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 Children’s Hospital Colorado to Improve Care for Wyoming’s Tiniest Patients

October 15, 2020 Partnership aiming to elevate neonatal care close to home Cheyenne, WY- Cheyenne Regional Medical Center (CRMC) and Children’s Hospital Colorado (Children’s Colorado) announced today that they have expanded their care alliance partnership to include tele-neonatology services. Focused on elevating the care of Wyoming’s tiniest patients in the neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) at CRMC, providers in Wyoming will have access to consultation support from neonatal specialists at Children’s Colorado, a leading top ten Children’s Hospital. The CRMC Foundation also gives support to the Mother-Baby Unit in many ways to provide advanced care to Wyoming babies. The Foundation…

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American College of Radiology Accredits Cheyenne Regional Medical Center’s Medical Imaging Department

October 7, 2020  Cheyenne, WY—Cheyenne Regional Medical Center’s Medical Imaging Department was recently accredited by the American College of Radiology (ACR) for Nuclear Medicine and the operation of the department’s PET/CT, MRI, Ultrasound and CT. CRMC has also received a specialty accreditation from the ACR as a Designated CT Lung Cancer Screening Center. To receive ACR accreditation, imaging centers must voluntarily undergo a rigorous inspection by third-party peer reviewers who assess and rate facilities based on their personnel qualifications, equipment quality, image quality and quality control measures that ensure patient safety. The lung cancer screening accreditation also ensures that patients…

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Cheyenne Regional Medical Center Launches Campaign Focusing on Opioid Use Disorder

October 2, 2020 Cheyenne, WY—On September 30 Cheyenne Regional Medical Center’s population health division launched a three-month multi-media campaign in Laramie County focusing on opioid use disorder, including how to get help, how to talk to providers about alternatives to using opioids for pain management and the importance of stigma reduction. “Wyoming is not immune to the nationwide opioid crisis,” said Angela Vaughn, CRMC’s community health project manager. “In 2018, 66 deaths in our state were caused by opioid overdoses, including 28 overdoses from prescribed opioid medications.” The campaign emphasizes the danger of opioid use by highlighting that it can…

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CRMC Cancer Center to Provide Free Lunch to Cancer Survivors

September 24, 2020 Cheyenne, WY—Cheyenne Regional Medical Center’s Cancer Center is hosting a “grab and go” lunch for cancer survivors on Oct. 3, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., in front of the Cancer Center, 310 East 24th St. The lunch is being provided in partnership with the Cheyenne Regional Foundation. “Due to COVID-19, we cannot gather in person, but we still want to recognize and honor our cancer patients and their families and caregivers,” said Edith Silvas, CRMC’s oncology program manager. The lunch is free of charge, but an RSVP is strongly recommended to ensure enough food is available. Survivors…

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Cheyenne Regional Medical Center Receives Three Gold-Plus Quality Awards from the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association

September 14, 2020 Cheyenne, WY—The American Heart Association/American Stroke Association (AHA/ASA) has presented Cheyenne Regional Medical Center (CRMC) with three 2020 Get With The Guidelines® Gold Plus Awards for the hospital’s treatment of stroke and heart failure patients and adult patients suffering an in-hospital cardiac arrest. According to the AHA/ASA, Gold Plus-level awards are given to an “elite group of hospitals” for their “commitment to guideline adherence and quality improvement” for the heart failure and stroke populations and for adult patients suffering cardiac arrest. “I’d like to thank the physicians, advanced practiced providers, nurses, dietitians, therapists, technicians and other employees…

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