Wyoming Medical Center and Children’s Hospital Colorado Form Care Alliance
Jun 26, 2018
Wyoming Medical Center has formed a care alliance with Children’s Hospital Colorado to provide children and their families with the highest level of coordinated medical care as close to home as possible.
This alliance will streamline the coordination of care between the two organizations to ensure the right care at the right time at the right location.
“Our mission is to advance the health and wellness of our community and region, and we are excited that this partnership with Children’s expands that mission for our children,” said Michele Chulick, president and CEO of Wyoming Medical Center. “Expanding access to specialized pediatric services and coordinating care close to home means that our physicians and staff along with Wyoming residents can benefit from the expertise available at Children's Colorado without the need to travel hundreds of miles.”
“We believe children across the region should be able to benefit from the knowledge and expertise of our pediatric experts regardless of where they choose to receive care,” said Jena Hausmann, president and CEO of Children’s Colorado’s. “The objective of the partnership is to keep children and families close to home.”
Over the next few months, WMC and Children’s Colorado will begin the work of enhancing pediatric health care in the Casper region including:
- Providing access to specialty care through in person and telehealth modalities within the WMC service area
- Optimizing neonatal and pediatric care in Casper through education, training and clinical practice guidelines
- Supporting care coordination for neonates and children of Casper region between WMC, Children’s Colorado and referring providers
Wyoming Medical Center is Casper’s only nonprofit, full-service acute care hospital. Children’s Hospital Colorado is continually acknowledged as one of the nation’s outstanding pediatric hospitals by U.S. News & World Report.