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Casper Mayor Comments on Proposed Third Hospital
Planning and zoning commissioners on Tuesday approved site plans for a long-rumored third hospital in Casper. Plans for the hospital, which will be privately owned by Kansas-based healthcare facility management firm Nueterra, will now go before Casper City Council for further review. Casper mayor Ke…
Lawmakers Consider Bill On Hospital Data
CASPER, Wyo. (AP) — An interim legislative committee is considering a bill that would force Wyoming hospitals to publicly disclose more of their prices and quality-of-care statistics. The free data would be posted on the Internet and include the standard charge for inpatient care, the standar…
Rawlins Hospital Outlines Recruitment Obstacles
RAWLINS, Wyo. (AP) — The head of the Rawlins hospital says the community needs more amenities to recruit doctors. The Associated Press reports that Ned Hill, chief operating officer of Memorial Hospital of Carbon County, says about one in 25 doctors recruited by the hospital ends up signing o…
‘Flesh-Eating’ Bacteria Confirmed At Gillette Hospital
GILLETTE, Wyo. (AP) — Campbell County Memorial Hospital confirms three cases of invasive Group A Streptococcus, also known as flesh-eating bacteria. According to the Associated Press, the hospital disclosed the cases Friday. All three cases occurred in the past six weeks. Hospital spokeswoman…
Suspect In $848,000 Wyoming Fraud Vanishes
POWELL, Wyo. (AP) — Authorities say a former CEO charged with defrauding a Wyoming hospital of nearly $848,000 disappeared three weeks before his trial was scheduled to start. Paul Cardwell is accused of billing Powell Valley Healthcare for recruiting work that was never done. Prosecutors cla…
Douglas Hospital Earns Top 100 Designation [AUDIO]
The hospital in Douglas has been recognized as a Critical Access hospital. The National Rural Health Association named Memorial Hospital of Converse County as one of the top 100 Critical Access hospitals in America. Sphere of care: “It’s a designation given by Medicare, basically, but …