Seasons Greetings from our family to yours

Seasons Greetings from our family to yours From all of the doctors, nurses, technicians, aides, support staff, and administrators at Portneuf Health Partners, we wish you all the joy and blessing of this holiday season. Each of us at Portneuf dedicate our lives to caring for family, friends and neig...

December 15th, 2017

Dan Ordyna, CEO, Portneuf Medical Center

Prepare for Winter Sport Season

Prepare for Winter Sport Season Falling temperatures and falling snow are a clear indication that the winter sports season is upon us. During the holidays, many families look forward to swishing down slopes on skis, tackling the bumpy terrain on a snowboard, sliding down the hill on a sleigh or perh...

December 15th, 2017

Portneuf Health Partners

Beware of falls during holiday season and beyond

Beware of falls during holiday season and beyond Drew McRoberts, M.D. & Greg Vickers, MBA, NRP, Trauma Program Manager Up on the rooftop with ladders and lights, crawling around chimneys, oh what a sight. But, before you lumber up a ladder, it might be wise to take heed of what emergency departm...

December 11th, 2017

Drew W McRoberts, MD

Have you changed your furnace filter?

Have you changed your furnace filter? In the last several years, research has indicated that air within our homes can be more seriously polluted than outdoor air.  In fact, according to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), “indoor air pollution is among the top five environmental health ris...

November 30th, 2017

Portneuf Health Partners

A Look Inside the Emergency Department

A Look Inside the Emergency Department There are over 136 million visits to emergency departments (ED) in America each year. And, the one thing these visits have in common is that they are part of a wide range of conditions that present on a daily basis. Severe abdominal pain, sports injuries, heart...

November 27th, 2017

Kurtis R Holt, MD

Nit Picking

Nit Picking While the cold and flu are typically of concern this time of year, there is another tiny, flat-backed insect known as head lice that just may hitch a ride home with your child. It happens and contrary to popular belief, lice are not a sign of uncleanliness. In fact, every child is at the...

November 13th, 2017

Portneuf Health Partners

Beyond Pink Ribbon Month

Beyond Pink Ribbon Month October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, an annual campaign to raise awareness of breast cancer risks, the value of screening and early detection, and treatment options available to women and men who are diagnosed with one of the many forms of breast cancer. Here in Idaho...

October 30th, 2017

David W Ririe, MD

3D Mammography

3D Mammography The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) continues to underscore the importance of screening mammography and its role in early detection of breast cancer and consequent reduction in mortality. When making decision about breast health, it is good to know that tech...

October 9th, 2017

Portneuf Health Partners

Stand By Your Man…

Stand By Your Man…Helping Your Red Hot Papa Live a Longer and Healthier Life It is all about the men in our lives this month at Red Hot Mamas! Spouses, brothers, uncles, and friends are invited for an evening of education, perhaps a bit of laughter and some bonding over a snack or two. Ladies, be...

September 25th, 2017

Portneuf Health Partners

Portneuf WorkMed to offer Passport Health Services

Portneuf WorkMed to offer Passport Health Services From Nepal to Kenya, from China to India and to all the places you may travel, our Travel and Immunization Clinic will personalize a plan to keep you healthy. While we provide full pre-travel physical exam and immunizations, we specialize in offerin...

September 18th, 2017

Randall S Fowler, MD