Tag Archives: St. Mark’s Hospital

Halloween Safety Tips

Little ghosts, princesses and super-heroes will be out in our streets Friday, and at St. Mark’s Hospital we want to give you great tips to keep your little ones safe. Costumes By this time many of you probably have your children’s costumes, and they’re begging to wear them everywhere they can. Make sure the costume [...]

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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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St. Mark’s Hospital Celebrates its 140th Anniversary

One hundred forty years ago, St. Mark’s Hospital opened its doors as an answer to the ever-growing 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 – with 12,000 residents and growing. Hundreds of workers laboring in [...]

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Weight Loss Surgery Fights Disease

  There has been a dramatic increase in obesity in the last 20 years. It is the #2 cause of preventable death and contributes to breast cancer, coronary heart disease, Type II diabetes, sleep apnea, gallbladder problems, osteoarthritis, colon cancer, hypertension and stroke. The medical community recognizes obesity as a disease and is committed to [...]

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How ER Wait Times are Displayed

Many of you have seen the billboards posted along I-15 promoting the ER wait times for our family of MountainStar hospitals. If you haven’t seen them yet you must have just moved here, or never travel along I-15. They stretch from Ogden to Spanish Fork, and their glowing red numbers update travelers about the number [...]

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