September 11, 2019 Cheyenne, WY—Wyoming PACE (Program of All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly) will host an open house for the community on September 18, 4 to 7 p.m., in its new location at 1200 East 20th St. Light refreshments will be served. Wyoming PACE is a non-profit health and supportive services program designed to assist seniors who want an alternative to long-term care placement. The program is administered by the Wyoming Institute of Population Health, a division of Cheyenne Regional Medical Center. Wyoming PACE is the first and only PACE program to be offered in Wyoming. “The open house will…Read More
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.
September 6, 2019 Cheyenne, WY—Cheyenne Regional Medical Center’s Cancer Center is hosting a barbecue for cancer survivors on Sept. 14, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., on the Cancer Center’s back patio, 310 East 24th St. “Cancer center staff will be on hand to visit with survivors, their families and caregivers,” said Barbara Lawyer, Cheyenne Regional’s oncology program manager. “The focus is to celebrate and recognize anyone who has had to contend with cancer—either as a patient, loved one or a caregiver.” The barbecue will be held on the center’s east patio and garden area. Parking is available in the center’s…Read More
August 30, 2019 Angela Burge spent 21 years working as a Human Resources professional for several organizations, including the Cheyenne Regional health system. She enjoyed the work, especially when she got to coach people or successfully resolve conflicts. But after caring for her mother, who battled cancer for several years, Angela knew it was time for a change. “I saw the amazing difference you can make as a nurse and knew that is what I wanted to do,” she said. It would be several years before Angela could make the transition. When she did, Cheyenne Regional stood by her. “I…Read More
August 19, 2019 Tests Help Diagnose Parkinson’s Disease, Recurrent Prostate Cancer Cheyenne, WY—Cheyenne Regional Medical Center is the first and only hospital in Wyoming to offer two medical imaging procedures that can help confirm Parkinson’s disease and suspected prostate cancer recurrence. DaTscan is a noninvasive imaging test that can differentiate Parkinson’s disease and parkinsonian syndrome from an unrelated condition known as essential tremor. Essential tremor results in a noticeable tremor that can mimic the symptoms of parkinsonian syndrome, which includes Parkinson’s disease, multiple system atrophy and progressive supranuclear palsy. DaTscan is administered by injecting the patient with a trace amount…Read More
Ron and Jean Fletcher were traveling from Wichita Falls, Texas back to their home in Salt Lake City when Jean began feeling ill. “We had a flat tire so we stopped in Denver to get new tires and some lunch,” Ron said. The plan was to then continue home from there, until Jean’s health took a turn. “She just put her head down on the table in distress and I knew something wasn’t right.” Nonetheless, they continued with their journey, as Jean was insistent on making it back to Salt Lake City so she could visit her regular physician, but…Read More