The company that operates Medical Center of the Rockies in Loveland and Poudre Valley Hospital in Fort Collins, University of Colorado Health System is in negotiations to manage a hospital in Laramie, Wyoming.

University of Colorado Health, a new organization that includes Medical Center of the Rockies, Poudre Valley Hospital in Fort Collins and University of Colorado Hospital, will begin negotiating a management agreement with Ivinson Memorial Hospital, according to a press release from UCHealth.

Ivinson's board of directors voted unanimously Thursday to move ahead with negotiations, according to the release.

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Poudre Valley Hospital merged with University of Colorado Hospital at the beginning of 2012.