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Sanford USD Medical Center

In The Moment … December 15, 2020 Show 961 Hour 1

As the vaccine for COVID-19 is making its way into South Dakota, Dr. Hsu is calling it "the shining light at the end of a very dark tunnel." She is increasingly worried about burnout among frontline staff that’s been stretched thin.

Guest: Dr. Jennifer Hsu, infectious disease physician at Sanford USD Medical Center

Sanford Health and longtime CEO Kelby Krabbenhoft have “mutually agreed to part ways.” That’s according to a statement from the health system. Krabbenhoft made headlines for his comments related to COVID-19 in a staff email last week.

The Sanford Board of Trustees has named Chief Administrative Officer Bill Gassen the system’s new CEO.

Krabbenhoft led the state’s largest health system for 25 years, and secured the historic $400 million donation from T. Denny Sanford for whom the system is now named.

Jackie Hendry

COVID-19 case counts and hospitalization rates in the Sioux Falls area are continuing to rise. Representatives from Sanford and Avera say they need the public’s help to keep them from being overwhelmed.

Sioux Falls Mayor Paul TenHaken maintains his office will not pursue a mask mandate, but he says the need to slow the spread stretches beyond city limits.

Mayor TenHaken has strong words on the issue of masks:

Covid-19 Update: Dr. Wendell Hoffman

Oct 5, 2020
SDPB

In The Moment … October 5, 2020 Show 916 Hour 2

As more and more South Dakotans are personally impacted by COVID-19, it's time to step back and ask why it affects different people in different ways? The South Dakota Department of Health reports 240 hospitalizations today for the disease. Our death toll is at 248. 

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South Dakota Department of Health

South Dakota is seeing its highest COVID-19 hospitalization numbers so far. While state health officials insist there’s plenty of capacity statewide, some patients are being diverted hours away from home—and even out of state.

John Bjorkman lives in De Smet. He tested positive for COVID-19 last week and ended up in the hospital on Sunday. There, he took a turn for the worse.

“[I was] really working hard for every breath I could get," he says. "So on Tuesday morning, the nurse practitioner called Sioux Falls and visited with them, and they had no beds available.”

Covid-19 Update With Dr. Susan Hoover

Sep 14, 2020
SDPB

In The Moment … September 14, 2020 Show 901 Hour 1

Every week we've been bringing you updates on what we know about Sars-CoV-2.  Today we welcome Dr. Susan Hoover. She specializes in infectious disease and travel medicine at Sanford Health. She also serves as an associate professor of internal medicine at the University of South Dakota Sanford School of Medicine. 

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Covid-19 Update With Dr. Wendell Hoffman

Aug 24, 2020
SDPB

In The Moment … August 24, 2020 Show 887 Hour 1

Each week we welcome local medical experts to bring us the latest on the coronavirus pandemic in South Dakota. Today, we're talking back to school...how South Dakota's COVID-19 transmission rate compares to the rest of the nation...and how much is too much information? 

 

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NPR

In The Moment … August 11, 2020 Show 878 Hour 1

As students head back to the classroom in a few weeks, a portion of them may be dealing with anxiety issues. Naturally, this imbalance could lead to other disruptions whether it be in the classroom or at home. Today we speak with professionals and ask their guidance in best dealing with this. Cherise LeRew is a licensed psychologist with Black Hills Psychology, and Sarah Konrady is also a licensed psychologist with Sanford.

COVID-19 Update With Dr. Hoffman

Jul 13, 2020
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In The Moment … July 13, 2020 Show 857 Hour 1

As COVID-19 cases surge nationwide, South Dakotans ask questions about whether or not Sars CovV-2 can be spread by asymptomatic people. How sure are we about the efficacy of wearing masks to slow the spread of the disease? The pandemic provides continued opportunity to search for clarity. Today we welcome back Dr. Wendell Hoffman. He's an infectious disease doctor with Sanford Health.

Health reporting on SDPB is supported by Monument Health of Rapid City

In The Moment … June 17, 2020 Show 840 Hour 1

For more on the challenges of welcoming a new baby into your family during the pandemic, we welcome Karla Salem, CSW-PIP, to the program. She is a behavioral health expert with the Sanford Women's Plaza. 

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In The Moment … May 4, 2020 Show 809 Hour 1

Since the coronavirus pandemic began, north of 30,000 South Dakotans have filed for unemployment benefits. How does one go about transitioning to a new way of getting health coverage? John Snyder is president of the Sanford Health Plan.

Education and Healthcare reporting on SDPB is supported by Monument Health of Rapid City

The Arts & Isolation

Apr 3, 2020
NPR

In The Moment ... April 3, 2020 Show 788 Hour 1

Sanford Arts has been helping people through the tension and stress of medical crises for years. How can those principles be applied in your own home during the isolation of a pandemic? Jessie Park is the program coordinator of the Sanford Arts program and joins us today with more.

 

COVID-19 Questions With Dr. Hoffman

Mar 30, 2020
Sanford Health

In The Moment ... March 30, 2020 Show 784 Hour 1

South Dakota Public Broadcasting welcomes your questions about coronavirus and the disease it causes COVID-19. You can text your questions to 605-956-SDPB. Email us at inthemoment@sdpb.org. Today Dr. Wendell Hoffman returns to the problem to answer some of the questions we've gathered so far. He's a specialist in infectious diseases from Sanford Health. 

Education and Healthcare reporting on SDPB is supported by Monument Health of Rapid City

Dr. Dan Heinemann

Mar 25, 2020

In The Moment ... March 25, 2020 Show 781 Hour 1

Dan Heinemann, MD, is a vice president and chief medical officer at Sanford Health. He joins us for an update on coronavirus preparations at Sanford facilities. 

Education and Healthcare reporting on SDPB is supported by Monument Health of Rapid City

Sanford Chief Med Officer On COVID-19

Mar 16, 2020
SDPB

In The Moment ... March 12, 2020 Show 772 Hour 2

Americans, and South Dakotans, have drastically changed the way they live, all in an effort to slow the spread of the coronavirus. Much changed over the weekend. Dr. Dan Heinemann, M.D., is Chief Medical Officer for Sanford Health Network and joins us with more.

Education and Healthcare reporting on SDPB is supported by Monument Health of Rapid City

South Dakota’s three largest healthcare systems are announcing new visitor policies and other precautions against the spread of coronavirus. All new procedures take effect within the next week. 

Monument Health, Sanford and Avera released statements on their responses to COVID-19 on Thursday.

Good Samaritan Society Preps For COVID-19

Mar 12, 2020
Good Samaritan Society

In The Moment ... March 12, 2020 Show 772 Hour 1

Nursing homes and long-term care facilities across the state are taking preventative measures to protect residents from infection with coronavirus.  Randy Bury is president of Good Samaritan Society. He joins us with insight.

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Dr. Hoffman Talks COVID-19

Mar 11, 2020
Sanford Health

In The Moment ... March 11, 2020 Show 771 Hour 1

The South Dakota Department of Health has announced the first confirmed cases of COVID-19. And though most South Dakotans were not surprised by the announcement, now is the time to remind you about basic preparedness.  Dr. Wendell Hoffman is an infectious disease doctor with Sanford Health. He joins us to talk about the virus, when to call your doctor, and precautions that help the most vulnerable among us. 

Education and Healthcare reporting on SDPB is supported by Monument Health of Rapid City

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In The Moment ... February 4, 2020 Show 746 Hour 1

A non-profit pharmaceutical company is striving to provide lower costs and more predictable supplies of generic drugs in America.

Sanford Health has announced they have received the first shipment from Civica Rx.

Dr. Josh Crabtree is vice president of Sanford Clinic in Sioux Falls. He joins In The Moment to explain how the partnership works.

Education and Healthcare reporting on SDPB is supported by Monument Health of Rapid City

Chris Laughery

In The Moment ... January 9, 2020 Show 730 Hour 2

A procedure called the Web Procedure is a new method to treat and stop aneurysms. Here to explain this procedure is Dr. Jae Kim, he is an interventional neurologist with Sanford Health.

Education and Healthcare reporting on SDPB is supported by Monument Health of Rapid City

Joshua Haiar

In The Moment ... December 5, 2019 Show 713 Hour 1

Chris Laughery

A stroke treatment called IV-TPA has recently been approved by the FDA for physicians to use more broadly. This treatment has the potential of allowing patients to have no ill effects which up until now was nearly unheard of. Dr. Jae Kim is an interventional neurologist. He and In The Moment host Lori Walsh had this discussion.

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Ten Children’s hospitals use genomic medicine to change pediatric care.  Joining to explain is Dr. Gene Hoyme who is the medical director at Sanford Children’s Genomic Medicine Consortium.  The mission of the consortium is to manage resources in genetics and genomics, conduct research, and incorporate genomic medicine into pediatric practice.

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Dr. Shawn Vuong is a neurosurgeon for both pediatric and adult patients with Sanford Health in Sioux Falls.  He graduated from West Central High School, USD, and USD Sanford School of Medicine. He moved away for his residency and fellowship training.  Then he came home. He is one of two fellowship-trained pediatric neurosurgeons in the state. He specializes in treating Chiari malformation, trigeminal neuralgia, traumatic brain injuries, brain tumors and cancers, scoliosis and pediatric hydrocephalus.

Sanford Health

Sex is not a dirty word. Dr. Laurie Landeen joins In the Moment host Lori Walsh for a conversation about sexual health, breaking conversational tabboos, and how healthy intimacy can help you live longer. 

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Remote Medical Exams From Sanford

Jun 4, 2019
Chris Laughery

In The Moment ... June 4, 2019 Show 588 Hour 2

Sanford Health has partnered with TytoCare, the health care industry's first all-in-one modular device and telehealth platform. The on-demand, remote medical exams will expand Sanford's telehealth offering.

Dr. Josh Crabtree is senior vice president of clinic operations at Sanford.

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northern.edu

In The Moment ... March 19, 2019 Show 538 Hour 1

Indra Chandrasekar is a scientist at Sanford.  She examines cell trafficking defects in kidney and brain diseases. Today March 19th, she's they keynote speaker at the NSU Research, Scholarship and Creativity Forum on the campus of Northern State University. Andrew Russell is NSU's undergraduate research coordinator. They both join us today with a preview.

David Pearce

Mar 15, 2019
Sanford Health

In The Moment ... March 15, 2019 how 536 Hour 1

It's the future of personalized medicine, and veterans are invited to take the lead.

A $25 million donation by T. Denny Sanford and a financial match from Sanford Health hopes to bring no-cost genetic testing to 250,000 American veterans.

David Pearce is president for research and innovation for Sanford Health. He discusses the partnership between Sanford and the Department of Veterans Affairs.

Jackie Hendry

In The Moment ... December 5, 2018 Show 473 Hour 2

The Sanford Lorraine Cross winner was announced last night.

Dr. Katherine High and Dr. Jean Bennett took home the $1 million dollar prize.

SDPB's Jackie Hendry was there and joins us now.

Adria Botella

In The Moment ... November 26, 2018 Show 466 Hour 1

The annual open enrollment for health insurance under the Affordable Cara Act is underway. The deadline to sign up or update your plan on HealthCare.gov is December 15. (Enrollment began November 1st.)

Our guests include: Lisa Carlson, Senior director of the Sanford Health Plan, Judy McCarthy ACA Navigator from Western South Dakota Community Action, and Deb Mueller, CEO of Avera Health Plans.

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