Health Care

Denny Sanford receives Pontifical award

Denny Sanford is receiving the 2018 Pontifical Key Philanthropy Award by the Vatican’s Pontifical Council for Culture and the Cura Foundation.

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New Sanford Chip test analyzes patients’ genetics

The new Sanford Chip test is a genetic screen that looks primarily at how patients metabolize certain medications as well as their predisposition to certain diseases.

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Avera’s Slunecka to retire

Avera Health executive Fred Slunecka is retiring after more than three decades with the health system.

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Working in the heat: How to identify, avoid heat illness

Are you or someone you know among the many who work outside in the heat? Make sure you read these timely reminders.

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Growth in Sioux Falls: A great problem to have

Sioux Falls is expected to grow by more than 40,000 people in 10 years. Here’s how Avera is planning — and building — today to support the population’s needs.

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Sanford among children’s hospitals using genetics to change pediatric care

Seven children’s hospitals across the United States are collaborating to rapidly integrate genetics and genomics into primary and specialty pediatric care. Sanford Health is one of them.

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 Sanford explores ‘growth opportunity’ in Chicago area

Sanford Health is exploring an expansion that would take it into the Chicago area.

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Sanford scientist’s cancer blood test licensed to medical tech company

A blood test developed by a Sanford Research scientist that uses a patient’s own immune system to help detect breast cancer has been licensed to Inanovate, a medical technology company specializing in screening and analysis of proteins.

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Novel therapy will have room to grow at USD Discovery District

After two decades in development, a unique drug and device combination for a hard-to-treat disease will have a new home at the USD Discovery District.

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Sanford, Good Samaritan coming together could create national model

Sanford Health and Good Samaritan have approval to move forward with coming together. If regulators approve, it will create a 50,000-person organization based in Sioux Falls.

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