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Porter Medical Center Announces New President and Chief Executive Officer

Posted in News on May 31, 2015

Middlebury–Porter Medical Center Board Chair, Bill Townsend, announced today that Lynn Boggs, MBA, MSN, RN, will be Porter’s new President and Chief Executive Officer, succeeding James L. Daily who will retire this spring after 31 years in this role. “After a comprehensive national search for a new leader for Porter Medical Center, we are absolutely […]

Porter Hospital Birthing Center Earns State-Wide Recognition

Posted in News on May 19, 2015

Middlebury– As part of the Vermont Regional Perinatal Health Project, representatives of the Porter Hospital Birthing Center recently reviewed the 2014 Perinatal Statistics for Vermont Community Hospitals at a May meeting sponsored by the Vermont Child Health and Improvement Program (VCHIP).” This annual meeting of hospital providers of maternity care focuses on ways to continuously […]

Podiatry Joins the Porter Hospital Network of Practices

Posted in News, Podiatry on March 30, 2015

MIDDLEBURY–As of March 30th, Podiatry became the newest area medical practice to join the Porter Hospital network of practices according to PMC spokesperson Ron Hallman. “We are excited to welcome Podiatry to our Porter Practice Management family of practices and to play a role in ensuring the continued success of this practice supporting the outstanding […]

Speaker Shap Smith to Provide Keynote Address at Porter Medical Center Annual Meeting

Posted in News on March 5, 2015

MIDDLEBURY–The 2015 Annual Meeting of Porter Medical Center will be held on Monday evening, March 16th at 6:30 p.m. at the McCardell Bicentennial Hall (Room 216) on the campus of Middlebury College. The meeting is free and open to the public. The keynote speaker will be Vermont House of Representatives Speaker Shap Smith, who will […]

Area Medical Practices Earn National Recognition for Patient Centered Care

Posted in News on October 6, 2014

NCQA Patient-Centered Medical Home™ standards emphasize enhanced care through patient-clinician partnership WASHINGTON, DC—The National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) has recently announced that Primary Care – Middlebury, Primary Care – Bristol, Porter Internal Medicine Middlebury Family Health and Pediatric Primary Care have received NCQA Patient-Centered Medical Home (PCMH) Recognition for using evidence-based, patient-centered processes that […]

Helen Porter Rehabilitation & Nursing Joins Vermont’s Health Information Network

Posted in Helen Porter on September 4, 2014

Second long term care facility in the state to participate in a network managed by Vermont Information Technology Leaders BURLINGTON, VT – Vermont Information Technology Leaders, Inc. (VITL) today announced Helen Porter Rehabilitation & Nursing located in Middlebury is Vermont’s second long term care facility to connect to the state’s health information network. Through a […]

ARCH “Family Center” addition planned for Helen Porter Rehabilitation & Nursing (HPHRC).

Posted in Helen Porter on July 18, 2014

MIDDLEBURY–Building upon a collaboration which has already resulted in the creation of three “home-like” end-of-life rooms for area residents, Helen Porter Rehabilitation & Nursing (HPHRC) and Addison Respite Care Home (ARCH) have agreed to move forward with another community service project— the construction of a new “Family Center” addition at Helen Porter. This project, which […]

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 presented by the AHCA and the National Center for Assisted Living. Last year 664 nursing and assisted living facilities from across the nation applied for […]

Helen Porter Receives Grant for New Culture Change Efforts and Programs

Posted in Helen Porter on April 7, 2010

MIDDLEBURY–Helen Porter Rehabilitation & Nursing has received a grant of $23,700 from the State of Vermont in support of its efforts to pursue a new “transformational project” to define, implement and evaluate an innovative model of resident care. The grant comes from the “Enhancing Quality of Life” program via the Vermont Department of Disabilities, Aging […]