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 Group Pilots New Telehealth Video Visit Capability for Patients

July 8, 2020 Cheyenne, WY—Cheyenne Regional Medical Group is piloting a new video telehealth system through its online patient portal MyChart, with more than two dozen CRMG physicians and advanced practice providers set to go live with the new capability by mid-July. CRMG is the medical group affiliated with Cheyenne Regional Medical Center. “Understandably, the use of telehealth via phone and video within our health system has skyrocketed over the past few months due to concerns about keeping our patients, staff and providers safe from the spread of COVID-19,” said Kerry Slater, CRMG president. “Additionally, telehealth will allow us to continue to adapt…

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CRMC Foundation’s Great Bison Shuffle Announces Addition of Half Marathon

June 29, 2020 Cheyenne, WY—The Cheyenne Regional Medical Center Foundation has announced that it will be adding a half marathon to its fourth annual Great Bison Shuffle trail run and fundraiser. The 2020 Shuffle is set to take place at Terry Bison Ranch on September 12. In addition to the inaugural half marathon, the 2020 Shuffle will feature a 1K kids run, 2K walk, 5K walk/run and 10K run. This year’s Shuffle marks the first time that a half marathon has taken place on the 27,500-acre bison ranch located south of Cheyenne. The 13.1-mile race will be run on dirt…

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Cheyenne Regional Medical Center’s Marketing Department Wins Nine National Awards

June 8, 2020 Cheyenne, WY—Cheyenne Regional Medical Center’s marketing department has been awarded nine national Aster marketing awards, including five gold, three silver and a bronze, for work it created during the 2019 calendar year. Hosted by Creative Images, Inc., the Aster Awards is one of the largest and most respected national healthcare marketing competitions of its kind. The program has recognized outstanding healthcare professionals for excellence in marketing for more than 19 years. CRMC’s gold awards were for a print and web-based campaign developed for CRMC’s plastic, reconstructive, cosmetic and hand surgery service line; a Hospital Week poster; an…

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Cheyenne Regional Medical Center Eases Visitor Restrictions

June 4, 2020 Cheyenne, WY—Cheyenne Regional Medical Center officials announced today that the hospital’s visitor restrictions will be eased on June 5 due 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 Friday, June 5, at 7 a.m. Visiting hours are 7 a.m. to 7 p.m., Monday through Sunday. All visitors will be screened for travel history, temperature, cough, shortness of breath, sore throat or exposure to COVID-19. All visitors…

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Plasma Donations from Recovered COVID-19 Patients Needed to Help the Critically Ill

May 6, 2020 Cheyenne, WY – Vitalant has launched a program to treat COVID-19 patients with blood plasma donated by people who have recovered from the disease. Known as “convalescent plasma,” this blood component contains antibodies that may give patients an extra boost to fight their illness. Locally and in coordination with Cheyenne Regional Medical Center, Vitalant is working to identify willing and qualified donors. “As the world looks for ways to fight this deadly virus, we’re proud to be partnering with Vitalant in an effort to successfully treat COVID-19 patients,” said CRMC President and CEO Tim Thornell. “We’ll continue…

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