Sheridan Memorial Hospital is proud to serve the community of Sheridan
and the surrounding region. Providing excellent patient-centered care is our mission
and these awards demonstrate the hard work and dedication of our doctors and staff.
5-Star Rated (2021)
The Overall Hospital Quality Star rating by the Centers of Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) summarizes a variety of measures across 5 areas of quality into a single star rating. The ratings demonstrate how well a hospital performed, on average, compared to other hospitals in the U.S. The rating ranges from one to five stars.
We are excited to announce that the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) has recognized Sheridan Memorial Hospital (SMH) with an Overall 5-Star Rating. This recognition is a result of our physicians and staff showing up every day focused on kind, compassionate and skillful care of our patients. This rating is at a level that only 13.56% of hospitals across the country have attained for 2021 and makes SMH one of only two hospitals in Wyoming to earn a 5-Star designation.
The Star Rating Program is just one of many CMS initiatives designed to improve the quality of healthcare available across the U.S.
Joint Commission Accredited (Since 2006)
As a way of gaining community trust and accountability, SMH continues to earn the Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval for accreditation by voluntarily demonstrating compliance with national standards for healthcare quality and safety every year.
The accreditation award recognizes our dedication to continuously comply with The Joint Commission’s rigorous standards and demonstrates our commitment to excellence for our patients and community.
Top 100 Rural & Community Hospital (2016, 2017,2018, 2019, 2020, 2021)
For the sixth year in a row, SMH has been named to the Top 100 Rural and Community Hospital list. Approximately 880 hospitals are reviewed for this honor. The review process takes into account 37 independent indicators across multiple pillars of performance including: Inpatient Market Share, Outpatient Market Share, Quality, Outcomes, Patient Perspective, Cost, Charges and Finance. All data used to perform this review is publicly available via the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) website.
American College of Cardiology Accredited (2020)
Sheridan Memorial Hospital is proud to announce that the American College of Cardiology (ACC) has awarded SMH the Heart Failure Accreditation based on the hospital’s competence and specific standards that are in place to provide excellent care to patients with heart failure. The mission of the ACC is to transform cardiovascular care and to improve heart health.
The 3-year accreditation is awarded after a rigorous yearlong review and onsite visit by the ACC in which they evaluate 73 mandatory components that focus on the hospital’s policies, standards, protocols, and education related to heart failure.
Hospice Honors (2015, 2016, 2019, 2021)
SMH Hospice was named a Hospice HONORS recipient in 2015, 2016, 2019 and 2021 by HEALTHCAREfirst, a leading provider of billing and coding services. This award places SMH Hospice in the top 20% of hospice programs in the country and recognizes hospice programs providing the highest level of quality as measured from the caregiver’s point of view. The award is based on survey results from the Hospice section of HCAHPS (Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems) survey. Hospice HONORS recipients must score above average on twenty of the evaluated questions, including “willingness to recommend.”
Most Wired (2016, 2017, 2018)
SMH was recognized as one of the most wired hospitals in the nation by Hospitals & Health Networks (H&HN). The Most Wired designation stems from a survey and benchmarking study conducted by H&HN, in cooperation with the American Hospital Association and Health Forum. The study is recognized as a leading industry barometer measuring information technology (IT) use and adoption among hospitals nationwide.
Nurse Residency Accreditation
On June 28, 2017, the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) deemed SMH’s RN Residency Program as the highest quality and worthy of public confidence. This voluntary review process is intended to strengthen and sustain the quality and integrity of practice transition programs. SMH has agreed to abide by the ANCC global standards, taking continuous improvement and commitment to quality seriously.
2016 Women’s Choice Award America’s Best Hospitals Emergency Care
The Women’s Choice Award demonstrates that we deliver a level of patient satisfaction that patients and their families can count on. The achievement is based on the eight measures publicly reported by Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, then weighted by women surveyed.
Internal Medicine Patient-centered Medical Home Level III
In April 2015, SMH Internal Medicine received the NCQA Patient-Centered Medical Home Level III (PCMH) recognition for using evidence-based, patient-centered processes that focus on highly coordinated care and long-term, participative relationships. The PCMH is a model of primary care that combines teamwork and information technology to improve care, improve the patient experience and reduce costs. Each patient’s care is overseen by clinician-led care teams that coordinate treatment across the healthcare system.