Outside of having a baby, going to a hospital is not a good thing. It means someone is sick or injured. However, this Christmas trip to the emergency room turned out to be good for a couple of reasons.
South Dakota hospital executives say expanding the Medicaid program to provide health insurance to thousands of additional low-income people would reduce the amount of people unable to pay their bills for medical care.
PIERRE - Twenty-three hospitals in rural South Dakota will receive more than $278,000 in funding for projects to improve patient access, reduce medication errors, reduce hospital readmissions and improve operations.