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  • Healthy Highlights - Summer 2017

    Sarah’s Story “If you don’t have a support system, find one.” Sarah was busy raising four-year-old twins and teaching middle school. Cancer was the last thing on her mind. Last May she received the phone call with a diagnosis that creates a great deal of fear. “My initial reaction was that it couldn’t be true, because so far everything they had told me on ...
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  • TLC hosts 20th Annual Charity Golf Classic

    Golfers and volunteers gathered for the Tekakwitha Living Center Charity Golf Classic. The tournament, in its 20 th year, has raised funds for the Living Center to provide improvements and upgrades throughout the facility. This year’s proceeds have completed the “Fresh Furnishing” campaign to make improvements to replace furniture and repair elevator, creating a more attractive ...
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  • ServSafe Food Safety Manager Training Certification Course Offered

    CDP Health Care System will be offering a ServSafe food safety training course Thursday, July 13 th from 8 AM to 4 PM. Cost for class is $155 for full course with training and exam (8 hours required) $65 for 4 hour refresher recertification Please call 605-698-7647 to register **Lunch is provided**
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  • Celebrating National Hospital Week at CDP Health Care System

    This year’s National Hospital Week runs from May 7-13. We at Coteau des Prairies Health Care System are invested in caring from the heart every day of every year. Join us in thanking the many individuals who give their all to their neighbors. From providing medical care in our facilities to running vital programs in our community, we are committed to supporting the health and well-being in ...
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  • Surgical Services Close to Home

    Ramon Morales, M.D., General Surgeon, has joined Coteau des Prairies Health Care System. Dr. Morales has extensive training and experience in Laparoscopic, Vascular and General Surgery. Dr. Morales is now accepting new patients by calling CDP at 605-698-7681. He enjoys many outdoor activities and sports. He is fluent in English and Spanish. EDUCATION Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine and Residency in ...
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  • OB/Gyn physician joins Coteau des Prairies Health Care System

    Joseph Riley, D.O., OB/Gyn, has joined Coteau des Prairies Health Care System. Dr. Riley has extensive training and experience in women’s health – from prenatal care to the birth of a baby – to taking care of women’s health throughout life. Dr. Riley is now accepting new patients by calling CDP at 605-698-7681. He received a medical degree from Nova-Southeastern University, ...
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  • Westside Preschool visits CDP Health Care System

    Thank you to Westside Preschool for visiting our hospital and clinic. Students toured the emergency, radiology and surgical departments. They had an opportunity to step inside the Grant-Roberts ambulance and try on surgical hats and masks. One of their favorite stops was to visit Dr. Gallagher who let them listen to his heart and look at x-rays.
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  • Employee Spotlight - Pam

    Pam Helgeson is celebrating 15 years of employment at CDP!! Pam began her career 15 years ago at CDP in Home Health as a Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA). She then later began picking up hours on the nursing floor working a variety of shifts throughout the years. After her CNA role, Pam accepted the position of Unit Secretary. Furthermore, in 2015 Pam transitioned into the surgical services area ...
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  • New Electronic Health Record system installed at CDP Health Care System

    Coteau des Prairies Health Care System (CDP) has officially transitioned their electronic health record (EHR) to Athenahealth, which is a national company offering EHRs to over 80,000 health care providers in clinics and hospitals. An EHR is a patient’s computer medical record and takes the place of a traditional paper chart. The EHR contains a patient's clinical data and at the same ...
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  • Community Forum

    Community Forum The leaders of CDP Health Care System invite you to attend this special gathering to discuss topics of interest to our community. • Community Daycare • Open Enrollment for Health Coverage • Affordable Care Act • Other topics of interest After these topics are presented, there will be time to address your specific questions.
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  • Foundation Event - 2016

    Foundation Event - 2016 We are grateful for your support on making this year’s annual CDP Foundation event a success. Whether you were a donor, sponsor or guest who helped make the event possible, we thank you. It is only through your kindness that our community health care system can continue to thrive and offer quality health care close to home. Guests enjoyed an evening of good food, fun ...
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  • Employee Spotlight

    Brooke LaBelle is celebrating 15 years of employment at CDP! Brooke started working at CDP in the Dietary Services Department while in high school. She later worked as a CNA through college; after graduating college she worked as an LPN for 4 years. In 2011, Brooke became an RN and is currently working as the Surgical Services Manager at CDP. What makes CDP a great place to work? The team effort ...
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  • Employee Spotlight

    Nicki Peterson is celebrating 10 years of employment at CDP! Nicki has worked 10 years as a licensed practical nurse (LPN); she works both in acute care and emergency department. She is also involved in the Nursing Council which provides feedback on processes and ideas to improve the care given to our patients. What makes CDP a great place to work? CDP promotes the physical, emotional wellbeing of ...
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  • Tekakwitha Living Center Announces New Administrator

    Tekakwitha Living Center has appointed Mary Beth Grape as Administrator. Grape most recently served as administrator at Benet Place Assisted Living and Senio r Apartments in Watertown, SD. “We are excited to welcome Mary Beth to our team and know that under her leadership will be able to advance our mission of providing quality care with a person all touch close to home,” said Michael ...
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  • Sisseton to host health professions students in 2016

    Sisseton joins 13 other South Dakota communities in welcoming health professions students for four weeks during the summer of 2016. Ashley Reierson, South Dakota State University (SDSU) pharmacy student from Pollock and University of South Dakota (USD) – Sanford School of Medicine medical student Rebecca Jarratt from Sioux Falls will follow providers at Coteau des Prairies Health Center ...
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  • Hands-Only CPR - Anyone can do it. Everyone should!

    Hands-Only CPR — Anyone can do it. Everyone should! CDP Health Care System is requesting your help addressing a health concern that impacts our entire community. Did you know that 70 percent of out-of-hospital car diac arrests happen in homes? Statistically speaking, if you are called on to give CPR in an emergency, you will most likely be try ing to save the life of someone you love: a ...
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  • Celebration Week at CDP Health Care System

    This year’s National Hospital Week & National Nursing Home Week runs from May 8-14. We at CDP Health Care System are invested in caring from the heart every day of every year. Join us in thanking the many individuals who give their all to their neighbors. From providing medical care in our facilities to running vital programs in our community, we are committed to supporting the health ...
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  • Fit for Life 5K & 10K to Promote Personal Fitness and Wellness

    Coteau des Prairies Health Care System has joined forces with Dacotah Bank to host 5K & 10K Run/Walk on May 14 th at Valley View County Club. Race route will be marked as it winds through the beautiful VVCC course. The goal is to raise awareness in the area of personal fitness and to promote healthy living. Individuals, families and groups of all ages and fitness level are encouraged to ...
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  • CDP Health Care System Recieves Grant From Susan G. Komen South Dakota

    Susan G. Komen South Dakota has awarded a $43,000 grant to the CDP Health Care System to provide to provide breast cancer screening and navigation services as well as to establish a patient and provider reminder system to benefit women living in Roberts County including members of the Sisseton-Wahpeton Oyate Tribe. CDP Health Care System is grateful to Susan G. Komen South Dakota for this generous ...
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  • Cheif Financial Officer Featured in HealthLeaders Magazine

    Council Connection features insight from interviews with members of the HealthLeaders Media Council. David Usher, Chief Financial Officer of CDP Health Care System was featured in the November issue on topic of challenges of critical asscess hospitals. To read full story see link below. http://www.healthleadersmagazine-digital.com/healthleadersmagazine/november_2015?pg=8#pg8
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  • Coteau des Prairies Health Care System Receives $400,000 Grant for Cutting Edge Diagnostic Tool from the Helmsley Charitable Trust

    Patients at Coteau des Prairies Health Care System will soon benefit from access to the latest computed tomography (CT) diagnostic technology made possible through a grant from The Leona M. and Harry B. Helmsley Charitable Trust’s Rural Healthcare Program. The Trust has awarded Coteau des Prairies Health Care System $400,000 for a new 40-slice CT scanner. CT scanners provide essential ...
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  • Big Thank You to Sponsors "Color the Day Pink"

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  • Benedictine Health System to Transfer Ownership of Tekakwitha Living Center to Coteau des Prairies Hospital

    Sisseton, SD – Benedictine Health System (BHS) will transfer ownership of Tekakwitha Living Center (TLC) to Coteau des Prairies Hospital (CDP), Sisseton, on or before January 1, 2016. CDP will become the sole corporate member of Tekakwitha Nursing Center, Inc., the Minnesota nonprofit corporation that owns and operates Tekakwitha Living Center. According to CDP leadership, integrating TLC ...
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