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 Medical Center Partners with UCHealth and LifeLine to Provide Medical Air Transport Service

March 23, 2021 Cheyenne, WY—Cheyenne Regional Medical Center is now partnering with UCHealth to provide the LifeLine medical air transport service. “As with our former air ambulance service, the LifeLine crew will be based at the Cheyenne airport to ensure a quick response when critical care flight services are needed,” said Tim Thornell, CRMC president and chief executive officer. “The service will also be staffed and available 24/7/365 to transport patients anywhere they may need to go, just as we always have.” LifeLine works in partnership with local hospitals and public safety agencies to transport patients from hospitals and accident…

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Cheyenne Regional Medical Center to Offer New Alzheimer’s and Dementia Care Program

February 15, 2021 Cheyenne, WY—Cheyenne Regional Medical Center will be offering a new Alzheimer’s and Dementia Care program starting March 1. The program is designed to help patients and family members address and manage the complex medical, emotional, behavioral and social needs of Alzheimer’s disease and other types of dementia. “Our dementia care specialists will work closely with each patient’s primary care provider to develop and implement a personalized care plan for the patient,” said Amy Shaw, CRMC dementia care specialist and certified physician assistant. Another primary goal of the program will be to provide ongoing support to families and…

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Cheyenne Regional Medical Center Named to Healthgrades 2021 America’s 250 Best Hospitals

February 9, 2021 CRMC among top five percent of U.S. hospitals for clinical outcomes Cheyenne, WY—Cheyenne Regional Medical Center officials announced today that CRMC has received the Healthgrades 2021 America’s 250 Best Hospitals Award™. This distinction places CRMC in the top five percent of nearly 4,500 hospitals assessed nationwide for its superior clinical performance as measured by Healthgrades, the leading online resource for helping consumers make informed choices about health systems, hospitals and physicians. This is the third year in a row for CRMC to receive the top 250 hospital distinction. CRMC is the only hospital in Wyoming to receive this…

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Cardiac Rehab Helps 45-Year-Old Laramie County Man Recover from Heart Attack

February 8, 2021 Laramie County resident Taft Love is on the road to recovery after suffering a heart attack in September 2020. An avid outdoorsman and fitness enthusiast, 45-year-old Taft Love is the last person you would expect to have a heart attack. But last September, while hiking in mountains near Steamboat Springs, CO, Love started to experience “heartburn” followed by tension across his shoulders and a sharp pain in his left elbow. He took an antacid and aspirin, hoping they would help him feel better. “I thought I had eaten something that didn’t agree with…

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Cheyenne Regional Medical Center to Ease Visitor Restrictions on January 21

January 20, 2021 Cheyenne, WY—Cheyenne Regional Medical Center officials announced today that the hospital’s visitor restrictions will be eased on January 21 due to the stabilization of COVID-19 metrics in the community. The visitor policy will continue to be reviewed and modified as needed to ensure the safety and well-being of CRMC patients, visitors, employees and medical staff. CRMC Visitor Policy Updates, Effective January 21 at 7 a.m. COVID positive patients are not eligible to receive routine visitors. Visiting hours at the West campus (main hospital) will be 7 a.m. to 7 p.m., Sunday through Saturday. Visiting hours at the…

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