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Cody Regional Health receives $466,486 Grant from Helmsley Charitable Trust for Ultrasound Equipment

Cody Regional Health receives $466,486 Grant from Helmsley Charitable Trust  for Ultrasound Equipment

Cody Regional Health is pleased to announce the receipt of a $466,486 grant from the Leona M. and Harry B. Helmsley Charitable Trust. This grant will facilitate the acquisition of four cutting-edge ultrasound units, two handheld ultrasound devices, along with probes and comprehensive training, as part of a groundbreaking statewide ultrasound initiative in Wyoming.

"This generous grant from the Helmsley Charitable Trust marks a significant milestone for Cody Regional Health and the entire community," said Doug McMillan, CEO at Cody Regional Health. "Ultrasound technology plays a crucial role in modern healthcare, enabling our providers to deliver accurate diagnoses and tailored treatments. With these state-of-the-art ultrasound units, we will enhance patient care across various clinics, including the Basin Clinic, Walk-In Clinic, OBGYN Clinic, Cardiology Clinic, Surgical Services, and Orthopedics. Patients throughout the Big Horn Basin area will benefit from access to advanced ultrasound services, transforming the way we deliver healthcare."

Walter Panzirer, a Trustee for the Helmsley Charitable Trust, emphasized the importance of these grants in improving healthcare access statewide. "Our commitment to providing quality medical treatment extends to every corner of Wyoming," said Panzirer. "With the latest ultrasound equipment and training, our hospitals and health centers can continue to deliver exceptional care close to home, ensuring that all residents receive the medical attention they deserve."

The announcement of these grants was made during a statewide news conference on Thursday, showcasing the Helmsley Charitable Trust's dedication to advancing healthcare infrastructure across Wyoming.

The Helmsley Charitable Trust's Rural Healthcare Program focuses on supporting innovative projects that leverage technology to connect rural patients with essential medical services, deliver cutting-edge therapies to remote areas, and provide comprehensive training for rural healthcare professionals. To date, this program has allocated over $650 million to initiatives aimed at enhancing healthcare delivery in rural communities.