South Dakota Organizations
Central States Center for Agricultural Safety and Health
Focuses on research, intervention, education, and outreach
activities to meet the needs of farmers, including
non-traditional farmers, their family members, and workers.
A NIOSH Agricultural Safety and Health Center located at
the University of Nebraska Medical Center, College of
Collaborative Research Center for American Indian Health
Focuses on building tribal research infrastructure and transdisciplinary research teams in South Dakota, North Dakota, and Minnesota. Brings together tribal communities and health researchers from multiple disciplines to conduct research that addresses significant health disparities experienced by American Indians in the region.
Community HealthCare Association of the Dakotas
Serves as the primary care association for North Dakota and
South Dakota. Supports Community Health Centers (CHCs).
Provides a variety of resources on multiple topics to
improve the delivery of healthcare services, topics in
clinical, human resources, finances, outreach, and
Great Plains Telehealth Resource and Assistance Center
One of the telehealth resource centers funded by the
federal Office for the Advancement of Telehealth. Assists
healthcare organizations, networks, and providers in the
implementation of cost-effective telehealth programs to
serve rural and medically underserved areas and
populations. Includes North Dakota, South Dakota,
Minnesota, Iowa, Wisconsin, and Nebraska.
HealthPOINT at Dakota State University
Serves as the South Dakota state health information
technology (HIT) regional extension center (REC). Helps
healthcare providers become meaningful users of electronic
health records (EHRs) by providing information and
High Plains Intermountain Center for Agricultural Health and Safety
Focuses on research, education, prevention, and
intervention programs to improve the health and safety of
individuals working in agriculture, forestry and fishing in
the Great Plains and Rocky Mountain regions of Colorado,
Montana, North Dakota, South Dakota, Utah, and Wyoming. A
NIOSH Agricultural Safety and Health Center located at
Colorado State University.
Mountain Plains Mental Health Technology Transfer Center
(Mountain Plains MHTTC)
Supports the dissemination of evidence-based practices for mental health prevention, treatment, and recovery for Colorado, Montana, North Dakota, South Dakota, Utah, and Wyoming and focuses on rural health issues. Network is funded by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA).
Native Governance Center
Assists tribal nations in strengthening their governance
systems and ability to exercise their sovereignty. Serves
23 Native nations in North Dakota, South Dakota, and
North Central Regional Center for Rural Development
One of four regional rural development centers in the U.S.
that works with extension professionals, researchers, and
partners to enhance rural development outcomes. Serves a 12-state area in the North Central region which includes North
Dakota, South Dakota, Nebraska, Kansas, Minnesota, Iowa,
Missouri, Wisconsin, Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, and Ohio.
South Dakota Area Health Education Center
Collaborates with a network of community, state,
healthcare, and academic partners working to meet the
healthcare workforce needs of South Dakota. Includes the
Yankton Rural Area Health Education Center (AHEC),
Northeast AHEC, and the South Dakota AHEC.
South Dakota Association of Healthcare Organizations
Acts as the South Dakota Hospital Association, representing
healthcare organizations across the state. Serves members
by providing advocacy, resources, education, workforce
information, and more. Members include general acute care,
veterans, Indian Health Services (IHS), nursing facilities, home
health agencies, assisted living centers, and hospice
South Dakota Healthcare Workforce Center
Acts as a clearinghouse for healthcare workforce-related
data and information for South Dakota. Develops and
implements programs and projects that assist individuals,
agencies, and facilities in their efforts to address
current and projected workforce needs.
South Dakota Housing Development Authority
Encourages the investment of public financing and private
capital to stimulate the construction, preservation,
rehabilitation, purchase, and development of affordable
single and multifamily homes and child care facilities.
Provides a variety of programs that assist low and
moderate-income South Dakota residents.
South Dakota Office of Rural Health
Works to improve access and delivery of healthcare services
to rural and medically underserved communities in South
Dakota. Activities include recruiting health professionals,
assisting hospitals and rural health clinics, and helping
organizations develop and use technology.