Foundation Purchases 52 Fixed Vital Sign Monitors for Cheyenne Regional Medical Center

February 2, 2015 Cheyenne, WY—State-of-the-art fixed vital sign monitors were recently installed in 52 patient rooms at Cheyenne Regional Medical Center with a contribution provided by the Cheyenne Regional Foundation. Each year the Foundation uses proceeds from its Denim ’N Diamonds campaign to fund a project that will benefit the hospital. The 2014 campaign raised more than $200,000, which was used to purchase and install the new monitors. “Hospital leaders and the Foundation’s Board of Directors work together to determine a much-needed project each year that will benefit patients and our clinical staff,” said Stephen Stone, the Foundation’s Executive Director.…

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Cheyenne Regional Medical Center Leader Invited to Speak to National Health Policy Forum in Washington, D.C.

January 27, 2015 Cheyenne, WY—A representative from Cheyenne Regional Medical Center’s population health division will present highlights of the division’s statewide population health improvement project to the National Health Policy Forum in Washington, D.C., on January 30. Phyllis Sherard, Ph.D., Cheyenne Regional’s chief strategy officer and vice president of population health, will discuss how the statewide initiative is transforming rural healthcare delivery in Wyoming by creating integrated systems of care known as “medical neighborhoods.” The initiative is being managed by the Wyoming Institute of Population Health, a division of Cheyenne Regional. The Wyoming initiative was selected from 105 federally funded…

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Federal Grant to Fund Public Health Training Center in Wyoming – Wyoming Institute of Population Health to Administer Grant

January 8, 2015 Cheyenne, WY—Cheyenne Regional Medical Center’s population health division has been awarded a four-year $800,000 federal grant to establish a public health training center in Wyoming. The center will identify the learning needs of Wyoming’s public health workforce; provide user-friendly, accessible training; and help Wyoming public health organizations meet their strategic planning, education and resource needs. The grant will be administered by the Wyoming Institute of Population Health (Institute), the division of Cheyenne Regional Medical Center focused on improving the health of Wyoming residents through several statewide initiatives. These initiatives include the development of patient-centered medical homes and…

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Cheyenne Regional’s New Lobby Set to Open December 19

December 18, 2014 Cheyenne, WY—Cheyenne Regional Medical Center officials announced today that the hospital will open its new 6,700-square-foot lobby on Friday, December 19, 6 a.m. The lobby renovation is the final phase of the Cheyenne Regional master facilities plan that included construction of a new emergency department, cancer center and two-story parking garage north of the hospital. The first project was the construction of the parking garage, which began in March 2012. Lobby construction started last May. “These projects were selected after assessing community and hospital needs. The plans were based on input from hospital trustees, physicians, employees and…

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Cheyenne Regional Medical Center Earns Top Performer on Key Quality Measures® Recognition from The Joint Commission

November 13, 2014 Cheyenne, WY—Cheyenne Regional Medical Center officials announced today that the hospital has been recognized as a 2013 Top Performer on Key Quality Measures® by The Joint Commission, the leading accreditor of healthcare organizations in the United States. Cheyenne Regional was recognized as part of The Joint Commission’s 2014 annual report “America’s Hospitals: Improving Quality and Safety” for attaining and sustaining excellence in accountability measure performance for treatment of heart attacks, heart failure and pneumonia and for surgical care. Cheyenne Regional is one of 1,224 hospitals in the United States to achieve the 2013 Top Performer distinction. “Cheyenne…

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