The Eclipse

With the much anticipated solar eclipse just a week away, we have been preparing our hospital and staff in an effort to accommodate the hundreds of thousands of visitors projected to pass through our area. The focus of preparation has been on staffing, communication and resources; and we certainly w...

August 14th, 2017

Portneuf Health Partners

Celebrating Men’s Health Week

Celebrating Men’s Health Week Happy Father’s Day to my amazing father and all the other fathers out there! While June is a great time to celebrate father’s day, it is also the time to celebrate National Men’s Health Week. As we focus on prevention and the importance of annual screenings and...

June 18th, 2017

Brandon C Mickelsen, DO

Meeting and Greeting Menopause

Meeting and Greeting Menopause As a woman in her mid-40s to mid-50s, you may experience one or more of the following: intermittent hot flashes, night sweats, forgetfulness, irregular cycles, diminished libido or sleep problems; in short, you may be experiencing menopause. Although it is a normal tra...

June 4th, 2017

William B Stinger, DO

Cancer Survivors Day 2017

Cancer Survivors Day 2017 National Cancer Survivors Day is an annual, treasured celebration of life. It is a day set aside to celebrate those who have survived, to inspire those who have recently been diagnosed, to gather support for families and to reach out to the community. Each year on the first...

May 28th, 2017

David W Ririe, MD

Better Hearing and Speech Month

Better Hearing and Speech Month Hearing is one of our primary senses and is a crucial part of everyday life. We wake to the chirping of birds or to a blaring alarm clock. We react to the high pitch sound of a siren or the cry of a child. We perceive subtle nuances in conversations that allow us to b...

May 22nd, 2017

Morgan G Yost, DO

Celebrating Moms

Celebrating Moms There are a hundred reasons to not schedule a routine exam and a laundry list of excuses for unhealthy behaviors and habits. The biggest reasons for not seeing a physician is that you are feeling well or perhaps you fear diagnosis. However, neglecting our health can be costly or eve...

May 15th, 2017

AJ Weinhold, MD

Celebrating National Hospital Week

Celebrating National Hospital Week National Hospital Week, the nation’s largest health care event, is a celebration of people. It takes many hands to run a hospital and we, at Portneuf, are proud of each member of our staff. We are honored to recognize the important roles they play in extending a...

May 8th, 2017

Kurtis R Holt, MD

Take Control of Diabetes

Take Control of Diabetes One in ten US adults currently has diabetes. However, as the population ages, obesity increases and minority groups, who are more prone to the condition, expand, we could see numbers as high as one in three individuals by 2050. To call this trend alarming is an understatemen...

May 1st, 2017

Travis D Nielsen, DO

High School Sports – Get a Physical

FREE PHYSICALS: MAY 2 and 3, 2017. Physicals run from 6-7pm at Highland High School. Please note, DOORS CLOSE AT 6:30PM, you must be there before 6:30. May 2nd – GIRLS Physicals @ Highland High School May 3rd – BOYS Physicals @ Highland High School All high school team athletes are required to h...

April 24th, 2017

Matthew D Andres, DO

Child Abuse Prevention

Child Abuse Prevention Child abuse is not rare. Statistically, 1 in 8 children experience abuse or neglect by age 18 years. Our goal, as adults, is to protect children and help prevent abuse in our community. If you can recognize the signs and risk factors of abuse, be aware of children who are at r...

April 17th, 2017

Matthew A Stelzer, MD