Post-Acute Partners in Care Conference

SDAHO Post-Acute Conference Delivers Collaboration and Innovation

The South Dakota Association of Healthcare Organizations (SDAHO) hosted the 2024 Post-Acute Partners in Care Conference April 10-11, 2024, at the Highland Conference Center in Mitchell. This two-half day event saw record-breaking attendance with over 200 healthcare professionals from across the state taking part in this in-person conference. Click here to read more.

Facility Art Contest

This year’s theme: My Community – Past, Present and Future. Facilities taking part in the art contest displayed their completed projects during the conference. Attendees voted for their favorite pieces during the vendor social. Thank you to the facilities that made our first art contest a success! 

Participating Facilities:

  • Kadoka Nursing Home (First Place)
  • Avera Brady Health and Rehab (Second Place)
  • Wakonda Heritage Manor (Third Place)
  • Avera Oahe Manor
  • Watertown Edgewood Assisted Living
  • Platte Care Center
  • Silver Leaf Assisted Living
  • Sanford Chamberlain Care Center
  • Mitchell Edgewood Assisted Living
  • Spearfish Edgewood Assisted Living
  • Freeman Regional Assisted Living
  • Scotchman Living Center

Keynote Speakers

Jack York

Jack York is a pioneer in the field of technology and aging. He co-founded It’s Never 2 Late (iN2L), a company dedicated to helping older adults realize the full benefits of engagement technology. In 2022, he launched TaleGate, a company that integrates on site celebrations at senior living communities with the ability to capture life stories. Jack has a passion for changing the paradigm and the stereotypes for aging, especially stereotypes tied to people living with dementia.

Rich Bluni

Rich is an international speaker and best-selling author of several books with more than 27 years of experience in nursing, risk management, patient safety, leadership and healthcare coaching. Rich is one of Huron's most sought after national speakers and the best-selling author of several award-winning books. Rich has nearly three decades of front-line healthcare and leadership experience across a broad range of areas, including pediatric intensive care, trauma intensive care, flight nursing, behavioral health and emergency medicine.

Justification Toolkit

To make a strong case for attending the SDAHO’s Post-Acute Partners in Care Conference, you can use this toolkit. It will help you identify how your attendance can benefit your organization.

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