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Cody Regional Health Supports National Patient Safety Awareness Week

Cody Regional Health Supports National Patient Safety Awareness Week

Cody, Wyo. (March 10, 2023) – Cody Regional Health acknowledges the continuous focus on safe healthcare care.

To support the year-round efforts of our healthcare providers, professionals, support teams and consumers, Cody Regional Health sets aside time to highlight important patient safety issues, spread awareness about patient safety and commit to effective community efforts during Patient Safety Awareness Week.

“From March 12 to 18th, we are emphasizing that safety in the delivery of healthcare is a top priority, all the time,” said Tanya Bales, Quality and Risk Manager. “Safe care is an incredibly important aspect of care, and Cody Regional Health focuses on safety in all relationships.”

Cody Regional Health has several key initiatives for Patient Safety Awareness Week and beyond including:

  • Celebrating Patient Safety Awareness Week throughout their health system
  • Incident Reporting and Follow up
  • Employee recognition for reporting of near miss events
  • Fall Prevention in hospital and long-term care center
  • Code Blue Event reviews with teams
  • Trauma reviews with teams
  • Partnership with quality and compliance

Cody Regional Health is supporting the week with internal communications to their employees on the importance of Patient Safety. They encourage patients and family members to be involved in the care process and ask, “How do you provide safe care?” Because, together we are better, stronger, and safer.

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About Cody Regional Health

Cody Regional Health (CRH) is a national leading critical care access healthcare system serving Northwest Wyoming. CRH employs and partners with over 100 providers offering a wide variety of compressive services including a walk-in clinic, Orthopaedic clinic, and wound care clinic and cardiology center. Adjacent to our hospital is a 94-bed Long-Term Care Center and 16-bed chemical dependency center. CRH offer an 8-bed hospice care house and a regional cancer center. CRH abides by the Planetree philosophy as a model of health care. The Planetree model strives to enhance patient comfort by personalizing, humanizing and demystifying the health care experience. More information can be found at