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.
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.
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 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