SALT LAKE CITY, UTAH, USA, February 22, 2018 /EINPresswire.com/ — The new Utah Valley Clinic in the Sorenson Legacy Tower at Intermountain Utah Valley Hospital is now open. The nine-story building, named for a significant gift from the Sorenson Legacy Foundation, is the first phase of Utah Valley’s $430 million hospital replacement project to reach completion. The remaining phase, a 12-story patient tower, is expected to be completed in December.
Utah Valley Clinic houses both hospital outpatient services and Intermountain Medical Group physician clinics. The new Cancer Center brings radiation and medical oncology services together, which have been housed on opposite sides of the hospital. The Education Center can host more than 600 people, but also divides into smaller meeting rooms. It also features two simulation labs – one designed after an operating room and one designed after the patient rooms that will be in the new patient tower.
The LiVe Well Center on the clinic’s fourth floor is a new service to the hospital that can help people at any stage in their wellness journey. The classes and programs at the center provide hands-on support to help a person improve his or her fitness level or nutrition habits. The center also features a new demonstration kitchen where Intermountain chefs and dietitians will emphasize healthy eating and provide hands-on instruction to class members.
“We’re always looking to improve each patient’s experience at our hospital and having these services all in one building will allow for a more convenient visit,” says Kevin Brooks, Utah Valley administrator. “We’re extremely grateful to the Sorenson Legacy Foundation and the other generous donors who contributed to support this phase of our replacement project.”
Other services in the new clinic include:
• Utah Valley InstaCare
• Heart & Lung
• Cardiac Rehabilitation
• Maternal Fetal Medicine
• Diabetes Management
• Speech, Hearing & Balance
• IV Therapy
• Allergy & Asthma
• Ear, Nose & Throat
• Senior Care
• Internal Medicine
• Pediatric specialists
• Palliative Care
In addition to the Sorenson Legacy Foundation, many other donors contributed to make the Utah Valley Clinic completion possible. These include:
• The Blake and Nancy Roney Family in memory of Jeane Roney
• Revere Health
• The Steven J. and Kalleen Lund Family
• The Ashton Family Foundation
• Jacobsen Construction Company
• The Dan and Paula Shaw Family in honor of Don and May Shaw
• The Merrill and Marie Gappmayer Family
• Stephen and Christine Neeleman and HealthEquity, Inc.
• TJ Blair, MD, PhD, in memory of Lorie Larsen Blair
• Norma Rhode
• Utah Valley Eye Center
• The Henry and Renee Heilesen Family
• The Kevin and Melissa Brooks Family
• The Joey and Vicki Hansen Family
• Mike Mann
• Wilkinson Electric, Inc.
Intermountain Healthcare is a not-for-profit health system based in Salt Lake City. Recognized for its excellent clinical care and low costs, Intermountain strives to help people live the healthiest lives possible. For more information, visit www.intermountainhealthcare.org
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Source: EIN Presswire