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Platte County Memorial Hospital plans Camp Med
Eight students will be selected for health care careers camp
WHEATLAND, Wyo. (April 6, 2015) – Area students who are entering eighth grade and have an interest in health care careers can apply for Platte County Memorial Hospital’s annual Camp Med. It will be June 1-4 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. each day

Banner Health lifts visitor restrictions at all facilities
2014-2015 cold and flu season starts to wind down
PHOENIX (April 1, 2015) – As the flu and cold season winds down, Banner Health has lifted visitor restrictions at all of its facilities. Restrictions for the 2014-2015 cold and flu season were implemented last Oct. 1; a little earlier than expected because of the outbreak of Enterovirus D68 across the nation.

Banner Health purchases local ambulance service 
WHEATLAND, Wyo. (April 1, 2015) – Platte County Memorial Hospital and Banner Health have acquired Eastern Wyoming Ambulance Service and effective Wednesday, April 1 introduce a new hospital department: Emergency Medical Services.

Hospital purchase boosts emergency heart care
WHEATLAND, Wyo. (Feb. 5, 2015) – Three new automated external defibrillators purchased by Platte County Memorial Hospital will improve access to lifesaving equipment for patients who suffer sudden cardiac arrest in the hospital or the specialty clinic.

Wheatland hospital leader named interim in Torrington
TORRINGTON, Wyo. (Jan. 15, 2015) – The chief executive officer from Platte County Memorial Hospital in Wheatland will serve as interim CEO for Community Hospital in Torrington beginning in February.

Hospital names interim emergency medical services leader
WHEATLAND, Wyo. (Jan. 14, 2015) – Platte County Memorial Hospital announced the hiring of an emergency medical services veteran to serve as interim director for Platte County Memorial Hospital Emergency Medical Services.

TOPS group donates to hospital nutrition team
WHEATLAND, Wyo. – (Dec. 8, 2014) – A recent donation from the weight loss and support group, TOPS #WY 198, has allowed the Culinary and Nutrition Services Team at Platte County Memorial Hospital to make a special purchase of tops.

Platte County Memorial Hospital receives quality award
WHEATLAND, Wyo. (Oct. 14, 2014) – Platte County Memorial Hospital was presented with a Hospital Quality Award from Mountain-Pacific Quality Health during the Wyoming Hospital Association Annual Meeting and Convention in Cheyenne on Sept. 25, 2014.

Hospital imaging department earns quality nod
Accreditation recognizes medical imaging quality standards, patient care
WHEATLAND, Wyo. (July 14, 2014) – Platte County Memorial Hospital has received accreditation from the American College of Radiology for mammography and ultrasound services.

Six Banner Health hospitals named top performers
Platte County Memorial Hospital ranks among top quarter of hospitals
WHEATLAND, WY (Nov. 21, 2013) – As part of National Rural Health Day on Nov. 21, the National Organization of State Offices of Rural Health highlighted the accomplishment of Platte County Memorial Hospital being named a HealthStrong™ Award winner by iVantage Health Analytics.

Platte County Memorial Hospital honors retiring employee
Janet Shoop’s career began at PCMH in 1967
WHEATLAND, WY (Nov. 8, 2013) – A healthcare career spanning 4½ decades will come to an end soon with the retirement announcement by one of Platte County Memorial Hospital’s longest-tenured employees.

New chief nursing officer joins Wheatland hospital
WHEATLAND, WY (Oct. 15, 2013) – A leader with more than 20 years of experience in a variety of nursing roles has joined Platte County Memorial Hospital as chief nursing officer.

Platte County Memorial Hospital earns prestigious Quality healthcare award
WHEATLAND, WY (Oct. 11, 2013) – Platte County Memorial Hospital recently was presented with a prestigious Hospital Quality Award from Mountain-Pacific Quality Health during the Wyoming Hospital Association convention in September.

Platte County Memorial Hospital hits baby record
Hospital staff delivers 14 babies in one month
WHEATLAND, Wyo. (June 14, 2013) – The stork was busy this May in Wheatland. Doctors at Platte County Memorial Hospital delivered 14 babies during the month which is a record-breaking month for deliveries at the hospital.

Four Banner Health hospitals named top performers
Platte County Memorial Hospital ranks among top rural facilities
WHEATLAND, Wyo. (March 14, 2013) – Four Banner Health hospitals including Platte County Memorial Hospital recently have been named HealthStrong™ Top 100 Critical Access Hospitals in the United States.

Platte County Memorial Hospital collects donations for firefighters
WHEATLAND, Wyo. (Aug. 14, 2012) – A desire to help local firefighters who have endured a long summer of wildfires, forest fires and high-fire danger resulted in a sizable donation of supplies from Platte County Memorial Hospital employees.


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Platte County Record-Times (Dec. 19, 2012)

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