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Avera Queen of Peace plans new campus, starting with medical office building

June 20, 2014 in Uncategorized

Avera Health and Avera Queen of Peace Hospital announced Friday plans to build a new three-story medical office building on Cabela Drive just west of Cabela’s in Mitchell, on land that is visible from Interstate 90. Avera leaders are taking a long-…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

Living a life after cancer

June 12, 2014 in Uncategorized

Cancer care doesn’t end with the final treatment and a declaration of being cancer-free.

That was the theme on Thursday, and the celebration held at the Avera Cancer Institute (formerly the Avera Cancer Center) in Mitchell.

The celebration held…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

Living a life after cancer

June 12, 2014 in Uncategorized

Cancer care doesn’t end with the final treatment and a declaration of being cancer-free.

That was the theme on Thursday, and the celebration held at the Avera Cancer Institute (formerly the Avera Cancer Center) in Mitchell.

The celebration held…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

Avera lands Medicare long-term care grant

May 24, 2014 in Uncategorized

A federal Medicare grant to the Avera system will provide better care to residents in long-term care, officials said Friday.

The $8.8 million Health Care Innovation award from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services Innovation Center will…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

Sanford expected to stay at MCMC

April 30, 2014 in Uncategorized

SLAYTON — The Murray County Medical Center (MCMC) Hospital board discussed the possibility of ending the hospital’s management agreement with Sanford Health and switching to Avera Medical Clinic during a special strategic meeting Wednesday at the…continue reading on dglobe.com

Avera gala surpasses $60,000

February 14, 2014 in Uncategorized

Tracy Pardy has a word to describe Gala 2014: “Fabulous.”

The Avera Queen of Peace Foundation director said initial estimates are showing last week’s fundraiser for the foundation, themed The Great Gatsby — Vintage Glamour, netted between …continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

Avera gets $300K grant

February 6, 2014 in Uncategorized

SIOUX FALLS — Through a federal grant awarded to Avera Health, South Dakota, Minnesota, Iowa and Nebraska are among 25 states to benefit from investments in rural telecommunications to expand access to education, create jobs and improve access to he…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

Gatsby gala 2014 sold out

February 5, 2014 in Uncategorized

Tickets are sold out for this year’s Avera Queen of Peace Foundation Gala.

“I wish, I wish, I wish it would be unlimited so that everyone who wanted to enjoy it could,” Foundation Director Tracy Pardy said. “But we can only hold so many people in …continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

Avera Queen of Peace Medical Executive Committee chosen

February 2, 2014 in Uncategorized

At the January general staff meeting, the following physicians were elected to serve on the Avera Queen of Peace Medical Executive Committee for the 2014 medical staff year, beginning in February: William Graham, DO, president; Martin Christensen, MD…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

Avera cuts 8-10 nursing positions in Mitchell

January 20, 2014 in Uncategorized

Avera Queen of Peace Hospital in Mitchell is merging two of its nursing units, a move expected to eliminate eight to 10 positions.

Monday, Avera Queen of Peace announced its surgical and pediatric nursing unit, located on the hospital’s third fl…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com