Partnership combines Intermountains' clinical expertise with Grand Rounds' proprietary matching algorithm to connect patients with high-quality care
Boston, MA /PRNewswire/ - Grand Rounds, the leader in matching patients with high-quality physicians, and leading health system Intermountain Healthcare, today announced a strategic agreement which will enhance Intermountain's world-class care through access to in-person visits. The announcement was made at the Digital Health Innovation Summit in Boston. Intermountain is widely recognized as a leader in transforming healthcare through high quality and sustainable costs. The collaboration will increase patient access to Intermountain's expert physicians while ensuring that each patient is uniquely matched with the right physician for their unique medical needs.
"Intermountain is driven by our mission to help people live the healthiest lives possible," said Jim Sheets, Vice President of Outreach Services. "Our caregivers bring that mission to life by developing and using best-practices that offer patients the best care possible. We are excited to partner with Grand Rounds to offer this expertise to other caregivers and hope to offer insight and support to physicians so they can bring the same high-quality care to their patients. This kind of collaboration is part of transforming healthcare by bringing teams together to learn and gain experience from one another."
"Through this partnership, we will leverage data and technology to meet the rising demand for consumer-focused services in health care," said Dr. Sohini Stone, Medical Director of Care Excellence, Grand Rounds. "Grand Rounds' technology will reduce administrative overhead for patient intake and scheduling, enabling Intermountain to focus on what it does best: delivering excellent patient care."
Intermountain is the latest health system to join Grand Rounds' community of over three dozen leading medical institutions across the country who are committed to improving access to high-quality care.
About Intermountain Healthcare
Intermountain Healthcare is a Utah-based not-for-profit system of 22 hospitals, 170 clinics, a Medical Group with about 2,300 employed physicians and advanced practice clinicians, a health plans group called SelectHealth, and other medical services. Intermountain is widely recognized as a leader in transforming healthcare through high quality and sustainable costs. For more information about Intermountain, visit www.intermountainhealthcare.org.
About Grand Rounds
Founded in 2011, Grand Rounds provides an employer-based technology solution that gives employees and their families the technology, information and support they need to make life's most critical choices—whether and where to receive medical treatment. The fastest way for employers to curb healthcare costs without cutting corners, Grand Rounds delivers enhanced patient outcomes and engagement to groups ranging from 1,000-member firms to Fortune 50 employers. With coverage in more than 120 countries, the world's leading companies are putting Grand Rounds to work in offering their employees an all-access pass to the best in American medicine. Learn more at grandrounds.com.
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