria evaluated for…

Spencer Fox Eccles Receives Distinguished Service to Healthcare Award

View Video Spencer Fox Eccles was recently awarded the 2019 Distinguished Service to Healthcare Award by the Utah Hospital Association. The award, presented during the Association’s Fall Leadership Conference at Deer Valley Resort in Park City, recognizes individuals who have made significant contributions to improving healthcare in the state of Utah. Eccles has served for more than 30 years as…

UHA Names Alarik Myrin Rural Trustee of the Year

View Video Alarik Myrin, a member of the Uintah Basin Healthcare Board of Trustees, was recently awarded the 2019 Rural Hospital Trustee Service Award by the Utah Hospital Association. The award, presented during the Association’s Fall Leadership Conference at Deer Valley Resort in Park City, recognizes individuals who have made significant contributions to Utah’s healthcare sector while serving as a…

Fall conference registration open

Please join us for this year's Utah Hospital Association Fall Leadership Conference, taking place September 25-27 at The Lodges at Deer Valley in Park City. Keeping all the “balls in the air” that are part of being a leader in today’s hospital environment is a daunting task. This year’s UHA Fall Leadership Conference offers perspectives on three diverse issues of…

UHA 2019 Annual Membership Meeting

Join us in St. George for UHA's 2019 Annual Meeting set for April 24-26 at the Courtyard by Marriott. Craig Deao of Studer Group will keynote Friday's program, and an economic forecast for the state will be offered by Juliette Tennert, director of economic and public policy research at the Kem C. Gardner Policy Institute at the University of Utah.…

Barbara Viskochil Recognized with Distinguished Service to Healthcare Award

View video Barbara Viskochil, Director of Medicare and Medicaid Services for the University of Utah Hospitals & Clinics, was recently awarded the 2018 Distinguished Service to Healthcare Award by the Utah Hospital Association. The award, presented during the Association’s Fall Leadership Conference at Zermatt Resort in Midway, recognizes individuals who have made significant contributions to improving healthcare in the state…

Mark Adams Named Healthcare Executive of the Year

View Video Mark B. Adams, Chief Executive Officer for Ogden Regional Medical Center, was recently awarded the 2018 Distinguished Hospital Executive Award by the Utah Hospital Association. The award, presented during the Association’s Fall Leadership Conference at Zermatt Resort in Midway, recognizes individuals who have made significant contributions to Utah’s healthcare community. Criteria evaluated for the honor include the candidate’s…

Steven Mintz, MD Named Urban Healthcare Trustee of the Year

View Video Steven Mintz, MD, Chairman of the Board of Trustees for Salt Lake Regional Medical Center, was recently awarded the 2018 Hospital Trustee Service Award by the Utah Hospital Association. The award, presented during the Association’s Fall Leadership Conference at Zermatt Resort in Midway, recognizes individuals who have made significant contributions to Utah’s healthcare sector while serving as a…

Paul Weller Named Rural Trustee of the Year

View Video Paul Weller, a member of the Heber Valley Hospital Board of Trustees, was recently awarded the 2018 Rural Hospital Trustee Service Award by the Utah Hospital Association. The award, presented during the Association’s Fall Leadership Conference at Zermatt Resort in Midway, recognizes individuals who have made significant contributions to Utah’s healthcare sector while serving as a community trustee.…

UHA Awards: Call for nominations

Time is running out to submit a nomination for UHA's annual awards program, which includes the 2018 Trustee Service Award, Distinguished Healthcare Executive Award and Distinguished Service to Healthcare Award. The deadline for nominations is August 3, 2018 at noon. The recipients will be recognized at the UHA Fall Leadership Conference at Zermatt Resort in Midway on Thursday, October 4th.…

Utah HOSPAC Golf Tournament Approaching

Join us for the 2018 Utah HOSPAC Golf Tournament at Thanksgiving Point in Lehi, set for Monday, June 11th. The Tournament is a Shotgun Best Ball Scramble and will begin at 8 a.m. Holes will be assigned at check in beginning at 7:30 a.m. Golf outing registration fees are $250 per person; $1,000 per foursome. Registration includes green fee, cart,…

UHA Awards HOSA Scholarships

UHA recently awarded four $2,500 scholarships to outstanding participants in the statewide HOSA competition. HOSA--Future Health Professionals, is an student-based organization focused on preparing future healthcare leaders through education, collaboration and experience. Congratulations to the following UHA scholarship recipients for 2018: Kennadie Austin, Pleasant Grove High School Lydia Day, Timpanogos High School Lindsey Middleton, Timpview High School Kyanna Orr, Bingham…

UHA 2018 Annual Membership Meeting

Registration is now open for the UHA 2018 Annual Membership Meeting, taking place April 26-27 at the Courtyard by Marriott in St. George. The meeting will continue its traditional Thursday-Friday format, with optional golf and Rural Hospital Council on Thursday, and an opening reception for all attendees on the Courtyard patio that evening. A breakfast panel discussion for all attendees…

UHA 2018 Board Elected

The UHA Board of Trustees elected its 2018 leadership at the November 18th UHA Board meeting. Greg Poulsen, Senior Vice President of Strategy for Intermountain Healthcare, will serve as Chair beginning January 2018. He will serve in this capacity through December 2019. He succeeds Greg Angle, President/CEO of MountainStar Healthcare, who will continue to serve on the board as immediate…