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Fall 2022 Self-Management Programs

Posted in Classes & Events on September 1, 2022

The following virtual classes are free and open to the public: Virtual Diabetes Prevention Program In partnership with the University of Vermont Medical Center, Porter Medical Center will be hosting […]

August 2022 Self-Management Programs

Posted in Classes & Events on June 23, 2022

The following virtual classes are free and open to the public: Virtual Chronic Disease Self-Management Program In partnership with North Star Health, Porter Medical Center will be hosting a free […]

Porter Board of Trustees Seeks Two New Members

Posted in News on June 21, 2022

Porter Medical Center is inviting community members to apply for two upcoming openings on its Board of Trustees. The new members will replace outgoing Trustees who will reach the end […]

Spring 2022 Self-Management Programs

Posted in Classes & Events on March 7, 2022

The following virtual classes are free and open to the public: Virtual Diabetes Self-Management Program In partnership with The Giving Fridge, Porter Medical Center will be hosting a free virtual […]

Annual Children’s Memorial Service

Posted in Classes & Events, News on November 14, 2021

WHAT:       Event to provide parents and families an opportunity to honor the memory of a young person who has died, in a supportive environment with other families, caregivers and community […]

High Blood Pressure Management Workshop

Posted in Classes & Events on July 12, 2021

The High Blood Pressure Management Workshop offered by My Healthy VT (also known as Health Coaches for Hypertension Control) is a proven, small group program developed to help participants ages […]

My Healthy VT

Posted in Classes & Events, My Healthy VT on July 12, 2021

Chronic Disease Self-Management Programs 2021 Chronic Disease Self-Management Programs offered virtually: Chronic Disease Chronic Pain Diabetes Management Diabetes Prevention Tobacco Cessation Anyone interested in registering for these free programs can […]

Porter Increases Base Wages & Bonuses

Posted in News on July 8, 2021

Addison Independent Article By: John Flowers There are a lot of folks here who would like to serve in the health care ministry, but it’s hard for them to do that […]

Philips CPAP/BiLevel PAP Recall

Posted in News on June 28, 2021

On June 14, 2021, Philips issued a voluntary recall for several of its Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP), BiLevel Positive Airway Pressure (BiLevel PAP) and Mechanical Ventilator devices. What is Philips […]

Cyberattack Update

Posted in News on November 16, 2020

The University of Vermont Health Network continues to make steady progress toward recovering systems from the cyberattack. We are very grateful to our staff for their extraordinary work throughout the […]

Network-Wide Systems Issue

Posted in News on October 29, 2020

The University of Vermont Health Network has experienced a significant and ongoing system-wide network issue. The Network is investigating all possible causes, including a malicious cyberattack, and we do not […]

Equity, Diversity and Inclusion in Our Network

Posted in News on September 28, 2020

Assuring equity and respect for diversity is necessary in order to improve the health of our community and fulfill our Mission. Keeping diversity, equity, and inclusion front and center in […]

PMC Auxiliary Donates $50,000 to Porter

Posted in News on June 22, 2020

For More Information Contact:Ron Hallman, 388-4744 MIDDLEBURY—The Porter Medical Center Auxiliary voted on June 18 to donate $50,000 to the UVMHN Porter Medical Center as an unrestricted contribution to assist […]

New Recognition Program: National DAISY Foundation

Posted in News on June 10, 2020

MIDDLEBURY— The UVM Health Network- Porter Medical Center announced this week the establishment of a new recognition program to honor Porter nurses for outstanding patient care in collaboration with the […]

Graphic with megaphone shouting flu is here Flu Season Has Arrived!

Posted in Family Health on January 28, 2020

With Cindy Dion Noyes, MD, University of Vermont Health Network Medical Group UVM Medical Center Infectious Disease Influenza has arrived in our region and is considered to be widespread at […]

Porter Hospital Acquires New wide bore MRI System

Posted in News on August 15, 2019

Middlebury-The UVM Health Network/Porter Medical Center has recently acquired the new Philips Ingenia 1.5 Tesla MRI system, the first digital broadband MR scanner. According to Michelle Aines, Radiology Director at […]

Photo of Dr. Melissa Clark Porter to Expand Audiology Services in June

Posted in News on April 22, 2019

MIDDLEBURY—Dr. Melissa L. Clark will join the team at Porter Ear, Nose & Throat in June and will be offering expanded audiology services to patients of all ages, including a […]

Porter plans new cardiac rehabilitation services

Posted in News on December 13, 2018

MIDDLEBURY — Local residents who have experienced a heart attack, heart failure or heart surgery soon won’t have to travel outside Addison County for medical rehabilitation appointments. Porter Medical Center […]

Porter to Welcome New General Surgeon to Community

Posted in News on November 1, 2018

MIDDLEBURY—UVM Health Network Porter Medical Center President, Dr. Fred Kniffin, has announced that Dr. Elya Vasiliou has accepted a general surgery position with the UVMHN Medical Group-Porter Medical Center and […]

Patient Stories

Posted in Orthopedics on July 5, 2018

High School graduate Andi Boe was well on her way to soccer season-high goal and assist totals last fall before suffering a season-ending injury in the fifth game of her senior year.

MyHealth Portal

Posted in Orthopedics on June 17, 2018

Our patients are able to access their health information, review test results and pay bills online via the Porter MyHealth Portal.

Tobacco Treatment Specialist Jessica Porter Programs Help Residents Quit Tobacco Products

Posted in News on April 17, 2018

PORTER MEDICAL CENTER in August will launch a new series of classes aimed at weaning Addison County residents off of tobacco products. Porter Tobacco Treatment Specialist Jessica Stocker, right, will […]

Helen Porter ARCH room Helen Porter rehab, ARCH rooms to be upgraded

Posted in News on September 21, 2017

MIDDLEBURY — Helen Porter Health Care & Rehabilitation Center (HPH&R) will soon undergo around $850,000 in renovations that will make the facility better equipped to serve patients rehabbing from serious […]

Annual Meeting of Porter Mecial Center, Inc.

Posted in News on April 7, 2016

The Annual Meeting of Porter Medical Center, Inc. will take place on March 30, 2016, at 7:00 pm in Bicentennial Hall, Room 216. The Meeting Agenda is now available here. […]

Community Commentary: Porter and Primary Care

Posted in News on April 7, 2016

By Dr. Fred Kniffin, Interim President and CEO At our recent Porter Medical Center Annual Meeting I announced that I had learned that morning that Porter Internal Medicine would be […]

Porter Medical Center: The Path Forward

Posted in News on February 4, 2016

By Maureen McLaughlin, Porter Medical Center Board Chair The future of Porter Medical Center has never been brighter.  That is a very broad, potentially provocative, statement – especially in light […]

Photo of the New Year's Baby New Year’s Baby

Posted in News on January 2, 2016

MIDDLEBURY, Vt. – Only minutes after welcoming the New Year, the staff at the Porter Hospital Birthing Center welcomed the first baby born in a Vermont hospital. Gary Augustus Brodowski, […]

Infusion Center to Open at Porter Medical Center

Posted in News on November 18, 2015

MIDDLEBURY–Porter Medical Center is preparing to open a new “Infusion Center”, a clinical space designed to address the medical needs of hundreds of area patients who currently have to travel […]

Porter Appoints New Chief Medical Officer

Posted in News on September 9, 2015

MIDDLEBURY–Dr. Carrie Wulfman, a family practice physician who sees patients at Primary Care – Brandon in Brandon and is also the Medical Director of Helen Porter Rehabilitation & Nursing Center, […]

New Campus-Wide Nutrition Service Department at PMC

Posted in News on August 5, 2015

In an effort to improve quality, enhance efficiency and facilitate greater collaboration within our organization, the two Nutrition Services Departments at Porter Hospital and at Helen Porter Rehabilitation & Nursing […]

National Quality Award and Recognition

Posted in Helen Porter on April 7, 2010

During their trip to the AHCA conference in Chicago, Helen Porter Rehabilitation & Nursing has also recognized as one of the 2009 recipients of the Step I National Quality Award […]