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About WyTN

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Mission Statement

WyTN facilitates the connectivity between provider and patient or provider and specialist and provides on-going training in telehealth best practices for Wyoming healthcare professionals via monthly professional development.


Vision Statement

The WyTN is a network where patients can connect with providers and providers to specialists to provide easier access for patients and improve overall health for Wyoming residents.


Guiding Principles

  • Existing resources and knowledge will be leveraged.
  • Telehealth initiatives will be interoperable.
  • The telehealth network will be collaborative.
  • Telehealth will integrate into the health system and support other initiatives.
  • Healthcare providers will be educated on the capabilities and benefits of telehealth.

University of Wyoming / Wyoming Institute for Disabilities Staff

The Wyoming Institute for Disabilities (WIND) is a member of the national network of University Centers for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities (UCEDD). WIND works to assist individuals with developmental disabilities, their families, professionals, and University of Wyoming students through education, training, community services, and early intervention. WIND is an academic department within the College of Health Sciences at the University of Wyoming. The Department of Health, Office of Rural Health has contracted with UW/WIND to assist in managing the Wyoming Telehealth Network.

Cheyenne Regional Medical Center / Institute of Population Health

The Wyoming Institute of Population Health is a Division of Cheyenne Regional Medical Center. It was formed to help Wyoming communities and their healthcare providers develop strategic platforms for taking a more proactive approach to patient care and population health management.

What is the difference between Telehealth and Telemedicine?

Telehealth is different from telemedicine because it refers to a broader scope of remote healthcare services than telemedicine. While telemedicine refers specifically to remote clinical services, telehealth can refer to remote non-clinical services, such as provider training, administrative meetings, and continuing medical education, in addition to clinical services. (https://www.healthit.gov/providers-professionals/faqs/what-telehealth-how-telehealth-different-telemedicine)

Telehealth/Telemedicine is not a medical specialty; it is simply the means of bringing patient and providers together.  This delivery method is essential for moving healthcare closer to patients and meeting the need to expand care availability.


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Wyoming Telehealth Network

Phone: (307) 766-2948

Email: Wy-telehealth@uwyo.edu

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