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Resources by State: South Dakota

Characteristics of Farm Equipment-Related Crashes Involving Youth Occupants
Identifies factors and data associated with injuries and fatalities that occurred while children and adolescents operated farm equipment in nine Midwestern states.
Date: 07/2015
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Great Plains Center for Agricultural Health
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Responding to the Need for Rural General Surgery Training Sites: A How-To
Discusses the key steps to establishing a rural focused general surgery residency program and factors to consider such as the selection of appropriate training sites offering exposer to a variety of surgical procedures, compliance with Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) regulations, and funding for the trainee to support housing, salary, and medical liability insurance. Describes existing general surgery training models in rural areas of Wisconsin, North Dakota, New York, South Dakota, and Oregon.
Author(s): Karen Deveney, Benjamin T. Jarman, Robert Sticca
Date: 04/2015
Type: Document
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Grantee Directory: Rural Health Care Coordination Network Partnership Grant Program, 2015-2018
Provides contact information and brief overviews of the 8 initiatives funded under the Rural Health Care Coordination Network Partnership Grant Program in the 2015-2018 funding cycle. The initiatives focus on care coordination activities for diabetes, congestive heart failure (CHF), and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD).
Date: 2015
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Federal Office of Rural Health Policy
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Forging Rural Health Care Links
Discusses Avera eCARE, a South Dakota-based telehealth system providing comprehensive, round-the-clock, "virtual hospital" care in specialties such as infectious disease, behavioral health, oncology, pulmonology, cardiology, and pediatrics. Serves primarily Medicare-age patients in rural areas of 8 Midwestern states.
Author(s): Donna Farris
Citation: Health Progress, 96(1)
Date: 2015
Type: Document
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National Advisory Committee on Rural Health & Human Services Meeting Minutes, Sioux Falls, South Dakota, September 24-26, 2014
Provides a summary of the National Advisory Committee on Rural Health and Human Services meeting in Sioux Falls, South Dakota. Discusses rural-specific aspects of intimate partner violence and the ways telehealth can help improve healthcare access, quality, and value.
Date: 09/2014
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: National Advisory Committee on Rural Health and Human Services
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Patient Simulators Sharpen Skills of Rural Practitioners
Discusses medical innovations in simulation training and the associated benefits for rural practitioners, who often see fewer emergencies than their urban counterparts.
Author(s): Candi Helseth
Citation: Rural Monitor
Date: 02/2014
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Rural Health Information Hub
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South Dakota Health Status Maps
A collection of maps identifying the health status and related population characteristics of South Dakota residents by county. Includes information on prenatal care and births.
Date: 2014
Type: Map/Mapping System
Sponsoring organization: South Dakota Department of Health
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South Dakota Health Status Profiles by County
Provides 2014 demographic data and 2010-2014 health status data including natality and mortality for the state of South Dakota and its counties.
Date: 2014
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: South Dakota Department of Health
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Rural Telehealth Capabilities and Outreach Continue to Grow
Highlights how telehealth is being used in rural areas, improving patient care for schoolchildren, seniors, and every age group in-between.
Author(s): Candi Helseth
Citation: Rural Monitor
Date: 08/2013
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Rural Health Information Hub
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Hearts and Hands: Piecing Together Faith and Safety for Rural Victims of Sexual and Domestic Violence
Toolkit created to support partnerships between faith leaders and domestic violence victim services providers in rural communities. Includes information on how to understand the faith community's role in supporting domestic violence victims, challenges and lessons learned, and examples of model programs in rural New York, Massachusetts, and South Dakota.
Date: 2013
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Safe Havens Interfaith Partnership Against Domestic Violence
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