Porter Medical Center Launches Community Conversation

About the Future of Health Care in our Community

Community discussions, advisory committees and an online questionnaire

designed to receive public feedback


Porter Medical Center’s Board has launched a community conversation including community forums and an online questionnaire as part of their strategic planning process regarding the future of Porter and health care delivery in our community.  Porter is strongly encouraging members of the community to be a part of the forward-looking strategic planning process now underway to ensure the community continues to have access to high quality health care services for years to come. 

As part of this exploration, Porter has organized a Physicians Advisory Committee and a Community Advisory Committee to help hospital leaders evaluate options and analyze public feedback.

As part of the community engagement process, Porter is hosting three summer forums as well as offering an online questionnaire for those who cannot attend or wish to have their feedback remain anonymous. Porter is considering all options including maintaining its existing independent structure, as well as affiliation with another larger organization.   

Below is the Community Forum schedule, all are welcome:


Middlebury - Regional EMS Headquarters

July 12, 2016 4:00 PM – 5:30 PM

55 Collins Drive


Vergennes - Bixby Library

July 20, 2016 4:00 PM – 5:30 PM

258 Main Street


Bristol - Holley Hall

July 26, 2016 4:00 PM – 5:30 PM

1 South Street


For those who wish to take the online confidential survey, please visit: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/PorterMedical


For more information about Porter Medical Center, visit: www.portermedical.org or call the public relations office at 388-4744.