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SDAHO Annual Convention Focuses on Topics Important to SD Healthcare Professionals

​Register today for SDAHO’s Annual Convention and hear from experts on topics that are important to South Dakota healthcare professionals. It is time to reconnect in-person,  together we can refuel and refocus on the year ahead. In addition to local and national speakers, attendees can connect with others in the industry when they take part in the golf event or welcome social. Learn more about industry leaders and healthcare related businesses as you explore the exhibitor show. To say thank you to all of our healthcare professionals, the Hegg Brothers are performing an appreciation concert you won’t want to miss, plus we will all celebrate the best in the industry during the awards luncheon. Below is a brief overview of what to expect. Click here to visit us online for more details including how to register.


  • Nurse Leadership Sessions
  • Golf Event
  • Welcome Social
  • Opening Keynote: Chris McChesney
  • Breakout Sessions
  • Exhibitor Show and Social
  • Appreciation Concert: Hegg Brothers
  • Breakout Sessions
  • Awards Luncheon
  • Closing Keynote: Jonah Goldberg
This years SDAHO Annual Convention will highlight a number of topics important to the healthcare community:

Healthcare Workforce

  • The State of Healthcare Workforce in South Dakota
  • Be the Leader Nobody Wants to Leave
  • The #1 Unmentionable:  Succession Planning
  • Culture Eats Strategy for Breakfast
  • Supporting Our Colleagues:  Preceptor Development
  • Increase Retention with Positive Approach to Care Methods
  • Managing the Healthcare Workforce with Collaboration Between Disciplines
  • Workplace Violence
  • Physicians and the Great Resignation

Health Equity

  • Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Panel
  • Opening Our Eyes, Minds and Heart to Embrace Diversity
  • Working Upstream:  Advancing Health Equity Through System and Community Level Change

Regulatory & Reimbursement

  • Fun & Facts from DC:  A Hospital & Health System Regulatory & Policy Update
  • Welcome to OASIS-E!
  • 2023 Hospice Regulatory Update
  • Your Guide to Assisted Living Surveys
  • Nursing Homes in the Year 2022:  Regulation, Legislation and LeadingAge Priorities
  • Value Based Care Roundtable Discussion from a Health System Perspective

State Initiatives

  • Navigating Marijuana in South Dakota
  • South Dakota’s Community Information Exchange
  • Healthcare Decisions – Are Guardians Prepared?
  • Key Policy Issues Impacting South Dakota Healthcare
  • Linkage to Care:  Managing the Opioid/Substance Use Disorder Challenges
  • Improving Awareness & Knowledge of Palliative Care through a Statewide Network
  • Mobile Crisis Team
You can view the full schedule here. See you September 21-23 at the Sioux Falls Convention Center. Register today!

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