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In this episode of The Mountain Life the new Chief of Urology at Park City Hospital, Dr. Joshua Stern is the guest. Dr. Stern joins Lynn and Pete to talk kidney stones from A to Z. In his previous practice in New York, he developed an integrated, high volume kidney stone center that focused on innovative approaches to endoscopic kidney stone surgery.

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Intermountain Healthcare — which operates the Park City Hospital — plans to merge with another not-for-profit healthcare system. 

 

 

Intermountain announced their intent to merge with Sanford Health, which is located in Sioux Falls, South Dakota. 

In a press release about the partnership, the CEO and President of Intermountain, Marc Harrison said “through coordinated care, increased use of telehealth and digital health services, we will make healthcare more affordable for our communities.”

On today's Local News Hour:

( 00:01) Charlie Sturgis has this week's Mountain Trails Report.

( 05:01) Dr. Wing Province with Park City Hospital about changes to COVID testing

( 22 :39) Park City Councilmember Max Doilney has a update on the  Hideout Anexation.

( 35:01) Rotary member Jim Whitney has details on this year's virtual Shot Ski to raise money for Sunrise Rotary.

In this episode of The Mountain Life Dr. Kelly Woodward, medical director of the LiveWell Center at Park City Hospital. Dr. Woodward joined the show to talk about new research surrounding the importance of sleep and men's health month. 

On this episode of The Mountain Life. Dr. Max Testa of Intermountain Healthcare joins the show. He is no stranger to helping athletes, he is credited with the rise of the US professional cycling with his involvement with the US Postal cycling team decades ago. Since then he has guided athletes and athletic teams through maximizing their performance, and still does as he has taken on USA Triathlon athletes along with his team at Intermountain Healthcare and Park City Hospital.  Austin Hindman also joins the conversation.

Medical director and emergency medical physician at Park City Hospital, Dr. Wing Province, joins The Mountain Life to give a update on COVID-19. He discusses the extreme importance of wearing a mask and dispels the myths about masks that you might see on social media. He also talks about asymptomatic and pre-symptomatic transmission and the latest research on the Coronavirus pandemic. 

Today on the Local News Hour:

(05:27) - Exercise Physiologist Nick Francis talks with Carolyn about the Live Well Center programs they offer at the Park City Hospital during this COVID-19 outbreak.

(16:20 ) - Park City Deputy City Manager David Everitt has a preview of Thursday’s Park City council meeting.

(32:34) - Dyan Pignatelli with the People’s Health Clinic Board talks about the Walk 21 miles in 21 days to celebrate and raise money for the People’s Health Clinic.

At a time when there’s been a lot of discussion about making Mental Health services more available in Summit County, Intermountain Health Care has announced it’s opening a Psychology and Counseling Clinic near the Park City Hospital.   

The CEO for the Park City Hospital, Lori Weston, said the new facility will be located in the Round Valley Clinic, across the street from the Hospital, where they have renovated the second floor.

She said they will have up to nine providers.   Currently the clinic has a psychiatrist, a psychologist and an APRN (or advanced practice nurse.)

Wasatch County School District Spokesperson John Moss in to talk about last night's school board meeting. Team Leader  of Historical Preservation for  Kamas 2020 Chris McLaws has details about the visioning process and the loss of historic structures, including the Wagstaff Barn and the CEO of Park City Hospital Lori Weston has details on the opening of the Psychiatry and Counseling offices at Round Valley Clinic at the Park City Hospital.

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It’s taken a few days for Summit County expecting mothers to birth the first baby of the new decade. It wasn’t until Friday the 3rd of January that a baby boy was delivered at the Park City Hospital.

The Mountain Life welcomes Dr Tania Bodnar, OB-GYN. She specializes in women’s health -- from adolescence, through child birthing and menopause.

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Park City celebrated the 10th anniversary of the opening of the community hospital on Thursday. Food, tours and even a chance to climb into the air medical helicopter were offered. As KPCW’s Leslie Thatcher reports, it was also a chance to reunite with some of those who began planning the hospital almost 20 years ago.

In 2001, Shana Hopperstead had just moved to Park City and learned about the work being done to build a community hospital.  She got involved in the Summit Community Hospital Development Foundation to help create what she calls a community gem.

  Today The Mountain Life  speaks with Dr. Wing Province, an emergency physician at both Park City and Heber Valley Hospitals. He's a family man, a lover of outdoors, and a Harvard-trained MBA. Dr. Province is also the newly named Park City Hospital Medical Director.

The Mountain Life welcomes Dr. Josh Mitchell. Dr. Mitchell is new psychiatrist in town at the Round Valley Clinic of the Park City Hospital. He joins us to discuss some of the new ways of treating patients in psychiatry and how they blend with, and compliment,the traditional treatments. Dr. Mitchell also specializes in treatment and management of ADHD, anxiety, PTSD, and psychotic disorders.

Today on The Mountain Life, Dr. Kelly Woodward from the Live Well Center at Park City Hospital joins the show .

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