Spinderella donates $23,000 to Cancer Patient Assistance Fund

“You have cancer.” Those are never easy words to hear. But for a number of patients, while simultaneously managing diagnosis and treatment, they are struggling with unexpected expenses. Today, Spinderella presented the Portneuf Cancer Center with a check for $23,000. Their generous donation will...

March 17th, 2017

Portneuf Health Partners

Thousands show up for annual Teddy Bear Clinic

Thousands show up for annual Teddy Bear Clinic Thousands of people showed up to Portneuf Medical Center in Pocatello on Saturday for the annual Teddy Bear Clinic. Kids get to bring their favorite stuffed animal to get x-rays, casts, and stitches at one of the 27 different stations set up around the...

March 13th, 2017

KPVI Channel 6

Annual Teddy Bear Clinic set for March 11

Annual Teddy Bear Clinic set for March 11th Pocatello, ID – A trip to the hospital can be trying at any age. To help children and families become more acquainted with what happens in a hospital, Portneuf Medical Center will hold its annual Teddy Bear Clinic on Saturday, March 11 from 10 a.m. to 2...

March 10th, 2017

Portneuf Health Partners

Security Measures at Hospitals Work to Keep Newborns Safe

With nearly four million babies born in thousands of facilities across the country each year, the process to keep newborns safe after birth has changed and advanced over the years. Thanks KPVI for this great story on how we use technology to keep precious newborns safe while they are cared for in ou...

February 28th, 2017

KPVI Channel 6

Hypertension and You

Approximately 73 million adults in the US are affected by hypertension, a condition in which the blood pressure in the arteries is chronically elevated. Some causes of hypertension may include smoking, obesity, diabetes, inactive lifestyle, stress, aging, vitamin D deficiency, family history, alcoho...

February 6th, 2017

Lisa F Antonelli, MD

Raising Heart Disease Awareness

Heart disease is the leading cause of death for both men and women. To prevent heart disease and increase awareness of its effects, Portneuf is proudly participating in American Heart Month. All month long we will be talking about your heart! It will be a topic in articles, on our social media chann...

January 30th, 2017

Portneuf Health Partners

We Hold You in Our Hearts This Season

From all of the doctors, nurses, technicians, aides, support staff, and administrators at Portneuf Health Partners, we wish you a joyous, peaceful and healthy holiday season. All of the employees who work here every day have dedicated their lives to caring for their friends and neighbors. While this...

December 18th, 2016

Daniel Ordyna

Preventing falls during holiday season and beyond

With a Griswoldian vision of the holidays, this is the season many people climb ladders, crawl on rooftops and add a little twinkle to their homes. But, before you lumber up a ladder, it might be wise to take heed of what emergency department doctors know all too well; holiday decorating and ladders...

November 21st, 2016

Drew W McRoberts, MD