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…And The Beat Goes On

…And The Beat Goes On | Hospital Foundation Exceeds Matching Gift Challenge from the William F. and Lorene W. Welch Foundation to Support Project Heartbeat – Cardiac Care Equipment   It is with great pleasure that The Sheridan Memorial Hospital...

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Sheridan Memorial Hospital Nursing Awards

2019 Nursing Awards

May 22, 2019 On May 6th a new Nurse of the Year and Friend of Nursing were named during National Nurses Week. Each year, Sheridan Memorial Hospital celebrates nurse’s week with several traditions. One of them is presenting two awards...

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2020 Christmas Card Contest Winners

2020 Christmas Card Art Contest Winners

Congratulations to 3rd graders Gracie Babbitt and Raegan Welles from Woodland Park Elementary. They are the Sheridan Memorial Hospital Christmas Card Art Contest winners and will have their spectacular artwork showcased on the 2020 hospital Christmas card. Sheridan Memorial Hospital...

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2nd Dose COVID-19 Vaccine

Through January 22, Sheridan Memorial Hospital (SMH) has provided COVID-19 vaccinations to approximately 1,000 people in Sheridan County. That includes SMH employees and the priority populations of essential workers and people over the age of 70. The side effects from...

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Sheridan Memorial Hospital Cath Lab

Auxiliary Donation Impacts Cath Lab

Since the Auxiliary’s gift, almost two months ago, The Foundation has received various words of thanks from all departments who received a portion of this generous donation. With a mission “to provide comfort to and better the welfare of Sheridan...

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Sheridan Memorial Hospital Donations

Auxiliary Donation Impacts Radiology

February 20, 2019 On Friday, February 1, 2019, the Sheridan Memorial Hospital Auxiliary presented donations totaling $23,500 at its annual meeting and luncheon. With this gift, the Auxiliary has given nearly $637,000 to Sheridan Memorial Hospital since 1991.With a mission “to...

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Barb Sare: A Year of Milestones

We can’t celebrate National Volunteer Month without honoring the amazing woman who has volunteered at SMH for 30 years, Barb Sare. We visited with Barb to discuss her inspiring volunteer experience. After retiring in 1990, Barb’s volunteer experience began in...

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Become a Hospice Volunteer & Make a Difference

As we celebrate all of our volunteers, we would like to recognize a group that serves a very important purpose at SMH, our hospice volunteers. Hospice volunteers are a pivotal part of our hospital team and our organization’s ability to...

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Sheridan Memorial Hospital board changes

Board of Trustees Prepare for Change

Pictured above, Ron Mischke (Left), Joe Wright (Right) July 17, 2019 As one chapter may be coming to a close, Sheridan Memorial Hospital Board of Trustees will prepare to open another. SMH prepares to bid farewell to long-standing board member,...

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Can you get the flu shot too early? Perhaps…

By Sierra Gross Stallman, MD – Medical Director for Sheridan Memorial Hospital's Internal Medicine practice With our sunny 90 degree days and all the attention currently on COVID-19, it seems impossible to fathom flu season is coming near.  Uncertainty about...

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Sheridan Memorial Hospital Nina Beach

Cancer Screening & Preventative Care

by Nina Beach, Advanced Oncology Certified Nurse Practitioner at Sheridan Memorial Hospital’s Welch Cancer Center September 2019 Cancer screening and preventive care is an important aspect for overall health. Screenings look for cancer before a person has symptoms. Many cancers,...

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Cancer Screening & Preventative Care

By Nina Beach, MN, FNP-C, AOCNP, Advanced Oncology Certified Nurse Practitioner at Sheridan Memorial Hospital’s Welch Cancer Center Cancer screening and preventive care are important aspects of overall health.  Screenings look for cancer before a person has symptoms.  If caught...

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Cardiac Rehab – Healthy Habits for Life

By Cassie Mullins, RN Cardiopulmonary Rehab Supervisor at Sheridan Memorial Hospital In Sheridan, we are lucky to have many services to support heart health, from the cardiology team at the Heart Center, to our Cardiac Catheterization Lab and state of...

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Sheridan Memorial Hospital Christmas Card Contest

Christmas Card Art Contest

November 2019 Sheridan Memorial Hospital is once again seeking a design for their 2019 Christmas Card. The hospital is accepting entries from 3rd - 5th Grade students in Sheridan County, Wyoming. Artwork provided by students will be judged by a...

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Sheridan Memorial Hospital Christmas Card Winners 2019

Christmas Card Art Contest Winners

2019 Christmas Card Art Contest Winners:  Izzy Dennee (left) and Faith Hetzer (right)December 2019 Congratulations to 5th graders Faith Hetzer from Meadowlark Elementary and Izzy Dennee from Sagebrush Elementary. They’re the winners of the Sheridan Memorial Hospital Christmas Card contest and...

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Sheridan Memorial Hospital Cancer Care Awareness

Colon Cancer Awareness Month

March 20, 2019What is the most important thing you need to know about colon cancer?  It is mostly preventable, through screening.March is Colon Cancer Awareness Month, and while it may not be the most glamorous topic for your upcoming dinner...

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Sheridan Memorial Hospital Community Benefit Report

Community Benefit Report now Available

September 2019The FY2019 Community Benefit Report is now available. As the healthcare needs of the Sheridan community continue to grow and diversify, through continuous improvement, we strive to continually meet these needs and provide excellent patient-centered care every day. Our...

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Congestive Heart Failure Explained

By Joseph Garcia, MD – Cardiologist from Sheridan Memorial Hospital’s Heart Center February is Heart Month and it is particularly fitting that Sheridan Memorial Hospital has accomplished Accreditation by the American College of Cardiology (ACC) for the treatment of congestive...

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Congratulations to our 2019 Nurse Residency Graduates

L-R - Nicole Opitz, RN; Brandie Neufer, RN;Lacy Slusser, RN; Angel Vielhauer, RN; Teara Leibee, RN and Megan Perkins, RN. Six new registered nurses successfully completed the hospital's six-month Nurse Residency Program. Their graduation ceremony was held last week.  This...

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Connie’s Story

Connie Bachel, a longtime employee of Sheridan Memorial Hospital (SMH), contracted COVID-19 in mid-September. Bachel and six of her co-workers at the SMH Urgent Care tested positive for the coronavirus, each exhibiting different symptoms. For the next two weeks, they...

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COVID-19 Vaccine Demand Outpacing Supply

To date, Sheridan Memorial Hospital (SMH) has received approximately 970 doses of the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine. That includes 700 doses in late December and 270 doses in mid-January. Another 975 doses of the Pfizer vaccine are scheduled to arrive January...

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Sierra Gross Stallman, MD

COVID-19 Vaccines explained

By Sierra Gross Stallman, MD – Medical Director of Sheridan Memorial Hospital's Internal Medicine Practice We have all been affected by Covid-19, which is why we look for safe and effective ways To protect our families, communities, businesses and mental...

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Sheridan Memorial Hospital Doctor's Day

Doctor’s Day 2019: Why We Celebrate

March 20, 2019 March 30th is Doctor’s Day and is a time to thank our doctors for their passion, dedication, and commitment towards providing excellent healthcare to our community. Here at Sheridan Memorial Hospital, we take this opportunity to acknowledge...

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Erica Ridgeway, BSN, RN – Sheridan Memorial Hospital Trauma Program Coordinator

Fall Prevention is Key in Trauma Program

By Erica Ridgeway, BSN, RN – Sheridan Memorial Hospital Trauma Program Coordinator Sheridan Memorial Hospital’s Trauma Program reviews cases for patients who have suffered a trauma of any kind.  Along with this, we review and develop policies and protocols to...

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Sheridan Memorial Hospital Free Financial Services

Free Financial Services Available at Your Hospital

August 2019 Medical bills don’t have to be scary. At Sheridan Memorial Hospital (SMH), our Patient Financial Advocates are available to help patients plan for current or upcoming medical expenses and gain access to financial assistance for various expenditures from...

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From SMH Employees to Dedicated Volunteers

Many of our volunteers were very involved and well known as staff members before becoming SMH volunteers. They then want to stay active and involved with coworkers who have essentially become a staple or part of their lives. People become...

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Geraldine & Larry’s Story

If anyone can compare cancer services in Sheridan, Wyoming years ago to what is available today, it is Geraldine and Larry Roberts. Geraldine had three occurrences of cancer in her right breast in a span of 15 years. The first...

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GIRL SCOUTS DONATE COOKIES TO HEALTHCARE WORKERS

Billings, MT.—April 22, 2020—Girl Scouts of Montana and Wyoming (GSMW) donated Girl Scout Cookies to Sheridan Memorial Hospital on April 23rd in an effort to provide a bright spot in the lives of healthcare workers during this pandemic. Location: Sheridan...

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Halloween Safety Drive Through Event

Kids – have your parents bring you to this pre-Halloween Safety Drive-Through.  Representatives from the Sheridan Memorial Hospital Trauma Program, Safe Kids and Sheridan College Nursing students will be passing out all kinds of goodies, including Trick-or-Treat bags, Halloween Masks,...

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Healthcare by Video

by Melanie Aksamit, Process Improvement Coordinator, and Kristopher Schamber, MD – both of Sheridan Memorial Hospital’s Internal Medicine Practice. Tele-health.  Tele-medicine.  Zoom.  These are terms that have been thrown around frequently in the last few months.  Chances are you have...

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Heart Warming Messages About Our Nurses

Some of life’s biggest moments are spent with a nurse. National Nurses Week provides the perfect opportunities to celebrate the nurses who care for us, our friends and our families. They have an important job to do, and we are...

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High Sugar Diet & Memory Decline

By Megan Sexton, RND Which came first: the junk food or the memory decline?  This question is being investigated currently by researchers and has revealed a strong correlation between a diet high in sugar and saturated fat with decreased memory...

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Sheridan Memorial Hospital Insurance Marketplace

Hospital can help with Insurance Marketplace Enrollment

October 16, 2019 Have you been shopping for health insurance lately? It can be confusing and cumbersome. Sheridan Memorial Hospital is offering a free service to assist anyone who needs help navigating the Health Insurance Marketplace. Open enrollment for the...

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Hospital Employees Give Back to the Community

Each year, Sheridan Memorial Hospital (SMH) employees find ways to give back to the community; 2020 was no different… um, wait, yes it was. “The generosity and support we received from the community this past year were like nothing we...

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