Hospitals

Hospitals treating fewer COVID patients   By Joshua Wolfson Casper Star-Tribune Via Wyoming News Exchange   CASPER — On Nov. 30, during the height of the fall COVID-19 surge, Wyoming hospitals were caring for nearly 250 patients infected with the coronavirus.  The state’s largest hospital — Wyoming...
Wyoming losing care options as COVID floods region’s hospitals   By Andrew Graham, WyoFile.com   The impacts of Wyoming’s COVID-19 surge are being exacerbated by spikes in neighboring states and the concurrent strain on the region’s healthcare resources. Demand for Wyoming’s scarce hospital...
Federal loans help Wyoming hospitals   By Seth Klamann Casper Star-Tribune Via Wyoming News Exchange   CASPER — Wyoming’s smallest hospitals received tens of millions of dollars in federal loan money in April and May, funds that helped keep the facilities afloat as the effects of the pandemic...
C itizens in Weston County have a storied history of reaching into their own pockets to fund hospitals. A Dec 6, 1945 News Letter Journal article indicated that the Newcastle and Upton Lions Clubs originated the idea of a new memorial hospital in Weston County shortly after WWII. A petition was...
Hospitals get relief funding    By Seth Klamann Casper Star-Tribune Via Wyoming News Exchange   CASPER — More than $48 million has been dished out to nearly 400 Wyoming providers, clinics and hospitals as part of the federal government’s efforts to prop up physicians and facilities that have been...
Seventh coronavirus death reported Compiled from Wyoming News Exchange newspapers   An older Teton County man has died as a result of the coronavirus, bringing to seven the number of Wyoming residents whose deaths have been linked to the illness. The Wyoming Department of Health announced the...
By Seth Klamann Casper Star-Tribune Via Wyoming News Exchange   CASPER — The federal government has penalized nine Wyoming hospitals for high readmission rates, and another one for high levels of hospital-acquired medical conditions, a report from Kaiser Health News shows.  The hospitals listed in...

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