Love Without Hesitation: A Portneuf Love Story

Love without Hesitation: A Portneuf Love Story   Twenty-five years ago marks the engagement of Portneuf Medical Center lovebirds, Greg and Keri Kearns. Having met in what used to be Pocatello Regional Medical Center, Greg and Keri were both on the evening shifts. Greg worked as the evening x-ra...

February 14th, 2019

Portneuf Health Partners

Migraine Relief

Migraine Relief Nearly everyone has experienced a headache at some point in their life. Headaches are often short lived and easily managed. However, migraines, as opposed, to headaches, can last for more than four hours and are often chronic and debilitating. Symptoms may begin with a throbbing pain...

January 21st, 2019

Austin C Myers, MD

Receiving the Game Ball!

When you think about a hospital, it is likely you think about our fabulous doctors and nurses, but there is an army of engineers behind the scenes to ensure everything is running smoothly and safely. During the ISU Football Game last Saturday, we honored Portneuf’s Materials Management and the hos...

November 1st, 2018

Portneuf Health Partners

Couple Weds at Portneuf Medical Center

Pocatello, ID – Looking to remove some stress from their already stressful lives, a Portneuf Medical Center patient and his fiancée decided to elope and tie the knot in the hospital’s chapel Sunday.  Bradly Orr is currently being treated for cellulitis in his arm. Orr and his fiancée, Amber...

October 9th, 2018

Portneuf Health Partners

Thousands Attended Brake for Breakfast

Every three minutes a woman is diagnosed with breast cancer. In fact, Portneuf Cancer Center treated about 100 women with breast cancer in 2017. To kick off the month of October, Portneuf Medical Center proudly sponsored the 19th annual Brake for Breakfast. While locally over 2,800 people attended t...

October 4th, 2018

Portneuf Health Partners

Portneuf Cancer Center Receives Recognition for High-Quality Cancer Care

Portneuf Cancer Center has been recognized by the Quality Oncology Practice Initiative (QOPI®), an affiliate of the American Society of Clinical Oncology. The QOPI® Certification Program certifies oncology practices that meet nationally recognized standards for cancer care. This certification reaf...

September 5th, 2018

Portneuf Health Partners

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 had 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