Cheyenne Regional Medical Center Announces Changes to Visitor Policy Effective April 20, 2022

May 4, 2022 Cheyenne, WY—Cheyenne Regional Medical Center officials have announced the following changes to the hospital and health system’s visitor policy. Please note that all other COVID-19 policies remain in effect to ensure the safety and well-being of our patients, visitors, employees and medical staff. Our COVID-19 policies are reviewed regularly and are updated as appropriate and in accordance with CMS, CDC and OSHA guidelines and requirements. UPDATED VISITOR POLICY (Effective April 20, 2022) Visitors will not be allowed to enter if they have COVID-19, have had close contact with someone with COVID-19 in the last 10 days or have…

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Cheyenne Regional Cancer Center Offers Genetic Cancer Risk Assessments

April 20, 2022 Cheyenne, WY—The Cheyenne Regional Cancer Center is now providing genetic cancer risk assessments to help individuals determine if they have a genetic variant that could put them at a higher risk for developing cancer. “The recommendation for genetic testing can be based on many factors,” said Greta Skagen, a nurse practitioner and the center’s certified genetic risk assessment counselor. “Those factors might include a patient’s history of cancer or other health history, a patient with family members who have tested positive for a genetic cancer syndrome, a family history that suggests a genetic cancer syndrome or patients…

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Enroll Wyoming Offers Free Health Insurance Assistance

Families may already qualify for affordable health coverage Contact Enroll Wyoming to find out April 15, 2022 Many people don’t realize they currently qualify for comprehensive and affordable health insurance and could sign up today. Expanded benefits and cheaper costs can be found by connecting with Enroll Wyoming, a nonprofit that provides free assistance to explore health options. People may qualify for the Health Insurance Marketplace based on income or recent life-altering experiences like marriage, a new child joining the home, or losing health insurance. This allows Americans to access the Marketplace, where cost savings like tax credits make four…

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Cheyenne Regional Medical Center Offers First-of-its-Kind Treatment for Heart Disease

CRMC uses Shockwave technology to treat calcified coronary plaque May 4, 2022 Cheyenne Regional cardiac cath team members who participated in the two Shockwave procedures that took place at CRMC on March 14, 2022: Left to right: Dan Moloney, CVT; Dr. Arunpreet Kahlon, cardiologist; Amber Ratcliff, RN; Cami Mathis, CVT; Dr. Abdur Khan, cardiologist; Deb Waters, RN; Amber Hipszky, RN (pink mask); Ashley Myers, RN (black mask and white scrub cap); Jaclyn Scott, RN (black mask with hearts); Amber Sullivan, RN (green scrub cap); and Tori Hageman, CVT  Cheyenne, WY—On March 14 Cheyenne Regional Medical Center…

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CRMC Cardiac Electrophysiologists Successfully Implant Heart Device to Decrease Patient’s Stroke Risk  

May 4, 2022 This next-generation permanent heart implant is the only FDA-approved device for the reduction of stroke risk in patients with non-valvular atrial fibrillation CRMC and WATCHMAN team members that were part of the the WATCHMAN FLX implant procedure performed on March 2, 2022. This was the first time for this procedure to be performed at CRMC. Cheyenne, WY—On March 2, 2022, two cardiac electrophysiologists at Cheyenne Regional Medical Center (CRMC) implanted a WATCHMAN FLX device in a patient’s heart to help reduce the patient’s risk of having a stroke. CRMC is one of two…

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