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Intermountain Healthcare Receives Supply Chain Award

SALT LAKE CITY, UTAH, USA, May 30, 2017 / -- Intermountain Healthcare’s Supply Chain Organization is the 2017 “Chainnovator” award winner from Gartner, Inc. The uniquely named award recognizes supply chains that are innovative and have successfully launched a high-impact initiative that peer leaders can learn from and emulate.

The distinctive Intermountain Homecare and Hospice Fulfillment Center supply chain operations stood out for ensuring home patients’ needs are wholly met while incorporating efficiency and effectiveness. “It’s an honor to be recognized among so many distinguished healthcare organizations,” said Kreg Koford, Intermountain Healthcare AVP Supply Chain Solutions and Sourcing.

In their announcement, Gartner states: “The facility and its operations enable an unprecedented and integrated portfolio of home health services in terms of scale and capability.”

Gartner received 13 diverse Healthcare Supply Chainnovation submissions from healthcare providers breaking new ground. Innovation initiatives focused on inventory, transformation of strategy, care continuum, clinical alignment/standardization and pharmaceutical supply chain.

Intermountain Healthcare is a Utah-based, not-for-profit system of 22 hospitals, 180 clinics, a Medical Group with about 1,500 employed physicians and advanced practitioners, a health plans group called SelectHealth, and other health services. With a mission of helping people live the healthiest lives possible, Intermountain is widely recognized as a leader in transforming healthcare through high quality and sustainable costs. For more information visit

Daron Cowley
Intermountain Healthcare
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