Regional West Medical Center has obtained Hospital Accreditation from the Center for Improvement in Healthcare Quality (CIHQ)

SCOTTSBLUFF, Neb., ― Regional West Medical Center has been surveyed by the Center for Improvement in Healthcare Quality (CIHQ) and has successfully met the requirements for Hospital Accreditation by demonstrating compliance with CIHQ Standards and the Conditions of Participation by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services. This recognition reflects the hospital’s continuous commitment to safety and quality patient care.

Regional West Medical Center was subjected to a rigorous unannounced onsite assessment in July 2022. The CIHQ team toured the hospital, reviewed medical records, observed care practices, and interviewed staff and patients.

“CIHQ’ goal is to partner with hospitals to improve the care provided in our communities,” states Richard Curtis, Chief Executive Officer of CIHQ. “CIHQ is proud to recognize Regional West Medical Center for achieving accreditation.”

“The survey accreditation from CIHQ is very important to Regional West. The success of the survey shows our team of physicians, providers, and staff at Regional West are focused on providing exceptional healthcare and improving patient outcomes and patient safety.” says John Mentgen, President and CEO of Regional West Health Services.

For more information, please visit the CIHQ Accredited Hospital website.

Regional West Health Services in Scottsbluff, Neb., is the parent company of Regional West Medical Center, a 188-bed regional referral center and the only Level II Trauma Center in Nebraska west of Kearney. As the region’s only tertiary referral medical center, Regional West offers care that spans more than 32 medical specialties provided by over 28 physician clinics. With nearly 300 in-network providers and approximately 2,000 staff members, Regional West provides comprehensive and innovative health care services for the people of western Nebraska and the neighboring states of Colorado, South Dakota, and Wyoming.