News and Announcements

Yellow Rose Week Raises $28,631

Wednesday, July 11, 2018
Published in News and Announcements
Yellow Rose Week 2018- A Reason to Stop and Smell the Roses! Yellow Rose Week was celebrated in northeastern South Dakota June 4-8, 2018. Yellow Rose Week is an annual campaign that is the primary means of financing the Suzanne Jacobson Memorial Fund (SJMF), a service of the Prairie Lakes…

PLHS Announces New CEO

Saturday, June 30, 2018
Published in News and Announcements
Following a nation-wide CEO search, the Prairie Lakes Healthcare System Board of Directors announces the appointment of Kenneth (K.C.) DeBoer as President and CEO.  DeBoer will fill the position beginning August 20, 2018 following the retirement of current President and CEO Jill Fuller. “We're excited to have K.C. DeBoer join…

PLHS Names New Clinic Director

Friday, June 22, 2018
Published in News and Announcements
Prairie Lakes Healthcare System (PLHS) named Watertown area native Laurie Fieber as the new Director of Ear, Nose, Throat, & Facial Plastic Surgery (ENT) and General Surgery Clinics. Fieber will direct the operations of the ENT, General Surgery, and Outreach Clinics.  Fieber grew up in Astoria, SD and resides in…

PLHS Elects New Board Members

Wednesday, June 20, 2018
Published in News and Announcements
The Prairie Lakes Healthcare System Board of Directors reelected officers and board members and elected new board members at its annual meeting in May. Officers are Chairman, Jim Redlinger of Redlinger Bros. Plumbing & Heating; Vice President, Robb Peterson of Glacial Lakes Rubber & Plastics; Secretary, Doug Sharp of Sharp…

22nd Annual Hospital Hill Run Results

Saturday, June 09, 2018
Published in News and Announcements
The 22nd Annual Hospital Hill Run on June 9th featured a 5K run, 5K walk and a one-mile walk for all ages. Proceeds from the Hospital Hill Run benefit the Prairie Lakes Caring Club House. Fastest 5K male runner was Gregory Mulderink with a time of 21:51.46. Fastest 5K female…

PLHS Growth Result of Hard Work

Saturday, May 12, 2018
Published in News and Announcements
As published in The Watertown Public Opinion on Friday, May 11. National Hospital Week is a time to celebrate our staff and recognize our accomplishments. We look at what brought Prairie Lakes Healthcare System (PLHS) to where it is today. It can be summed up in one, simple word:  Growth. …

Expansion Project's End is in Sight

Friday, April 20, 2018
Published in News and Announcements
The current Prairie Lakes Healthcare System expansion project is steadily progressing forward. The expansion includes a new east entrance canopy, helipad relocation and the Prairie Lakes Specialty Clinic, a new 65,000 square foot, two-story clinic building. Finishing touches are happening in the lower level on Prairie Lakes Rehabilitation Services and Glacial Lakes…

Ranked Top Twenty in the Country

Tuesday, March 06, 2018
Published in News and Announcements
Prairie Lakes Healthcare System is among the Top 20 Rural Community Hospitals in the nation as determined by iVantage Health Analytics. The Top 20 winners were recently announced by the National Rural Health Association (NRHA). The determining factors for the top 20 rural community hospitals were based on eight indices:…

PLHS Adds Nurse Practitioner to Staff

Tuesday, January 30, 2018
Published in News and Announcements
Prairie Lakes Healthcare System welcomes Kris Goens, FNP-C to the nephrology staff. She joins Tina Melanson, MD, FNKF, FACP and Kari Fleming, PA-C in the care of patients in the Prairie Lakes Nephrology Clinic and Kidney Dialysis Units in the region. Goens graduated with her nurse practitioner degree from University…

Dr. Adducci Offers New BPH Treatment

Friday, January 26, 2018
Published in News and Announcements
Prairie Lakes Healthcare System recently introduced Rezūm, a minimally invasive option to relieve symptoms of an enlarged prostate or benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH).   Dr. Chris Adducci now offers Rezūm as a new treatment option for BPH in the Watertown region. Rezūm harnesses the natural energy stored in water vapor…
Page 1 of 22