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 First in Wyoming to Offer Online Access to Medical Care through SmartExam

November 27, 2019 Cheyenne, WY—Cheyenne Regional Medical Group is now offering SmartExam, a program that provides online access to medical care for Cheyenne-area adults with common health conditions. An affiliate of Cheyenne Regional Medical Center, CRMG is the first and only medical group in Wyoming to offer SmartExam. CRMG is one of the largest medical groups in the state. “With SmartExam a patient can be diagnosed, treated and receive a prescription often within an hour from their computer or mobile device,” said CRMG President Kerry Slater. Patients using SmartExam answer an online questionnaire about their current symptoms, medications and health…

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Cheyenne Regional Medical Center to Light Tree of Remembrance on December 7

November 26, 2019 Cheyenne, WY—Cheyenne Regional Medical Center Hospice and the CRMC Foundation are hosting the 24 annual Tree of Remembrance lighting ceremony inside Frontier Mall, near Dillard’s West, on December 7 at 1:30 p.m. During the ceremony community members are invited to place paper doves on the tree in remembrance or honor of family members and friends. “The tree offers our community a chance to celebrate the many ways that others have impacted and blessed our lives,” said David Stratton, CRMC Hospice chaplain. “It’s also a way to celebrate the season by remembering and honoring those in our lives…

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Cheyenne Regional Medical Center Foundation to Help Lymphedema Patients through GivingTuesday Initiative

November 25, 2019 Cheyenne, WY—On December 3 the Cheyenne Regional Medical Center Foundation will be raising funds through the GivingTuesday initiative to buy high-quality compression garments for local lymphedema patients who cannot afford them. Lymphedema is a common side effect of cancer treatment and chronic vascular disease that results in painful swelling of the limbs. The condition can also lead to skin infections and often limits a person’s ability to move. Lymphedema can be successfully managed using a variety of therapy techniques, including manual lymph drainage, the use of compression garments, exercise and self-care education. “Unfortunately, many lymphedema patients cannot…

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Cheyenne Regional Medical Center Provides MyChart Bedside App to Enhance Patient Communication, Education

November 20, 2019 Cheyenne, WY—Cheyenne Regional Medical Center recently launched MyChart Bedside, a mobile- and tablet-based application that provides patients with information and education about their condition, treatment and hospital stay. Adult patients interested in using MyChart Bedside are given a complimentary tablet that allows them to view their lab results, vital signs, medications, prescription refill requests and upcoming hospital schedule and appointments. They can also learn more about their condition and medications, record important information, send messages to their nurses and doctors and find out more about members of their hospital care team. Information is not stored on the…

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Cheyenne Regional Medical Center Named One of America’s 100 Best Hospitals for General Surgery

November 4, 2019 Cheyenne, WY—Cheyenne Regional Medical Center is one of “America’s 100 Best Hospitals for General Surgery,” according to Healthgrades, an online independent hospital and physician quality and safety ratings organization. This achievement was included in the Healthgrades 2020 analysis of top-performing hospitals that was released in October 2019. “This top 100 award is the result of a hospital-wide focus on quality care and service from our surgeons and their teams, our overall surgical services and also the providers and employees who care for our patients once they are out of surgery,” said Tim Thornell, CEO and President of…

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