Cancer has touched the lives of many in one way or another. Since our modest beginning in 1997, Portneuf Cancer Center too has been affected. Through the years, our center has drawn on the collective and insightful knowledge gained from the many survivors who have passed through the doors. The center has subsequently grown in response to direct patient needs. In 2004, the cancer center began offering integrated services complete with medical and radiation oncology along with supportive services.
Our grand opening of the new Portneuf Cancer Center in 2011 marked a significant milestone in our continued investment in those whose lives are touched by cancer. While we have proudly served the community for nearly two decades, we have strived to be a center worthy of national recognition. In line with that vision, the cancer center recently received reaccreditation by the American College of Surgeons and was given that certification with commendations.
I speak for all the exceptional employees and physicians at Portneuf Cancer Center when I say we opened the doors to a comprehensive, world class cancer center with the most technologically advanced equipment and a legacy of patient directed, compassionate care. The Portneuf Cancer Center follows the published guidelines for cancer prevention, diagnosis, and treatment as established by the National Comprehensive Cancer Network (NCCN). The NCCN guidelines set the standard of care for the treatment of cancer patients. We offer advanced treatments and access to national clinical trials and we do so with our eyes and hearts mirrored by the many survivors who stories are built into the foundation of this new facility and we mourn with families when people succumb to cancer.
While we still have much to learn about cancer, we are touched by the many lives in this region that have come to trust Portneuf Medical Center. With world class treatment close to home, patients throughout the region benefit from the advancements in medical science with their support group close by and around them through the journey. A diagnosis of cancer is an enormous stressor in a person’s life and those who have strong social supports – good friends and family – tend to cope much better.
In the complexities of the medical maze, our cancer center remains dedicated to the human touch – one filled with open arms, caring and compassionate support, and a deep rooted commitment to excellence. From our state-of-the-art facility to our educational programs, from our support services to our committed team, Portneuf Cancer Center was built with you in mind. At the heart of facility, you will find that everyone in the PMC network is working together to provide you with a health care experience that is beyond compare.
Dan Ordyna, CEO became the Chief Executive Officer for Portneuf Medical Center in July of 2013. Before that, Dan was the hospital CEO for Willamette Valley Medical Center in McMinnville, Oregon. He also served as a Chief Operating Office, an Ambulatory Surgical Development Director and a Regional Director of Managed Care.