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Nurse Practitioners are on the front lines of healthcare delivery and to honor their many contributions to the health of communities nationwide, Cody Regional Health is recognizing the critical role of NPs as part of the annual National Nurse Practitioner Week held November 13-19 this year. Cody Regional Health writes, “Nationally, NP week recognizes the…

Doctor Aaron Billin, Park County Health Officer and medical director of the ER in Powell, spoke about COVID, whether another pandemic could happen and what lessons did we learn from living through the COVID 19 pandemic. He also spoke about this upcoming flu season.  What precautions can be taken to help prevent or mitigate getting…

Bighorn Basin residents are gaining a different kind of healthcare coverage, as Cody Regional Health and St. Vincent in Billings announce a new, entirely hospital-owned and operated air medical program. Cody Regional Health and St. Vincent Healthcare – now part of Intermountain Healthcare – have partnered to launch a flight program that will serve the…

Dr. Frank Middleton, running for the Trustee Board position of Cody Regional Health, spoke about why he’s running for the Trustee position, what makes a good board member and his extensive background in health care and health care services.  Dr. Middleton also talked about COVID and how we may be in for another pandemic this…

Governor Mark Gordon is hosting a summit to discuss the effectiveness and availability of Wyoming’s mental health services – and the first step is making the Casper event accessible to everyone. The Governor’s Mental Health Summit will discuss the state of mental health in Wyoming beginning at 8 a.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 11, with a…

The new platform gives patients and providers one place to easily access medical records in the Cody Regional Health system, anywhere in the Bighorn Basin and across the United States. Cody Regional Health is completing a system-wide launch of its new Electronic Health Record (E.H.R.) system called Epic. The simultaneous “go -live” will encompass all of…

The Wyoming Department of Health identified a second case of monkeypox in another county – but while it’s worth taking seriously, most Wyomingites have little chance of contracting the virus. The Wyoming Department of Health (W.D.H.) is announcing the state’s second monkeypox case has been identified. An adult man in  Teton County tested positive for…

Hot Springs Health, a Thermopolis, Wyoming hub for healthcare in the Big Horn Basin, first opened its doors in 1958. HSH currently has a hospital, four family practice clinics, and a surgical clinic. The board of directors is announcing the appointment of Scott Alwin as the new CEO of Hot Springs Health. His tenure begins…

Cody Regional Health will be receiving direct assistance from the Wyoming National Guard, as COVID-19 cases still necessitate Crisis Standards of Care in Cody. COVID-19 continues to put enormous strain on the staff and resources in hospitals across the nation. Unfortunately, in Park County, things are no better. Both Cody Regional Health and Powell Valley…

Today President Joe Biden signed an executive order providing a special enrollment period for the Affordable Care Act. The SEP will begin February 15th and will end May 15th. President Biden’s office issued a press release that stated “For President Biden, this is personal. He believes that every American has a right to the peace…


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