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The most remote emergency room: Life and death in rural America

Nov. 16, 2019
Outlet: The Washington Post - They respond to more than 15,000 emergencies each year by using remote-controlled cameras and computer screens at what has become rural America’s busiest emergency room, which is in fact a virtual ER located in a suburban industrial park.....

The Present and Future Costs of Healthcare

Oct. 10, 2019
Outlet: Prairie Doc TV - Prairie Doc® host Richard P. Holm, MD, is joined by David Basel, MD, Vice President of Avera Medical Group Quality, and Doug Ekeren, President and CEO, Avera Sacred Heart Hospital, to discuss the cost of healthcare today and in the future....

Telemedicine combats school nurse shortage in KELOLAND

August 29, 2019
Outlet: - Schools across KELOLAND are dealing with a school nurse shortage. That’s why some schools are turning to telemedicine as a way to fill that role....

Specialized Care for Victims of Sexual Assault

August 8, 2019
Outlet: - A specialized service for victims of sexual assault is making its way to hospitals in smaller communities....

How Avera Health moved beyond DTC urgent care telehealth

June 21, 2018
Outlet: Becker's Hospital Review - Over the past few decades, small rural communities in America have become isolated from the healthcare revolution we see in urban settings, making access to quality care a top concern....

SoutheastHEALTH brings new technology for critically ill patients

June 13, 2018
Outlet: KFVS12 - A partnership between SoutheastHEALTH and Avera eCare services will help critically ill patients with new technology...

Award fuels expansion of telemedicine

March 2, 2018
Outlet: McKnight's Long-Term Care News - Based on preliminary findings, our company's telemedicine services are reducing transfers and emergency department visits, thereby successfully reducing cost of care for long-term care residents...

Avera Health achieves significant cost savings and improved patient outcomes with Philips eICU Program

Feb 26 2018
Outlet: CISION - Health system has reduced costs by USD 62 million, reduced nearly 11,000 bed days in the ICU, with more than 260 lives saved in past 12 months...

AveraNow saves time and money

December 22, 2017
Outlet: KSFY - AveraNow connects patients to a medical professional in minutes, either on your smart phone or tablet or at one of the AveraNow kiosks inside every Sioux Falls Hy-Vee...

A Network Touches The Hard-to-Reach

Jan-Feb 2018
Outlet: Health Progress - Amid increasing demand and the well-documented shortage of mental health professionals, Avera Health, based in Sioux Falls, South Dakota, is harnessing its telehealth network...

Next frontier of telemedicine: Home visits, drone deliveries

August 3, 2017
Outlet: From virtual doctor visits on your mobile device to health-tracking wearables, technology is making health care more personal and convenient. With the rapid changes that technology brings, the next big thing might be right around the corner....

Deanna Larson Named to 50+ Innovation Leaders

April 2017
Outlet: AARP, in collaboration with MedCity News, presents the inaugural 50+ Innovation Leaders — entrepreneurs, companies and ideas that are innovating healthcare services and products for the critical 50+ market. ...

Transforming Care: Reporting on Health System Improvement

March 30, 2107
Outlet: Telemedicine has proven to be a crucial lifeline in some rural communities, helping to address workforce shortages and reducing the burden on patients...

NATO Ready to Deploy Telemedicine Platform

February 24, 2017
Outlet: A three-year project to create a telemedicine platform for international disasters and war zones has concluded. NATO says it's ready to send...