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Department of Health and Human Services
The National Advisory Committee on Rural Health and Human Services
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Agenda: June 9-11, 2009, Rapid City, South Dakota

Sixty-Second Meeting of the National Advisory Committee on Rural Health and Human Services

Hampton Inn
1720 Rapp Street
Rapid City, SD 57701
(605) 348-1911


Tuesday - June 9, 2009 – Hampton Inn, Oak Room, Lower Level

8:15 a.m. Breakfast

9:00 a.m. Opening of Meeting


9:15 a.m. Setting the Context for Rural South Dakota

Sidney Goss, MS, PhD - Professor, South Dakota School of Mines and Technology

10:15 a.m. State Office of Rural Health Welcome

Sandra Durick - Administrator, Office of Rural Health, South Dakota Department of Health

10:30 a.m. Break

10:45 a.m. Workforce Speaker or Panel

Bruce Vogt, MD - Chair of Family Medicine & Medical Director of Physician Assistant Studies Program, Sanford School of Medicine, University of South Dakota

Charles Hart, MD, MS - President & CEO, Regional Health System

Josie Petersen - Primary Care Program Coordinator, Office of Rural Health, South Dakota Department of Health

Noon - Lunch

1:15 p.m. Home-Based Care Options for Seniors Speaker or Panel

Deb Bowman - Secretary, South Dakota Department of Social Services

Senator Jean Hunhoff, MHA, MSN – Corporate Compliance Officer and Home Care Services Director, Avera Sacred Heart Hospital

Cindi Slack - Vice President, Sioux Valley Clinic Management, Sanford Health

2:30 p.m. Break

2:45 p.m. Health Care Provider Integration Speaker or Pane

Tom Dean, MD - Family Practice Physician, Horizon Health Care

Matt Michels, RN, JD - Health Care Law Attorney

Scot Graff, MPA

4:00 p.m. Break

4:30 p.m. Call for Public Comment


Wednesday - June 10, 2009 – Subcommittee Site Visits

8 a.m. Breakfast

8:45/8:45/9:15 a.m. Depart for Site Visits – Hotel Lobby

8:45 a.m. departure Primary Care Workforce Subcommittee

Hans P. Peterson Memorial Hospital, Philip, South Dakota

9:00 a.m. departure Health Care Provider Integration Subcommittee

Custer Regional Hospital, Custer, South Dakota

9:15 a.m. departure Home and Community Based Care Options for Seniors Subcommittee

Home Care and Hospice of the Hills, Rapid City Regional Hospital, Rapid City, South Dakota

2:30/3:30 p.m. Depart to Hotel


Thursday, June 11, 2009 - Hampton Inn, Oak Room, Lower Level

8:00 a.m. Breakfast

8:45 a.m. Review of Subcommittee Visits

9:45 a.m. Departmental Update

10:15 a.m. Letter to the Secretary

10:40 a.m. Preview of September Meeting

10:50 a.m. Call for Public Comment