Blog Posts in 2017

  • West Park Hospital and Billings Clinic Partner on New Catheterization Lab

    Cody, Wyo. (Aug. 21, 2017) –West Park Hospital and Billings Clinic are partnering to expand cardiology services offered at the new Cody Cardiology Center (CCC) which will include a new Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory (Cath Lab). The Cody Cardiology Center will be located at West Park Hospital and the Cath Lab will include the newest x-ray technology systems, allowing physicians to merge ...

  • West Park Hospital Partners With the American Cancer Society to Help Lead the Fight Against Cancer

    Cody, Wyoming (Aug. 4, 2017) - This year West Park Hospital and its employees will help lead the fight against cancer as a Gold Level Sponsor of Relay For Life. West Park Hospital embraces the opportunity to support the American Cancer Society’s efforts to celebrate cancer survivors and raise awareness and funds through its signature fundraising event, Relay For Life, which is being held at ...

  • West Park Hospital Experiencing Billing Issues With New Electronic Health Record System

    Cody, Wyo. (Aug. 4, 2017) – As West Park Hospital continues to improve upon our electronic health record system for our patients and staff, we ask for continued patience as we are experiencing a billing system error through our vendor Meditech. Currently, certain physician office charges are being billed in error on the patient statement. They are being sent to the insurance plan, but are ...

  • Local Hospital Recognized as a "Most Wired Hospital" in Wyoming

    Cody, Wyo. (July 17, 2017) –West Park Hospital District was recognized as a Wyoming hospital to be considered a “Most Wired Hospital.” Technology is making it easier for patients and providers to interact, thus improving communication, safety and patient-provider relationships. New tools are helping patients become more actively involved in their care and maintaining their ...

  • West Park Hospital Receives Jeff Martin Gold Award 8 Consecutive Years

    Cody, Wyo. (July 1, 2017) –West Park Hospital has been awarded the Jeff Martin Gold Award for Excellence for eight consecutive years. The Yellowstone Insurance Exchange, RRG - Risk Management Recognition Award is designed to recognize and reward exemplary hospitals for their efforts to enhance patient safety and overall safety for families, staff and the communities served by Yellowstone ...

  • West Park Hospital Receives the 2017 Women's Choice Award® as one of America's 100 Best Hospitals for Patient Experience

    Cody, Wyoming, – West Park Hospital has been named one of America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Patient Experience by the Women’s Choice Award ®, America’s trusted referral source for the best in healthcare. The award signifies that West Park Hospital has been ranked within the top 100 hospitals of similar size based on number of beds. The methodology used to select West ...

  • West Park Hospital's 3rd Annual Pack the Park

    Cody, Wyo. (June 22, 2017) –West Park Hospital will be hosting their 3rd annual Pack the Park Event on Tuesday, June 11, 2017 from 5:30 to 7:00 p.m. to encourage people from around Park County to learn and become energized about the different types of exercise techniques offered in our area to assist with overall health. Pack the Park will feature four different exercise techniques this year ...

  • First Board Certified - Advanced Diabetes Management Professional In Park County

    Cody, Wyo. (May 22, 2017) – West Park Hospital’s Registered Dietitian Nutritionist, Liz Fabrizio, has passed the boards for Advanced Diabetes Management (BC-ADM) from the American Association of diabetes Educators (AADE). Ms. Fabrizio is the only registered BC-ADM in Park County and is one of two health care professionals to hold this certification in the state of Wyoming. ...

  • Community Health Lunch and Learns Continue at West Park Hospital

    Cody, Wyo. (April 18, 2017) – West Park Hospital will continue to host community health events in the new Baker Community Education Center in 2017. Dr. Randy Folker, Otolaryngologist, will be speaking at West Park Hospital on Wednesday, May 17 from 12:00 to 1:00 PM in the Pitchfork room. Dr. Folker will be covering how to treat and or prevent sinus infections and allergies. “It’s ...

  • West Park Hospital Completes Community Health Needs Assessment

    Cody, Wyo. (April 14, 2017) – West Park Hospital completed their second Community Health Needs Assessment (CHNA) on January 5th of this year. To determine the most critical health needs facing our area, West Park Hospital conducts a CHNA every three years. County-level data and the view-points of local experts are collected to develop an implementation plan for how WPH can help address these ...

  • WPH Announces Joint Venture With St. Vincent Healthcare in Radiation Oncology Services at the Big Horn Basin Regional Cancer Center

    Cody, Wyo. (February 2, 2017) – We are pleased to announce that West Park Hospital and St. Vincent Healthcare have entered into a joint venture agreement effective February 1, 2017. St. Vincent Healthcare has provided Radiation Oncology Services to patients throughout the Big Horn Basin through a collaborative relationship with West Park Hospital since 1999. Our joint venture agreement with ...

  • New Digital Radiology Equipment at West Park Hospital

    Cody, Wyo. (April 30, 2017) – West Park Hospital installed new digital portable radiographic machines on April 4, 2017. The new equipment is more energy efficient, quieter for patients and will help improve diagnostic quality. Over 30 percent less radiation will be transmitted to patients, and faster screen image display results will improve care in acute settings. “We are also ...

  • West Park Hospital Announces Joint Venture With St. Vincent Healthcare in Radiation Oncology Services at the Big Horn Basin Regional Cancer Center

    Cody, Wyo. (February 2, 2017) – We are pleased to announce that West Park Hospital and St. Vincent Healthcare have entered into a joint venture agreement effective February 1, 2017. St. Vincent Healthcare has provided Radiation Oncology Services to patients throughout the Big Horn Basin through a collaborative relationship with West Park Hospital since 1999. Our joint venture agreement with ...

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