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Prairie Lakes 2015 Service Awards

Thursday, May 14, 2015
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  FIVE YEARS Amy Gaikowski Admitting Clerk, Shauna VanDusseldorp Social Worker, Brenda Hoium Registered Nurse, Jessica Hermoe Transcriptionist, Beret Ohm Telemetry Technician, Bipin Amin Medical Oncologist, Michael Bevers Anesthetist, Brittany Brennan Registered Nurs,e Justine Deville Liaison/Recruiter, Caitlin Broek House Supervisor, Kari Holden Physical Therapist, Melissa Saxlund Section Technologist, Kasie Hendricks…

We Did It Again!

Thursday, April 30, 2015
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Prairie Lakes Healthcare System has been named a recipient of the Women’s Choice Award®  as one of America’s Best Hospitals for Emergency Care for a second consecutive year. This coveted award recognizes Prairie Lakes Healthcare Systemas a top performer in emergency services along with 373 other hospitals in the nation.…

New Heart Failure Monitoring Solution

Wednesday, April 29, 2015
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Prairie Lakes Healthcare System is one of the first facilities in South Dakota to implant a new miniaturized, wireless monitoring sensor to manage heart failure (HF). The CardioMEMS HF System is the first and only FDA-approved heart failure monitoring device that has been proven to significantly reduce hospital admissions when…

Act of Kindness for Cancer Center Patients

Tuesday, April 28, 2015
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Watertown native Amy Rambow is more than a personalized bag consultant, she is a caring mother and wife who returned to Watertown to raise her family in a community she loves.  Her love for the community and compassion inspired her to donate 108 comfort bags that carried a blanket, lip…

Local Therapist Joins Prairie Lakes

Wednesday, April 22, 2015
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Prairie Lakes Healthcare System welcomes Occupational Therapist, Michelle Stark to the Prairie Lakes Rehabilitation Staff. She serves In and Outpatient rehabilitative and therapeutic services to persons of all ages with a variety of disabilities. She demonstrates compassion and a solid knowledge for hand therapy and lymphedema management.   Michelle Stark has…

The Dynamic Duo

Monday, April 13, 2015
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Did you know that in the year 2014, Prairie Lakes volunteers generously donated 8,167 hours of their own time and energy?  Our gracious volunteers donate time at the Information Desk, Gift Shop, clinics, laundry, hospice and so much more.  The warm sincerity from volunteers cannot be replicated by anything else,…

Diabetes Alert Day 2015

Tuesday, March 24, 2015
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Over 32 million people have diabetes. More than a quarter of people with diabetes.. don’t know they have it.  American Diabetes Association Alert Day® is a "wake-up call" asking the American public to take the Diabetes Risk Test to find out if they are at risk for developing type 2 diabetes,…

What is Pulmonary Rehab?

Friday, March 13, 2015
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We celebrate Pulmonary Rehab week March 8 – 14, 2015 by honoring both the patients who participate in our program and the healthcare professionals who support, educate, and guide them every day. Do you or someone you know have a chronic lung disease? Learn about Pulmonary Rehab and if it's right fit with…

A Special Lady & Her Legacy

Tuesday, March 10, 2015
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Surrounded by her family, Zelta Jean Wall was almost 93 years old when she passed away in November, 2014 in her home near Strandburg. Throughout her life, Zelta Jean was involved in numerous clubs and activities. One such activity was raising money for the Suzanne Jacobson Memorial Fund (SJMF) through her volunteer work…

New MRI Technology Now Available

Wednesday, February 25, 2015
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Prairie Lakes Healthcare System is proud to announce an upgrade to the MRI machine in radiology. The upgrade brings state of the art technology to the Watertown area, without having to replace the MRI’s magnet. The upgrade to a Signa HDxt 1.5T from GE Healthcare makes the MRI machine engineered…