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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.

Major Renovation Project Launched at Helen Porter Rehabilitation and Nursing

Posted in News on April 23, 2018

MIDDLEBURY– After many months of planning, fund-raising, and anticipation, a major renovation project was launched this week at Helen Porter Rehabilitation and Nursing. This $900,000 project will result in a state-of-the-art post-acute unit for residents recovering from surgery or other conditions requiring short-term rehabilitation, and a new end-of-life suite offering a comfortable and family-centered environment […]

Helen Porter New plan drawing Major Renovation Project Launched at Helen Porter Rehabilitation and Nursing

Posted in Helen Porter on April 23, 2018

MIDDLEBURY– After many months of planning, fund-raising, and anticipation, a major renovation project was launched this week at Helen Porter Rehabilitation and Nursing. This $900,000 project will result in a state-of-the-art post-acute unit for residents recovering from surgery or other conditions requiring short-term rehabilitation, and a new end-of-life suite offering a comfortable and family-centered environment […]

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 lead the “Let’s Quit!” program. Michele Butler, left, Porter’s Chronic Disease Self-Management Program coordinator, was also instrumental in setting up the program. MIDDLEBURY — Randy […]

UVM Health Network/Porter Medical Center Extends Specialty Services to Brandon

Posted in News on March 19, 2018

MIDDLEBURY– The UVM Health Network/Porter Medical Center has recently expanded clinical services and added new providers at its Brandon Primary Care office according to Porter President and CEO Dr. Fred Kniffin. Earlier this year, Brandon Primary Care welcomed Todd Smith, APRN and Renee Bratspis, MD to their primary care staff, and starting in April the […]

New Electronic Health Record System Approved For University Of Vermont Health Network

Posted in News on January 9, 2018

Decision by Green Mountain Care Board Supports High Quality Care BURLINGTON, VT — The Green Mountain Care Board (GMCB) has approved the implementation of a new electronic health record system (EHR) across four hospital affiliates of the University of Vermont Health Network, a significant step that will enhance the delivery of high quality care with […]

Dr. Ben Rosenberg to Present Free Community Program on Knee Arthritis

Posted in News on January 9, 2018

MIDDLEBURY– The first offering in a six part community health series sponsored by UVM Health Network/Porter Medical Center will feature Dr. Ben Rosenberg who will present: “Advances in Knee Replacement Surgery” on Tuesday, May 15 from 4 to 5 PM at the Middlebury Regional EMS headquarters on Porter campus. Dr. Rosenberg, who has been practicing […]

County takes a shot at a new approach to health care; coordination, prevention, and access are key

Posted in News on January 4, 2018

MIDDLEBURY — “We’re trying to turn the earth in a different direction.” That’s how Susan Bruce describes what the state is doing with healthcare reform in Vermont. Bruce directs Addison County’s Blueprint for Health, which coordinates the numerous caregivers that connect the dots outside the doctor’s office. Bruce says the state’s journey into “uncharted territory” […]

Major Commitment by Porter Auxiliary Caps Off Successful Campaign for Helen Porter Nursing Home Project

Posted in News on December 11, 2017

MIDDLEBURY–A two year commitment of $150,000 from the Porter Auxiliary has capped off an impressive two month fund-raising campaign that has attracted more than $320,000 in community donations in support of a special renovation project at Helen Porter Rehabilitation and Nursing. “We have been overwhelmed by the response of our community to this appeal to […]

UVM Health Network/Porter Medical Center and Nurses’ Union Ratify Contract

Posted in News on September 22, 2017

MIDDLEBURY–On Friday September 22, the University of Vermont/Porter Medical Center announced a new three-year contract with the union representing the Porter nursing staff that will run through September 30, 2020. “We are very pleased to have successfully concluded these negotiations which I would characterize as a respectful process, where both sides listened to each other […]