healthcare

Outside of the University of Utah hospital at dusk, bathed in orange light.

Responding to patients’ social needs

U scientists developed and tested a new tool that assesses the social needs of ER patients and, if necessary, refers them to up to 46 community resources available through United Way 211.


A Healthier U

ADD CANCER PREVENTION TO YOUR KITCHEN WITH HCI AND HARMONS By Huntsman Cancer Institute Shopping for cancer-fighting foods just got easier, thanks to a partnership between Huntsman Cancer Institute and Harmons Grocery. The partnership came out of the organizations’ shared interest in teaching the public about healthy eating and how it can help prevent cancer […]


Campus Announcements

DIVERSE TRIO AT UNIVERSITY OF UTAH HONORED FOR INVENTIVE ACHIEVEMENTS Faculty members in electrical engineering, medicine and metallurgical engineering have been elected as fellows of the National Academy of Inventors. The three newly named fellows are: – Cynthia M. Furse, professor of electrical and computer engineering and associate vice president for research – David R. […]


Benefiting U

REDUCTION IN DISABILITY INSURANCE RATES EFFECTIVE JAN. 1, 2015 The university’s Long Term and Short Term Disability Insurance is provided through The Standard. Based on the university’s utilization of the insurance, The Standard has announced reduced premium rates effective Jan. 1, 2015. Employees enrolled in disability coverage will receive a separate notice about the rates […]