Dunes Surgical Hospital Receives Excellence Award

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Dunes Surgical Hospital is pleased to announce it has been named a 2016 Guardian of Excellence Award ® winner by Press Ganey.   The Guardian of Excellence Award recognizes top-performing health care organizations that have consistently achieved the 95th percentile or above of performance in Patient Experience for Inpatient Care and HSCHPS (Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems, also known as the CAHPS Hospital Survey).

The Press Ganey Guardian of Excellence Award is a nationally-recognized symbol of achievement in health care.  Presented annually, the award honors clients who consistently sustained performance in the top 5% of all Press […]

South Dakota Real Wage First of its kind


Things just got a whole lot easier for job seekers trying to decide which state will stretch their dollar furthest, thanks to The South Dakota Real Wage Calculator. Created by the Governor’s Office of Economic Development, this tool does something no other wage comparison tool can – it calculates real take home pay.

“While most wage comparison tools apply cost of living indexes in an attempt to show buying power, only the South Dakota Real Wage Calculator accounts for the impact state and federal taxes have on wages,” said Pat Costello, Commissioner, Governor’s Office of Economic Development. “And, as […]