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.

Crane Necessitates Detour to CRMC’s Emergency Department Entrance on October 14

October 13, 2021 Cheyenne, WY—A detour to Cheyenne Regional Medical Center’s emergency department entrance will be in place on October 14 from approximately 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. due to the nearby operation of a crane. Vehicles needing to access the hospital’s emergency department entrance will be detoured to 22nd Street and then north along House Avenue to the hospital’s former main entrance. Signage and CRMC staff will be in place to help direct traffic. The crane is needed to lift heavy equipment to replace two air handlers on the hospital’s roof.

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Federal Grant Will Quadruple Enroll Wyoming’s Navigator Workforce

September 29, 2021 Cheyenne, WY – Enroll Wyoming was recently awarded a three-year $1 million federal grant that will increase its workforce and outreach to Wyoming individuals and families who are seeking affordable health insurance. The grant was awarded by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and the U.S. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services. Cheyenne Regional Medical Center’s population health division serves as the lead agency for the grant. “With this funding, we will be able to quadruple the number of health insurance navigators who are working across the state to help Wyoming residents find insurance that…

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Cheyenne Regional Medical Center Receives Three-Year Accreditation for Inpatient Rehabilitation Services

September 16, 2021 Cheyenne, WY—Cheyenne Regional Medical Center’s Acute Inpatient Rehabilitation Unit (ARU) and Inpatient Stroke Rehabilitation program have received a three-year accreditation from the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities International (CARF) for both general and stroke rehabilitative services. CRMC’s ARU has been accredited by CARF for 15 years for general rehabilitation and received its first CARF specialty accreditation for stroke care in 2018. “Earning CARF accreditation is a rigorous process that included a comprehensive site survey by two independent medical practitioners who interviewed staff and also reviewed patient charts to determine the quality of rehabilitation and overall care…

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A Painted Picture: A Nurse’s Covid Story

August 30, 2021 With a Heavy Heart I kiss my son’s forehead as I leave for work before the sun rises. Just a few more moments of silence to myself before I apply my mask and exit my vehicle where I make my way up to my floor, the Covid floor. I take one last deep breath as I look in the mirror before I walk out of the break room to start my shift. I’ll finish a long day after about 13 hours and if I haven’t missed the sunset, I might go for a much needed run. I’ll…

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CRMC Foundation to Host Fifth Annual Great Bison Shuffle Trail Run

August 31, 2021 Cheyenne, WY—The Cheyenne Regional Medical Center Foundation is hosting its fifth annual Great Bison Shuffle trail run and fundraiser at Terry Bison Ranch south of Cheyenne on September 11. This year’s Shuffle will feature a half marathon, 10K run, 5K walk/run, 2K walk and 1K kids run. The scenic course takes place on trails and gravel roads, with the half marathon also crossing into Colorado, making it a unique two-state run. Race proceeds will be used to fund scholarships for emergency nurse certifications and emergency medical technician training. “With the race happening on the 20th anniversary of…

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