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Statement by Salt Lake Regional Medical Center Salt Lake Regional Medical Center to administer the COVID-19 vaccine to Health Care Personnel

December 18, 2020

Salt Lake Regional Medical Center is in receipt of the COVID-19 vaccine and will begin to vaccinate our frontline workers who are directly involved in the care of COVID-19 patients on Thursday, December 17 at 2:30 pm. Vaccinations will be administered in a phased approach according to criteria outlined by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Advisory Committee on Immunizati...

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Operation Walk Utah Provides Total Hip & Knee Replacements to Four Local Patients

December 16, 2020

As a way to give back to the community every year, Operation Walk Utah selects patients from Utah and surrounding areas to receive joint replacement surgeries at no-cost to the patient SALT LAKE CITY—DECEMBER 15, 2020—For the tenth consecutive year, Operation Walk Utah, in partnership with the Hofmann Arthritis Institute, performed four total hip and knee replacement surgeries at no-cost to the un...

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Salt Lake Regional Medical Center Earns Blue Distinction® Center+ Designation for Quality and Cost-Efficiency in Knee and Hip Replacement Surgeries

October 2, 2020

October 2020– Regence BlueCross BlueShield of Utah has selected Salt Lake Regional Medical Center as a Blue Distinction Center+ for Knee and Hip Replacement, part of the Blue Distinction Specialty Care program. Blue Distinction Centers are nationally designated healthcare facilities that show a commitment to delivering high-quality patient safety and better health outcomes, based on objective meas...

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Steward Health Care Encourages Communities to Help Protect Against Seasonal Influenza by Getting a Flu Shot

October 1, 2020

During the continued COVID-19 pandemic, protecting yourself and your loved ones from the seasonal flu will be more important than ever. With the health and safety of our communities as our top priority, Steward Health Care is encouraging all residents who are eligible to receive a flu vaccination this fall. “Given the uncertainty of COVID-19 this fall, we want to encourage our communities to take ...

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A Career of Service, Inspired by Dad

June 18, 2020

Dr. Jonathan Daniels reflects on how his father, a World War II veteran, helped shape his service Growing up, Dr. Jonathan Daniels aspired to be an aviator like his father and his grandfather before him. Dr. Daniels became a navigator, devoting 13 years of service flying in the backseat of the F-4 Phantom II as a navigator/weapons systems officer.  He served another 13 years in the U.S. Air Force ...

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Steward Medical Group Now Offering COVID-19 Virus Antibody Testing

May 20, 2020

Blood test will identify if an individual has had a past COVID-19 infection (WATERTOWN, MA- May 21st, 2020) – For individuals wondering if they had the COVID-19 virus but did not know it at the time, the answer to that question is a simple blood test away. Steward Medical Group primary care offices, in partnership with onsite laboratories, are now offering antibody tests that can determine if a pe...

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Essential Medical Staff from Utah Travel to Massachusetts

April 16, 2020

Skilled Steward Health Care registered nurses and respiratory therapists provide additional support for the next two to four weeks. A team of skilled medical care staff from Steward Health Care in Utah left early on the mornings of April 13th and 14th to travel to their sister facilities in Massachusetts.  The team made up of registered nurses, respiratory therapists, and licensed practical nurses...

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Masks Should Be Worn

April 16, 2020

Beginning April 8, everyone on Steward properties should have a mask on, including patients and visitors. This new measure has been put in place for your protection, as well as the protection of patients and hospital staff. We ask for your understanding and appreciate your cooperation in our commitment to keeping our community safe....

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VISITOR ACCESS RESTRICTIONS

April 16, 2020

Visitor Restrictions In Effect Steward Wide One visitor allowed until further notice beginning Thursday, March 26th. Exceptions are for women in labor and end of life circumstances, who will be allowed one (1) visitor each. Please help us to keep our communities safe. Thank you for your cooperation. Medical Records Request- In order to keep our community safe, we will no longer have walk-in's fo...

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Steward Medical Group Launches Telehealth to Expand Access to Care for Patients Amid COVID-19 Pandemic

April 2, 2020

Virtual Visits Designed to Mitigate the Spread of the Disease, Ease Concerns of Going to the Doctor’s Office

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Steward Medical Group is offering telehealth video visits in response to the coronavirus (COVID-19)

March 26, 2020

Steward Medical Group is offering telehealth video visits in response to the coronavirus (COVID-19). Patents can continue to receive the medical care they need without going to the doctor’s office. All you need is a smartphone, desktop, or laptop equipped with a web camera. Call your doctor’s office today if you need an appointment.  Telehealth appointments are available for primary care and inter...

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VISITOR ACCESS RESTRICTIONS

March 18, 2020

Our top priority is always the safety and well-being of our patients, visitors and employees. As we continue to monitor the developing coronavirus situation, we are revising our visitation policy to protect our community against the spread of respiratory illness, including COVID-19. The following policy is now in place. General Visitation Information: 1.  Entrances to the campus for all visitors ...

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How Hospitals Are Preparing For A Rush of Coronavirus Patients

March 18, 2020

Here & Now's Robin Young speaks with Dr. Joseph Weinstein, chief medical officer of Steward Health Care (@Steward), which has 35 hospitals in nine states, about moving towards dedicating one hospital in Boston as coronavirus-only treatment. This segment aired on March 18, 2020....

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Update on COVID-19 (coronavirus) and Salt Lake Regional Medical Center

March 11, 2020

  Update on COVID-19 (coronavirus) and Salt Lake Regional Medical Center Readiness  The safety of our patients, visitors and staff is always our highest priority at Salt Lake Regional Medical Center. We continue to monitor the local, national and global situation regarding coronavirus (COVID-19). We are in close communication with the Utah Department of Health (UDOH), Davis County Health Departme...

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Steward Health Care Responds to COVID-19 Outbreak

March 11, 2020

For immediate release: March 10, 2020 Contact: Jodi DeJong, Regional Marketing Director, [email protected] or \ 801-647-0477 Steward Health Care remains prepared to care for patients and the community March 10, 2020 - The health and safety of our community is our top priority. We continue to monitor the local, national and global situation regarding coronavirus (COVID-19) and are in close co...

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Coronavirus Disease FAQ

March 3, 2020

For information on commonly asked questions about the Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19), see the attached document from The Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology (APIC). Coronavirus_HiresNoBleed_2.pdf For information about how the Utah Health Care Community is preparing for the Coronavirus, click on the link to the Utah Department of Health press conference on 2/27/20 ht...

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Salt Lake Regional Orthopedic Surgeon Named “Humanitarian of the Year”

November 9, 2019

Steward and Salt Lake Regional Orthopedic Surgeon Named “Humanitarian of the Year” American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons to Honor Aaron Hofmann, MD, founder of Operation Walk Utah (SALT LAKE CITY)– November 9, 2019 – About 15 years ago, Dr. Aaron Hofmann, an orthopedic surgeon at Salt Lake Regional Medical Center, a member of Steward Health Care, founded Operation Walk Utah, providing hund...

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Steward Health Care and Salt Lake Regional Medical Center Surgeon to Receive Prestigious Surgical Innovation Award

November 7, 2019

Daniel Cottam, MD, will be honored for his work in bariatric surgery by the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Foundation

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Steward Cardiothoracic Surgeon Chases Ironman Dream in World Championship

November 1, 2019

Dr. Jordy Cox aims to inspire others with qualification for elite race in Taupo, New Zealand (Salt Lake City) – October 29, 2019 - As a cardiothoracic surgeon, Dr. Jordy Cox is trained to withstand grueling, 16-hour surgeries. As an athlete, he is training for one of the ultimate endurance tests: The 2020 Ironman 70.3 World Championship in Taupo, New Zealand. Dr. Cox sees patients at the Heart and...

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‘Passionate Wings’ Shop Offers Essential Items To Domestic Violence Victims – Salt Lake Regional Medical Center

August 6, 2019

A woman passionate about helping women to flee domestic violence opens up a unique operation at Salt Lake Regional Medical Center – a one stop shop for essential items for these women to rebuilt their lives.