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New Medical Providers Join Regional Health

Apr 22, 2016

RAPID CITY, SD - Regional Health is pleased to announce the addition of two medical providers.

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Regional Health Laboratory Equipment Upgrades to Benefit Patients

Apr 14, 2016

RAPID CITY, SD - Regional Health is undergoing a $2.4 million project to add state-of-the-art Beckman Coulter chemistry analyzing and automation laboratory equipment to Regional Health's nine laboratories. The equipment and partnership with Beckman Coulter will improve the patient experience and quality of care. The new lab equipment will standardize patient care in all Regional Health laboratories, reduce patient waiting times and enhance patient outcomes.

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Volunteers Honored for Contributions to Rapid City Regional Hospital

Apr 12, 2016

As part of National Volunteer Week, many Rapid City Regional Hospital (RCRH) volunteers were recently honored during a Volunteer Appreciation and Awards Brunch. "Each and every volunteer plays a critical role as part of our team," said Mick Gibbs, RCRH President. "We thank the volunteers for their continuous dedication and contributions to Rapid City Regional Hospital."

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Regional Health Lifts Visitation Guidelines

Apr 12, 2016

Following careful review of weekly data from the South Dakota Department of Health, showing a decrease in respiratory infections in the area, Regional Health has lifted its Visitation Guidelines in its hospitals and senior care facilities.

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Children's Miracle Network Hospitals® at Regional Health Makes Donation to Benefit Custer Children

Apr 07, 2016

CUSTER, SDCuster Regional Hospital (CRH) recently received three pieces of needed medical equipment to help care for their smallest patients. The funds to purchase the equipment, totaling $35,737, were provided by Children's Miracle Network Hospitals® at Regional Health. The three new pieces of equipment include a Pediatric Immobilizer and Positioner, a VeinViewer and a Sonosite iViz.

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Cancer Care Institute Technology Upgrade Benefits Area Cancer Radiation Patients

Apr 06, 2016

RAPID CITY, SD - In its continuing efforts to help patients and communities live well, Rapid City Regional Hospital (RCRH) announced the Cancer Care Institute (CCI) has upgraded its radiation treatment technology for cancer patients during a news conference today, Wednesday, April 6. CCI was a pioneer in the field of radiation oncology when it implemented TomoTherapy®, a state-of-the-art radiation delivery system, in 2004. Now, 12 years later, Regional Health has upgraded the technology with a new unit to help ensure cancer patients can continue to receive advanced cancer radiation treatment in the Black Hills without having to travel hundreds—or even thousands—of miles for high quality, safe cancer care.

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Regional Health Announces April ‘I Am Regional Health’ Honorees

Apr 05, 2016

RAPID CITY, SD – Regional Health has announced its three caregivers who will be recognized during the month of April for the "I Am Regional Health" campaign. The individuals are Mallory Strang, Resident Account Representative at Sturgis Regional Senior Care; Chris Schmit, Supervisor of Environmental Services at Lead-Deadwood Regional Hospital; and Jason Ellingson, Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist at Rapid City Regional Hospital.

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New Medical Providers Join Regional Health

Mar 30, 2016

RAPID CITY, SD - Regional Health is pleased to announce the addition of five medical providers.

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Rowan Honored with Rapid City Regional Hospital's DAISY Award for Nurses

Mar 23, 2016

RAPID CITY, SD – Emily Rowan, Registered Nurse (RN), is the latest recipient of Rapid City Regional Hospital's (RCRH) DAISY Awards for Nurses. Rowan received the February 2016 DAISY Award for extraordinary nurses. She provides patient care in the Cardiac Intervention Unit and has worked at the hospital for six months.

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Regional Health Implements Visitation Guidelines to Protect Patients & Senior Care Residents

Mar 11, 2016

Western South Dakota is experiencing an increase in the number of individuals with respiratory infections, including influenza. As Regional Health's priority is the safety and health of its most vulnerable hospital patients and senior care residents, Regional Health has implemented visitation guidelines. Impacted facilities include Regional Hospitals in: Custer, Lead-Deadwood, Rapid City (including the Regional Rehabilitation Institute), Spearfish and Sturgis. Visitation guidelines are also in effect at: Custer Regional Senior Care and Wedgwood Regional Senior Care in Custer, Fairmont Grand Regional Senior Care in Rapid City, Golden Ridge Regional Senior Care in Lead, and Sturgis Regional Senior Care.

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Joshua Sole, M.D., Relocating to New Office Location

Mar 07, 2016

RAPID CITY – Effective Monday, March 14, Regional Health Sports Medicine and Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation physician Joshua Sole, M.D., FAAPMR, will relocate to Regional Medical Clinic, 2805 Fifth St. The new office location, located on the corner of Fairmont Boulevard and Fifth Street, offers more space and resources for patients.

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Nurses Honored with Rapid City Regional Hospital's DAISY Award for Nurses

Mar 01, 2016

Registered Nurses Lyn Haug, Steve Linman and Sheila Johnson are the latest recipients of Rapid City Regional Hospital's (RCRH) DAISY Awards for Nurses.

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Regional Health Announces March 'I Am Regional Health' Honorees

Feb 26, 2016

RAPID CITY, SD – Regional Health has announced its three caregivers who will be recognized during the month of March for the "I Am Regional Health" campaign. The individuals are: Tammy Burke, Clinical Informatics Lead Coordinator, Rapid City; Douglas Everson, M.D., Belle Fourche; and Joni Hill, Operations Manager, Medical Imaging, Custer.

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Book Sale to Benefit Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals® at Regional Health

Feb 24, 2016

RAPID CITY, SD – A Books Are Fun Spring Book Sale will take place from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m., in Rapid City Regional Hospital's Rushmore Room Thursday, March 17, and Friday, March 18. The sale, with many new books and gift items offered at a discount, will benefit Children's Miracle Network Hospitals® at Regional Health.

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Lead-Deadwood Regional Hospital & Foundation for Health Invest in New Ultrasound Technology

Feb 18, 2016

DEADWOOD, SDLead-Deadwood Regional Hospital and the Foundation for Health recently teamed up to purchase a BARD Site Rite 8 Ultrasound System for the hospital at a cost of $20,000. The Foundation for Health donated $15,624 toward the purchase, which will benefit patients in the northern Black Hills.

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Regional Health Welcomes Orthopedics, Dr. Paul Miller, to Rapid City

Feb 08, 2016

Regional Health has expanded its services in orthopedic surgery to Rapid City with the addition of Paul Miller, M.D. A board-certified orthopedic surgeon, Dr. Miller has 28 years' experience and joins the system from MPG Orthopaedic Specialists in Oklahoma. His practice is located on the first floor of Regional Medical Clinic – Western Hills Professional Building, at 2805 Fifth St.

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New Providers Join Regional Health

Feb 05, 2016

RAPID CITY, SD - Regional Health is pleased to announce the addition of seven providers.

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Regional Health Announces February ‘I Am Regional Health’ Honorees

Jan 29, 2016

RAPID CITY, SD – Regional Health has announced its three caregivers who will be recognized during the month of February for the "I Am Regional Health" campaign. The individuals are Jana Bielmaier, RN, Wall Regional Medical Clinic and Home Health; Mavis Jeffery, RN, Clinical Resource Nurse at Rapid City Regional Hospital; and Kelly Weis, RN, a Surgical Services Nurse at Spearfish Regional Hospital.

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Regional Health Foundation, Rapid City Rush Team Up for Pink at the Rink

Jan 28, 2016

RAPID CITY, SD – Area hockey fans who want to make a difference in the fight against cancer are encouraged to attend Pink at the Rink night at the Rushmore Plaza Civic Center Friday, Feb. 12. The Rapid City Rush hockey game will begin at 7:05 p.m.

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February Freeze 5K Fun Run/Walk Scheduled for Feb. 14

Jan 22, 2016

RAPID CITY, SD – To recognize National Cardiac Rehabilitation Week, Rapid City Regional Hospital's (RCRH) Cardiac Services Department will host a 5K Fun Run/Walk at noon on Sunday, Feb. 14. Race day registration will take place from 10:30 a.m. to 11:45 a.m. in the RCRH West Auditorium. The cost is $20 and includes this year's February Freeze long-sleeved T-shirt.

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Events

Children's Miracle Network Hospitals® Radiothon Live at Rapid City Regional Hospital May 6

Apr 21, 2016

RAPID CITY, SD – The Children's Miracle Network Hospitals® Radiothon will be broadcast live from the Rapid City Regional Hospital Lobby, from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m., Friday, May 6. HomeSlice Media Group Radio Stations 93.9 The Mix, KAT 98.7, The FOX 100.3, Hot 93.1 and Smash Hits KKLS will all broadcast from the hospital lobby and present miracle stories featuring children from our area.

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Free Skin Cancer Screenings Offered at Regional Dermatology in Spearfish

Apr 21, 2016

SPEARFISH, SD – Free skin cancer screenings will be offered from 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m., Monday, May 2, at Regional Dermatology, located at 550 East Colorado Blvd. The screenings coincide with Melanoma/Skin Cancer Detection and Prevention Month.

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Grief Support Groups in the Northern Hills to Meet in May

Apr 20, 2016

SPEARFISH, SDHospice of the Northern Hills sponsors several free, ongoing grief support groups for those who are coping with the death of a loved one. Everyone is welcome and encouraged to attend one of the groups in Belle Fourche, Spearfish or Sturgis.

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Free Skin Cancer Screenings Offered in Rapid City

Apr 19, 2016

RAPID CITY, SD - Free skin cancer screenings will be offered from 6 p.m. to 7:45 p.m., Monday, May 2, at the Community Health Center of the Black Hills. Dermatologists from Regional Health, the Skin Institute at Rapid City Medical Center and West River Dermatology are sponsoring the screening event.

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Custer Regional Hospital Sponsoring Women's Health Care Speaker

Apr 18, 2016

CUSTER, SDCuster Regional Hospital is sponsoring a free, public talk by Judy Johnson, RTR, M, QM, CDT, a Women's Healthcare Applications Specialist from NXC Imaging in Minneapolis, Minn. The presentation, from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m., Wednesday, April 27, will take place in the Custer County Courthouse Annex Pine Room, 447 Crook St.

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A $5 Jewelry Sale to Benefit Rapid City Regional Hospital Patients

Apr 14, 2016

RAPID CITY, SD – A $5 Masquerade Jewelry Sale will take place Wednesday, April 27, from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m., and Thursday, Apr. 28, from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m., in Rapid City Regional Hospital's (RCRH) Rushmore Room. The RCRH Volunteer Auxiliary is sponsoring the sale and all proceeds will support the purchase of daily newspapers for patients.

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Grief Support Groups in the Northern Hills to Meet in April

Mar 23, 2016
SPEARFISH, SDHospice of the Northern Hills sponsors several free, ongoing grief support groups for those who are coping with the death of a loved one. Everyone is welcome and encouraged to attend one of the groups in Belle Fourche, Spearfish or Sturgis.
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Regional Health Sports Medicine Symposium Presents Keynote Speaker Adam Vinatieri

Mar 17, 2016

RAPID CITY, SD – The Regional Health Sports Medicine Symposium will present NFL Placekicker Adam Vinatieri as the keynote speaker Friday, April 8. A limited number of tickets for this presentation are now available, through Regional Health's Learning and Development Office, for $15 each. VIP packages are also available

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Regional Health Offering National Diabetes Prevention Program in Rapid City, Spearfish

Mar 16, 2016

RAPID CITY, SD – Regional Health lifestyle coaches are excited to once again offer the National Diabetes Prevention Program (NDPP) in Rapid City and Spearfish.

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Grief Support Groups in the Northern Hills to Meet in March

Feb 18, 2016

SPEARFISH, SDHospice of the Northern Hills sponsors several free, ongoing grief support groups for those who are coping with the death of a loved one. Everyone is welcome and encouraged to attend one of the group meetings, in March, in Belle Fourche, Spearfish or Sturgis

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IHOP National Pancake Day to Benefit Local Children's Miracle Network Hospitals®

Feb 18, 2016

RAPID CITY, SD – The IHOP restaurant in Rapid City will celebrate National Pancake Day by raising money for Children's Miracle Network Hospitals® at Regional Health. As part of the celebration Tuesday, March 8, IHOP will invite guests to enjoy a free short stack of IHOP buttermilk pancakes from 7 a.m. to 10 p.m.

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Better Choices, Better Health® Workshop Series Begins in Custer Feb. 25

Feb 15, 2016

CUSTER, SD – Take control of your health by participating in educational sessions for adults with chronic conditions. Better Choices, Better Health® workshops will take place Feb. 25 through March 31, at the Custer Senior Center, 528 Mt. Rushmore Rd.

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Hot Springs Free Grief Support Group Starts Feb. 12

Feb 08, 2016

Regional Health's Home Care and Hospice of the Hills program is providing a free monthly grief education and support group in Hot Springs. The group will meet at the Hot Springs Public Library, 2005 Library Dr. Sessions will take place from noon to 1 p.m., the second Friday of the month, starting Friday, Feb. 12. No registration is required.

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Free Grief Support Groups Offered in Rapid City

Feb 08, 2016

Regional Health's Home Care and Hospice of the Hills program is providing free monthly grief education and support groups in Rapid City. The groups will meet on the lower level of the Hospice House, located at 224 Elk St.

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Custer Free Grief Support Group Beginning Feb. 26

Feb 08, 2016

Regional Health's Home Care and Hospice of the Hills program is providing a free monthly grief education and support group in Custer. The group will meet at the Home Care and Hospice of the Hills office, located at 1369 Montgomery St. Sessions will take place from noon to 1 p.m., every fourth Friday of the month, starting Feb. 26. No registration is required.

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Cowgirl Pink Champagne Brunch to Benefit Regional Cancer Care Institute

Jan 21, 2016

As part of the Tough Enough to Wear Pink Campaign, the Regional Health Foundation will host the Eighth Annual Cowgirl Pink Champagne Brunch at 10 a.m., Saturday, Feb. 6, at the Dahl Arts Center in downtown Rapid City.

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Grief Support Groups in the Northern Hills to Meet

Jan 20, 2016

Hospice of the Northern Hills sponsors several free, ongoing grief support groups for those who are coping with the death of a loved one. Everyone is welcome and encouraged to attend one of the groups in Belle Fourche, Spearfish or Sturgis.

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Better Choices, Better Health® Workshops Start in January

Dec 28, 2015

RAPID CITY, SD – Start the new year by taking control of your health. A new series of Better Choices, Better Health® workshops begins Thursday, Jan. 7. Better Choices, Better Health® teaches strategies to handle chronic health conditions and improve quality of life.

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Grief Support Groups in the Northern Hills to Meet in January 2016

Dec 17, 2015

Hospice of the Northern Hills sponsors several free, ongoing grief support groups for those who are coping with the death of a loved one. Everyone is welcome and encouraged to attend one of the groups in Belle Fourche, Spearfish or Sturgis.

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Grief Support Groups in the Northern Hills to Meet

Nov 25, 2015

SPEARFISH, SDHospice of the Northern Hills sponsors several free, ongoing grief support groups for those who are coping with the death of a loved one. Everyone is welcome and encouraged to attend one of the groups, in December, in Belle Fourche, Spearfish or Sturgis.

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