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’s Acute Rehabilitation Unit Earns Accreditation for General Rehabilitation and Stroke Care

July 27, 2018 Cheyenne Regional Medical Center’s (CRMC) acute rehabilitation unit (ARU) recently received a three-year accreditation from the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF) for both general and stroke rehabilitative services. CRMC’s ARU has been accredited by CARF for 12 years for general rehabilitation. This is the first time that the ARU has received CARF’s specialty accreditation for stroke care. “Earning CARF accreditation is a rigorous process that includes an onsite survey by two independent medical practitioners who interview staff and also review patient charts to determine the quality of rehabilitation and overall care that’s being provided,” said…

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Cheyenne Regional Medical Center the First in Wyoming to Offer Mazor X™ Robotic Technology for Spine Surgeries

July 10, 2018 New System Provides Enhanced Imaging, Accuracy and Precision Cheyenne, WY—Cheyenne Regional Medical Center is the first hospital in Wyoming to add the Mazor X™ robotic surgical assurance and guidance system to its spinal surgery program. The Mazor X combines pre-operative planning tools and analytics with intra-operative guidance, providing patients with the most advanced spinal surgery options available. “The Mazor X enhances the accuracy of device placement into the spine, increasing safety,” said Dr. Claudio Feler, a neurosurgeon with Cheyenne Regional Medical Group’s Neurosurgery & Spine Associates. Another important feature of the Mazor X is that it allows the…

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Cheyenne Regional Medical Center’s Marketing Department Receives National Awards

June 20, 2018 Cheyenne, WY― Cheyenne Regional Medical Center’s Marketing and Communications Department was recently presented with three gold, one silver, two bronze and four merit awards from the Healthcare Advertising Awards, a national healthcare marketing competition that this year included 4,000 entries from across the United States. The awards were given for materials created in 2017. CRMC’s gold awards were for a newspaper ad focusing on the use of BotoxÒ injections to treat migraine headaches, a poster to encourage the use of a designated driver when drinking and a cinema ad to discourage distracted driving. The silver award was…

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Cheyenne Regional Medical Center Receives Two National Awards for Treatment of Heart Failure

June 13, 2018 Cheyenne, WY—Cheyenne Regional Medical Center has been recognized for its treatment of heart failure patients by both the American Heart Association and Healthgrades®, a national firm that assesses the quality of care provided by health systems. This is the fourth year in a row that Healthgrades has given CRMC’s heart failure program a five-star rating, the highest star rating possible. “The Healthgrades recognition reflects the work that has been done to improve patient care and outcomes for heart failure at Cheyenne Regional Medical Center,” said Dr. Herman Feringa, a CRMC noninvasive cardiologist and the medical director of…

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Cheyenne Regional Medical Center Receives National Award for Stroke Care

June 8, 2018 Cheyenne, WY― The American Heart Association/American Stroke Association® recently presented Cheyenne Regional Medical Center with the Get With The Guidelines®-Stroke Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award. Get With The Guidelines-Stroke is a national program that encourages participating hospitals to follow the most up-to-date, evidence-based stroke guidelines, with the goal of speeding recovery and reducing death and disability for stroke patients. Get With The Guidelines programs, focused on heart and stroke care, were started in 2001. Hospitals receiving the Gold-level award must achieve 85 percent or higher compliance to Get With The Guidelines-Stroke core standard levels of care for…

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