University of Utah Health Care is the Intermountain West’s only academic health care system, combining excellence in patient care, the latest in medical research, and teaching to provide leading-edge medicine in a caring and personal setting. The system provides care for Utahns and residents of five surrounding states in a referral area encompassing more than 10 percent of the continental United States.
Whether it’s for routine care or highly specialized treatment in orthopedics, stroke, ophthalmology, cancer, radiology, fertility, cardiology, genetic-related diseases, organ transplant, or many other areas of medicine, University of Utah Health Care offers the latest technology and advancements, including some services available nowhere else in the region.
After years of focused work, University of Utah Health Care achieved the #1 Quality and Accountability ranking in the nation in 2010 from the University HealthSystem Consortium. This data-driven measure is one of the most rigorous in the nation and compares all of the elite academic medical systems like Mayo Clinic, Johns Hopkins, Duke Medical, Stanford and more. In addition to this prestigious quality ranking, University of Utah Health Care is proud of its high marks in patient satisfaction and its overall attention to the patient experience.