Learn the facts about organ, tissue and eye donation

April is Donate Life month. LifeSource, the non-profit organization dedicated to saving lives through organ, eye and tissue donation in the Upper Midwest, is...

April is Donate Life Month

“Let it Bloom” activities are happening all across South Dakota this April as health care providers celebrate Donate Life Month. The celebration, instituted by Donate Life America and its partnering organizations in 2003, features an entire month of local, regional and national activities to help encourage Americans to register as organ, eye and tissue donors and to celebrate those who have saved lives through the gift of donation.
Foster G. McGaw Prize

Organizations invited to apply for 2017 Foster G. McGaw Prize

The American Hospital Association (AHA) and the Baxter International Foundation and the Health Research & Educational Trust is accepting applications for the 2017 Foster G. McGaw Prize. The prize honors health care organizations that have demonstrated exceptional commitment to community service. Applicants should showcase strong leadership within their community, a commitment to service and care, partnerships that help meet community needs, a breadth and depth of community service initiatives, and a high level of community involvement.

Membership engagement survey

SDAHO will be conducting a membership engagement survey beginning the week of April 3. The biennial survey gathers important feedback about the value and effectiveness of services provided by the association. This year, a web-based format will be used with the deadline to submit responses set for Friday, April 14.

Help save lives: SDAHO joins campaign to register organ, eye and tissue donors

SDAHO is joining other hospital associations in the annual National Hospital Organ Donation Campaign sponsored by the Division of Transplantation, Health Resources and Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. This campaign challenges hospitals to educate employees, patients, visitors and the community about the crucial need for organ, eye and tissue donation

Avera Heart Hospital names new president

Avera Heart Hospital has appointed Michael E. (Mick) Gibbs as its new president, the hospital announced on its Facebook page. Gibbs will lead Avera Heart Hospital and serve as cardiac and vascular service line leader for Avera Health.
LeadingAge Awards

Nominees sought for 2017 LeadingAge Awards

LeadingAge is seeking nominees for its LeadingAge Annual Awards. The awards honor LeadingAge member organizations and individuals that embody excellence in nonprofit aging services. Award...
30th Annual Walleye Classic

Join us for 30th Annual Walleye Classic

Plan to join us for the 30th Annual SDAHO Walleye Classic on Friday evening, June 23 and Saturday June 24. This year’s tournament will be held on northeastern South Dakota’s beautiful Glacial Lakes, with our home base at the Glacial Lakes Guide Service lodge near Florence, South Dakota.
Advancing Healthy Communities

SDAHO Membership Directory/Handbook now available online

As we pursue enhanced value and convenience for our members, we are pleased to announce that the Membership Directory/Handbook is now available on our website. The directory contains contact information for institutional members, state and federal agencies and associations, our Board of Trustees, councils, committees and district members.
SDAHO Continuing Care Conference

Save the Date: Continuing Care Conference Planned for April 26-27

The Annual Continuing Care Conference will be held April 26-27 at Cedar Shore Resort in Oacoma/Chamberlain. This year’s agenda will include: Compassion Fatigue: Healing Healers Financial...