Partners in Health

Portneuf Health Trust’s Partners in Health play critical roles in improving the region’s health. The Trust collaborates with these organizations to drive important health initiatives that benefit all of the region’s residents.

Bannock County

Bannock County serves a population of approximately 86,000 residents with an area of nearly 1200 square miles. The county operates and maintains the Portneuf Wellness Complex, an 80-acre multiuse facility donated by Portneuf Health Trust, the complex was designed to improve the health of the area’s residents through outdoor activity.

City of Chubbuck

Sister city to Pocatello, Chubbuck’s more than 14,000 residents cherish their small town atmosphere and vibrant economic activity.

City of Pocatello

Recognized by Forbes as a “Best Small Place for Business” 6 years in a row, Pocatello is the fifth largest city in Idaho, the seat of Bannock County and home to both Portneuf Medical Center and Portneuf Health Trust. The city’s more than 55,000 residents enjoy a high quality of life that combines easy access to outdoor recreation with a rich cultural and city scene. Several corporations are headquartered in Pocatello, with national and multinational companies maintaining operations in the city. Pocatello is home as well to Idaho State University.

Dr. Warren Willey

Warren Willey, D.O. is a leading national authority on healthy living through natural means. The author of four best-selling books on healthy living, Dr. Willey advises Portneuf Health Trust on nutrition and exercise issues for our Community Wellness Programs.

Idaho State University

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Go Bengals! It’s a refrain you’ll hear throughout our community. Idaho State University, a Carnegie-classified doctoral research and teaching institution founded in 1901, attracts students from around the world to its Idaho campuses. At the main campus in Pocatello, and at locations in Meridian, Idaho Falls and Twin Falls, ISU offers access to high-quality education in more than 250 programs. Over 12,000 students attend ISU, receiving education and training in those programs. Idaho State University is the state’s designated lead institution in health professions.

Pocatello Free Clinic

The Pocatello Free Clinic’s mission is “to promote health and wellness by providing quality services, at no charge, to people without access to basic care.” It’s the oldest free clinic in Idaho and has served uninsured patients of southeast Idaho since 1971. 

Portneuf Medical Center

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Portneuf Medical Center is an acute care facility and regional referral center that has served the healthcare needs of Eastern Idaho and western Wyoming since 1907. Accredited by The Joint Commission and licensed by the State Department of Health and Welfare, Portneuf Medical Center’s more than 1300 employees deliver a complete range of healthcare services. Portneuf Medical Center is home to a Level II Trauma Center.

Portneuf Health Trust is proud to be a part owner of Portneuf Medical Center.

Southeastern Idaho Public Health (SIPH)

One of seven public health districts in Idaho, SIPH is charged with preserving and improving public health in eight counties in Southeastern Idaho.

State of Idaho, Dept of Health and Welfare

With a mission is to promote and protect the health and safety of Idahoans, the Idaho Department of Health and Welfare’s programs and services are designed to help people live healthy and be productive, strengthening individuals, families and communities. From birth throughout life, the Department of Health and Welfare helps people improve their lives.

The Hospital Cooperative

The mission of The Hospital Cooperative is to strengthen regional health care by providing support and increasing value to member hospitals through shared resources, knowledge and information. With guidance from an executive board of 16 hospital leaders, the staff members of The Hospital Cooperative plan and organize programs and activities that enable member hospitals to accomplish more together than would be possible alone.

United Way of Southeastern Idaho

“United We Fight. United We Win.” United Way fights for the health, education and financial stability of every person in every community in Southeastern Idaho. 100 percent of donations made to United Way of Southeastern Idaho go to work directly in our communities. United Way of Southeastern Idaho is the designated administrator for Portneuf Health Trust funds reserved for health-related grants.

VA Outpatient Clinic

In 2017, Portneuf Health Trust made space available in the building for a new and expanded Veterans Administration Outpatient Clinic, the first in the Intermountain West based on the Patient Aligned Care Team (PACT) concept, an approach to veteran healthcare based on whole-person, lifelong care.

The expanded facility serves more than 6,000 veterans in the area.

Portneuf Health Trust worked with local partners to obtain approvals from the Veterans Administration for the expanded clinic and paid architectural and engineering design fees to enable the new clinic to occupy its new home inside Bannock Campus.