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.

CRMC Lab Earns Three Accreditations

February 2020 Cheyenne Regional Medical Center’s laboratory was recently accredited by the College of American Pathologists (CAP) on January 11 and the American Association of Blood Banks (AABB) on January 16. “These accreditations showcase the competence and dedication to high quality work of our laboratory staff,” said Kerry Ruadil, CRMC Laboratory Director. Each accreditation includes a checklist to ensure the lab is proficient in quality management, specimen collection, water quality and the quality of collecting, processing and testing blood products. CAP accreditation helps laboratories maintain accuracy of test results, ensure accurate patient diagnosis, manage changes in laboratory medicine and technology…

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Wound Care & Hyperbaric Medicine Clinic to Host Open House

February 17, 2020 Cheyenne, WY—Cheyenne Regional Medical Center’s newly remodeled Wound Care & Hyperbaric Medicine Clinic will host an open house for the public on February 24, 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. The clinic is located on the hospital’s first floor, in the main hallway leading to the cafeteria. “The clinic was expanded and remodeled to provide for a more comfortable patient experience and improve staff workflows,” Janae Eberle, the clinic’s nurse manager, said. “Plus, it’s projected that there will be an increased need for wound care in our area in the future. The expansion will help us accommodate that growth.”…

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Cheyenne Regional Medical Center Receives Healthgrades 2020 America’s 250 Best Hospitals Award™

February 11, 2020 CRMC recognized for being among the top 5 percent of U.S. hospitals for clinical outcomes for the second year in a row Cheyenne, WY—Cheyenne Regional Medical Center officials today announced that CRMC has received the Healthgrades 2020 America’s 250 Best Hospitals Award™. The distinction places CRMC in the top 5 percent of more than 4,500 hospitals assessed nationwide for its superior clinical performance as measured by Healthgrades, the leading online resource for helping consumers make informed choices about hospitals and physicians. This is the second year in a row for CRMC to receive the top 250 hospital distinction.…

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Cardiac Rehab Helps Heart Transplant Patient Regain Active Life

February 2020 Dwayne Zobell understands what it’s like to face death. Nearly five years ago, he had quintuple bypass surgery. Then, three years later, he underwent a heart transplant. Through it all, Dwayne continued to participate in cardiac rehabilitation, a program that would provide him with much-needed encouragement and support and that has helped him return to an active life. Dwayne has allowed us to share his story, hoping it will help inspire others who may be facing their own difficult health journey. He is also passionate about cardiac rehab and wants others with heart disease to know the many…

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Cheyenne Regional Medical Center Earns Top Five-Star Quality Rating from Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services

January 29, 2020 Cheyenne, WY—Cheyenne Regional Medical Center officials announced today that the hospital has earned a top five-star overall quality rating from the federal Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services. According to CMS, the overall hospital rating shows how well each hospital performed, on average, compared to other hospitals in the United States. The rating ranges from one to five stars, with five being the highest. The most common overall hospital rating is three or four stars. About 4,500 hospitals nationwide are rated, with the ratings and other quality results posted on the CMS website Hospital Compare. Only 407…

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