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Rural Health
Resources by State: South Dakota

Providing Hospice and Palliative Care in Rural and Frontier Areas
Toolkit of resources and information to help support the development of hospice and palliative care in rural and frontier areas. Includes information on finance, staffing, outreach, quality and more. Describes programs in Idaho, Kansas, New Mexico, North Dakota, and South Dakota.
Date: 10/2005
Type: Document
Sponsoring organizations: Center to Advance Palliative Care, National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization, National Rural Health Association
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Access to Rural Pharmacy Services in Minnesota, North Dakota, and South Dakota
Describes the status of rural retail pharmacies in Minnesota, North Dakota, and South Dakota. Discusses pharmacy organizational characteristics, staffing, services provided, financial status, and planned future changes. Also examines the availability of pharmacy services in rural areas of these states, including changes over the past three years in the distribution of pharmacies. Briefly analyzes regulatory and policy issues that affect the delivery of pharmacy services in rural areas.
Author(s): Michelle M. Casey, Jill Klingner, Ira Moscovice
Date: 07/2001
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: University of Minnesota Rural Health Research Center
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Tribal Nursing Home Best Practices: Trauma and Person-Centered Care
Highlights a report on trauma and person-centered care practices of three tribal nursing homes in Nebraska, Alaska, and South Dakota. Discusses best practices for caring for patients dealing with the repercussions of elder and child abuse, sexual assault, and historical trauma, among other traumatic experiences.
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
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South Dakota Cancer Incidence & Mortality
Provides a tool for viewing South Dakota cancer data by county. Includes comparisons between the county and state level for cancer incidence and mortality rates by cancer type and offers the ability to compare counties.
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: South Dakota Department of Health
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WIN Pacesetter Story: Thunder Valley CDC
Highlights Thunder Valley Community Development Corporation (TVCDC), an organization working to improve health, culture, and the environment on the Pine Ridge Reservation in South Dakota. Discusses activities underway to address housing needs.
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Community Commons
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Musculoskeletal Symptoms Among Farmers
Presents a study analyzing musculoskeletal pain in farmers in 9 different Midwestern states through surveys and direct measurements taken every 6 months from 2012 to 2015. Discusses physical measurements taken to record muscle activity and Whole Body Vibration exposure while operating 112 agricultural vehicles.
Author(s): Nathan Fethke, Fred Gerr, Joe Cavanaugh, et al.
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Great Plains Center for Agricultural Health
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Underserved Health Communities
Interactive map showing county-level data for a 10-state region. Includes statistics on county health rankings and roadmaps, population, and ethnicity. Also features stories of two counties in each of these states that have the highest risk for health factors as ranked by the 2016 County Health Rankings and Roadmaps.
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: National Network of Libraries of Medicine, Greater Midwest Region
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South Dakota Healthcare Workforce Update
Quarterly newsletter of the South Dakota Department of Health, Healthcare Workforce Center. Includes information on healthcare workforce-related programs, news from the Governor, employment opportunities, and special features.
Type: Journal/Newsletter
Sponsoring organization: South Dakota Department of Health
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South Dakota Health Professional Shortage Areas: Primary Medical Care
County-level map of South Dakota showing Primary Care Health Professional Shortage Areas (HPSAs).
Type: Map/Mapping System
Sponsoring organization: South Dakota Office of Rural Health
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South Dakota Health Professional Shortage Areas: Mental Healthcare
County-level map of South Dakota showing Mental Health Professional Shortage Areas (HPSAs).
Type: Map/Mapping System
Sponsoring organization: South Dakota Office of Rural Health
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