Cheyenne Regional Medical Center has appointed Margo Karsten to serve as interim Chief Executive Officer when current CEO John Lucas retires on September 1.

Karsten is President and CEO  of Creative Health Care Management, a Minneapolis based health care consulting company. She was originally contracted to serve as the hospital's interim Chief Operating Officer, and has been at CRMC since July 15th.

Lucas, who had served as CEO at CRMC for several years, announced his retirement earlier this year.