February 18, 2016
The Keller Family Community Foundation has granted the Portage Health Foundation $2,000 to purchase gas-only gift cards for the continuation of a medical transportation program at UP Health System-Portage.
February 18, 2016
Nephrology is the branch of medicine that deals with the normal working of the kidneys as well as its diseases.
February 3, 2016
UP Health System will begin site preparation activity at its planned new UP Health System Calumet clinic in late February. Construction of the new clinic facility will begin in the spring.
February 1, 2016
When a heart attack strikes, every minute matters. In fact, the first few minutes are critical in determining the short-term and long-term outcome for the patient.
January 25, 2016
A free public presentation by Dr. Rudy Evonich on “Atrial Fibrillation and Stroke Prevention” is slated for 5:30 p.m. on Monday, February 8 at the Shelden Grill.
January 15, 2016
Dr. Jennifer Bow will present a free public lecture titled, “Lower Extremity Pain and Treatment Options for the Hip, Knee, Foot and Ankle”, on January 28 at the Shelden Grill/Franklin Square Inn in Houghton.
January 10, 2016
Michigan Tech hosted the premier Nordic skiing event in the country last week, the U.S. Cross Country Ski Championships. The event is run by a large group of volunteers and UP Health System – Portage supplied the medical team with six of its employees.
December 15, 2015
UP Health System – Portage is proud to welcome Debbie Lorenz, NP to its internal medicine staff in Hancock. Lorenz is partnering with Dr. Katriina Hopper and began seeing patients in late November.
October 23, 2015
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) Diabetes Prevention Recognition Program is coming to UP Health System – Portage in September.
October 20, 2015
People of all ages, shapes and sizes walk through the doors of the UP Health System – Portage Fitness Center on a daily basis. One such individual stands out from the crowd and is an inspiration for everybody.
October 2, 2015
UP Health System - Portage is now a participant in the SilverSneakars Fitness Program at its Fitness Center on Sharon Avenue in Houghton.
August 25, 2015
Get up, get out and get walking on Monday, Sept. 7 for the 12th annual UP Health System – Portage Labor Day Bridge Walk. Registration begins at 8:15 a.m. at the Kestner Waterfront Park (Chutes and Ladders) in Houghton, with the five-mile walk beginning at 8:30 a.m.
August 20, 2015
The local Women Living with Cancer Support Group will have its monthly meeting at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, August 26 in the conference center at UP Health System – Portage.
August 5, 2015
Dr. Robinette is a board certified emergency medicine physician and began seeing patients on August 1, 2015.
June 5, 2015
UP Health System - Portage has started a partnership with Niemela’s Market Gardens who will supply fresh local produce for the hospital’s café. The first delivery was made on Friday (June 5).