October 5, 2017
UP Health System – Portage announces more than $2 million in capital improvement projects underway at the hospital.
This investment resulted from a collaborative effort between LifePoint Health and UP Health System – Portage. Executive leadership and administration worked closely with medical staff to identify potential advancements in medical technology.
November 15, 2016
UP Health System – Portage has been recognized by the March of Dimes for its work to give babies a healthier start in life. UP Health System – Portage earned the recognition after successfully reducing the number of elective inductions and cesarean deliveries performed before 39 completed weeks of pregnancy to less than one percent (1%). This is a tremendous accomplishment, and one that will give more babies the right start in life, the March of Dimes says.
September 28, 2016
UP Health System – Portage has announced that Ronald Ronquist, MD, has joined as its new orthopaedic surgeon. Dr. Ronquist completed his medical degree at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor, MI, and his residency in orthopaedic surgery at the McLaren Regional Medical Center in Flint, MI.
August 4, 2016
UP Health System – Portage announced that the hospital has received a 3-star rating from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS). This rating means that UP Health System - Portage’s performance, as it relates to national standards of care and quality across 64 different indicators, is consistent with the performance of other hospitals in the Upper Peninsula and the nation.
July 22, 2016
UP Health System – Portage’s University Center location will remain open throughout normal business hours today (July 22).
June 21, 2016
Portage welcomes physical therapists Josh Hill and Alysse Hill to the rehab team. The husband and wife duo both graduated with a doctor of physical therapy from Central Michigan in 2015 and began seeing patients at Portage in April.
June 14, 2016
General surgeon Dr. Tim Sears will present a free public presentation titled, “Varicose Vein Treatment” on Monday, June 27 at the Memorial Union Building on Michigan Tech's campus.
May 24, 2016
UP Health System – Portage held its annual Volunteer Recognition Dinner at the Shelden Grill on May 10. Volunteers were recognized for service up to 14,000 hours from 1991 to December 2015.
May 18, 2016
The Portage Health Auxiliary has awarded ten $1,000 scholarships to students in medical programs at post-secondary institutions. The recipients were recognized at Portage’s annual Volunteer Recognition Dinner at the Shelden Grill on May 10.
May 13, 2016
As of May 4, 2016, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has refreshed the Hospital Compare website, ranking UP Health System – Portage as a Four Star Hospital.
May 5, 2016
We are proud to join the American Nurses Association and numerous healthcare organizations across the country to celebrate National Nurses Week (May 6 – May 12).
April 21, 2016
UP Health System – Portage named Mark Randell as the hospital’s 2016 Mercy Award winner on Thursday (April 21).
April 15, 2016
UP Health System – Portage is hosting its annual Sisu Shuffle on Saturday, April 23. The shuffle is a FREE 5-kilometer run/walk, beginning at 11 a.m. at the hospital’s main entrance in Hancock.
April 14, 2016
UP Health System – Portage named Mary Willmer as the 2016 recipient of the Gertrude Decker Hellman Excellence in Nursing Award on Wednesday (April 13) at the annual service awards ceremony.
April 13, 2016
UP Health System – Portage recognized 57 employees for their years of services at a ceremony held in the hospital café on Wednesday (April 13).