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St. Mark’s Hospital Earns ‘Top Performer’ Recognition from The Joint Commission

We’re pleased to announce The Joint Commission has recognized St. Mark’s Hospital as a 2013 Top Performer on Key Quality Measures ®. St. Mark’s Hospital has been recognized for its excellence in accountability measure performance shown to improve care for certain conditions and is one of only 1,244 hospitals in the United States to achieve [...]

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St. Mark’s Hospital Showers the Community with Baby Items

Video: Community Baby Shower 2014 On Tuesday, July 1, St. Mark’s Hospital held a Community Baby Shower event where we presented four local charities with an impressive amount of much-needed donations. Since the Women’s Pavilion at St. Mark’s Hospital was opened in 2001, more than 43,000 babies have been delivered. Our caring and compassionate staff wanted [...]

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142 Years of Caring for our Community

On April 30, 2014, St. Mark’s Hospital will celebrate its 142nd anniversary. All those years ago, we opened our doors as an answer to the increasing need for medical care in the Salt Lake Valley when there was virtually none available. At the time, the population of Salt Lake City was rapidly expanding. Hundreds of [...]

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Not Bigger, Just… Better than the National Average!

Since 2008, Medicare has been tracking hospital readmission rates and publishing those associated with three common ailments. However, in December, the government expanded its disclosure to include readmission rates of Medicare patients of all diagnoses who returned within a month for unplanned reasons from July 2011 through June 2012. Patients at 315 hospitals, or seven [...]

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EAT, SLEEP, RUN… IT’S RAGNAR

The RAGNAR Wasatch Back Relay race is scheduled for June 20 – 22, 2013. RAGNAR features a crazy 12-person team (or sometimes an even crazier 6-person team) completing a combined run of almost 200 miles along the backside of the Wasatch mountain range – from Logan to Park City! Teams run all day and through [...]

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