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Yellow-flowered street-side plant identified
Ethan father of three leaving behind pregnant wife to serve
Pride and fear may explain elder's refusal to use physical aids
'We'll miss you, Dad' ... Springfield soldier prepares for third deployment
Possibly 2 die when car flies through air, goes through St. Paul city bus
The 401(k) match is back, and it's getting bigger
Starbucks' latest bid to perk up sales growth: on-tap coffee
J.C. Penney to add toy sections in all stores
Shopping habits are hurting American jobs, especially today
Amazon.com on pace to break sales record for 'Prime Day'
Hutterite colony by Stratford plans to grow swine facility
OUR VIEW: To the farmers, thank you
Official on derailment: Track failure ‘a matter of time’
Column: I confess, I no longer pray for rain
Corn crop on the verge of collapse under brutally dry conditions
Martinez homers twice; Tigers sink Twins
Tyndall, Canova, P/G advance at state junior teener tourney
Waddell sets record at sectionals meet
Hutmacher finishes third at Greco-Roman nationals
Guericke commits to D-I Northern Illinois softball team
Saddle making: Hobby turned full-time career
Flax oil good for humans, pets
Bee management practices continually changing
Blooming beauty: How to freshen up hair and makeup for spring
'The Cemetery Club' handles the topic of grief with care
Viola Grace Vander Tuin
Viola Grace Vander Tuin
Column: There are several ways to enjoy grilled watermelon
Column: Mom uses kindness to teach about differences
NOEM: Too many veteran lives lost
OUR VIEW: An open records request
THUNE: The internet needs a law, not a regulation
Wiltz: A dream of an outdoor TV show
South Dakota drought conditions affect pheasant population
Bass fishing tournament to be held in South Dakota
Wiltz: What exactly was a mountain man?
Wiltz: Fishing and prairie dogs is a full SD day
Lori Vogt Bridal Shower
Richard 'Wally' Moe
Florence (Smith) Wilson
Jim and Connie Lynde
October 28, 2016
Hospitals may face bigger penalties for readmissions than deaths
(Reuters Health) - Medicare penalties are tied to fewer repeat hospitalizations for some common health problems, but a new study suggests current policy doesn’t encourage hospitals in the United States to focus on preventable deaths. Researchers examined nationwide data for both...
October 28, 2016 - 1:50pm
October 6, 2016
South Dakota Supreme Court weighs hospital fraud cases
ABERDEEN (AP) — Attorneys for two South Dakota hospitals and several doctors argue that hospitals shouldn't have to turn over documents related to doctor performance even when there's evidence they committed fraud against patients. The Argus Leader reported that the case under review...
October 6, 2016 - 10:41am
May 1, 2015
Estimate: About 9 percent of SD rural hospitals vulnerable
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — A health care industry consulting firm says about 9 percent of rural hospitals in South Dakota are vulnerable to closure. The estimate comes from iVantage Health Analytics, a Maine-based firm that compiles a hospital strength index based on data about financial...
May 1, 2015 - 2:18pm
March 17, 2015
Burke hospital CEO takes Nebraska job
BURKE — The CEO of Community Memorial Hospital in Burke is leaving for the same job in Wayne, Neb. James "Jim" Frank was announced Monday as the new Providence Medical Center CEO, by the hospital's board of directors. He will take over the new job June 1. Frank has been the...
March 17, 2015 - 8:08pm
February 3, 2015
Dakotas' first ladies ask hospitals to reduce early delivers
PIERRE (AP) — The first ladies of the Dakotas are urging birthing hospitals in both states to help cut the number of early deliveries done for non-medical reasons. Linda Daugaard of South Dakota and Betsy Dalrymple of North Dakota say many hospitals already have developed or...
February 3, 2015 - 6:03pm
January 7, 2014
19 SD hospitals get grants
Nearly $230,000 to be split among 19 rural SD facilities.
January 7, 2014 - 5:21pm
April 26, 2013
BLOOMBERG: Tax-exempt hospitals should tend to health of communities
Consider the tax-exempt hospital. Traditionally, these hospitals have offered free or subsidized medical treatment for poor patients.
April 26, 2013 - 2:44pm
April 8, 2013
U of suspends donor talks amid Sanford hospital deal
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) -- The University of Minnesota will suspend talks with donors linked to a proposal that would give a South Dakota-based...
April 8, 2013 - 10:28am
February 13, 2013
State awards $278,000 to 23 hospitals
PIERRE -- Twenty-three rural hospitals in South Dakota will receive a total of $278,037 in federal funding for projects to improve patient access, reduce medication errors, reduce hospital re-admissions and improve operations. The federal Medicare Rural Hospital Flexibility Program...
February 13, 2013 - 6:58am
November 18, 2011
Area hospitals earn grants for projects
Fifteen rural hospitals in South Dakota will receive a total of $201,880 in grants for projects ranging from medication error reduction to telehealth. These area hospitals received funds: Platte Health Center Avera, $14,367, and Wagner Community Memorial Hospital, $22,000,...
November 18, 2011 - 11:21am
July 28, 2011
South Dakota Sens. Johnson, Thune sponsor bill to help rural hospitals
WASHINGTON -- Sens. Tim Johnson and John Thune have co-sponsored legislation to extend a rural hospital mortgage insurance program that has already helped hospitals in 10 states, including South Dakota. The bill would provide a five-year extension to a program that allows rural...
July 28, 2011 - 6:50am