Hot Springs Health Thermopolis Clinic is a provider-based rural health clinic owned and operated by Hot Springs Health. Services are provided by 4 physicians and 3 advanced practitioners trained in Family Medicine. They provide comprehensive primary health care and OBGYN services to all ages from infant to geriatrics for Hot Springs County and the surrounding communities. Under the direction of the Medical Director, Jason Weyer, D.O., the primary services are provided by the following physicians and advanced practitioners:
The staff furnishes those diagnostic and therapeutic services and supplies that are commonly furnished in a physician’s office. These include medical history, physical examination, assessment of health status, and treatment for a variety of medical conditions.
Professional services provided by Hot Springs Health Thermopolis Clinic include the following:
- Well Baby Exams
- Immunization Program (WYIR)
- Well Woman Exams
- Obstetric & Gynecological Care
- Wellness Exams
- Welcome to Medicare Exams
- Free Blood Pressure Testing
- Medication and Financial Assistance Programs
- Annual Student Sports Physicals
- EKG and Laboratory Services
- Healthcare Management for Chronic Disease
- Chronic Care Management for Qualifying Medicare Beneficiaries
- Acute Healthcare Needs
- Pre-Employment Physicals
- Department of Transportation (DOT) Physicals
- Aviation Physicals
- Worker’s Compensation Injury Exams & Follow Up
- TB Clearance; Adult Immunizations
- Basic Surgical Procedures and Injections
- Trigger Point Injections
- Gene Site Testing
- Pain Pump Management
- Portable Ultrasound
- Anti-Coagulation Monitoring Program
- Allergy Serum Administration
- Hormone Replacement Injections
- MAT Service Program
- 340B Program
Laboratory services essential to the immediate diagnosis and treatment of the patient provided at Hot Springs Health Thermopolis Clinic are the following:
- Chemical examinations of urine by stick
- Microscopic examination of urine sediment;
- Chemistry glucose finger stick/blood sugar
- Influenza and RSV
- Rapid Strep
- Examination of stool specimens for occult blood;
- Pregnancy tests;
- Primary culturing for transmittal to a certified laboratory
Hot Springs Health Thermopolis Clinic provides medical emergency procedures as a first response to common life-threatening injuries and acute illness while waiting for 911 emergency responders.
Access to hospital services and other specialty services:
- Hot Springs County Hospital District provides the following services for Hot Springs Health Thermopolis Clinic Patients: Inpatient and outpatient hospital care, emergency services, imaging, laboratory services, chemotherapy, obstetrics, physician specialty services (oncology and Orthopedics), ophthalmologist services (cataract surgery) cardiopulmonary, general surgery/ambulatory services, and sleep diagnostics.
- Physical therapy services and wound care services provided in partnership with Gottsche Rehabilitation and Wellness Center.
- Specialty physician services are available in surrounding towns by referral.
- Hospital services for complex medical and surgical problems are available through referral to regional hospitals located in Billings, MT and Casper, WY.
Professional Services provided in addition to services in the clinic by Hot Springs Health practitioners are the following:
- Inpatient and outpatient services
- Hospitalist services
- Emergency service
- Obstetric services
- Long term care/skilled nursing
- Thermopolis Rehabilitation and Wellness
- Wyoming Retirement Center in Basin.
- Other Services:
- Interpreter services for foreign language patients, if indicated.
Chronic Care Management
Chronic Care Management was a program developed by Medicare in 2015. Goal of the program is to provide the patients with the best care possible to keep patients out of the hospital and to minimize costs and inconvenience to patients due to unnecessary visits to doctors, emergency rooms, labs or hospitals. Criteria patients must meet to qualify for the program are the following:
- Must be on Medicare and have 2 or more chronic health conditions expected to last at least 12 months or till death.
- Patients at significant risk of death, acute exacerbation, decomposition or functional decline without management.
- Examples of chronic conditions are diabetes, high blood pressure, heart disease, depression, chronic pain and cancer.