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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

OPINION: Don’t turn your back on working poor

January 15, 2014 in Uncategorized

There is no easy answer to the complex question of funding health care. But this is an especially salient time to take up the challenge, as the [[{“type”:”media”,”view_mode”:”media_preview”,”fid”:”441263″,”attributes”:{“alt”:”John T. Porter, Avera CE…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

PHOTO: Finishing the Avera Brady addition

January 9, 2014 in Uncategorized

Jed Liedtke, left, of Puetz Corp., and Dave Bechen, of Muth Electric, work Thursday on a communal living space at Avera Brady Health and Rehab in Mitchell. The living space will also include a pub across the hallway and home theater. They are the las…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

PHOTO: Finishing the Avera Brady addition

January 9, 2014 in Uncategorized

Jed Liedtke, left, of Puetz Corp., and Dave Bechen, of Muth Electric, work Thursday on a communal living space at Avera Brady Health and Rehab in Mitchell. The living space will also include a pub across the hallway and home theater. They are the las…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

Top cancer researcher moves from Sanford to Avera

January 9, 2014 in Uncategorized

SIOUX FALLS (AP) — A researcher that Dakotas-based Sanford Health hired to be the point man in an effort to find a cure for breast cancer has moved to the competing Avera Health network.

Brian Leyland-Jones and 10 of his Sanford colleagues mov…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

New urologist joins Avera Medical Group

January 7, 2014 in Uncategorized

Dileep Bhat, MD, and his Dakota Urology Clinic practice and Avera Queen of Peace Hospital have formed a new alliance through an employment contract effective Jan. 1. Dr. Bhat and staff will now be called Avera Medical Group Urology.

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