South Dakota

Innovations

Clinicians in Tertiary Hospital Monitor Critical Care Patients in Rural Facilities via Telemedicine, Leading to Reductions in Mortality, Length of Stay, Patient Transfers, and Costs 01/05/10

Clinicians at Avera Health System, which operates hospitals in five largely rural states, continuously monitor critical care patients in the system's rural facilities from a remote location and...

Messaging System Enables Nursing Home Residents to E-mail Loved Ones Without a Computer, Leading to Enhanced Quality of Life 01/24/08

The Good Samaritan Society, a nursing home in Tyndall, SD, has a messaging system that enables residents to easily correspond with friends and family by e-mail without using a computer. Residents...

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