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May 6, 2021

The Benefits of Robotic Surgery

In 1985, the world witnessed the first ever robot-assisted surgical procedure. Today, robotic assisted surgery is the gold standard for excellent...

Doctor and patient discussing surgery procedures.

May 6, 2021

Preparing For Your Surgery

At Portneuf, we start preparing for your surgery well before the actual day. Our highly skilled team of physicians, nurses and surgical technologists...

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May 6, 2021

Preparing For Surgery - The Do's and Don'ts

We are here to help you prepare for surgery. Often you receive a large amount of information; this article is here to help you get confirmation and...

Patient Testimonial – Melanie Parrish Anderson

May 6, 2021

Patient Testimonial – Melanie Parrish Anderson

Nurses are the heart of health care; they are angels by profession. And if there is one thing these healthcare angels show us, it is that a career is...

May 3, 2021

Kathleen Erwin, MD, Receives Idaho State University Preceptor of the Year Award

Kathleen Erwin, MD, psychiatrist at Portneuf Medical Center Behavioral Health Services, received the 2021 Preceptor of the Year Award from Idaho...

April 30, 2021

Patient Credits Portneuf Staff for Helping Her Feel at Home Despite Sudden Spine Surgery

Cassia M., 39, tweaked her back while stepping out of the car. Four days later, the pain in her back was significant enough to bring her to the...

April 26, 2021

Portneuf Medical Center Breaking Ground and Growing

Portneuf Medical Center announced today that they are expanding outpatient medical care offerings in the region. A groundbreaking ceremony for the...

The Relationship Between Sleep and Stress

March 19, 2021

The Relationship Between Sleep and Stress

Many of the stressors we face day to day can trigger a fight-or-flight response. Prolonged exposure to this stress without relaxation can result in...

February 5, 2021

Portneuf Medical Center is the First in Idaho to Achieve SRC’s Center of Excellence in Hernia

Portneuf Medical Center (PMC) has recently achieved accreditation as a Center of Excellence in Hernia Surgery, recognized for providing the highest...

December 17, 2020

Portneuf Medical Center Administers First COVID-19 Vaccine to Frontline Team Members

Pocatello, ID – Today, Portneuf Medical Center (PMC) began administering COVID-19 vaccinations to front line team members. PMC expects to administer...