Healthcare providers at Sheridan Memorial Hospital and its clinics often hear from patients about the emotional and physical challenges
The annual “Christmas Trees of Love” project allows community members to honor or
Sheridan Memorial Hospital Foundation Board of Directors Approves $425,700 to Fund Nuclear Medicine Camera
Thanks to the generous legacy gift from the
Sheridan Memorial Hospital is once again seeking a design for its 2022 Christmas Card. The hospital is accepting entries from 3rd, 4th and 5th Grade
Sheridan Memorial Hospital (SMH) recently completed its 2023-2026 Strategic Plan, which outlines the organization’s focus areas
Listen to What Jasmine Slater and Ada Kirven Share About The Link, Welch Cancer Center, & The SMH Foundation
Listen to what Jasmine Slater and Ada Kirven
Ever since high school, Dr. Allison Dawson has known Sheridan boasts something special. Now, as she begins seeing patients in Sheridan
Having worked in both a large metropolitan healthcare system and a rural Indian Health Service facility, Dr. Zachary Zemore has seen the extremes when it comes to levels of access
It’s that time of year. The school year is underway, days have become cooler and flu season has begun. While scheduling time to receive your
September is National Recovery Month. I hope this column is helpful to you in understanding addiction and recovery. Mr. B is a polite, quiet
While Joe Wright has held leadership positions professionally and in volunteer organizations, service has remained his focus. Wright will bring
The Sheridan Memorial Hospital Foundation staff and Board of Directors are excited to announce
There are a number of different respiratory diseases and associated treatments in adults, though a few are much more common than
Sheridan Memorial Hospital (SMH) employee Jazz Scott, RN, received the 2023 Norman S. Holt Award for Nursing Excellence during the
Sheridan Memorial Hospital (SMH) conducts a Community Health Needs Assessment (CHNA)
Listen to what Christopher Prior, Family Physician at Sheridan Memorial Hospital’s Primary Care
Helmsley Charitable Trust Grants $2.5 Million To Help Sheridan Memorial Hospital Bring Innovative Behavioral Health Model To Wyoming
The Leona M. and Harry B. Helmsley Charitable
The SMH Foundation proudly announces Brianna Julien as this year’s recipient of the Cato Scholar Award, made possible with an endowment gift
As we progress through life, our food choices are formed and molded by many different factors. Food choices are dictated by habit, preferences,
On Friday, June 23rd, a successful fundraising event took place at The Powder Horn Golf Course, where over 100 golfers and volunteers came
Having a baby can be overwhelming. That is the reason why Sheridan Memorial Hospital (SMH) has offered childbirth education classes to help
Summertime in Sheridan! Time for hikes, bikes, fishing, swimming, and all the outdoor recreation
Each year, Sheridan Memorial Hospital (SMH) celebrates National Certified Nurses Assistants
Listen to what Charlotte Walter, Physical Therapist
Sheridan Memorial Clinics now offer text
While we never wish for a person to need the services offered at the Welch Cancer Center
National Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) week is June 14-20, 2023. This week is a way to honor those who work in this demanding
Listen to Kelly Lieb, Director of Patient Experience at Sheridan Memorial Hospital talk about
Conveniences of Urgent Care: Listen to Dr. David Nickerson talk about how Sheridan Memorial
Dr. Lindsay Capron & Liz Becking, RN, Talk About Celebrating Women, Women’s Clinic, and Women’s Health
Listen to what Dr. Lindsay Capron & Liz Becking,
May is National Stroke Awareness Month with a goal to increase awareness around this very important public health problem. It is estimated
Jade Stanley, a local Sheridan resident, is the first Sheridan Memorial Hospital (SMH) patient to undergo hysterectomy surgery using state-
Listen to what Dr. Jason Ackerman shares about
It's Women's Health Month, and the Sheridan Memorial Hospital Women's Clinic is here to help answer any questions you have about women's
Each year, Sheridan Memorial Hospital (SMH)
The Patient Portal: Knowledge is Power…but knowledge is more powerful when we put it into
The healthcare needs of the Sheridan community continue to grow and diversify. In an effort to
Every April, organizations throughout our community and country pause to recognize and
April is Testicular Cancer awareness month. Testicular cancer is the most common solid tumor among males age 15-34 years old. The American Cancer Society estimates almost 10,000
Listen to what Dr. Emily Denney & Dr. Erica Rinker share about Healthcare for All Ages at SMH Primary Care!
Sheridan Memorial Hospital (SMH) has been recognized as one of the Top 100 Rural &
The Sheridan Memorial Hospital Foundation Staff and Board of Directors are pleased to welcome
March is National Colon Cancer Awareness Month, an appropriate time to explore this topic. Colon or Colorectal Cancer (CRC) is one of the
What is National Nutrition Month? Every March, this annual campaign invites people to learn more about making informed food choices and
Listen to what Registered Dietitian Nutritionist Jordan McCoy, MS, RDN, LD, CDCES from Sheridan Memorial Hospital shares about SMH's
Sheridan Memorial Hospital is excited to welcome Dr. Emily Denney, DO, to the Primary Care
Today we will be talking about gut health. The gut, or gastrointestinal (G.I.) tract, generally refers to the stomach, through the small and
On Wednesday, December 8, 2022, Sheridan Memorial Hospital Foundation hosted their annual holiday breakfast to honor and celebrate
I am a nurse at the Welch Cancer Center, and I love my job. Every day my incredible coworkers and I come together with the same goal- to give
Each year in February, we celebrate National Cardiac Rehabilitation Week to draw attention to the role of cardiac rehab in reducing the
In September 2022, Sheridan Memorial Hospital (SMH) opened up the new, expanded Transitional Care Unit (TCU) on the 2nd and 3rd floors of the
Each year, Sheridan Memorial Hospital (SMH) employees find ways to give back to the community. “Our community is so supportive of
The Sheridan Memorial Hospital (SMH) Foundation was honored to host a memorial unveiling for a
Thanks to the generous gifts made by donors in
The American College of Cardiology (ACC) has recognized Sheridan Memorial Hospital (SMH)
In our community, the most common causes of injury for ages 65 and older are injuries from falls – falling is not a normal part of aging.
Congratulations to 4th grader Adley Rhodes at Sagebrush Elementary, 4th grader Abigail Zielsdoft at Sagebrush Elementary, and 5th
Lynnet Bede, the Nurse Manager for the Watt Dialysis Center here in Sheridan, was recognized as the Dialysis Clinic, Inc’s (DCI’s) 2022 Employee of
Patients can now access state-of-the-art, minimally invasive surgical technology right here
SMH Awarded $5.9 Million State Grant to Enhance Mental Healthcare in Sheridan County - Hospital to
Health Insurance Marketplace® Open Enrollment Runs Through January 2023 Shopping for health insurance can be confusing and cumbersome.
The annual “Christmas Trees of Love” project allows community members to honor or memorialize loved ones through the purchase of
Sheridan Memorial Hospital (SMH) has been recognized as a Pediatric Receiving Facility by the
Providing care for patients in their own home has shown to be a very effective way to treat many
This Friday, October 21, Sheridan Memorial Hospital (SMH) launches an expanded
Our volunteers and community members turned out to celebrate the Sheridan Memorial Hospital
Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) is the most common type of sleep-disordered breathing. It is
Sheridan Memorial Hospital (SMH) and Big Horn Surgical welcome Josh Scott, MD. Dr. Scott joins Corey Jost, MD, Barry Mangus, MD and Sara
Sheridan Memorial Hospital’s Audiology team is
As we approach World Heart Day, September 29, a day created to spread awareness about
Sheridan Memorial Hospital (SMH) is pleased to welcome Derek Redinger, DO, to the Internal Medicine Clinic in the hospital’s Outpatient Center.
Welcome and Meet Dr. Rita Cherni-Smith and Nurse Practitioner Brenda Fischer Providing Care in our TCU
With the opening of the new Transitional Care Unit
Anne Hinman was kind enough to leave this 5 star google review about Sheridan Memorial Hospital’s Wyoming Rehab: “I could not have been happier
It is with great anticipation that Sheridan Memorial Hospital and The Foundation announces the
The Sheridan County Sportsmen’s Association (SCSA) presented a check for $10,000 to the Sheridan Memorial Hospital (SMH) Foundation
On Friday, July 1, over 120 golfers and hospital volunteers gathered at The Powder Horn Golf Club to raise awareness and funds for patient
Sheridan Memorial Hospital is proud to welcome Dr. Erica Rinker, board-certified family medicine physician, to our new Primary Care practice
As an internist and primary care physician, I’m focused on delivering the highest level of care to all patients throughout their lives. I joined
From changes to one's daily schedule to the adjustments necessary to return home – Sheridan Memorial Hospital's transitional care
Julie Boyd, RN and Emergency Department Manager, didn't plan to play the part of a hero at the Sheridan WYO Rodeo earlier this month. But
Come see our hospital Trauma Squad at 3rd Thursday, July 21st beginning at 5 pm. We will be handing out important safety information,
Sheridan Memorial Hospital (SMH) is thrilled to welcome Rebecca Krzyminski, DO, a board-certified OB/GYN physician, to the Women’s Clinic
Summer weather calls many of us to spend more time outdoors. While this time of year brings a welcome respite from our cold Wyoming winters,
Sheridan Memorial Hospital announces the late summer opening of a new Primary Care practice to serve patients of all ages in downtown Sheridan
A patient tells us … “I was diagnosed with Type II diabetes (or prediabetes) and my doctor told me to exercise. What now?” Bring told you have Type II
Cathy Bealer, Sheridan Memorial Hospital's new Chief Nursing Officer (CNO), had a deep desire to
Sheridan Memorial Hospital (SMH) strives to meet community and regional demand for patient care. In recent years we have become even more aware
Sheridan Memorial Hospital (SMH) is pleased to offer convenient, secure, online access to your personal health information through our patient
Better Hearing & Speech Month is an annual occasion designed to raise awareness of hearing loss and speech problems. The American Speech-
On May 12, 2022 Governor Gordon signed a proclamation recognizing May as Trauma Awareness Month in Wyoming. Every year in May,
For most people, Sheridan, WY is a place to come when you want to get away from the crowds yet still crave the comforts of a small town. For Sig
What can you do? Know the risk factors. Free Drive-up Stroke Awareness Event May 24, 2022. Every 40 seconds in the United States, someone
The Sheridan County Sportsmen’s Association is once again hosting its Cancer Benefit Trap Shoot with funds raised going to help patients at
National Nurses Week is May 6-12, with the American Nurses Association recognizing and honoring nurses across the United States. Nurses
Hospice volunteering takes a special kind of person who is flexible, doesn’t take things personally, has good self-awareness, good
Newsworthy stories about pharmaceutical misuse and abuse can add an extra layer of complexity to our daily doctor-patient
National Volunteer week falls in April of each year and provides an opportunity for organizations to celebrate the impact of their selfless and inspirational Volunteers. At Sheridan Memorial Hospital (SMH),
March is “National Nutrition Month.” Each year we celebrate healthy eating with a theme. This year’s theme is “Celebrate a World of
Robert Kessler has led a full life for sure. He has lived in Buffalo, WY, since 1964. He has been in the Navy, run his own business in Buffalo, and then
It may not be the most glamorous subject, but talking about colorectal cancer saves lives. Unlike many cancers, we have effective tools to help
Sheridan Memorial Hospital (SMH) has been recognized as one of the Top 100 Rural &
On average, Americans spend $27.4 billion each year on Valentine’s Day, and $1.8 billion is for
Pelvic Floor Rehabilitation: Treatment for Urinary and Bowel Incontinence and Pain in the Pelvic Area
The term “Pelvic Floor Health” encompasses
Each year, Sheridan Memorial Hospital (SMH) employees find ways to give back to the
The challenges that come with a debilitating injury are more than physical. The mental challenges of not being able to do things that came easy prior
Rose Leonard, Sheridan Memorial Hospital night shift Respiratory Therapist recently received the Presidential Volunteer Service Award (PVSA)
T.R. Shelby Gives Auction Proceeds as a Matching Gift to Sheridan Memorial Hospital in Loving Memory of his Dear Wife,...
T.R. and Emily Shelby spent many wonderful years
On Wednesday, December 8, 2021, Sheridan Memorial Hospital employees celebrated their contributions to the hospital’s Foundation with
The Cardiopulmonary Rehabilitation staff at Sheridan Memorial Hospital are excited to announce the opening of a new rehabilitation
Adriane Duff isn’t the type of person to sit down and just tell you about her life and her healthcare history. In her own humble way, she wants to “help others” and in telling her story, she hopes to offer
On December 20, 2021, Sheridan Memorial Hospital received a special Christmas delivery of handmade quilts from Love in Stitches, a local
We often look at the New Year as an opportunity to make changes within our lives in some way, shape, or form. That change could be financial, personal growth, how free time is spent, or a
How do you measure a year? Perhaps you are one of the 237 new donors we welcomed to The Foundation in a matter of 365 days.
The holidays can be a joyful time, filled with laughter, fun, and togetherness. However, the holidays can bring despair to those who have lost
Congratulations to 4th grader Acey Stalick from Big Horn Elementary, 4th grader Mara Trentacosti from Highland Park Elementary and 5th grader Ashland Schneider from Meadowlark Elementary.
Providing care for patients in their own home, has shown to be a very effective way to treat many ailments and post-operative situations.
The Hospital Auxiliary's Trees of Love fundraising event serves as a heartwarming way to acknowledge someone cherished or loved by dedicating a light in their honor.
November is National Diabetes Month. There are different types of Diabetes; however, the rise in Type 2 diabetes (T2DM) and Prediabetes in our
Sheridan Memorial Hospital’s (SMH) Hospice has been named a 2021 Hospice HONORS Recipient
Sometimes it can seem overwhelming when it comes to your own personal healthcare. But there are resources out there to help those in need.
Wyoming Rehab’s Cancer Rehab Program is appropriate for anyone who has been diagnosed with cancer. Special considerations are made based on diagnosis.
Our volunteers and community members turned out to celebrate the Sheridan Memorial Hospital Auxiliary’s 62nd annual 5-Year-Old Birthday Party!
Ron Richter gives us an update on how he is doing over 4 years after his heart attack.
With hunting season upon us, the Trauma Team at Sheridan Memorial Hospital provides these tips for Gun Safety.
Many times we’re asked who The Sheridan Memorial Hospital Auxiliary is? Below you’re going to read countless things they accomplish
More than one out of four older adults fall each year. These falls are NOT a normal part of aging and are serious and costly, causing broken bones
We know how important you are in the healing of your loved one. The following guide is intended to
Stacy Windon was a recent patient in Sheridan Memorial Hospital. Below is her experience in her own words.
COVID-19 Testing Frequently Asked Questions - Many have asked... Know the Answers
With school starting, It is extremely important to take proper safety precautions when transporting your children to and from school.
A first-hand account from recent Urgent Care patient, Janet Dale: My recent experience at the Urgent Care at Sheridan Memorial Hospital was a
The CDC is now recommending a third COVID-19 vaccine dose for certain patients with
The fall season is rapidly approaching and for many Wyoming residents, that means hunting season. Hunting with archery equipment
The Sheridan Memorial Hospital Foundation Staff and Board of Directors are pleased to welcome Sue Belish, the newest Foundation Board Director.
Trouble hearing? Learn about our new audiology services and what options might be available to help you.
Holly Zajic (pronounced Zeitz) loves helping people be the best they can be every day. When you first meet her, it’s the exuberance and energy
How does a bachelor’s degree in Fisheries Biology end up landing you a job in the housekeeping department of your local hospital and ultimately
The Foundation’s successful Clinical Educational Endowment was initiated in 2003 with private donations. Annually it provides nursing
Urgent Care physician, Dr. David Nickerson, offers up these keys to preventing heat stroke and heat
Vera Olson was suffering from more than illness when first admitted into the Transitional Care Unit
On Friday, July 2, over 100 golfers and hospital volunteers gathered at The Powder Horn Golf Club to raise awareness and funds for patient
Sheridan Memorial Hospital’s (SMH’s) Transitional Care Unit (TCU) is a hospital-based short-term
The Sheridan Memorial Hospital Foundation board members and staff are excited to announce, thanks to the generosity of our community; we’ve
David Nickerson, MD, urgent care physician at SMH, has completed the necessary training through the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA)
Sheridan Memorial Hospital has been advised of a
The use of natural testosterone and testosterone supplements has skyrocketed the past few years. Dr. Christopher Prior offers his insights on this
Sheridan Memorial Hospital’s Covid-19 testing is now being done at the hospital’s Urgent Care
Having a comfortable, private environment to heal and regain strength and confidence for a safe
Certified Nursing Assistants (CNAs) provide intimate, hands-on healthcare to patients. A day in the life of a CNA might include taking patients temperature, blood pressure, and other vital signs,
The Sheridan Memorial Hospital Foundation is matching all gifts in June to finish the Transitional Care Expansion Campaign. All gifts and pledge
Wyomingites ages 12 and up can now receive the COVID-19 vaccine, following a thorough review and decision by the FDA and CDC. More families have the ability to protect their children and return to the activities and people they love.
Dr. Jason Ackerman has been practicing medicine in Sheridan for the past 8 years and has been a mainstay in the Sheridan Memorial Hospital
Thanks to generous gifts from planned giving and The Link annual event participants and sponsors, the Sheridan Memorial Hospital
In our country, someone experiences a stroke every 40 seconds. This debilitating and deadly injury to the brain causes a U.S. death every 3.5
Due to the generous contributions over the past seven months, The Foundation is nearing the finish line of the Transitional Care Expansion Campaign.
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.
The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) has announced that Sheridan Memorial Hospital (SMH)
When you think of excellent health care, you think of Sheridan. This not only applies to your Emergency Room visits or the birth of newborns
The Sheridan Memorial Hospital Foundation Staff and Board of Directors are pleased to announce
Upon your initial introduction to Dr. Marty Lucas, you may notice that she carries a unique
When Mary Skretteberg severely broke her ankle in September 2019, the prescription of a prolonged hospital stay felt like insult added to
In early January 2020, Dr. Sy Thickman stepped outside for his usual dog walk. Awaiting him was a thin layer of snow covering thick black ice; he
With the COVID-19 vaccines becoming more and more available to everyone, we asked some of our health care providers why they got the vaccine and what their thoughts are for our community.
It may not be the most glamorous subject, but talking about colorectal cancer saves lives. Among cancer affecting both men and women, colorectal
Navigating the healthcare system can be difficult. Even in a small town like Sheridan, there are multiple options for care and it may not always be clear where to start. Sheridan Memorial Hospital
Thanks to an extremely generous community gift supporting Sheridan Memorial Hospital’s Transitional Care Expansion Project, a 100% match
By Larry Certain February 20, 2021, posted here with his permission. I feel fortunate to live in Sheridan County, and I am sure I'm not alone. Many of the nicest people live in our county, and a
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 health by reducing disease burden, keep us from getting Covid-19, and allow us to resume social
Sheridan Memorial Hospital (SMH) has been recognized as one of the Top 100 Rural & Community Hospitals in the country for 2020
Did you know that nearly 1 in 2 Americans have high blood pressure and many people don’t even know they have it? That’s because there are often
If 2020 knocked you off your fitness routine or reminded you of the importance of starting one, read on. A common barrier for individuals wanting
On Friday, January 8, 2021, the Sheridan Memorial Hospital Auxiliary voted unanimously to pledge $50,000 to the Transitional Care Expansion at
The Sheridan Memorial Hospital Foundation is excited to announce its Transforming Transitional Care Campaign. A Transitional Care Unit (TCU) is a recuperative and supportive place to heal
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
To date, Sheridan Memorial Hospital (SMH) has received approximately 970 doses of the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine. That includes 700 doses in late
The past year has been a remarkable one for all of us to reflect on. Be it personal or professional; we have faced our own set of challenges that could
Each year, Sheridan Memorial Hospital (SMH) employees find ways to give back to the community; 2020 was no different… um, wait, yes
Wyoming Rehab's Licensed Physical Therapist Charlotte Walter describes her approach to creating individualized treatment plans to help each patient achieve their goals.
Connie Bachel, a longtime employee of Sheridan Memorial Hospital (SMH), contracted COVID-19 in mid-September. Bachel and six of her co-workers
Eagle Wings is a passionate group of young girls who have come together to bring joy, entertainment, and gifts to Sheridan Memorial
In this new year, we want to remind you to take care of yourself. With all of the talk and concern about the COVID-19 virus, it’s a very confusing
We know there is a lot of pressure on people to enjoy themselves during the holidays. The season
- On Friday, December 11, Sheridan Memorial Hospital employees celebrated their contributions to the hospital’s Foundation with their 17th annual partner breakfast.
After local attorney Deb Wendtland saw the moving SMH video asking our community for their help to slow the spread of Covid-19 by wearing a mask, she had an idea to support frontline healthcare staff. Deb went to work with her close friend Julie Gerlach to raise these funds and
SMH’s Own Megan Ripley, RN Shares Her Journey of Wellness & Diabetes
$56,000 Raised Through Hospital Foundation’s Virtual Link - Partners in Pink Event
We are excited to welcome Dr. Elise Sylar to the staff at Sheridan Memorial Hospital Internal Medicine. She is now accepting appointments for adults and adolescents 16 and over. Please call 307.675.2650 Option 4 to schedule your appointment today.
Local Journalist, Historian Touts Caring Medical Staff Cardiology care at Sheridan Memorial Hospital is second to none according to local
Celebrating Physical Therapist at Sheridan Memorial Hospital's Wyoming Rehab
Taylor Wendtland came to Wyoming Rehab after living with moderate to severe low back pain for nearly 10 years. The pain affected his ability to participate
SMH Environmental Services
“The one thing I wanted most after the horse riding accident was to be able to get back to roping.”
Denise Townsend: Fighting Forward It was pure chance that Denise Townsend’s breast cancer was discovered early. She didn’t have any
Jennifer (Jen) Crouse considers herself somewhat of an authority on how healthcare should be delivered. During her 16-year healthcare career,
How hometown care enables Cade to live life as a normal kid. MEDICAL EXCELLENCE – right here at home
Sheridan Memorial Hospital takes your health seriously. This inspiring story reminds us that if you think you may be having a heart attack...
“9-1-1, What Is Your Emergency?”“I need help! I just found my husband face down on the floor! He is blue
If anyone can compare cancer services in Sheridan, Wyoming years ago to what is available today, it is Geraldine and