State Employees Health Insurance Group Institutes Disappointing Changes

Ralph Hayes is the Director of the State Employees Health Group Insurance.  By Tom Lacock Wyoming Medical Society CHEYENNE – State Employees in Wyoming have a few changes coming to their health insurance starting in 2017 with two of the changes being of concern to the Wyoming Medical Society. According to the Sept. 2016 edition […]

What is the role of the Cheyenne and Sheridan VA’s in Wyoming’s medical community

The VA in Cheyenne. By Tom Lacock Wyoming Medical Society Colonel Cherron R. Galluzzo is the Commander of the 90th Medical Group at F. E. Warren AFB in Cheyenne, having come to town in mid-July – her 16th move for the Air Force since 1993. So far it is safe to say her welcome to […]

Wanted: Good Docs To Serve

Lt. Col. Luis Otero talks to a patient during his clinic hours at FE Warren AFB in Cheyenne. By Tom Lacock Wyoming Medical Society While many Wyoming physicians have previously served in the US Armed Forces, opportunities abound for doctors interested in being a part of the military. Most days Jeff Storey is a physician […]

Car-A-Van Keeps Cancer Patients On the Road

Free Van Services Helps Cancer Patients Go From The Big Horn Basin to Cody for Treatment By Bob Vines For The Wyoming Medical Society CODY — Kevin Johnson has every available restroom along a 425-mile route through Wyoming’s Big Horn Basin flagged in the GPS system of the white Honda minivan affectionately known as the […]

WMS’ Salute to its Members Who Have Served

The Wyoming Medical Society salutes its members who have served in the US Military. The WMS printed the following pages into the Fall 2016 issue of Wyoming Medicine as a thank you.

Taking Care of a Dictator

  By Tom Lacock and Rob Monger Wyoming Medical Society Military deployments were nothing new for Joseph Horam, MD — he had been deployed six times before. However, this deployment to Iraq, scheduled for May 2006, started much differently than previous tours. Horam, a colonel in the Wyoming Army National Guard and former State Surgeon […]

Notes from the AAP Meeting

Benard P Dreyer, MD, FAAP President and Karen Remley, MD, FAAP, Executive Vice President/CEO of the AAP sent members a letter based on actions taken at the Oct. Board of Directors Meeting. We are writing to inform you of important actions taken at the October 20-21, 2016 Board of Directors meeting. 1.       In response to a […]

Events, Conferences, and Announcements November 14, 2016

Each week the Wyoming Medical Society receives a number of webinar, CME, and other conference opportunities which we share with our members without endorsement. This week’s list includes: Announcements As Legislative Subcommittees go, the Task Force on Department of Health Facilities has been as active as any we have seen in years. Chairman Lloyd Larson […]