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In solemn remembrance of those who gave the ultimate sacrifice

The South Dakota Association of Healthcare Organizations (SDAHO) and its members offer our heartfelt appreciation this Memorial Day holiday to those who have given their lives to protect our freedom and liberty.
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Hospitals Against Violence webinar planned for Wednesday

The American Hospital Association's (AHA’s) Hospitals Against Violence initiative will host a May 31 webinar on how hospitals and health systems are using violence intervention programs to combat community violence.
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Applicants sought for AmeriCorps VISTA / Aging in Place

SDSU Extension is recruiting applicants interested in serving as AmeriCorps VISTA members for the Aging in Place Program. The application deadline is June 9.
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USDA representatives to participate in Rural Health Leaders Conference

The South Dakota Rural Health Leaders Conference will include a discussion with USDA Rural Development loan specialists Diane Sieperda and Tim Murray, who will provide information and guidance about project funding process.

Impact South Dakota elections: Support your SDAHO PAC

The Political Action Committee (PAC) campaign is gaining momentum. As in the past, SDAHO PAC is working together with our health systems partners to coordinate the campaign mailings. If you have not received the SDAHO PAC brochure, it will be arriving soon.

Biennial membership survey completed

The South Dakota Association of Healthcare Organizations (SDAHO) recently completed its biennial membership engagement survey. The electronic survey was sent via email to nearly 80 executive leaders and achieved an overall participation rate of 47 percent.
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International cyberattack hits health care organizations

The global cyberattack that locked providers out of patient records and forced affected hospitals to divert urgent care patients provides an important reminder for facilities to check up on their cyber security systems.

Impact South Dakota elections: Support your SDAHO PAC

The SDAHO Political Action Committee (PAC) campaign has started its 2017 campaign with a bang. In the first week, two facilities have met their goals. Campaign contributions are distributed to those individuals running for office identified as recognizing the importance of health care in South Dakota and in Washington D.C.

Celebrate national health care weeks

Each year in May, the nation celebrates National Hospital Week (May 8-12), National Nurses Week (May 6-12) and National Nursing Home Week (May 14-20). This is a time when we pause to recognize the organizations and individuals who care for us when we are in our most fragile condition.
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Happy National Nurses Week

National Nurses Week begins each year on May 6 and ends on May 12, Florence Nightingale's birthday. The nursing profession has been supported and promoted by the American Nurses Association (ANA) since 1896.