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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Portneuf Medical Center Nationally Recognized for High Quality Care

Portneuf Medical Center has been recognized among the nation’s top hospitals with a top five-star rating from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS). CMS assigns star ratings to more than 4,500 hospitals nationwide based on their performance across seven quality measures. Only 407 ho...

March 3rd, 2020

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Magical Moments Baby Contest

  Magical Moments Baby Contest POCATELLO/Portneuf – Congratulations to all our magical babies! The magical moments contest is about celebrating the precious lives that began at Portneuf Medical Center in 2019. When it comes to a newborn, there are hundreds of magical moments. Their first brea...

February 14th, 2020

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Idaho Man's Surprise Need for a Heart Valve Replacement

Wade Johnson, 58, knew something was wrong. He would become exhausted after doing minimal activity. Even while mowing the yard, he would do two passes before having to stop to catch his breath. After a year, Johnson decided he needed to see his doctor. Luis Fernandez, MD did a complete exam and heal...

February 10th, 2020

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Baby Girl is first baby born at Portneuf Medical Center in 2020

Baby Girl is first baby born at Portneuf Medical Center in 2020 Pocatello, ID – A day after the New Year, a couple from Pocatello welcomed their first child into the world. We are pleased to announce that Baby Valery Skye is the first baby born in the New Year at Portneuf Medical Center; she was b...

January 3rd, 2020

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Holiday Guests: Keep Them Healthy and Happy

The holiday season is often accompanied by lots of holiday guests. And while we all desire to keep our guests merry and comfortable – making sure you are keeping your guests healthy should be a top priority. There are several things you can do to promote healthy habits and create a safe environmen...

December 3rd, 2019

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Have you changed your furnace filter?

In recent years, research has indicated that air within our homes can often be more seriously polluted than outdoor air. In fact, according to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), “indoor air pollution is among the top five environmental health risks.” As the snow begins to fall and activi...

November 13th, 2019

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Portneuf Medical Center Announces Interim CEO

POCATELLO, Idaho (November 11, 2019) – An interim chief executive officer has been named for Portneuf Medical Center while a search is underway for a permanent CEO. Dan Ordyna recently announced his resignation as CEO at year’s end. Mark Gregson will serve as interim chief executive officer begi...

November 11th, 2019

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Your Holiday Diabetes Action Plan

                The holidays are surrounded by tradition. But not all traditions are necessarily beneficial; especially holiday weight gain. People gain an average of 10 pounds between Thanksgiving and New Year’s Day. For those living with Diabetes, this can...

November 7th, 2019

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Cancer Care Tips for You and Your Loved One

Caring for someone who has cancer is a beautiful gift. This type of relationship can be very different from a spouse, friend or sibling relationship and can often feel amazing to help the one you love. However, it can also produce strain on you and your relationship with that loved one. Caring for...

October 1st, 2019

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