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Utah Department of Health

UDOH Organizational Chart
Division of Medicaid and Health Financing
Division of Family Health and Preparedness
Division of Disease Control and Prevention
Center for Health Data and Informatics

Our Mission

The mission of the Utah Department of Health is to protect the public's health through preventing avoidable illness, injury, disability and premature death; assuring access to affordable, quality health care and promoting healthy lifestyles.

Our Vision

Our vision is for Utah to be a place where all people can enjoy the best health possible, where all can live, grow and prosper in healthy and safe communities.

Our Values

Collaboration - We engage each other, our partners, and the people of Utah in decision-making, planning, and integrated effort.

Effective - We are efficient and timely in making decisions and taking actions. We do the right things well in order to produce the greatest health benefit and the greatest return on the public investment.

Evidence-based - We use science and current, accurate data to guide our priorities and enhance the value of our actions.

Innovation - We foster creativity to meet challenges and continually identify opportunities for improvement.

Integrity - We are honest and straightforward with each other, our partners, and the people of Utah. We embrace high standards of ethical conduct, responsiveness, and quality performance.

Respect - We honor and appreciate each other, our partners, and the people of Utah.

Service - We strive to provide health programs that benefit the people of Utah and are consistent with their values and diversity. We seek to exceed internal and external customer expectations.

Transparency - We operate with open communication and processes.

Trustworthy - We are ethical, competent, and effective stewards of the public interest, public confidence, and public funds.

Our Strategic Goals

Healthiest People - The people of Utah will be the healthiest in the nation.

Transform Medicaid - Utah Medicaid will be a respected innovator in employing health care delivery and payment reforms that improve the health of Medicaid clients and keep expenditure growth at a sustainable level.

A Great Organization - The UDOH will be recognized as a leader in government and public health for its excellence in performance. The organization will continue to grow its ability to attract, retain and value the best professionals and public servants.

Content updated: December 2016
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Content updated: Tue, 20 Dec 2016 15:48:13 MST