Washakie Press Releases and News
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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Washakie Recieves Achievement Award
Advance for Nurses (Nov. 5, 2013)