Health and Healthcare in Casper, WYHealthcare comes down to access, affordability and outcomes. Casper residents have access to 3 acute care hospitals within 60 miles. The ratio of residents to primary care physicians is 563:1 compared to the national average of 598:1. Casper residents are part of Natrona County, which ranks 15th for health outcomes and 18th for health factors in the State of Wyoming. Additionally, residents spend 14.9% less than the national average on health care-related goods and services.
Health Outcomes Ranking15th in Wyoming out of 23 counties
Health Factors Rank18th in Wyoming out of 23 counties
Health Behaviors Rank22nd in Wyoming out of 23 counties
Hospitals in Casper, WY3 hospitals within 60 miles
of Casper, WY 18,576:1 population to hospital ratio
Doctors in Casper, WY99 doctors within city limits
of Casper, WY 563:1 population to primary care ratio
Wyoming Medical Center, the state’s largest comprehensive provider, makes its home on a 719,000-square-foot campus covering nearly four city blocks. While the hospital is large, it strives to deliver personal care. The center runs the state’s only air ambulance program, Wyoming Life Flight, which brings patients to an emergency room serving 36,000 people each year. Specializing in cardiology and neurology, the operates the Heart Center of Wyoming and the Wyoming Neuroscience and Spine Institute, both of which are nationally recognized.