Identifying Diseases Faster

  As part of our ongoing effort to offer patients in southeast Idaho the most cutting-edge medical technology available, we recently acquired a new positron emission tomography-computed tomography (better known as PET-CT or PET/CT) system. During an imaging session, it reveals the most comprehe...

July 13th, 2018

Portneuf Health Partners

Portneuf Medical Center Celebrates 100th TAVR

  In 2015, our cardiovascular team performed a historic valve replacement, the transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR), on a 76-year-old gentleman. At the time, only a handful of major medical centers were equipped to perform the technique and Portneuf Medical Center was the only rural ho...

July 13th, 2018

Portneuf Health Partners

Local Firefighter Relies on Portneuf Medical Group for Hernia Treatment

Early this past March, Randy Anderson noticed a lump under his skin in his abdomen area. He has his suspicion of what it was. “I wasn’t experiencing any pain, but after I Googled it I was pretty confident it was a hernia,” Anderson shares. “I scheduled an appointment with my primary care p...

June 26th, 2018

Portneuf Health Partners

New Screening Guidelines for Colon Cancer

The American Cancer Society released new screening guidelines for adults of average risk of developing colon cancer. The new recommended age is now age 45 for both men and women. instead of 50. This is very important to note and even more important to share with friends and family. Professionally, w...

June 25th, 2018

Judith E Csanky, MD

National Medical Laboratory Professionals Week

Although you may never see them, the clinical staff who work in our laboratory are fighting on the front lines of medicine.  They may be the first to see the cancer cell or to detect the HIV virus in your body.  They process the blood that will run through your veins if you need a transfusion...

April 27th, 2018

Portneuf Health Partners

Portneuf Medical Center Leadership Announcements

With the changing needs of our organization, please join us in welcoming and congratulating the following individuals in their new leadership roles at Portneuf Medical Center: Angela Treasure, RN; Dan Snell, MD; Joseph Higgins, RN and Donna Bergman, MBA, FACMPE. Angela Treasure, RN was promoted to...

April 25th, 2018

Portneuf Health Partners

Patient-Centered Medical Home

In order to provide comprehensive and collaborative medical care to patients, with the goal of obtaining maximal health outcomes, Portneuf Primary Care has transformed how they deliver care and have organized their practice to better serve our community. Portneuf Medical Group is proud to announce...

April 9th, 2018

Portneuf Health Partners

Celebrate Doctors' Day

As the newly appointed chief medical officer at Portneuf Medical Center, this is my first chance to celebrate all of the physicians who give of themselves to improve health across our region. It is an honor to serve them in my new role. Doctors Day is celebrated on March 30th to recognize the contri...

March 27th, 2018

Dr. Dan Snell, Chief Medical Officer, Portneuf Medical Center

Paying It Forward

Paying It Forward POCATELLO/Portneuf – The Magical Moments baby photo contest was about celebrating the precious lives that began at Portneuf Medical Center in 2017. However, with the generous gift from the Grand Prize winners, the Mickelsen family, babies born in 2018, who need to stay in the neo...

March 20th, 2018

Portneuf Health Partners

Free Seminar on Colon Cancer Awareness

Medically reviewed by: Judith Csanky, MD Approximately 140,000 people are diagnosed with colon cancer in the U.S. and over 50,000 people die from it annually. It is the third most common cancer in the United States and the second leading cause of death from cancer. However, colorectal cancer is d...

March 19th, 2018

Portneuf Health Partners

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