The Latest News From SDAHO

Medicare IRF PPS Final Rule FFY2017

On Aug. 5, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) released the federal fiscal year (FFY) 2017 final payment rule for the Inpatient...

LTCH PPS Final Rule FFY2017

On Aug. 2, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) released the display copy of the federal fiscal year (FFY) 2017 final payment...

Medicare SNF PPS Final Rule FFY2017

On Aug. 5, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) released the federal fiscal year (FFY) 2017 final payment rule for the Skilled...

Alliance for Aging Research film urges vaccination

The Alliance for Aging Research has released a new short You Tube film urging seniors to lead their families in vaccination by getting their...

A touch of the ‘80s to celebrate 90

The South Dakota Association of Healthcare Organizations might be celebrating its 90th year, but SDAHO will take crowds back to the ‘80s during the...

SDAHO intern studies midwifery to inform public policy

Rizwaan Lakhani, recently completed a 10-week internship with SDAHO in participation with the RISE-UP program through the University of South Dakota (USD). USD is...

Planning session focuses on advocacy, business development, membership services

Annually, as a part of the July board meeting, the SDAHO Board of Trustees reviews/updates the strategic plan for the association. This year the...

AHA holding webcast on site-neutral payment provisions

The American Hospital Association (AHA) is holding a special members-only virtual advocacy day next week on the site-neutral payment provisions in the outpatient prospective...

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...

LeadingAge opens registration for annual meeting in Indianapolis

LeadingAge will hold its Annual Meeting and EXPO in Indianapolis Oct. 30-Nov. 2. The annual meeting provides an opportunity to explore the breadth and...

CMS policy to require immediate enforcement remedies for SNFs, NFs, SNF/NFs

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) is implementing a national policy for skilled nursing facilities (SNFs), nursing facilities (NFs) and dually participating...

CDC issues influenza toolkit for long-term care employers

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has issued a toolkit to help long-term care employers prepare for the 2016-2017 influenza season. The CDC...

CMS publishes proposed AMI/CABG, CJR rules

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has published a proposed rule to create a new mandatory bundled payment model for acute myocardial...

Health care quality leader to close convention

Health care quality leader Laura Adams will discuss how achievement of the “triple aim” of better health, better health care and lower costs involves...

HRSA awards $149M in primary care workforce development grants

The Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) has awarded more than $149 million in workforce development grants through a dozen programs aimed at preparing...

Creator of Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) to speak in Sioux Falls

Dr. Marsha Linehan, the renowned psychologist and author who created Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) for the treatment of suicidality and borderline personality disorder, will...

Registration open for Sept. 7 BCBH Network Conference

Good & Healthy South Dakota is planning a Better Choices Better Health (BCBH) Network Conference for Sept. 7 in Pierre. Lt. Gov. Matt Michels will...

Father of boy who died from sepsis to speak at SDAHO convention

The father of a 12-year-old boy who died after developing sepsis from an elbow scrape in gym class will address the dangers of the...

Health care technology expert to speak at SDAHO convention

Dr. Aaron E. Carroll, one of the first researchers to study the use of mobile devices in providing care, will speak at the SDAHO...

Governor’s office updates coalition on Medicaid expansion

The South Dakota Healthcare Solutions Coalition held a conference call meeting last week in which officials from the governor’s office shared a number of...

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17jul1:00 pm2:00 pmRole of the Board in Meeting Quality, Safety and Regulatory RequirementsAHA Webinar

17jul1:00 pm2:00 pmAcute Management of Pelvic Ring InjuriesDenver Health Trauma Webinar

18jul12:00 pm1:00 pmPre-Admission Screening & Resident Review (PASRR)SDAHO Webinar

22jul2:00 pm3:00 pmImplementing the EMED Toolkit in the Geriatric EDGEDC Webinar