State awards $227,000 to 19 rural hospitals

PIERRE – Nineteen rural hospitals in South Dakota will receive a total of $227,409 in federal funding for projects to improve patient safety and access, reduce medication errors, reduce hospital readmissions and improve operations. Sanford Vermillion Medical Center in Vermillion will receive $14,646. The federal Medicare Rural Hospital Flexibility Program … Read Article

Sanford Health announces $125M gift to fund genomic initiative

SIOUX FALLS – Sanford Health announced recently Denny Sanford, the preeminent health care philanthropist in the United States, will gift the organization $125 million to establish Sanford Imagenetics, a first-of-its-kind program in the country that integrates genomic medicine into primary care for adults. “Mr. Sanford’s generosity to this organization is … Read Article

Center for Disabilities announces inaugural annual spring symposium

SIOUX FALLS – “Best Practices in Providing Services to Individuals with Disabilities” is the theme of the recently announced USD Center for Disabilities Spring Symposium, which takes place in Chamberlain, April 14-16. In the past, the Center for Disabilities held trainings and presentations like the Fall and Spring Autism Conferences … Read Article