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IHS announces expanded National Health Service Corps opportunities

The Indian Health Service (IHS) and the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) has announced that 27 additional IHS and tribal hospitals are eligible...

Medicaid expansion pivots to Medicaid reform

Gov. Dennis Daugaard announced Tuesday that he will not ask the South Dakota Legislature to consider his plan to expand Medicaid during the upcoming...

Your PAC dollars at work

U.S. Rep. Kristi Noem. R-South Dakota, recently was presented with a $2,500 AHAPAC check from SDAHO board member Paul Hanson, CEO of Sanford USD...

IHS names Great Plains deputy chief medical officer

Indian Health Service (IHS) has named Mechele Peterson as deputy chief medical officer for the Great Plains region, according to the Associated Press. Read the...

Rep. Noem’s IHS reform bill receives Ways and Means Committee approval

With recruitment of quality medical staff being one of the top challenges within Indian Health Service (IHS) facilities in South Dakota, the House Ways...

Rosebud, Pine Ridge hospitals to benefit from accreditation contract

Hospitals on the Rosebud and Pine Ridge Indian reservations are among federally operated medical facilities across eight states that will benefit from a new...