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Prairie Lakes Names New Emergency Department Director

Thursday, January 02, 2020
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Prairie Lakes Healthcare System (PLHS) is pleased to announce Monica Everson as its new Emergency Department Director.  Everson will oversee the PLHS Emergency Department as well as the Trauma Program. Everson is a northeast South Dakota native. She grew up and currently resides near Hayti, SD with her husband Paul…

Donation to Cancer Center Patients

Wednesday, December 18, 2019
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Gracious community members are warming hearts this holiday season at the Prairie Lakes Cancer Center. Gift bags for patients sit under the tree thanks to the Pink Ladies Dart League. The group donated gift bags containing items to comfort patients; including snacks, lotion, manicure sets, warm socks, water, word finds, hand…

Prairie Lakes Welcomes Dietitian, Megan Block

Monday, December 02, 2019
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Prairie Lakes Healthcare System welcomes Megan Block, Clinical Dietitian to Prairie Lakes Nutritional Services and Sodexo team. Block will assess and work with patients in the hospital and can also accept appointments for one on one or group sessions.   As a clinical dietitian, Block helps patients with a wide…

National Recognition for Performance Leadership

Thursday, November 21, 2019
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As part of National Rural Health Day, November 21, Prairie Lakes Healthcare System is recognized by The Chartis Center of Rural Health and the National Organization of State Offices of Rural Health (NOSORH) for overall excellence in quality healthcare performance. This recognition is based on the results of the Hospital…

Prairie Lakes Names New Director of HR

Wednesday, November 06, 2019
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Prairie Lakes Healthcare System (PLHS) is pleased to announce the new Director of Human Resources, Alison Gilbertson.   Gilbertson holds a Bachelors of Science Degree and a Masters of Science Degree in Health Administrative Studies. She has twenty seven years of healthcare experience; including four years as a nursing home…

Athletic Trainers Join PLHS Team

Tuesday, October 15, 2019
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Prairie Lakes Healthcare System is proud to announce athletic trainers, Jeff Haufschild and Michelle Leitheiser are now a part of our team. They serve Arrow athletes full time and are supported by Physical Therapists at Prairie Lakes. See these Prairie Lakes Sports Medicine team members supporting athletes at local games…

Girl Scouts Donate to Cancer Patients

Monday, October 07, 2019
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Girl Scout Troop 40033 worked hard on their Bronze Award Project, to donate kits to patients at Prairie Lakes Cancer Center.  The Girl Scouts came up with the idea on their own when asked how they could give back to their community. They made posters to raise money to buy…

Top Performing Hospital for Heart Attack Treatment Featured

Tuesday, October 01, 2019
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Prairie Lakes Healthcare System is one of only 86 hospitals nationwide to receive the American College of Cardiology’s NCDR Chest Pain  ̶  MI Registry Silver Performance Achievement Award for 2019. The award recognizes Prairie Lakes’ success in implementing a higher standard of care for heart attack patients. The Performance Achievement…

Speech Language Pathologist Joins PLHS

Monday, August 26, 2019
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Prairie Lakes Healthcare System welcomes Speech Language Pathologist, Shelly Holida to the Rehabilitation Services department. She serves outpatient, inpatient, and home health patients. Shelly received her Bachelor of Science degree in Communication Disorders and her Master of Arts degree in Speech Language Pathology at the University of South Dakota. She enjoys…

Feuerstein Series to Feature R.J. Palacio - Postponed

Tuesday, August 20, 2019
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Event Postponed - new date to be announced: The 20th Annual Feuerstein Speaker Series featuring RJ Palacio scheduled for Tuesday, October 15 at Lake Area Tech is postponed due the speaker’s unexpected medical emergency.  The event will be rescheduled to a later date and all tickets will be honored at…