Cheyenne Regional Medical Center Designated as Ebola Assessment Hospital

October 12, 2015 Cheyenne, WY—Cheyenne Regional Medical Center is one of two hospitals in Wyoming to be designated as an Ebola Assessment Hospital by the Wyoming Department of Health (WYDOH). CRMC was notified of the designation in August and has signed a contract to be an Ebola assessment hospital for the next five years. “We had to determine our preparedness to treat someone with Ebola and then present that through an extensive written application and an on-site review by the Wyoming Department of Health and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC),” said Candis Pickard, CRMC’s emergency preparedness coordinator.…

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Cheyenne Regional Announces Strategic Employment Partnership with U.S. Army

September 21, 2015 Cheyenne, WY—Cheyenne Regional Medical Center and representatives of the U.S. Army Recruiting Command will sign an agreement in a public ceremony on September 22 that will give priority interview consideration to soldiers participating in the Partnership for Youth Success (PaYS) program. The signing ceremony will begin at 2 p.m. in the hospital’s main lobby, 214 E. 23rd St. A reception will follow the ceremony. PaYS was developed to provide America’s youth with the opportunity to simultaneously serve their country and prepare for a future career outside of the Army. Soldiers sign up for PaYS as part of…

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Cheyenne Regional Medical Center Receives Platinum Performance Achievement Award for Care of Heart Attack Patients

August 26, 2015 Cheyenne, WY—Cheyenne Regional Medical Center (CRMC) has received the American College of Cardiology’s  (ACC) Platinum Performance Achievement award for providing a high level of care and treatment to heart attack patients. CRMC is one of only 319 hospitals nationwide to receive this honor for 2015. To receive the award, CRMC consistently followed the treatment guidelines in the ACTION Registry®–GWTG™ Premier for eight consecutive quarters and met a performance standard of 90 percent for specific quality performance measures. The ACTION Registry provides three levels of recognition: platinum, gold and silver. “This award recognizes our commitment and success in…

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Cheyenne Regional Medical Center Receives American Heart Association’s Mission: Lifeline® Gold Quality Achievement Award

July 20, 2015 Award demonstrates Cheyenne Regional’s commitment to quality care for heart attack patients. Cheyenne, WY—Cheyenne Regional Medical Center has received the Mission: Lifeline® Gold Receiving Quality Achievement Award for implementing prompt, evidence-based care for patients experiencing severe heart attacks. Mission: Lifeline is a program of the American Heart Association. Its goal is to reduce barriers to quick treatment for heart attacks, beginning with the 9-1-1 call and continuing through hospital treatment. Mission: Lifeline recognizes referring hospitals, receiving hospitals and emergency medical services agencies for their success in using Mission: Lifeline criteria to improve quality of care for heart attack…

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Top 10 Summer Safety Tips to Help Kids Have Fun and Stay Injury-Free

July 14, 2015 Safe Kids Wyoming and Wyoming Department of Health Injury Prevention Program Remind Parents to Avoid Preventable Injuries During the Summer Summer is one of the most exciting times of the year for your kids, but it’s also a time when kids can be at risk for injuries. That’s why Safe Kids Wyoming and the Wyoming Department of Health Injury Prevention Program encourage all parents and caregivers to be prepared with simple safety tips this summer season. Risks of swimming tragedies increase in the summer. Two-thirds of drowning deaths occur in the summer, between May and August, and…

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