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New women's health provider moving to Worland
WORLAND, Wyo. (Dec. 15, 2014) – Banner Health Clinic in Worland welcomes Rodni Cruz, MD, an obstetrician/gynecologist, to the Big Horn Basin communities.

Washakie Medical Center receives quality award
WORLAND, Wyo. (Oct. 7, 2014) – Washakie Medical Center 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

Guest speaker to share tips on nutrition and wellness  
WORLAND, WY (Aug. 6, 2014) – A master nutrition therapist and life coach from Colorado will offer nutrition education for guests at the Color Me Pink 5k run open house Friday, Aug. 15 at Washakie Medical Center.

Washakie Medical Center leader earns national honor   
WORLAND, WY (July 31, 2014) – The diagnostic senior manager at Washakie Medical Center recently earned recognition from the American Medical Technologists, a national allied health professional and certification organization with more than 60,000 members.

Color Me Pink 5k to raise funds for cancer awareness  
Open house with Worland Crossfit and early registration July 22, 7:30-8:30 p.m.
WORLAND, WY (July 21, 2014) –Washakie Medical Center plans to turn the town pink at the Color Me Pink 5K Fun Run/Walk at 9 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 16.

Stallings accepts CEO role at Washakie Medical Center   
WORLAND, WY (June 24, 2014) –Washakie Medical Center interim CEO Jay Stallings is staying put as the hospital’s top leader.

Washakie Medical Center named as one of three Banner hospitals in Top 100 critical access facilities
WORLAND, WY (May 7, 2014) – Three Banner Health hospitals have been named iVantage Healthstrong Top 100 Critical Access Hospitals in the United States.

Washakie Medical Center names interim CEO  
WORLAND, WY (April 23, 2014) - Banner Health has recruited an interim CEO with an extensive leadership background to serve as an interim leader at Washakie Medical Center. He will begin work in Worland on April 28.

Breast cancer support group plans spring gala   
WORLAND, WY (April 22, 2014) – The public is invited to join the Gorgeous Gals Breast Cancer group for its 20th annual gala April 26 starting at 6:30 p.m. at the Community Complex in Worland.

Banner Health welcomes general surgeon
WORLAND, WY (April 2, 2014) – Banner Health has recently welcomed a general surgeon to its provider team in Worland.

Washakie Medical Center plans Camp Health Care
10 students will be selected for health care careers camp
WORLAND, WY (April 1, 2014) – Area students who are entering the 8th grade and have an interest in health care careers can apply for Washakie Medical Center’s fifth annual Camp Healthcare, to take place June 11-13, 2014.

Washakie Medical Center pair takes leadership role  
WORLAND, WY (March 24, 2014) – Two members of Washakie Medical Center’s leadership team will take over CEO responsibilities for the hospital from interim Chief Executive Officer Roger Pomeroy.

Banner therapy service moves under one roof
Complete physical therapy care offered at Washakie Medical Center
WORLAND, WY (March 10, 2014) – All physical therapy services provided by Washakie Medical Center will consolidate to the therapy department at the hospital effective Monday, March 17.

Six Banner Health hospitals named top performers
WORLAND, 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 Washakie Medical Center being named a HealthStrong™ Award winner by iVantage Health Analytics.

Washakie Medical Center hosts nursing conference  
WORLAND, WY (Oct. 14, 2013) –Area nurses will have the chance to learn obstetrics skills from an expert and practice high-risk care scenarios related to trauma in pregnancy at an upcoming nursing conference sponsored by Washakie Medical Center.

Washakie Medical Center earns prestigious quality health care award  
WORLAND, WY (Oct. 4, 2013) – Washakie Medical Center recently was presented with a prestigious Hospital Quality Award from Mountain-Pacific Quality Health.

Washakie Medical Center offers prostate cancer screening
WORLAND, Wyo. (Sept. 13, 2013) – Men age 50 and older may register for free screenings that can test for prostate cancer. Screenings take place Friday, Sept. 27 from 8 a.m. to noon at the Washakie Medical Center Physician Outreach Clinic, 1106 Big Horn Ave., Worland.

Washakie Medical Center Auxiliary plans ice cream social   
Group also seeks to expand its membership
WORLAND, Wyo. (June 24, 2013) – Members of the Washakie Medical Center Auxiliary invite the community to the 38th annual Washakie Medical Center Auxiliary ice cream social July 11.

Washakie Medical Center plans Camp Healthcare  
10 students will be selected for health care careers camp
WORLAND, Wyo. (May 3, 2013) – Middle school students with an interest in health care careers can apply for Washakie Medical Center’s Camp Healthcare, to take place June 19-21, 2013.

Four Banner Health hospitals named top performers
Washakie Medical Center ranks among top rural facilities
WORLAND, Wyo. (March 14, 2013) – Four Banner Health hospitals including Washakie Medical Center recently have been named HealthStrong™ Top 100 Critical Access Hospitals in the United States.

New technology aids in surgeries at Washakie Medical Center
WORLAND, Wyo. (March 6, 2013) – Washakie Medical Center recently added cutting-edge imaging technology which will aid in performing minimally invasive surgeries.

Washakie Medical Center sees spike in emergency room visits due to seasonal illness
WORLAND, Wyo. (Jan. 15, 2013) – Washakie Medical Center has seen a recent spike in emergency room visits due to seasonal illness. Illnesses include common viral infections like respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) and influenza (i.e. flu).

Washakie Medical Center dons pink gloves for breast cancer awareness
WORLAND, Wyo. (Oct. 1, 2012) – The Pink Glove Dance is spreading…to Washakie Medical Center in Worland. Several of the staff members, plus members of the local breast cancer support and survivors group, Gorgeous Gals, star in their own Pink Glove Dance video to help spread the word about breast cancer awareness and prevention.

Washakie Medical Center nurse earns top honor in Wyoming
WORLAND, Wyo. (Sept. 27, 2012)– Sherrill Sorensen, chief nursing officer of Washakie Medical Center, recently received the highest nursing honor in the state of Wyoming – the Norman S. Holt Award for Nursing Excellence. The Wyoming Hospital Association honors one nurse in the state with the award each year.


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