Hospital earns 4-star rating

Patient care at Memorial Hospital of Sweetwater County has achieved a four-star rating from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS).

CMS updated its hospital performance data and made the announcement Thursday. CMS uses a 5-star quality rating system to measure patient experience with their health care provider.

CEO Irene Richardson said that improving Sweetwater Memorial’s CMS star rating is part of the hospital’s 2018-21 strategic plan, which focuses on the patient and quality patient care.   

“This achievement is a result of the hard work and dedication of each and...


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