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Awards & Recognition

St. John's Health is proud to provide quality health care in Jackson Hole and the region.

Some of our recent awards and recognition include

Newsweek names St. John’s Health a “US top hospital”

St. John’s Health has been recognized as one of Newsweek’s top hospitals in the nation in 2020 and 2021, including first-place ranking in Wyoming. Out of the 4,500 qualified hospitals in the United States, fewer than 300 earned this distinction.

Newsweek World's Best Hospitals

Women's Choice Awards

The Women’s Choice Award® (WCA), a referral source for healthcare choices based on robust national criteria, named St. John’s Health one of “America’s Best Hospitals” for placing in the top 1% of over 4,500 hospitals nationwide in obstetrics, orthopedics, patient experience, and emergency care. The WCA also honored St. John’s with awards for mammography imaging and outpatient experience.

Women's Choice Award

Leapfrog Safety Grade: A

St. John’s Health was awarded an ‘A’ in the Spring 2021 Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade, a national distinction recognizing achievements in protecting patients from harm and providing safer health care.

Leapfrog Safety Grade A

Best Maternity Care Hospital

Newsweek recognized St. John’s Health with its Best Maternity Care Hospitals 2021 award. Only 217 hospitals in the U.S made the Newsweek list, and St. John’s was the only Wyoming hospital selected.


Top 20 Rural and Community Hospital

St. John’s was also named one of the top 20 rural and community hospitals in the country, based on eight indices: inpatient market share, outpatient market share, quality, outcomes, patient perspectives, costs, charge, and financial efficiency.

National Rural Health Association

“Top 100” Rural and Community Hospital

The Chartis Center for Rural Health included St. John’s Health on its 2021 Top 100 Rural & Community Hospital list, based on a comprehensive and objective assessment of rural hospital performance that uses public data and 36 independent indicators.

Chartis Group

St. John’s Health’s Living Center named a “Best Nursing Home” by US News & World Report

St. John’s Health’s Living Center was recognized as a Best Nursing Home for 2020-21 by U.S. News & World Report for the second consecutive year. The Living Center earned the highest possible rating, “High Performing,” for both short-term rehabilitation and long-term care.

Best Nursing Award

ISO 9001

Full certification by the most widely accepted quality management system in use worldwide.


5-Star Rating by CMS

Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services bases their ratings on how well a hospital performs across different areas of quality.

CMS 5 Star Award

A Guardian of Excellence Award for St. John’s Health Emergency Department

St. John’s Health Emergency Department received top marks from Press Ganey, which granted the department the “Guardian of Excellence Award” for achieving a rank of 95th percentile in patient satisfaction surveys, including data collected during the Covid-19 pandemic. Patients provided high scores for both “Likelihood to Recommend” and “Overall Rating.”

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5-Star Rating

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5 star rating award

Partner for Change Award

For the fourth straight year, St. John’s Health received the “Partner for Change Award” from Practice Greenhealth, the nation’s leading organization dedicated to environmental sustainability in health care.

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St. John’s Health recognized as the Best Hospital in Wyoming

Becker’s Healthcare listed St. John’s Health the best hospital in Wyoming for orthopedic care, according to a rating by U.S. News & World Report, which examined 1,241 hospitals in the U.S. and rated them based on several points, including 30-day survival rates, patient experience, and nurse staffing.

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An Outstanding Patient Experience Award

For the third year in a row, Healthgrades awarded St. John’s Health the Outstanding Patient Experience Award, presented to the top 15% of all hospitals in the nation. The award is based on nine measures related to doctor and nurse communication, hospital cleanliness and noise levels, and medication, and post-discharge care instructions.

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St. John’s Health Birth Center receives an Excellence in Lactation Care Award

The International Board of Lactation Consultant Examiners and International Lactation Consultant Association recognized the Birth Center at St. John’s Health for excellence in lactation care. The IBCLC award was based on the number of staff members who are board-certified lactation consultants and the availability of a lactation program for breastfeeding families.

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Accolades from the Wyoming Nurses Association

The Wyoming Nurses Association granted St. John’s Health a Collaborative Practice Award and Brittany Jones, a hospitalist at St. John’s Health, a Nursing Leadership Award in Advanced Practice Nursing.

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