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Welcome Paul Macek, Interim CEO

Tuesday, August 03, 2021
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The Prairie Lakes Healthcare System (PLHS) Board of Directors selected Paul Macek as the Interim CEO to serve the organization and assist with the recruitment of the next President and CEO. Macek resigned from his position on the PLHS Board of Directors to serve PLHS in this role. Macek has…

Prairie Lakes Elects New Board Members

Thursday, July 29, 2021
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The Prairie Lakes Healthcare System Board of Directors elected new board members at its annual meeting in May. New board members Tammy Davis and Jonathan Oviatt were elected to serve three year terms. They bring a diverse skill set and experience to the Board of Directors. Tammy Davis has 25…

BASH, A Breath of Fresh Air

Friday, July 23, 2021
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BASH (Building A Superior Healthcare System) 2021 will be held online this year. After careful consideration for the safety and well-being of the patients and families we serve, together with the current COVID-19 trends in South Dakota, a decision has been made to move the Prairie Lakes Healthcare Foundation’s, in-person…

Hospital Hill Run Donation to the Prairie Lakes Caring Club House

Thursday, July 22, 2021
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On June 12th, 2021 Prairie Lakes Healthcare System held the 24th Annual Hospital Hill Run. Walkers and runners participated to raise money for the Prairie Lakes Healthcare Foundation’s Caring Club House. A generous donation of $3,000 was donated to the Caring Club House. Shown presenting the check are members of…

Welcome Nurse Practitioner to Nephrology

Tuesday, July 20, 2021
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Prairie Lakes Healthcare System welcomes Nurse Practitioner Chelsey Sundberg. She joins Prairie Lakes Nephrology in the care of clinic and dialysis patients. Sundberg graduated with her Bachelor of Science degree from Presentation College and completed her Master’s Degree under the Nurse Practitioner Program at the University of Cincinnati. She is…

Welcome New Urologist

Wednesday, July 07, 2021
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Prairie Lakes Healthcare System welcomes Urologist Dr. Keegan Maxwell. He joins Dr. Henri Lanctin, Urologist and will see urology patients at Prairie Lakes Specialty Clinic. Dr. Maxwell is board-certified in Urology and has been practicing for the past 13 years in St. Cloud, Minnesota. He received his medical degree from…

24th Annual Hospital Hill Run Results

Saturday, June 12, 2021
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Hospital Hill Run on June 8 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. The Prairie Lakes Caring Club House is a not-for-profit, community-based project. It exists to meet the hospitality needs…

Welcome Physician Assistant to ENT

Tuesday, May 18, 2021
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Prairie Lakes Healthcare System welcomes Physician Assistant Rachel Leiseth. She joins Prairie Lakes Ear, Nose, & Throat Clinic in the care of patients. Leiseth graduated with her Bachelor of Science degree from South Dakota State University and then received her Master in Physician Assistant Studies in 2019 from the University…

Five out of Five Stars!

Friday, April 30, 2021
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Together we celebrate with staff, volunteers, physicians, and board members our team's success in earning a five out of five star facility rating from Hospital Compare a service of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services. “Over 800 team members serve the region through their work and volunteerism,” said K.C.…

10th Ave NW Construction

Friday, April 16, 2021
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The City of Watertown is working with Prairie Lakes Healthcare System to ensure access to our facility remains available throughout the 10th Ave NW construction project this summer. The project is currently scheduled to begin on April 19. As you can see in the detour map below, drivers will be…