Cheyenne Regional Medical Center Receives Level III Trauma Verification

May 17, 2022 CRMC is the only American College of Surgeons-verified trauma center in Wyoming Cheyenne, WY—Cheyenne Regional Medical Center was recently verified as a Level III Trauma Center by the American College of Surgeons’ (ACS) Committee on Trauma. CRMC is the only ACS-verified trauma center in Wyoming, and one of more than 500 ACS-verified trauma centers in the United States. Level III Trauma Center verification means that a team of trauma experts has completed a site review of the hospital and reviewed over 300 measures focusing on trauma-related resources, patient care, performance improvement, commitment and team readiness. The surveyors…

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CRMC Stroke Symposium to Focus on ‘Life after Stroke’

May 4, 2022 Cheyenne, WY—Cheyenne Regional Medical Center is hosting its fifth annual stroke symposium on May 21, 9 to 11 a.m. This year’s symposium is being held virtually via Zoom. Titled “Life after Stroke,” the 2022 symposium will focus on the relationship between COVID-19 and strokes, stroke rehabilitation and how someone’s life may be impacted by a stroke and what the person can do to recover and move forward. A video testimonial from a young stroke survivor will also be shown, and participants will be able to ask questions of a panel of experts that will include Dr. Daniel…

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‘Never, Never, Never Give Up’

May 4, 2022 Cheyenne resident Robert Pratt during his hospital stay at CRMC after a near fatal ATV accident. A freak accident nearly killed 52-year-old Robert Pratt last September. “I was going hunting and was getting ready to load my ATV when my dog took off running,” the Cheyenne resident said. “I went after her.” Robert has years of experience riding ATVs. But when the one-year-old Husky darted in front of him, Robert swerved to avoid hitting her. During the swerve the ATV’s throttle cable broke, and Robert lost control of the machine. “I hit the…

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CRMC’s Virtual Emergency Department Visits Temporarily Unavailable Effective April 29

April 28, 2022 Cheyenne, WY—Cheyenne Regional Medical Center (CRMC) will be suspending virtual, or telehealth, visits to its emergency department (ED) starting April 29. Virtual ED visits at CRMC began in April 2020 at the start of the pandemic to determine if a patient’s condition could be managed safely at home or if the patient needed to come to the emergency department to be evaluated in person. “Understandably, the early days of the pandemic created significant concern and confusion for those seeking healthcare,” said Dr. Stephen Pecevich, a CRMC emergency medicine physician. “We wanted those who had reservations about coming…

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Safe Kids Day Coming to Cheyenne April 30

April 20, 2022 Cheyenne, WY—Cheyenne Regional Medical Center and the Cheyenne Family YMCA are teaming with several other local health and safety groups to offer the 25th annual Safe Kids Day at the YMCA on April 30, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Safe Kids Day is free and open to the public. “Around the world, more than one million children die each year from preventable injuries. Millions more are injured in ways that can affect them for a lifetime. But these injuries don’t have to happen. That’s what Safe Kids Day is all about,” said Victoria Ingerle, Safe Kids Laramie County coordinator. More…

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