Wyoming State Hospital Administrator Announcement

Kristi Barker has been named as administrator for the Wyoming State Hospital (WSH) in Evanston. The WSH is part of the Wyoming Department of Health’s Behavioral Health Division. It is the only state-operated psychiatric hospital in Wyoming. WSH is a licensed acute care psychiatric inpatient hospital with 104 beds. WSH provides psychiatric acute care stabilization […]

WDH Provider Update – STI’s in Wyoming

 Wyoming Medical Society Newsletter  Jan 5, 2024  The Wyoming Department of Health (WDH) appreciates the opportunity to share information with providers about concerning trends in certain sexually transmitted infections.  Syphilis cases, including congenital syphilis, are increasing nationwide and within our state. Wyoming has seen a 54% increase in reported syphilis cases from 2018 to 2022. […]

Wyoming Medicaid to Cover Transitional Care Management in 2024

Wyoming Medicaid to Cover Transitional Care Management in 2024 The time of transition from an inpatient hospital stay to a residential setting can be of high risk of readmission, particularly for those with higher acuity medical issues or complex living situations. Potential pitfalls include medication reconciliation, scheduling follow-up appointments, and transportation. In 2022, Wyoming Medicaid […]