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 Center Offers Two New Medical Imaging Procedures

August 19, 2019 Tests Help Diagnose Parkinson’s Disease, Recurrent Prostate Cancer  Cheyenne, WY—Cheyenne Regional Medical Center is the first and only hospital in Wyoming to offer two medical imaging procedures that can help confirm Parkinson’s disease and suspected prostate cancer recurrence. DaTscan is a noninvasive imaging test that can differentiate Parkinson’s disease and parkinsonian syndrome from an unrelated condition known as essential tremor. Essential tremor results in a noticeable tremor that can mimic the symptoms of parkinsonian syndrome, which includes Parkinson’s disease, multiple system atrophy and progressive supranuclear palsy. DaTscan is administered by injecting the patient with a trace amount…

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Utah Nurse Praises CRMC Staff

Ron and Jean Fletcher were traveling from Wichita Falls, Texas back to their home in Salt Lake City when Jean began feeling ill. “We had a flat tire so we stopped in Denver to get new tires and some lunch,” Ron said. The plan was to then continue home from there, until Jean’s health took a turn. “She just put her head down on the table in distress and I knew something wasn’t right.” Nonetheless, they continued with their journey, as Jean was insistent on making it back to Salt Lake City so she could visit her regular physician, but…

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Cheyenne Regional Medical Center Recognized as One of the Nation’s Top-Performing Hospitals for Treatment of Heart Attack Patients

August 5, 2019 American College of Cardiology NCDR Chest Pain  ̶  MI Registry Platinum Award recognizes high standards of patient care Cheyenne, WY—Cheyenne Regional Medical Center has received the American College of Cardiology’s National Cardiovascular Data Registry (NCDR) Chest Pain  ̶  MI Registry Platinum Performance Achievement Award for 2019. Cheyenne Regional is one of only 225 hospitals nationwide to receive this honor. The award recognizes Cheyenne Regional’s commitment and success in implementing a higher standard of care for heart attack patients and signifies that Cheyenne Regional has reached an aggressive goal of treating these patients to standard levels of care…

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Cheyenne Regional Medical Center Receives National Quality Award for Heart Failure Care

July 29, 2019 Cheyenne, WY—Cheyenne Regional Medical Center has recently received the American Heart Association’s Get With The Guidelines®-Heart Failure Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award. The award recognizes Cheyenne Regional’s commitment to ensuring heart failure patients receive the most appropriate treatment according to nationally recognized, research-based guidelines, with the goal of speeding recovery and reducing hospital readmissions for heart failure patients. This is the second year in a row that Cheyenne Regional has received a Get With The Guidelines achievement award for heart failure care. Cheyenne Regional earned the award by meeting specific quality achievement measures for the diagnosis and…

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Global Big Latch On Event Supports and Encourages Breastfeeding

July 29, 2019 A celebration of families and breastfeeding Cheyenne, WY–The Laramie County WIC (Women, Infants, and Children) office will host the Global Big Latch On event at 10 a.m. on August 3 at 421 E. 17th Street to celebrate, promote and support breastfeeding. Global Big Latch On events take place at locations around the world, where people gather together to breastfeed and offer peer support to each other. Friends, family and community members are welcome to join the celebration. As part of the event, there will be a breakfast burrito bar, fresh fruit and refreshments, a onesie/bib-decorating activity, a…

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