“I had been waiting for her” – Nurse Shares Special Patient Story

All caregivers have patients they will never forget. It comes with the territory – caring for people during their most challenging times in life. Extending compassion creates a connection. For Portneuf Medical Center nurse, Wendy Allbright, RN, the patient she will never forget arrived in labor an...

May 19th, 2020

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Portneuf Nurses Headed to the Rescue in New Jersey

From wars to pandemics, when the world needs healing and support, nurses historically rise to the challenge. With the number of infections of COVID-19 increasing daily, nurses are needed now more than ever in hot spots across the country. Today, two Portneuf Medical Center registered nurses boarded...

April 3rd, 2020

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Celebrating Doctors’ Day

When I think of Doctors’ Day, I too think of why we celebrate this profession. We celebrate so that providers and the community can continually be more aware of the miracles we see in our hospitals and practices every day. The miracles of birth, of recovery from injury, of diseases that are turned...

March 30th, 2020

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Covid-19 Updates

Stay at Home If You have Mild Symptoms/ER for Severe Symptoms • Please stay at home if your symptoms are mild. • If you are concerned about your symptoms, first call your physician’s office. • If you have severe symptoms, like difficulty breathing, call before you can go to the emergency roo...

March 23rd, 2020

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Eat More Vegetables

Vegetables are the easiest way to reduce the risk of several chronic diseases and all-cause mortality. However, the 2015-2020 Dietary Guidelines for America found that vegetable intake is below the recommendations for all age groups in our country. Daily intake for vegetables is recommended between...

March 17th, 2020

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Portneuf Medical Center Announces Entry Only for Patients Seeking Care – No Visitors

The situation surrounding COVID-19 (novel coronavirus) continues to evolve and changes occur rapidly. As a result, Portneuf Medical Center has restricted visitation as of Monday, March 16, 2020. Only on-duty staff, physicians and patients seeking care may enter. This visitation restriction is being...

March 16th, 2020

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Portneuf Medical Center Prepares for COVID19

The COVID-19 situation is an unprecedented health event that is changing rapidly. Portneuf Medical Center has launched its COVID-19 response and emergency preparedness planning. We have adequate supplies and equipment for patient care and our staff remains focused on providing excellent care to all...

March 16th, 2020

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National Nutrition Month – Eat Right, Bite by Bite

“People often view snacks as an energy boost, a hunger-satisfier, a recreational activity, or a treat," says Karen Collins, MS, RDN, CDN, FAND, nutrition advisor to the American Institute for Cancer Research. A more healthful view is that a snack is another opportunity to consume nutrients and boo...

March 13th, 2020

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Postponing Public Events

Pocatello, ID (3/11/20) - In support of community health and to prevent the possible spread of upper respiratory illness, Portneuf Medical Center is postponing upcoming public events and meetings. This decision was made in accordance with guidance set forth by the Centers for Disease Control and Pre...

March 11th, 2020

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Portneuf Nurse Named 2020 Ardent Nurse of the Year

Pocatello, ID – Portneuf Medical Center is honored to formally recognize Page Monney, RN at Portneuf Medical Center, as the Ardent Health Services 2020 inaugural Nurse of the Year. In February Monney, along with four other Ardent nurses were recognized as DAISY Award winners in their respective di...

March 9th, 2020

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