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Binkley named VP of Finance and CFO at Portage Health

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Portage Health has named Susan Binkley its Vice President of Finance and Chief Financial Officer. Binkley, who has been at Portage Health for more than a decade, will officially take over the position on Jan. 1, 2014.

Susan Binkley“We welcome Susan to her new position after working at Portage Health since 1998,” said Jim Bogan, president and CEO of Portage Health.

Binkley has more than 25 years of experience in healthcare finance, accounting, reimbursement, budgeting and revenue cycle. She’s worked as the director of finance and decision support analyst at Portage Health.

“I’m honored to have received this opportunity to help make Portage Health a leader in healthcare delivery,” Binkley said. “I’m looking forward to working with our dedicated, and highly skilled staff to face today’s challenges in healthcare.”

Previous to joining Portage Health, Binkley worked at Hayes Green Beach Memorial Hospital in Charlotte, Michigan, University of Cincinnati Hospital in Cincinnati, Ohio, and at Abbott Labs in Chicago. She earned her bachelor’s degree at The University of Illinois.

Binkley is taking over for Brian Donahue, who has decided to pursue other career opportunities after nearly 15 years at Portage Health.

“We wish Brian the best of luck,” Bogan said. “He was a wonderful asset for our organization and our community.”

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Trusock once again recognized by American Board of Family Medicine

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Long-time Portage Health family medicine and sports medicine physician Bruce Trusock, MD, has successfully been awarded the certificate of added qualification in sports medicine from the American Board of Family Medicine, Inc.

TrusockDr. Trusock has had this certification for more than three decades, and was proud to once again earn the recognition.

“The American Board of Family Medicine is a great organization, and it’s truly an honor to be acknowledged by them with this recertification,” Trusock said.

Dr. Trusock has been serving the Copper Country community for 32 years. His time here has included being the team physician for Michigan Tech athletics the entire time, and expanding the Portage Health Sports Medicine Institute into what it is today. Learn more about Dr. Trusock at


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