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Memorial Hospital of Converse County Earns Top Hospital Quality Award

Thursday, July 25, 2019

Contact: Karl Hertz

On June 25, 2019, Mountain-Pacific Quality Health recognized Memorial Hospital of Converse County with a 2019 Hospital Quality Excellence Award for outstanding performance in effectively using quality assurance performance improvement methodologies to improve care practices. Memorial Hospital of Converse County is one of eight hospitals honored during this year’s Wyoming Quality Health Care Conference held in Cheyenne.

To be eligible for this coveted award, winners had to meet six categories of criteria, including antibiotic stewardship elements, patient and family engagement activities, care coordination elements and leadership qualities. Awardees also had to exhibit strong leadership support for providing quality care.

“I am very proud of the work our staff and providers do each and every day to ensure our patients receive the highest quality of care at Memorial Hospital,” stated hospital Interim CEO Karl Hertz. For more information about the quality improvement efforts Memorial Hospital of Converse County has undertaken in recent years or about this award, contact Chief Nursing Officer, Cristy Cobb at 307-358-2122 or

Memorial Hospital of Converse County is a 25-Bed Critical Access Hospital located in Douglas. Memorial Hospital also has eleven clinic locations across 10 Wyoming Communities including the aforementioned Casper and Douglas as well as Gillette, Riverton, Lander, Glenrock, Lusk, Torrington, Guernsey, and Wheatland.