July 27, 2014 in Uncategorized
SIOUX FALLS (AP) â The top federal prosecutors from South Dakota and North Dakota say they have increased their efforts to fight health care fraud.
U.S. Attorney Brendan Johnson of South Dakota said he has restructured his office to allow lawy…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com
June 26, 2014 in Uncategorized
By Derek Wallbank and James Rowley
WASHINGTON â House and Senate lawmakers began negotiations Tuesday on the central question holding up legislation to reduce waiting times at U.S. Veterans Affairs hospitals â how to pay for it.
Republicans…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com
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 Cabelaâs in Mitchell, on land that is visible from Interstate 90. Avera leaders are taking a long-…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com
June 11, 2014 in Uncategorized
In the era of post-traumatic stress disorder, high suicide rates and brain injuries resulting from combat, military veterans in South Dakota wait the longest in the Great Plains region for a mental health appointment, Sen. John Thune, R-S.D., said We…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com
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
April 25, 2014 in Uncategorized
SIOUX FALLS (AP) â Dakotas-based Sanford Health plans to begin construction within months on a multimillion-dollar breast cancer facility in Sioux Falls.
Construction will start by October on the Edith Sanford Breast Cancer Center, and it will…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com
April 23, 2014 in Uncategorized
By Nora Hertel and Regina Garcia Cano
SIOUX FALLS (AP) â Some Republicans in conservative South Dakota are putting the contentious politics of immigration reform aside and backing a measure to provide prenatal care to women living in the state…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com
April 21, 2014 in Uncategorized
The 17,000-square-foot addition to the nursing home and assisted-living facility at Avera Brady Health and Rehab in Mitchell is now completed, according to Avera Brady Administrator and CEO of Longterm Care Veronnica Smith.
The $3.2 million proj…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com
March 31, 2014 in Uncategorized
WORTHINGTON â Tim Walz said things are starting to warm a little bit â and the U.S. Representative from Minnesota wasnât only talking about the weather.
âThe one thing I would say is it appears over the last several months, there is maybe …continue reading on dglobe.com
February 24, 2014 in Uncategorized
PIERRE — Insurance providers should cover autism spectrum disorder in South Dakota, the state House of Representatives decided Monday.House members voted 57-12 to send HB 1257 to the Senate for consideration.”For seven dollars a year? That’s nothing…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com