- October 1, 2021
- Posted by: Stratford Team
- Category: Business
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Intermountain Healthcare is expanding into outpatient imaging with the launch of its new subsidiary Tellica Imaging.
The new spinout will operate stand-alone imaging centers that offer both MRI and CT services.
Intermountain is opening the first three Tellica Imaging centers later this year in Ogden, West Valley City and Orem, Utah. As many as five additional facilities are planned for 2022 with further expansion in subsequent years, according to the announcement.
WHAT’S THE IMPACT?
Intermountain is pitching its new subsidiary as a way to improve patient experience while lowering costs. It says that services provided by Tellica will be offered at “flat-rate prices that fall below the costs in typical hospital-based imaging settings.”
Further, the Salt Lake City-based health system says Tellica will make imaging services more accessible to patients.
“While hospital-based imaging services remain an…