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Patient Safety and Quality

Patient safety is embedded in the fabric of care at Star Valley Medical Center and Care Center. We use multiple reinforcing systems to prevent most common medical errors such as wrong-site surgery and medication mistakes. When we are measured against hospitals nationally and locally, our commitment to patient safety is evident. The results are visible in our low infection rates, high levels of patient satisfaction, and the recognition we have received for our ground-breaking patient safety efforts. All patients are treated as partners. When you decide to become a patient, we will give you tools that you can use to help us make your visit as safe and successful as possible. Browse this site to learn more about what we do and what you can do to ensure your safety and satisfaction.

What we do and what you can do to prevent:

Infections (including MRSA)
Medication errors 
Wrong-site surgeries   
Blood clots   
Pressure ulcers 

 Star Valley Medical Center and Care Center are annually surveyed by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) for the State of Wyoming. We continue to excel with our annual quality surveys and have achieved a 5 star rating. Please see the links below for additional information on the accreditation process and agency information.

Amy Johnson,
Quality & Patient Safety Director





See How We Compare:

Hospitals and Care Centers in America are constantly being monitored for a wide range of patient and resident safety issues that include infection, surgical errors and patient / resident falls. We would like you to know that we are proud of the quality of our care and your safety is our top priority.


See our 2013 HCAHPS Patient Satisfaction Report Card

See our 2012 HCAHPS Patient Satisfaction Report Card

See our 2011 HCAHPS Patient Satisfaction Report Card_ 

Hospital Compare 


See the 4th Qtr 2010 HCAHPS Patient Satisfaction Report 

See the 3rd Qtr 2010 HCAHPS Patient Satisfaction Report 

See the 2nd Qtr 2010 HCAHPS Patient Satisfaction Report

See the 4th Qtr 2009 HCAHPS Patient Satisfaction Report  

See the AHA Hospital Quality Alliance Report  

See the 5 Star Care Center State Comparison Report