Fetterman Hospital Association: Cooperative Health Care on the Range in the 1880s, The
journal contributionposted on 01.07.1994, 00:00 authored by Phil Roberts
Wyoming would seem to be the last place with a history of cooperative health care. Yet, more than a century ago, some of the most rugged of individualists American ranchers and cowboys, together organized a cooperative health program on the Wyoming range. It was probably the first such organization of its kind in the United States even though it is largely forgotten.