Avera Health

Type: Company
Name: Avera Health
First reported Aug 21 2014 - Updated Aug 22 2014 - 2 reports

Sutton is a great choice to head Avera St. Mary's

Avera Health announced Thursday a change in leadership at Avera St. Mary’s Hospital in Pierre, saying Bob Sutton of Pierre is the new regional president and CEO for the hospital. He replaces Paul Ebmeier, who is becoming vice president of strategy for ... [Published Capital Journal - Aug 22 2014]
First reported Aug 18 2014 - Updated Aug 18 2014 - 1 reports

Lucille J. Frank, 87, of Wessington Springs

WESSINGTON SPRINGS — , died Saturday, Aug. 16, 2014, at Weskota Manor/Avera Health.Her funeral will be at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at Our Savior’s Lutheran Church in Wessington Springs, with the Rev. John Paulson officiating. Burial will be in Prospect Hill ... [Published Huron Plainsman - Aug 18 2014]
First reported Aug 16 2014 - Updated Aug 16 2014 - 1 reports

State to Require Yearly Flu Vaccination for Its Health Care Workers

PIERRE, SD -- The following information was released by the South Dakota State government:Gov. Dennis Daugaard has signed an executive order requiring annual flu vaccination for state employees who deliver health care services. The order goes into effect ... [Published HighBeam Research - Aug 16 2014]
First reported Aug 16 2014 - Updated Aug 16 2014 - 1 reports

Medicare insurance to be discussed Tuesday

Becky Cantwell, a sales associate for Avera Health Plans, will discuss Medicare supplement insurance at 10 a.m. Tuesday at the Aberdeen Area Senior Center, 1303 Seventh Ave. S.E.Some of the areas discussed will be when to sign up for those turning 65, ... [Published Aberdeen American News - Aug 16 2014]
First reported Aug 14 2014 - Updated Aug 14 2014 - 3 reports

Elizabeth Smart-Gilmour: Teach kids to fight kidnappers

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. — A victim's advocate and survivor of a high-profile kidnapping told a group of police, health care and social workers Wednesday to keep up the fight against human trafficking."Everything you're doing makes a difference," said Elizabeth ... [Published USA Today - Aug 14 2014]
First reported Aug 13 2014 - Updated Aug 13 2014 - 1 reports

Fighting Human Trafficking from a Medical Perspective

This week health care professionals are gathering in Sioux Falls at the Violent Crime and Human Trafficking Conference sponsored by Avera Health and the Department of Justice. Avera has new protocols for health care professionals if they suspect patients ... [Published SDPB - Aug 13 2014]
First reported Aug 13 2014 - Updated Aug 13 2014 - 1 reports

Avera Health Implementing New Protocol For Human Trafficking Cases

5:04 PMU.S. Attorney Brendan Johnson is hoping a human sex trafficking conference that is being hosted in Sioux Falls will bring more attention to the problem.Nine people were arrested last year at the Sturgis Motorcycle Rally and six this year; all who ... [Published KDLT - Aug 13 2014]
First reported Aug 11 2014 - Updated Aug 11 2014 - 1 reports

State officials look into Avera's medical offer

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) - South Dakota officials are investigating the legality of an arrangement in which Avera Health is covering out-of-pocket expenses of state employees for some medical services. Avera has offered to help state workers with their ... [Published The Washington Times stories: News - Aug 11 2014]
First reported Aug 08 2014 - Updated Aug 08 2014 - 1 reports

Renshaw named CMO at Avera Health Plans

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – Avera Health Plans announces the appointment of Dr. Preston Renshaw as its chief medical officer (CMO). Renshaw succeeds Dr. James Powell, who is retiring.As CMO, Renshaw will provide medical direction to Avera Health Plans and serve ... [Published Prairie Business - Aug 08 2014]
First reported Aug 08 2014 - Updated Aug 08 2014 - 1 reports

Aberdeen Surgical Associates join Avera Medical Group

Aberdeen Surgical Associates, which serves a large region surrounding Aberdeen, will join the Avera Medical Group this month, according to a news release. Making the move will be surgeons Roger Werth, Bryce Iwerks and Christopher Larson, along with nine ... [Published Aberdeen American News - Aug 08 2014]
First reported Aug 08 2014 - Updated Aug 08 2014 - 1 reports

Sen. Johnson hosts Medicaid roundtable discussion

"Medicaid and the Children's Health Insurance Program are an important backbone of our health care system and provide a critical safety net for some of our most vulnerable citizens," Johnson said. "While the Affordable Care Act improved access to health ... [Published Mitchell Daily Republic - Aug 08 2014]
First reported Jun 20 2014 - Updated Jun 20 2014 - 1 reports

Avera Health to build new medical office building

MITCHELL, S.D. (AP) - A South Dakota health care provider has announced plans to build a new $16.5 million medical office building on the south side of Mitchell. Avera Health and Avera Queen of Peace Hospital announced plans Friday morning for the ... [Published The Washington Times stories: News - Jun 20 2014]

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"Yankton Medical Clinic physicians and staff recommend, promote and provide vaccination for influenza to all of our employees and patients starting at 6 months of age and up,” Diane Larson, Director of Nurses at the Yankton Medical Clinic said. “YMC employees have a high percentage of compliance with this internal recommendation.”"
"Who are we? We are Avera and who we are is good partners with our patients." said Dr. McKay
"State employees providing health care serve those who are most at risk for complications from the flu," said Gov. Daugaard. "Ensuring those state employees are vaccinated is vital to protecting vulnerable populations from the flu as well as preventing spread of the disease to critical health care personnel."
"It doesn't matter if you live on the wrong side of the tracks or the right side of the tracks, it can happen to you" she said

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Avera St. Mary’s announces new leadership [Published Capital Journal - Aug 21 2014]
A Shot Of Prevention: Order Requires Yearly Flu... [Published Press and Dakotan - Aug 21 2014]
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Lucille J. Frank, 87, of Wessington Springs [Published Huron Plainsman - Aug 18 2014]
State to Require Yearly Flu Vaccination for Its... [Published HighBeam Research - Aug 16 2014]
Medicare insurance to be discussed Tuesday [Published Aberdeen American News - Aug 16 2014]
Elizabeth Smart Recounts Her Kidnapping At Conf... [Published International Business Times - Aug 15 2014]
Elizabeth Smart-Gilmour: Teach kids to fight ki... [Published USA Today - Aug 14 2014]
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The Difference Between Psoriasis And Eczema [Published KELOLAND TV - Aug 14 2014]
Fighting Human Trafficking from a Medical Persp... [Published SDPB - Aug 13 2014]
Avera Health Implementing New Protocol For Huma... [Published KDLT - Aug 13 2014]
State officials look into Avera's medical offer [Published The Washington Times stories: News - Aug 11 2014]
Changes in companies, rates [Published Omaha World-Herald - Aug 10 2014]
Renshaw named CMO at Avera Health Plans [Published Prairie Business - Aug 08 2014]
Aberdeen Surgical Associates join Avera Medical... [Published Aberdeen American News - Aug 08 2014]
Sen. Johnson hosts Medicaid roundtable discussion [Published Mitchell Daily Republic - Aug 08 2014]
Fargo Heads List Of Best Small Cities For Busin... [Published Forbes.com - Aug 07 2014]
Conference Looks at Sex Trafficking [Published KELOLAND TV - Jul 31 2014]
Sex Trafficking Conference Set For August [Published KELOLAND TV - Jul 31 2014]
Avera offers new option for state employees [Published Aberdeen American News - Jul 30 2014]
Platte hospital wins national award [Published Mitchell Daily Republic - Jul 30 2014]
Banner Health Joins Excelera(R) Specialty Pharm... [Published WGNT - Jul 29 2014]
Avera announces building plan for Mitchell [Published Prairie Business - Jul 25 2014]
Sisters Celebrate Golden Jubilees [Published Press and Dakotan - Jul 25 2014]
Positively KELOLAND: A Home For Austin [Published KELOLAND TV - Jul 24 2014]
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