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.

Hospital Foundation Makes Significant Donation to Wyoming PACE

Wyoming PACE 2018

March 15, 2018 Cheyenne, WY—Following a successful 2017 fundraising campaign, the Cheyenne Regional Medical Center Foundation will present a check for $270,000 to representatives of the Wyoming PACE program and Cheyenne Regional executives on Tuesday, March 20, at 11 a.m. in the PACE conference room, located at 800 East 20th Street. Wyoming PACE (Program of All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly)  is a non-profit health and supportive services program designed to assist seniors who want an alternative to long-term care placement. The program, which is administered by CRMC, enables its more than 120 participants to stay within their own homes. The program…

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Laramie County Commissioners Approve Agreement between Cheyenne Regional Medical Center and UCHealth

February 20, 2018 Cheyenne, WY—The Laramie County Board of Commissioners voted today to pass the resolution to approve the management services agreement (MSA) between Cheyenne Regional Medical Center (CRMC) and UCHealth, a Colorado-owned and operated, nonprofit 501 (c) (3) integrated health system. The vote came after an 18-month strategic planning and assessment process that included analysis of CRMC’s overall capabilities by an outside healthcare consulting firm and input from nearly 500 employees, medical providers and community members. CRMC’s Board of Trustees voted to approve the MSA in open session at its regular board meeting on Jan. 25, 2018. The final…

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Cheyenne Regional Medical Center Foundation Announces New Board Members and Officers for 2018

February 15, 2018 The Cheyenne Regional Medical Center Foundation recently announced the addition of three new members to its board of directors and four new officers for 2018. New directors include Greg Vaughn, Dr. Steven Newton and Lew Roney. “Our newest board members are well respected members of our community with a broad range of expertise and experience,” said Scott Fox, the Foundation’s executive director. “We are very fortunate to have them by our side as we continue to inform, develop and steward resources to enable our hospital and health system to provide exceptional healthcare to our community and region.”…

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Cheyenne Regional Medical Center Launches ‘Meds At The Beds’ Program

January 19, 2018 Cheyenne, WY–Cheyenne Regional Medical Center piloted a “Meds At The Beds” program on one of its inpatient units last summer and has since expanded the program to include all of the hospital’s inpatient units. The program allows patients to receive prescribed medications from the onsite retail pharmacy prior to their discharge home from the hospital. “Evidence-based research shows that availability of medications at discharge increases patients’ adherence to medication therapy,” said Greg O’Barr, Ph.D., CRMC’s Administrator of Population Health and Strategic Planning. “Lower hospital readmission rates, improved clinical outcomes and patient satisfaction are also tied to ease…

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Women Invited to Heart Health Event at Cheyenne Regional Medical Center

January 15, 2018 Cheyenne, WY—Cheyenne Regional Medical Center is hosting a women’s event focused on heart health in the hospital’s main auditoriums on February 3, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. “Heart disease is the number one killer of women in the United States,” said Herman Feringa, MD, a CRMC cardiologist who will be presenting at the event. “Genetics, poor nutrition and lack of exercise are major reasons why women continue to suffer from heart disease and experience heart attacks. Our goal with Wake Up to Women’s Heart Health is to inspire women and encourage them to take a few simple…

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