Blog Posts in 2017

  • We Want Your Feedback!

    Coteau des Prairies Health System has been awarded funding from the South Dakota Department of Health to conduct a Community Health Needs Assessment and Improvement Planning Process in the counties we serve. The goal for CDP is to assess the health status of the communities and identify strategies to improve the health of these communities. Coteau des Prairies Health Care System is committed to ...
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  • Coteau des Prairies Health Care System has been chosen to be supported by the SRHT Project, to assist in the transition to value-based health care

    With the support of the Federal Office of Rural Health Policy (FORHP), Rural Health Innovations (RHI), a wholly owned subsidiary of the National Rural Health Resource Center, is excited to announce that Coteau des Prairies Health Care System of Sisseton, South Dakota has been chosen to be supported through the Small Rural Hospital Transition (SRHT) Project. The SRHT Project is funded by the Health ...
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  • Medication Disposal Available Here!

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  • Colleen Raye Productions to Perform at CDP Foundation Event

    CDP Foundation presents “That’ll Be the Day” by Colleen Raye Productions on November 3 in the Sisseton High School Performing Arts Complex. The concert event features music of Roy Orbison, Linda Ronstadt and Gene Pitney. Tickets available at CDP Health Care System and Teal’s Market.
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  • CDP Health Care System Critical Access Hospital to Know

    Becker's Healthcare is pleased to recognize the following 60 CEOs, presidents and administrators of critical access hospitals. The men and women included on this list are at the helm of organizations regularly recognized for safety and quality. Many led their hospitals through expansions, mergers and EHR implementations. The individuals on this list are also key members of the community, ...
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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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