East Idaho Health

Portneuf Medical Center is Hosting a Mini Health Fair

Portneuf Medical Center is hosting a Mini Health Fair on Saturday, May 15, 2021.

John Voight Named EIRMC’s Chief Nursing Officer

Eastern Idaho Regional Medical Center is pleased to announce the addition of John Voight, MSN, RN, NEA-BC as Chief Nursing Officer.

Local Teen Raises Money for Kids Battling Cancer

Local teen—Aydyn—who attends Snake River Junior High collected $700 to help families with kids battling childhood leukemia.

Portneuf Security Receives International Recognition

The International Association for Healthcare Security and Safety (IAHSS) awarded Portneuf Medical Center’s security team with the Program of Distinction.

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 State University’s Nursing Doctorate Program (NDP).

Pocatello City Council Votes to Rescind Face Covering Ordinance

At a special meeting Monday, the Pocatello City Council voted to rescind the City’s face covering ordinance effective Wednesday, April 28.

Accepting Help

When I asked my daughter, Isabelle, if I could write this story, she immediately responded with, “I’m not ashamed that I needed help and others might need it too.”

Portneuf Medical Breaking Ground and Growing

Portneuf Medical Center recently announced that they are expanding outpatient medical care offerings in the region.

Pocatello Receives 2nd Dose of COVID-19 Vaccine

Pocatello Mayor Brian Blad is on his way to being fully vaccinated against COVID-19.

Bingham Healthcare Celebrates Wellness Campaign Success

Bingham Healthcare held an awards ceremony to distribute “running shoe trophies” to the winners of their 4-week “Live-to-Move” Wellness Challenge.

Bingham Healthcare is Launching an Artwork Contest

Bingham Healthcare recently announced that they are launching an artwork contest.

Bingham Healthcare Holds Ribbon Cutting Ceremony to Commemorate the Opening of New Urgent Care in Shelley

Bingham Healthcare recently announced that they have opened a much-needed urgent care in Shelley.

Bingham Healthcare to Expand Medical Care Offered in Pocatello

Bingham Healthcare recently announced that they will be expanding the medical care they offer in Pocatello.

Pocatello Mayor Brian Blad Receives COVID-19 Vaccine, Encourages Residents to Get Vaccinated

Pocatello Mayor Brian Blad has joined the more than 430,000 Idahoans who’ve received the COVID-19 vaccine.

Idaho Red Cross Receives New Vehicles

The American Red Cross of Greater Idaho is unveiling two new vehicles in Eastern Idaho.

Basic American Foods Offers Free Vaccine Clinic for Employees

Basic American Foods (BAF) announced plans to host COVID-19 vaccinations clinics for current employees at each of their East Idaho facilities.

RHMC of Idaho & Local Media to Host 2nd Annual “Fundraising for Families”

RMHC of Idaho is partnering with Riverbend Communications and other local media for the 2nd annual “Fundraising for Families."

EIRMC's Parent Company Named a 2021 World's Most Ethical Company

Eastern Idaho Regional Medical Center announced that it has been recognized for the 11th time by Ethisphere.

Are You Experiencing Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD)?

Seasonal affective disorder (SAD) is a type of depression that’s related to changes in seasons.

Eastern Idaho Surgeon Receives National Recognition

Dr. Altenburg, who practices in Idaho Falls and Pocatello, was the only surgeon from Idaho named to the list.