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

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

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