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 earns American College of Radiology Accreditation in Computed Tomography

Cheyenne Regional Medical Center (CRMC) was awarded a three-year term of accreditation in computed tomography (CT) as the result of a recent review by the American College of Radiology (ACR). CT scanning — sometimes called CAT scanning — is a noninvasive medical test that helps physicians diagnose and tailor treatments for various medical conditions. This is a voluntary review process that CRMC participated in to ensure national standards of care are being met to provide better care to patients by making sure radiology staff are well-qualified and equipment meets safety guidelines. Image quality, personnel qualifications, adequacy of facility equipment, quality…

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Cheyenne Regional Medical Center’s Emergency Department Recognized as Pediatric Receiving Facility

January 19, 2023 Wyoming Department of Health (WDH) officials present Cheyenne Regional Medical Center’s (CRMC) emergency department (ED) with a plaque designating CRMC as a Pediatric Receiving Facility. The presentation took place in the hospital’s pediatric trauma bay on Jan. 13, 2023, and included (from left): Jamie McBride, CRMC ED educator; Jennifer Dykshorn, CRMC trauma manager; Tim Thornell, CRMC president and chief executive officer; Sherrie Wilkins, CRMC ED clinical care coordinator; Kenny Dunn, CRMC trauma personal injury protection coordinator; Aaron Koehler, Wyoming Emergency Medical Services state director; Brad McKee, WDH  Emergency Medical Services for Children specialist;…

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Cheyenne Regional Medical Center to Host Wake Up to Heart Health on February 4

January 17, 2023 Cheyenne, WY—Cheyenne Regional Medical Center’s Heart and Vascular Services and the CRMC Foundation will host their 14th annual “Wake Up to Heart Health” event on Feb. 4, 9-1 p.m., at the Blue Community Events Center, 2401 E. Pershing Blvd. The focus of this year’s event is to “Eat Well. Move More. Live Longer.” “Heart disease has been the leading cause of death for men and women and people of most racial and ethnic groups in the United States for many years,” said Dr. Vipul Madhwani, a CRMC cardiologist who will be speaking at the event. Dr. Madhwani…

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Diabetes Burnout: What to Do When You Feel Defeated

November 18, 2022 Registered Dietitian, Certified Diabetes Care and Education Specialist By Hali Harrison Registered Dietitian, Certified Diabetes Care and Education Specialist CRMG Diabetes & Endocrinology What is diabetes burnout? Living with diabetes is not easy. It is a chronic condition that can often feel overwhelming and exhausting. This can sometimes lead to diabetes burnout, where people with diabetes “give up” and stop treating their condition. Unfortunately, this places them at risk for a myriad of additional health problems, including an increased risk of heart attack and stroke. How can you tell if you have diabetes…

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Cheyenne Regional Medical Center Awarded Primary Heart Attack Center Certification

November 17, 2022 Cheyenne, WY—Cheyenne Regional Medical Center was recently recognized as a Primary Heart Attack Center (PHAC) by The Joint Commission and the American Heart Association—and is the only hospital in Wyoming to have this designation. “It should give your community peace of mind knowing that your local hospital has met the requirements to be a Certified Heart Attack Center,” said Aaron Koehler, Wyoming Office of Emergency Services manager. “This shows that Cheyenne Regional Medical Center went above and beyond, and we are happy to recognize that.” Abdur Khan, MD, CRMC interventional cardiologist and medical director of CRMC’s cardiac…

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