Cheyenne Regional Medical Group and Cigna Sign Agreement

May 25, 2018 Cheyenne Regional Medical Group (CRMG) and Cigna (NYSE: CI) have signed an agreement that will keep the doctors in Cigna’s network and ensure uninterrupted care for thousands of Cheyenne area customers. “CRMG and Cheyenne Regional Medical Center (CRMC) are both committed to providing our entire community access to their current, trusted providers without interruption,” said Kerry Slater, CRMG president. CRMG and Cigna have been in negotiations for the past year and worked collaboratively to reach an agreement before the previous contract ended on June 1. The new agreement deepens the relationship between Cigna and CRMG and advances…

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Cheyenne Regional Health System Receives Recognition for its High-Performing Electronic Medical Record System

May 17, 2018 Cheyenne, WY — The Cheyenne Regional health system has been recognized for having a high-functioning and broad-based electronic medical record (EMR) system by HIMSS Analytics, an international firm that evaluates and rates healthcare facilities’ EMRs and information technology capabilities. Cheyenne Regional was notified in April that its outpatient clinics achieved Stage 6 of the HIMSS Analytics Hospital Outpatient Electronic Medical Record Adoption Model. There are eight HIMSS stages, from 0-7, with Stage 7 being the highest level of recognition. Cheyenne Regional Medical Center (CRMC) received the HIMSS Stage 6 designation for its inpatient EMR capabilities in 2013,…

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Cheyenne Regional Medical Center Becomes First Hospital in Wyoming to Offer Patients Heart Failure Monitoring Device

May 10, 2018 Cheyenne, WY—Cheyenne Regional Medical Center is the first hospital in Wyoming to implant a miniaturized monitoring sensor that offers improved outcomes for many patients with heart failure. The CardioMEMS™ HF monitoring system features a wireless sensor that is placed in a patient’s pulmonary artery (PA) to measure the artery’s pressure. Increased PA pressure often occurs before weight and blood pressure changes, which are indirect indicators of worsening heart failure. The paper clip-sized sensor sends daily pressure readings to a small portable electronic system in the patient’s home. The information is then transmitted to the patient’s clinician. There…

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Cheyenne Regional Medical Center Foundation Hires Annual Giving and Grants Director

April 26, 2018 Cheyenne, WY—The Cheyenne Regional Medical Center Foundation has hired a new annual giving and grants director, Danielle Jensen-Ryan of Cheyenne. Danielle Jensen-Ryan A fourth-generation Wyomingite, Jensen-Ryan earned her undergraduate and master’s degrees in anthropology from the University of Wyoming and recently earned a doctoral degree in policy and community engagement from the University of Georgia. “Danielle is very engaged in our local community. She’s a member of PEO, Kiwanis Club of Cheyenne, Cheyenne Professional Network and the Wyoming Breast Cancer Initiative,” said Scott Fox, the Foundation’s executive director. “She has also been actively…

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