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.

Two-Year-Old Battles Life-Threatening Disease

November 26, 2018 CRMC to Host Blood and Bone Marrow Registry Drives on November 30, 2018, 9 a.m. to Noon In early October Cheyenne resident Shelby Martinez noticed that her two-year-old son, Easton, had a lot of bruises. “His shins were covered with them, and it wasn’t due to falls or anything he’d run into,” she said. As a precaution, Shelby took Easton to the Cheyenne Children’s Clinic, where he is cared for by pediatricians Dr. Robert Leland and Dr. Joanne Hassell. A long-time nurse at Cheyenne Regional Medical Center, Shelby said she wasn’t too worried at first. Other than the…

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Cheyenne Regional Medical Center Receives National Information Technology Award for the Fifth Consecutive Year

November 2, 2018 Cheyenne, WY—Cheyenne Regional Medical Center (CRMC) has been recognized as one of “Health Care’s Most Wired®” hospitals for the fifth consecutive year. CRMC is one of two stand-alone hospitals in Wyoming and one of 254 hospitals or health systems in the nation or from abroad to receive the award for 2018. The Most Wired program recognizes hospitals and health systems that adopt information technology and also apply it strategically to achieve great patient outcomes, according to the College of Healthcare Information Management Executives (CHIME). CHIME took over the Most Wired program in 2017. “The Most Wired survey…

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Cheyenne Regional Medical Center Receives Top Quality Ratings

October 23, 2018 Cheyenne, WY—Cheyenne Regional Medical Center (CRMC) has been recognized as being among the top 5 percent of hospitals in the nation for overall pulmonary services in 2019 and has also been recognized as being among the top 10 percent of hospitals in the nation for cardiology services, stroke treatment, gastrointestinal services and general surgery in 2019 as well as for overall pulmonary services for three years in a row (2017-2019), according to Healthgrades, an independent hospital and physician quality and safety ratings organization. These Healthgrades designations make CRMC one of the top-performing hospitals for clinical quality related…

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U.S. Forest Service Thanks CRMC’s ‘Stop the Bleed’ Trainers

January 2019 Our trauma program has been busy teaching people in our community and region how to “Stop the Bleed” in the event of an emergency. The goal is to keep people alive until first responders arrive and can take over. This past summer several of our instructors traveled to Saratoga, WY, to teach the program to U.S. Forest Service personnel. “Many employees mentioned that this hands-on training was one of the best safety-related trainings they have received on the district,” District Ranger Jason M. Armbruster wrote in a letter to our instructors. “It was especially valuable to our employees…

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Patient Navigators Offer Support and Guidance

October 2018 In early 2018 Cheyenne resident Suzy Meisner-Esquibel, 59, was diagnosed with breast cancer, for the second time. “My first thought was that I couldn’t believe it. I wasn’t ready to go through this again.” For help, Suzy turned to Dani Best, a breast health navigator with Cheyenne Regional’s Cancer Center. Dani had been there for Suzy through her first diagnosis and treatment 10 years ago. “When you are sitting in those meetings where they tell you what’s going to happen next, sometimes you come away with nothing. You just don’t take it in,” Suzy said. That’s why it’s…

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