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Physician Profile: Shahid Ahmad, MD, Hospitalist, Regional Health Rapid City Hospital

Oct 30, 2017 ● By Digital Media Director

Trust is crucial for a hospitalist. Family physicians entrust these specialists with the care of their patients during hospitalization. Families entrust them with loved ones. Without trust, everything stops, says Shahid Ahmad, MD, a hospitalist at Regional Health Rapid City Hospital. It is Ahmad’s ability to teach life lessons like this that has made him a favorite among medical students undergoing rotation at Rapid City Hospital.

Long-Time Siouxland Physcian Couple Honored for Service

Oct 30, 2017 ● By Digital Media Director

Drs. Askar and Fahima Qalbani, longtime married physicians in the Siouxland area, are this year’s recipients of the Mercy Medical Center Foundation’s annual George G. Spellman Service Award.

Pierre Physician Honored by SD’s American College of Physicians Chapter

Oct 30, 2017 ● By Digital Media Director

Pierre internal medical physician Robert Allison, MD, FACP, is the recipient of the 2017 Laureate Award from the South Dakota Chapter of the American College of Physicians .

MED On the Road

Oct 27, 2017 ● By Digital Media Director

Take a look at what the MED staff has been up to lately.

"It Gives You a Larger Voice" Says University of Sioux Falls Healthcare MBA Grad

Aug 29, 2017 ● By Alex Strauss

Radiology Supervisor Shows She Means Business with a Healthcare MBA from the University of Sioux Falls

Collaborative Effort Transforms Culture and Care in Rapid City Regional's ICU

Aug 29, 2017 ● By Digital Media Director

In 2014, only a third of the nurses surveyed in Rapid City Regional Hospital’s Intensive Care Unit felt that they had the support they needed to do their jobs well. Patient satisfaction scores were less than desirable as ICU staffers labored to care for them in what the Nursing Director now calls a confusing and disjointed environment.

News and Notes

Aug 28, 2017 ● By Digital Media Director

Happenings around the region.

Meet the MED Cartoonist

Aug 28, 2017 ● By Digital Media Director

We hope that you have been enjoying the lighter side of the medical profession in the last few issues with help from MED’s new cartoonist, Jonny Hawkins, and thought you might appreciate knowing a little bit about him.

Matthew Barker on the Society of Gynecologic Surgeons

Jun 27, 2017 ● By MED Editor

Matthew Barker, MD, South Dakota's only fellowship trained urogynecologic surgeon, is now the state's first member of the SGS.

The Quest for Better Cosmetic Results After Breast Surgery

Jun 26, 2017 ● By Digital Media Director

For a woman diagnosed with breast cancer, fighting that cancer is usually her primary focus. It may not be until much later, that she may come to consider and even regret her disfigurement of radical surgery. But Sioux Falls breast surgeon Julie Reiland, MD, says it doesn’t have to be this way.

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