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South Dakota Resources

Retail-Based Healthy Food Point-of-Decision Prompts (PDPs) Increase Healthy Food Choices in a Rural, Low-Income, Minority Community
Examines differences in the quantity of and total expenditures spent on healthy foods and fresh fruits and vegetables in a grocery store with posted narrowly defined point-of-decision prompts (N-PDPs) and broadly defined PDPs (B-PDPs) on the Rosebud Sioux Reservation in South Dakota. N-PDPs focus on promoting fresh produce, and B-PDPs focus on promoting any health food item.
Author(s): Christopher R. Gustafson, Rachel Kent, Michael R. Prate, Jr.
Citation: PLoS One, 13(12), e0207792
Date: 2018
Type: Document
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Coteau des Prairies Keeping Services Close to Home
Follows South Dakota-based Coteau des Prairies Health System's (CDP) progress as part of the Small Rural Hospital Transition (SRHT) project. CDP completed a financial operational assessment (FOA) with the goal of positioning the hospital for future financial success. Primary areas of improvement include revenue cycle management, HCAHPS scores, executive communication, and swing bed utilization.
Additional links: One-Page Summary
Date: 08/2017
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: National Rural Health Resource Center
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Suicide Surveillance, South Dakota
Illustrates South Dakota's current suicide rates and trends, and compares this data with national rates. Includes county data, method of suicide or self-injury by age and sex, and suicidal ideation by high school students.
Date: 01/2017
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: South Dakota Department of Health
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Task Force on Ensuring Access in Vulnerable Communities, Rural and Frontier: Executive Summary and Report
Reviews characteristics of South Dakota's rural and frontier communities. Identifies innovative healthcare delivery and payment models and makes state and federal policy recommendations to improve rural health. Highlights the importance of Critical Access Hospitals (CAHs). Linked map includes locations of South Dakota CAHs, Rural Health Clinics, and more.
Additional links: South Dakota Vulnerable Communities Task Force Map
Date: 09/2016
Type: Document, Map/Mapping System
Sponsoring organization: South Dakota Association of Healthcare Organizations
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2010-2015 South Dakota Primary Care Needs Assessment
Describes the potential areas of priority activities to be undertaken by the South Dakota Primary Care Office (PCO) supporting healthcare access in South Dakota's rural and medically underserved communities. All counties are scored and ranked using a series of health status, health access, and risk behavior indicators.
Date: 03/2016
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: South Dakota Office of Rural Health
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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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South Dakota Project ECHO
A videoconferencing, case-based learning platform offering a knowledge-sharing network to create and foster telementoring between primary care providers in rural and underserved settings with specialty care professionals who are able to share expert information to improve patient and public health outcomes.
Type: Tutorial/Training
Sponsoring organization: University of South Dakota School of Health Sciences
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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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Last Updated: 1/3/2022