Cheyenne Regional Medical Center News

There’s a lot going on at Cheyenne Regional Medical Center, and one way we share news about new technology and services and upcoming events is by sending out news releases. We keep many of these releases on our website for several months, and sometimes for a year or more, in case a reporter or community member would like access to the information after the fact. Please note that most of the news releases below are from previous months and years. If you have any questions about the date of a particular news release, please feel free to call CRMC’s Marketing Dept. at 307-633-7461.

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 to Host Stroke Symposium on May 23

May 16, 2018 Cheyenne, WY – Cheyenne Regional Medical Center (CRMC) is hosting its annual free stroke symposium for the community on May 23, 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., in the hospital’s main auditoriums. The hospital is located at 214 East 23rd St. This year’s symposium will focus on the American Heart Association’s new blood pressure recommendations to lower stroke risks and on the importance of eating the “MIND” diet, composed of vegetables, berries, nuts, fish and other foods that promote healthy brain function and can help lower the risks of stroke and chronic diseases. The symposium’s keynote speaker will…

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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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Wyoming Governor Matt Mead to Speak at ‘Click It or Ticket’ News Conference

May 7, 2018 Contact: Troy D. McLees, CRMC Injury Prevention Coordinator, Safe Communities Phone: 633-7527 WHEN: May 15, 10 a.m. Event will be in the lobby of the Cheyenne Police Department No more than 40-45 minutes, including questions from the media following the presentation WHAT: The 2018 “Click It or Ticket” National May Mobilization Media Awareness Event In 2016, the use of seat belts in passenger vehicles saved an estimated 14,668 lives of occupants ages 5 and older. The Click It or Ticket campaign focuses on safety education, strong laws and law enforcement officers saving lives. Wyoming, Laramie County and…

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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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