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 Foundation Hires Annual Giving and Grants Director

April 11, 2019 Cheyenne, WY–The Cheyenne Regional Medical Center Foundation is proud to announce that Landon Brown of Cheyenne has joined the organization as the Director of Annual Giving and Grants. A Cheyenne native, Brown earned his undergraduate degree from Bellevue University in Professional Retail Sales & Management and a Master of Public Administration degree from the University of Wyoming. For the past seven years, he served as a Grants & Contract Administration Specialist II for the Wyoming Department of Environmental Quality, and he currently represents House District 9 as a member of the Wyoming State Legislature. “Landon is very…

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Cheyenne Regional Medical Center Receives Primary Stroke Center Advanced Certification

March 27, 2019 Cheyenne, WY—Cheyenne Regional Medical Center has recently been designated as a Primary Stroke Center by The Joint Commission and the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association. By being certified as a Primary Stroke Center, Cheyenne Regional has also earned The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval and the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association’s Heart-Check mark quality designations. “I am very proud of our team,” said Dr. Tracie Caller, a Cheyenne Regional neurologist and the medical director of Cheyenne Regional’s stroke program. “It took an incredible amount of work to obtain this advanced certification, but we all felt that…

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Nerve Monitoring System Now Being Used during Robotic Prostatectomies at Cheyenne Regional Medical Center

March 21, 2019 Cheyenne, WY–A nerve monitoring system that has been shown to significantly improve outcomes related to continence and sexual function after robotic prostatectomies is now being used at Cheyenne Regional Medical Center. “The ProPep Nerve Monitoring System identifies the somatic nerves, which are hidden in the tissue surrounding the prostate,” said Dr. Timothy Gajewski, a urologist in practice at Cheyenne Urological, PC. “Using this system allows the surgeon to identify the location of these nerves and reduce inadvertent damage to them during laparoscopic and robotic prostate surgeries, allowing for improved continence and better sexual function outcomes for the…

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New Location for Laramie County WIC Office

February 27, 2019 Beginning March 1, the Laramie County WIC Office will serve local families at a new location. The new office can be found at 421 E 17th Street in Cheyenne. Residents are invited to an official ribbon cutting/reception that will be held April 4 from 4 to 6 p.m. at the new location with refreshments and drawings. WIC is the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children. WIC offers benefits to income eligible women who are pregnant, breastfeeding or who just had a baby, as well as families with children under the age of five. WIC nutritionists…

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Cheyenne Regional Health System Announces New Chief Executive Officer

February 14, 2019 Timothy Thornell, Cheyenne Regional’s new Chief Executive Officer Cheyenne, WY—The Board of Trustees of the Cheyenne Regional Health System announced today that Timothy Thornell has accepted the system’s chief executive officer position. The system includes the 222-bed Cheyenne Regional Medical Center and Cheyenne Regional Medical Group, the largest multi-specialty group in the state. Thornell will bring more than 20 years of healthcare leadership experience to Cheyenne Regional when he takes the reins on April 8. “We are extremely pleased that Tim decided to join us. He has extensive and results-based leadership experience that will help us continue our focus on providing a great patient…

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