Health

State Confirms Bovine TB In Another South Dakota Beef Herd

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) - Authorities have confirmed bovine tuberculosis in another South Dakota beef herd. State Veterinarian Dustin Oedekoven said Friday that inspectors found an infected cow during routine inspections at a Texas slaughterhouse last month. Records linked that cow…

Sanford Pledges $5M For Regional Science Education Center

ABERDEEN, S.D. (AP) - Sanford Health has pledged $5 million to Northern State University for a regional science education center. The gift includes a $500,000 scholarship endowment for students and a $200,000 faculty development endowment. The Aberdeen university says the…

Nutrition Assistant

Full-time Nutrition Assistant in the Dietary Department. Position includes food prep, assist cook to prepare trays for patients, restock buffet line, cash register, assist customers, wash dishes, assist patient/customers etc. Rotating hours to include day, evening, weekend, and holiday hours.…

Sanford Health Invests In German Hospital

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) - Sanford Health has made its first investment in an international hospital. The health system's German subsidiary has acquired a minority interest in ISAR Klinik II AG, which includes a hospital in Munich, Germany. Sanford Health…

Reservation Hospital Pulled From Federal Medicare Program

PINE RIDGE, S.D. (AP) - Recent documents show that the government's decision to cut off Medicare and Medicaid payments to an Indian Health Service hospital in South Dakota was motivated by the case of a patient who the government says…

South Dakota IHS Hospital To Lose Medicare, Medicaid Money

PINE RIDGE, S.D. (AP) - The Indian Health Service says a South Dakota reservation hospital has been notified that it will no longer be able to bill the government for services provided to those eligible for Medicare and Medicaid. IHS,…

Vice President, Marketing

Responsible for overseeing the planning, development and execution of the organization's marketing and advertising initiatives. Ensures the organization's message is distributed across channels and to targeted audiences in order to meet marketing objectives. Provide support in the areas of marketing…

Helping Sexual Assault Victims Speak Out

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. - The University Of South Dakota released a victim involved in a sexual assault investigation, did not file a complaint against the suspects in fear of…

Dakotas Nonprofit Urges People To Get Health Coverage Early

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) - A Dakotas nonprofit is urging consumers who buy health insurance on their own to sign up early through the Affordable Care Act marketplace. The open enrollment period for 2018 health coverage began Wednesday and runs…

Iowa Reports First Flu-Related Death Of 2017-18 Season

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) - State officials say Iowa's first confirmed flu-related death of the 2017-18 flu season was that of an elderly man who lived in central Iowa. The Iowa Public Health Department says the man died this month…

Open Enrollment To Begin Wednesday Under Affordable Care Act

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) - Open enrollment under the Affordable Care Act begins Wednesday, and there could be some problems for states that rely on the federal marketplace, now that the Trump administration has slashed spending. Also, the signup period…

SFFR Looking To Protect Members From Cancer

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. - A firefighter's job is dangerous. There's no doubt about that. Crews face the potential of getting badly burned, or not being able to escape the flames. But the International Association of Firefighters says these are not…

GOP Lawmakers Propose New Conditions On Health Bill

WASHINGTON (AP) - Two top Republicans are proposing a bill for restoring federal payments to insurers that includes tough conditions sought by the White House and congressional conservatives. It has no chance of passing the Senate, where Democrats have enough…

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