Cheyenne Regional Medical Center’s Emergency Department Recognized as Pediatric Receiving Facility

January 19, 2023 Wyoming Department of Health (WDH) officials present Cheyenne Regional Medical Center’s (CRMC) emergency department (ED) with a plaque designating CRMC as a Pediatric Receiving Facility. The presentation took place in the hospital’s pediatric trauma bay on Jan. 13, 2023, and included (from left): Jamie McBride, CRMC ED educator; Jennifer Dykshorn, CRMC trauma manager; Tim Thornell, CRMC president and chief executive officer; Sherrie Wilkins, CRMC ED clinical care coordinator; Kenny Dunn, CRMC trauma personal injury protection coordinator; Aaron Koehler, Wyoming Emergency Medical Services state director; Brad McKee, WDH  Emergency Medical Services for Children specialist;…

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Cheyenne Regional Medical Center to Host Wake Up to Heart Health on February 4

January 17, 2023 Cheyenne, WY—Cheyenne Regional Medical Center’s Heart and Vascular Services and the CRMC Foundation will host their 14th annual “Wake Up to Heart Health” event on Feb. 4, 9-1 p.m., at the Blue Community Events Center, 2401 E. Pershing Blvd. The focus of this year’s event is to “Eat Well. Move More. Live Longer.” “Heart disease has been the leading cause of death for men and women and people of most racial and ethnic groups in the United States for many years,” said Dr. Vipul Madhwani, a CRMC cardiologist who will be speaking at the event. Dr. Madhwani…

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Diabetes Burnout: What to Do When You Feel Defeated

November 18, 2022 Registered Dietitian, Certified Diabetes Care and Education Specialist By Hali Harrison Registered Dietitian, Certified Diabetes Care and Education Specialist CRMG Diabetes & Endocrinology What is diabetes burnout? Living with diabetes is not easy. It is a chronic condition that can often feel overwhelming and exhausting. This can sometimes lead to diabetes burnout, where people with diabetes “give up” and stop treating their condition. Unfortunately, this places them at risk for a myriad of additional health problems, including an increased risk of heart attack and stroke. How can you tell if you have diabetes…

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Cheyenne Regional Medical Center Awarded Primary Heart Attack Center Certification

November 17, 2022 Cheyenne, WY—Cheyenne Regional Medical Center was recently recognized as a Primary Heart Attack Center (PHAC) by The Joint Commission and the American Heart Association—and is the only hospital in Wyoming to have this designation. “It should give your community peace of mind knowing that your local hospital has met the requirements to be a Certified Heart Attack Center,” said Aaron Koehler, Wyoming Office of Emergency Services manager. “This shows that Cheyenne Regional Medical Center went above and beyond, and we are happy to recognize that.” Abdur Khan, MD, CRMC interventional cardiologist and medical director of CRMC’s cardiac…

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Cheyenne Regional Medical Center Receives ‘Most Wired’ Status for 10th Consecutive Year

November 14, 2022 Cheyenne, WY—The College of Healthcare Information Management Executives (CHIME) has recognized Cheyenne Regional Medical Center (CRMC) as a “Digital Most Wired” hospital for the 10th consecutive year. Healthcare organizations participating in the Most Wired program are certified as Level 1-10 based on the results of the annual CHIME survey. CRMC is the only hospital in Wyoming to receive Level 7 or higher for 2022. “The CHIME survey is one of the tools we use to gauge our level of information technology and preparedness compared to other hospitals and health systems in our region,” said Jody Siltzer, CRMC’s…

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