Category: MountainStar

12 Things You Should Know About Endometriosis

Some may think it’s personal, slightly embarrassing or just plain ole rude to talk about that “time of the month.” But, it’s a fact of life and a natural function of the female body. It’s menstruation. We all know periods can be painful all by themselves. Couple that with a debilitating condition called endometriosis, which usually overlaps with your cycle, that affects 176 million women worldwide and 1 in 10 women in the United States, and it’s pure agony. Not to mention, the timeframe from the onset of your symptoms to an endometriosis diagnosis averages 10 years! So, don’t resign… Read more.

Twinning at Timpanagos Regional!

Remember the Wrigley’s Doublemint gum commercial ads of the 80s and 90s? It featured sets of real life twins and the popular slogan, “Double Your Pleasure®, Double Your Fun™.” Well, nothing is surer than that for identical twin sisters Kelli Wall and Kerri Bunker, who have proved time and again, two is better than one. The 36-year old twins recently delivered their second set of doubles weeks apart at HCA-affiliate Timpanogos Regional Hospital in Orem, Utah. This time around Wall had a boy and a girl, while Bunker delivered twin boys. It was a déjà vu delivery for the hospital… Read more.

MountainStar AirCare Brings Advanced Air Medical Transportation to Utah

MountainStar Healthcare is expanding its emergency medical services to include advanced air transportation. With the launch of MountainStar AirCare, the healthcare system aims to ensure the delivery of high quality care for its patients during air medical transport.

What Do Those Hospital Codes Mean Anyway? MountainStar Answers

MountainStar Healthcare put out a great blog post a few months ago and we wanted to share it with you. If you’ve ever spent time in a hospital or watched any of the popular hospital-based T.V. shows, you’re probably familiar with the color codes we use to alert hospital staff. For example, you might hear “Code Blue, Code Blue” over the loudspeaker at any U.S. hospital. Code Blue is likely the one that most are familiar with but there are others. What do they all mean? Well, MountainStar has you covered. Here’s an excerpt from their blog. Code Blue – Cardiac… Read more.

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