South Dakota Hospitals Recognized in 2024 Top 100 Critical Access & Rural Community Hospitals

The South Dakota Association of Healthcare Organizations (SDAHO) is excited to announce that several South Dakota Hospitals are being recognized by The Chartis Group for their outstanding performance among...

HHS & SAMHSA Announce $36.9 Million in Behavioral Health Funding Opportunities

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has announced a funding opportunity of $36.9 million through the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA). These funds...

New South Dakota Medicaid BEES Implemented March 4

The new South Dakota Beneficiary Eligibility and Enrollment System (BEES) has been approved by CMS and is scheduled to be implemented on March 4, 2024. The system will include...

Connect with Industry Leaders at the 2024 Post-Acute Partners in Care Conference

Join us for the 2024 Post-Acute Partners in Care Conference hosted by the South Dakota Association of Healthcare Organizations on April 10-11 in Mitchell, SD. This event is tailored...

How to Create a Solid Foundation for Value-Based Care

This article is supplied by SDAHO Enterprises’ Endorsed Business Partner Medical Solutions. In the evolving landscape of modern healthcare, it’s become increasingly important that the success of a medical provider...

USD Department of Nursing Rural Health Career Fair

The University of South Dakota’s Department of Nursing will hold its 2nd Annual Rural Health Career Fair on Monday March 4, 2024 from 12pm CT to 2pm CT.  The...

Legislative Update: Week 7

This past week was a good week for healthcare at the 2024 South Dakota Legislature. Several measures that SDAHO is actively supporting or monitoring this session have been signed...

SDAHO Long-Term Care Weekly Update February 23, 2024

SDAHO Long-Term Care Weekly Update February 23, 2024  A Resource for Members Each week, through our Unified Voice Newsletter, recipients will receive an overview of state, federal, policy and...

Brookings Health Stays on Top 100 Rural & Community Hospital List

Brookings, S.D. – Feb. 22, 2024 – For the ninth consecutive year Brookings Health System has been included by The Chartis Center for Rural Health on the Top 100 Rural...

UnitedHealth Group’s Change Healthcare Experiencing Cyberattack that Could Impact Health Care Providers and Patients Across the U.S.

Cybersecurity Advisory Change Healthcare, which is one of the largest health care technology companies in the United States, Feb. 21 was hit with a cyberattack that began disrupting a number...

CAPC Live Webinars for March & April

“The Center to Advance Palliative Care (CAPC) is a national organization dedicated to increasing the availability of quality, equitable health care for people living with serious illness.  As the...

Next Generation Leaders Fellowship: Now Accepting Applications for 2024-2025

America’s hospitals and health systems are transforming to meet the changing needs of our patients and our communities. It is vital that future health care leaders have the knowledge...

Arts in Medicine

The University of South Dakota Sanford School of Medicine (USD SSOM) developed an "Arts in Medicine" program last fall.  The program focuses on visual arts, revealing what one might otherwise...

2024 SDAHO Post-Acute Partners in Care Conference Deadlines: Register Today

The South Dakota Association of Healthcare Organizations (SDAHO’s) Post-Acute Partners in Care Conference is right around the corner, April 10-11, 2024. This year’s event is taking place at the...

SDAHO Enterprises Excited to Partner with TOOTRiS a Child Care Network

SDAHO Enterprises is excited to announce a new strategic partnership with TOOTRiS, the nation’s largest Child Care Benefits platform, connecting parents with trusted providers. This visionary collaboration will empower...

Project ECHO Miniseries: Best Practices in Dementia Care

The National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization (NHPCO), in collaboration with the Alzheimer’s Association, will be hosting a new Project ECHO miniseries beginning March 7. This seven-session, weekly miniseries focuses on implementation...

Plan Now for the 2024 South Dakota Center for Nursing Workforce Symposium

Plan now to join the 2024 South Dakota Center for Nursing Workforce Symposium, taking place May 22, 2024, at the Hilton Garden Inn Downtown, in Sioux Falls. The Center for...

SDAHO Attends AHA Rural Health Care Leadership Conference

More than 1,100 rural healthcare practitioners and leaders recently gathered in Orlando for the 37th Rural Health Care Leadership Conference hosted by AHA. The event brought together rural hospital...

Legislative Update Week 6

Thursday marked week 6 of this year’s South Dakota Legislative session. So far we have seen healthcare-related legislation moving in a positive direction this session. Last week several bills...

SDAHO Long-Term Care Weekly Update February 16, 2024: A Resource for Members

Each week SDAHO provides members with an overview of state, federal, policy and additional issues impacting post-acute care. Each story will include a direct link to a more complete...