Mobile Mammography’s Efforts in Rural Communities

An assessment of mobile mammography availability in SD was completed in 2018. A report gives a summary of the findings from that...

Spring 2019 Workers Compensation Conference

The South Dakota Association of Healthcare Organizations (SDAHO) Enterprises, in partnership with United Heartland, hosted the Spring Healthcare Conference on Workers’ Compensation on May...
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Medscape’s Best Places to Practice Medicine List

Medscape's annual list of the best places to practice medicine in the United States focused on places "whe​re physicians can thrive" at work...

Gov. Noem Selects Amy Iversen-Pollreisz as Interim Secretary of Social Services

Gov. Noem has selected a new interim Secretary of Social Services after her initial pick resigned three months into his appointment.

Partnership Makes Proven Drug-Free Pain Relief Device More Accessible to South Dakota Healthcare Facilities

Health Tech Company Oska Wellness Announces Partnership with South Dakota Association of Healthcare Organizations Amidst increasing demand in...

New 2019/Merritt Hawkins Survey of Final-Year Residents

Merritt Hawkins, an Endorsed Business Partner of SDAHO Enterprises, has just released our 2019 Survey of Final-Year Medical Residents – a key...

Improvements Announced for Medicare RAC Program

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) announced several improvements to the Medicare Recovery Audit Contractor (RAC) Program, seeking to reduce providers’ burden...

CMS retreats on Medicare Part D protected classes changes

Politico Pro's Sarah Karlin-Smith CMS significantly walked back plans to let Medicare Part D and Medicare Advantage plans...

Quest for Quality

The American Hospital Association (AHA) Quest for Quality Prize is presented annually to recognize health care leadership and innovation in ...
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SD Chronic Disease Programs Education Opportunity

The South Dakota Department of Health and its chronic disease partners are hosting a webinar that will explain how to refer...

State revenue $5.2M less than estimated for April 2019

The general fund receipt report released by the South Dakota Bureau of Finance and Management shows through 10 months, of fiscal year 2019 actual...

Complimentary Webinar on Social Determinants of Health

On June 7 you are invited to join a complimentary webinar on Social Determinants of Health: The Underlying Issues Impacting Healthcare...

Shawnie Rechtenbaugh Appointed Permanent Secretary of DHS

Gov. Kristi Noem announced that Shawnie Rechtenbaugh has been appointed as the permanent Secretary of the Department of Human Services (DHS). Secretary Rechtenbaugh has...

Rural Access to Hospice Act Introduced

The bipartisan Rural Access to Hospice Act (S. 1190/H.R. 2594) will fix a technical glitch to ensure seniors can access hospice care...

Chronic Disease Resource

Healthcare providers play a vital role in preventing and controlling chronic diseases. In South Dakota that includes referring tobacco-using patients to the...

Staying Safe in Today’s Increasing Threat Environment

Make Your World a Safer Place with access to healthcare specific programs for Aggression Management, Emergency Management and Security Risk ...

H.R. 2573 and S. 433 Introduced to Address PDGM Concerns

The house and senate bills specifically address reforms made in the Patient Driven Groupings Model (PDGM), a payment model proposed by the...

CMS Issues Guidance on Hospital Space-Sharing Arrangements

CMS issued draft guidance regarding co-location or space-sharing arrangements between hospitals and other providers. The draft guidance would allow hospitals to share entrances, public areas,...

LeadingAge Member Survey to Launch on June 6th

The first LeadingAge national-state partner collaborative member survey will launch on June 6th. Please watch your inbox for participation in...

CMS Issues Draft Guidance on Ligature Risk

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has issued draft revised guidance to clarify its ligature risk policies for psychiatric hospitals and psychiatric hospital...