Cheyenne Regional Medical Center Receives Advanced Primary Stroke Center Recertification

August 9, 2021 Cheyenne, WY—The Joint Commission recently recertified Cheyenne Regional Medical Center as an Advanced Primary Stroke Center. Receiving Advanced Primary Stroke Center certification means that CRMC has earned The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval for stroke care. “This Gold Seal of Approval is a symbol of quality that reflects a healthcare organization’s commitment to providing safe and quality patient care,” said Cheyenne Regional Health System President and Chief Executive Officer Tim Thornell. “In this case, it means that our hospital has demonstrated to a nationally recognized accrediting organization that we provide high-quality stroke care. Since this is…

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Cheyenne Regional Medical Center Holds ‘Code Pink’ Drill

May 18, 2021 Cheyenne, WY—Cheyenne Regional Medical Center held an infant abduction drill today as part of its required emergency planning. The exercise, known as “Code Pink,” was conducted to test the response of CRMC staff. CRMC officials want the community to know that this was only a test of CRMC’s “Code Pink” protocols and that no infants or children participated in the drill or were ever at risk.

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Cheyenne Regional Medical Center Begins New Lymphedema Prevention Program for Cancer Survivors

May 5, 2021 Cheyenne, WY—The Cancer Center at Cheyenne Regional Medical Center (CRMC) is now offering a new program that can help prevent or reduce the development of secondary lymphedema in cancer survivors. Lymphedema is a leading post-treatment complication for many cancer patients characterized by lymphatic fluid buildup that causes painful and sometimes debilitating tightness and swelling in the affected limb. The new program uses bioimpedance spectroscopy (BIS) to measure the level of fluid buildup in an at-risk limb compared to the level in a healthy limb. The scan is delivered via a scale-like device called a SOZO. Patients step…

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Cheyenne Regional Medical Center to Allow Two Designated Visitors per Patient Starting April 26

April 22, 2021 Cheyenne, WY—Cheyenne Regional Medical Center officials announced today that the hospital’s visitor restrictions will be eased on April 26 due to the stabilization of COVID-19 metrics in the community. CRMC Visitor Policy Updates, Effective April 26 at 7 a.m. Two designated visitors will be permitted for each patient for the entirety of the patient’s stay at CRMC. Visiting hours at the West campus (main hospital) are 7 a.m. to 7 p.m., Sunday through Saturday. Visiting hours at the East campus are 7 a.m. to 6 p.m., Monday through Friday; 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., Saturday and Sunday.…

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Cheyenne Regional Medical Center Pharmacist Receives National Excellence in Innovation Award

April 22, 2021 Cheyenne, WY—Cheyenne Regional Medical Center Pharmacist Nathon Parker has been presented with an Excellence in Innovation Award from the National Alliance of State Pharmacy Associations (NASPA). The Excellence in Innovation Award recognizes qualified pharmacists who have demonstrated significant innovation in their practice, method or service directly or indirectly resulting in improved patient care and/or the advancement of the profession of pharmacy. The annual award is presented by participating state pharmacist associations. Parker is one of 42 pharmacists from across the nation who were presented with the Excellence in Innovation Award for 2020. Parker is the only pharmacist…

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