Skip to main content

Featured Articles

Groundbreaking Lung Cancer Trial Uses Innovative Tri-Drug Approach

Oct 30, 2017 ● By Digital Media Director

Avera will be one of eight sites in the world participating in a groundbreaking new clinical trial for first-line treatment of metastatic non-small cell lung cancer.

New Viro-Immunotherapy Trial is First in US

Oct 30, 2017 ● By Digital Media Director

Sanford Health is the first site in the United States to launch a clinical trial using a genetically-engineered VSV virus that aims to destroy therapy-resistant solid tumors.

Local Scientist Awarded $1.8 Million for Brain Tumor Research

Oct 30, 2017 ● By Digital Media Director

Sanford brain cancer researcher Haotian Zhao has been awarded a $1.8 million grant from the National Cancer Institute to spend the next five years looking for new ways to treat childhood brain tumors.

New Data Project Could Impact Patient Care at Sanford

Oct 30, 2017 ● By Digital Media Director

Students and researchers at four universities and Sanford Research have released the findings from their study of real-time patient data. It includes information that may impact the way patients are cared for at Sanford in the future.

Regional Health Kicks Off Transformation of Rapid City Hospital

Oct 30, 2017 ● By Digital Media Director

The transformation of Regional Health Rapid City Hospital is now in full swing. The hospital kicked off a major expansion project and also celebrated the Phase 1 completion of its multi-story covered parking structure.

Spearfish Surgeons Now Offering Same Day Outpatient Total Joint Procedures

Oct 30, 2017 ● By Digital Media Director

Three orthopedic surgeons with Regional Health Orthopedics in Spearfish, South Dakota have begun replacing hips, knees, and shoulder joints on an outpatient basis in select patients.

A Good Match: Liver Transplantation Fits Seamlessly Into Avera's Transplant Program

Oct 30, 2017 ● By Digital Media Director

It has been nearly a year since South Dakota medicine reached a major milestone when Avera Transplant Institute performed the region’s first-ever liver transplant in Sioux Falls.

Study Ranks Sioux Falls Among the Least Stressed Cities

Oct 27, 2017 ● By Digital Media Director

The personal financial website WalletHub has named Sioux Falls is one of the least stressed cities in America.

Rapid City Medical Center Brings 3D Mammography to the Black Hills

Oct 27, 2017 ● By Digital Media Director

Rapid City Medical Center has become the first institution in the Black Hills to offer area women access to 3D mammography services. RCMC examined its first patients with the new technology last month - coincidently, just in time for national Breast Cancer Awareness month.

Health Care Cost, Quality, and Access Comparison of Germany and United States: Two University Cities

Oct 27, 2017 ● By Digital Media Director

wo university communities in two different countries, one with the oldest health care system in the world while the other having the most recent health care policy reformation. While varying health care systems are in place, the two communities demonstrate similar latitudes and cultures. Graduate and undergraduate students participating in faculty-led research at University of South Dakota Beacom School of Business Health Service Administration survey the communities to test the attitudes given toward their respective health care system.

Featured Galleries



It looks like we don't have any events for this date. You can always add an event.

It looks like we don't have any events for this date. You can always add an event.

It looks like we don't have any events for this date. You can always add an event.

It looks like we don't have any events for this date. You can always add an event.

It looks like we don't have any events for this date. You can always add an event.

It looks like we don't have any events for this date. You can always add an event.

It looks like we don't have any events for this date. You can always add an event.

It looks like we don't have any events right now. You can always add an event.