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Resources by State: South Dakota

Rosebud Hospital: Indian Health Service Management of Emergency Department Closure and Reopening, A Case Study
Examines management of Indian Health Services (IHS) closure of Rosebud Hospital in South Dakota and its reopening to identify lessons learned. Addresses reasons for hospital closure, the impact of the closure, corrective actions taken following its reopening, and issues with sustaining improvements and compliance. Supports developing procedures for temporary emergency department closures and investing in rural workforce recruitment, retention, and training, among other recommendations.
Date: 07/2019
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Office of Inspector General (HHS)
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Housing Across the Life Span: Consumer Knowledge, Preferences, and Barriers
Results of a survey of 668 residents of North Dakota and South Dakota, measuring the perceived importance of housing traits that will enable people to age in place, including access to healthcare. Features demographic statistics with breakdowns by urban and rural location.
Author(s): Leacey E. Brown, Jane Strommen, Susan Ray-Degges
Date: 06/2019
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: South Dakota State University Extension
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Coteau des Prairies (CDP) Health System: Improving Quality of Care
Features a Critical Access Hospital (CAH) in Sisseton, South Dakota that worked with the Small Rural Hospital Transition (SRHT) project on care transitions and quality improvement. Highlights their successes improving finances, internal communication, patient satisfaction, physician documentation, and quality improvement infrastructure.
Date: 06/2019
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: National Rural Health Resource Center
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Access to Maternal Health Care in Rural Communities: A Patient's Personal Story
Offers a short video featuring a patient's story about accessing maternal healthcare in rural Iowa. Includes the perspective of the obstetrician/gynecologist who provided her care using a combination of telehealth and in-person visits from South Dakota, the closest facility offering the services she needed.
Date: 06/2019
Type: Video/Multimedia
Sponsoring organization: CMS Rural Health Council
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Environmental Scan of South Dakota's Mobile Mammography Efforts
Evaluates the mobile mammography efforts of several programs in South Dakota. Includes a county-level map (see additional link) that details mobile mammography coverage and utilization, as well as breast cancer prevalence and mortality.
Additional links: County-Level Map
Date: 05/2019
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: South Dakota Cancer Coalition
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Examining Cancer Equity in Rural and Tribal Communities
Presents a panel discussion of cancer-related health disparities among rural and tribal communities in North Dakota, South Dakota, and Minnesota. Focuses on the barriers to cancer care in these communities and discusses ways to promote equity and prevention.
Date: 04/2019
Type: Video/Multimedia
Sponsoring organizations: Collaborative Research Center for American Indian Health, SLM Consulting, LLC., South Dakota Public Health Association
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Hospital-Based Incident Command Systems: Small and Rural Hospitals
Provides slides and additional links from a webinar featuring case studies of how rural, Indian Health Service, and Critical Access Hospitals responded to emergencies and used Incident Command Systems in Tennessee, Nebraska, Texas, South Dakota, Georgia, and Utah. Features training examples and actual situations - shooting incidents, school bus accidents, water contamination, and more - addressing challenges faced and lessons learned.
Date: 03/2019
Type: Presentation Slides
Sponsoring organization: Office of the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response
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Planning and Partnerships: Coordinating Rural Resources for Emergency Preparedness and Response
Discusses how rural healthcare facilities can prepare for natural and man-made disasters, the need for flexibility, and the importance of learning from others' experiences. Includes examples of rural communities and providers responding to a tornado in Iowa, an earthquake in Alaska, and an armed hostage standoff in South Dakota.
Author(s): Tami Lichtenberg
Citation: Rural Monitor
Date: 03/2019
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Rural Health Information Hub
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South Dakota HIV/AIDS Surveillance Report
Provides county level data on the number of HIV/AIDS cases for South Dakota. Addresses co-infections with other sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) and characteristics of infected residents.
Date: 02/2019
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: South Dakota Department of Health
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South Dakota Critical Access Hospitals
County-level map of South Dakota showing locations of Critical Access Hospitals (CAHs).
Date: 01/2019
Type: Map/Mapping System
Sponsoring organization: South Dakota Office of Rural Health
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