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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 Porter, the new unit features faster scans, excellent image resolution, and a more open patient-centered experience. “Our new MR unit can scan patients of varying […]

Porter Medical and UVM Foundation share $1.1 million donation

Posted in News on August 5, 2019

An anonymous donation of more than $1.1 million will be divided between the UVM Health Network-Porter Medical Center and the UVM Foundation as the result of a collaborative proposal to an Addison County supporter of both entities. The donation will provide $575,000 for a new air handling system at Helen Porter Rehabilitation and Nursing, as well […]

Local Physician Earns Award for Excellence in End-of-Life Care

Posted in News on June 18, 2019

Middlebury—Dr. Diana Barnard, a palliative care physician and long-time member of the Addison County medical community who works at both Porter Medical Center and the UVM Medical Center, has been awarded the UVM Health Network Home Health & Hospice Madison-Deane Award for Excellence in End-of-Life Care. This annual award is given by the Madison-Deane Education […]

Photo of Dr. Anna Benvenuto UVM Health Network Porter Medical Center Names New Chief Medical Officer

Posted in News on April 22, 2019

MIDDLEBURY—UVM Health Network Porter Medical Center has announced the appointment of Dr. Anna Benvenuto as its new Chief Medical Officer. Dr. Benvenuto will replace Dr. Carrie Wulfman who announced her resignation from this post in order to focus on her work as a primary care physician in Brandon and as Porter’s Regional Physician Leader for […]

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 full range of diagnostic hearing tests and hearing aids, in the Middlebury office. Dr. Clark is originally from Ohio and received her Bachelor of Science […]

Does Your Child Have a Cough?

Posted in Pediatric Primary Care on April 19, 2019

Does your child have a cough? This time of year, chances are the answer to that question is “Yes!” Coughs can be a major pain: they make kids uncomfortable, disrupt sleep for everyone at home and are one of the most common reasons that parents take the time to bring their kids to the doctor’s office.

holding hands Chronic Disease Self-Management Programs

Posted in Classes & Events, Support Groups, Wellness Events on April 19, 2019

In a self-management program, you can develop strategies to manage your life.  Each program is evidence-based and facilitated by trained leaders.  These workshops address a range of conditions and topics, including Diabetes and Diabetes Prevention, Chronic Pain, Tobacco Cessation, Wellness Recovery Action Planning, and any type of Chronic Disease.  Workshops are offered on days and […]

broken cigarette Free Tobacco Cessation Program

Posted in Classes & Events, Support Groups on April 19, 2019

Free Tobacco Cessation Program to begin Wednesday, May 22nd, at Primary Care – Brandon. Learn how to make practical lifestyle changes with the support of a trained facilitator and a small group of other people looking to make a change too. Nicotine Replacement Therapy available at no cost. This workshop is open to everyone in […]