Health

Cheyenne VA Looks to Rebuild Trust After Scandal
The Cheyenne VA Medical Center is working to rebuild trust as it tries to move past a patient scheduling scandal that rocked the facility last year. “There were a lot of media attacks and a lot of issues that were brought to light, but I will tell you we became a better organization because o…
March Of Dimes: Wyo. Gets a ‘D’ For High Preterm Births
Wyoming earned a “D” on the 2015 March of Dimes premature birth report card, according to a news release. “Our state is not doing as well as we should in preventing premature births and too many of our babies must fight to overcome the health challenges of an early birth,”…
Referendum Voting Rocks; Lines Long At Some Polls
The lines, the questions, the frustrations and even some persistent bad information didn’t deter a good day at the polls for the long-anticipated city-wide smoking referendum. “They’re rockin’ now,” Natrona County Clerk Renea Vitto said mid-afternoon Tuesday. Peopl…
City-County Health Board Favors Total Smoking Ban
  Evidence from total smoking bans nationwide has shown they improve public health and reduce health care costs, the director of the City of Casper-Natrona County Health Department said Monday. “Across the board we’ve seen health benefits from implementing these comprehensive smok…
CRMC to Roll Out New Surgical Robot [VIDEO]
Subscribe to K2 Radio on Youtube Cheyenne Regional Medical Center (CRMC) is hoping a new surgical robot will provide better outcomes and quicker recovery times. CRMC recently purchased a $1.9 million da Vinci Xi Surgical System as part of its focus on offering state-of-the-art, minimally invasive op…
CRMC Ready to Handle Ebola Outbreak
Ebola may have dropped off the nation’s worry list, but Cheyenne Regional Medical Center (CRMC) says it’s ready should their be an outbreak. CRMC was recently designated as an Ebola assessment hospital by the Wyoming Department of Health. “We have been working on plans, procedur…

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