Rural health care

Registration open for SD Rural Health Leaders Conference

Registration is open for the South Dakota Rural Health Leaders Conference, planned for June 14-15 at the Drifters Conference Center in Fort Pierre. This new event for rural health leaders has been planned by the South Dakota Healthcare Financial Management Association, Community HealthCare Association of the Dakotas, the Office of Rural Health and SDAHO.
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Final NURSE Corps technical assistance call is Tuesday

NURSE Corps Scholarship applicants are encouraged to participate an application technical assistance conference call on Tuesday from 2-4 p.m. CDT/1-3 p.m. MDT.

Free educational event for National Healthcare Decisions Day

April 16 is National Healthcare Decisions Day. On Wednesday, April 19th, The Good Samaritan Society and Avera eCare Senior Care are providing a free...
SDAHO Continuing Care Conference

SDAHO annual Continuing Care Conference just 3 weeks away

SDAHO's 18th annual Continuing Care Conference is just three weeks away. The conference, scheduled for Wednesday, April 26-Thursday, April 27 at the Cedar Shore Resort in Oacoma/Chamberlain, is designed to create the opportunity for networking and education for post-acute care professionals including administrators, directors of nursing, nursing staff, social services, activity coordinators and home health directors and staff.
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Section Q training of MDS now available

The South Dakota Office of Licensure and Certification says Section Q training of the Minimum Data Set (MDS) is now available. The 20 minute webinar, which is posted to the Department of Health website under Provider Training, is designed to provide beneficial training to providers and ultimately improve the care to long-term care residents.
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Online webinar to cover documentation and coding for behavioral and mental health services

The Association of Rural Heath Professional Coding is offering an online webinar April 12 on Documentation and Coding for Behavioral and Mental Health Services. The webinar runs 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. CDT/10:30-11:30 p.m. MDT.
SDAHO Continuing Care Conference

SDAHO gearing up for annual Continuing Care Conference

SDAHO is holding its 18th annual Continuing Care Conference Wednesday, April 26-Thursday, April 27 at the Cedar Shore Resort in Oacoma/Chamberlain. The conference is designed to create the opportunity for networking and education for post-acute care professionals including administrators, directors of nursing, nursing staff, social services, activity coordinators and home health directors and staff.
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SDHFMA holding annual meeting next week

The South Dakota chapter for the Healthcare Financial Management Association (SDHFMA) is holding its spring meeting in Sioux Falls next week. The event at the Hilton Garden Inn South at 5300 S Grand Circle runs Wednesday, March 22 through Friday, March 24.
Rural health care

RHC Program hosting online webinar series

The Rural Health Care Program is hosting an online webinar series to help those thinking of applying to the HCF Program or Telecommunications Program. Each webinar will cover important milestones, discuss what information is on each form and offer a step-by-step walkthrough of each form. Sign up for one or all the webinars below:
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SDAHO to host IDR webinar, March 30

SDAHO is hosting a webinar to address the Informal Dispute Resolution process. “To Dispute or Not to Dispute: When and How to Initiate Informal...