Saturday, October 1, 2022

Nine People Honored During 2022 SDAHO Distinguished Service Award Ceremony

The South Dakota Association of Healthcare Organizations (SDAHO) celebrated it’s 96th annual convention September 21-23, 2022 at the Sioux Falls Convention Center. During the celebration, an award luncheon was...

SDAHO Long-Term Care Weekly Update September 30, 2022

Each week, through our Unified Voice Newsletter, recipients will receive an overview of state, federal, policy and additional issues impacting post-acute care. Each story will include a direct link...

SDAHO Honors Board Member, Mark Schmidt

​During SDAHO's Annual Convention Membership Meeting, Tim Rave, SDAHO CEO, presented Mark Schmidt, President of the Sturgis Hospital and Market & Lead-Deadwood Hospital and Market, with an award honoring...

Quality Corner: Improving Sepsis Care in a Critical Access Hospital

Sepsis is a life-threating condition that leads to the deaths of more than 210,000 people across the nation every year. Amanda Karrels, RN, CPHQ, Clinical Coordinator at Sturgis Hospital,...

SDAHO’s 96th Annual Convention Highlights

​On September 21-23, South Dakota's healthcare leaders came together to learn, network and celebrate healthcare workers at SDAHO's 96th Annual Convention. The event kicked off on Wednesday, Sept. 21,...
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Effective Strategies to Save Time and Resources in the ER

​Does your facility struggle with how to help patients who come into your ER with alcohol or drug addiction? SDAHO has an exciting opportunity to share a comprehensive toolkit...

CDC Releases Updated Healthcare Setting Recommendations

The latest recommendations from the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) were released on September 23 which changes guidance on screening, testing, source control, quarantine, work restriction, designated...

South Dakota Palliative Care Symposium Scheduled for November 17

The South Dakota Palliative Care Network is hosting a one-day Palliative Care Symposium on November 17, 2022, at the Mount Marty Marian Auditorium in Yankton, SD. The symposium will highlight...

2 by 10: Improved Best Practices for Routine HPV Vaccination

Human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccination is critical in the fight against cancer to protect the individual and create community immunity. However, immunization rates are dangerously low. Only about half of...

Manufacturer Mandates and 340B ESP

SUNRx will be hosting their next webinar November 10 at 1:00pm CST. This webinar on 340B is presented by Aaron Lott, President, for AuthorityRx; and Donna Petty, Managing Principal,...

Biden-Harris Administration Awards More Than $1.6 Billion in Funds for Communities Addressing Addiction and Overdose Crises

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), through the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) and the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), is awarding...

SDAHO Long-Term Care Weekly Update September 16, 2022

Each week, through our Unified Voice Newsletter, recipients will receive an overview of state, federal, policy and additional issues impacting post-acute care. Each story will include a direct link...

Key Strategies in Developing Policies and Procedures

​​How well does your organization manage policy development and the policy review process. According to an article published by the Healthcare Financial Management Association (HFMA), polices can place organizations at risk...

National Workforce Development Month

September has been designated as National Workforce Development Month to highlight the importance of equipping Americans with the education, training, and skills necessary to advance their careers and rebuild...

Top 10 Reasons to Attend SDAHO’s Annual Convention

Professional Development  Continuing Education Units and Contact Hours available for various professions Celebrate by learning in a new environment Learning in a new space can create a different...

U.S. Celebrates Millionth Organ Transplant

The United Network for Organ Sharing (UNOS), which serves as the nation’s transplant system under contract with the federal government, recently reported its millionth U.S. organ transplant. UNOS and...

SDAHO Congratulates Candice Crownover, Newest CPHQ

​SDAHO congratulates Candice Crownover, RN, on passing the Certified Professional in Healthcare Quality (CPHQ) exam. Candice is the Director of Patient Services at St. Michael's Hospital Avera in Tyndall,...

WOCN Ostomy Education Day

​The ​Wound, Ostomy, and Continence Nurses Society (WOCN) Ostomy Education Day is a free online experience aimed at celebrating ostomy awareness, dispelling myths, and increasing ostomy education to improve...

Don’t Miss the Next Settlement Claim Filing Deadline (October 11th)!

Our partner, Managed Care Advisory Group (MCAG), has delivered substantial revenue to their Healthcare clients in the last 30 days from pharmacy-related class action settlements. In addition, MCAG is...

FBI Recommends Action to Protect Vulnerable Medical Devices from Cyberattacks

The FBI recently released recommendations to help protect medical devices from cyberattacks that can threaten health care operations, patient safety, and data privacy and integrity, citing a growing number...
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