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CPIC Partners

The Community Practice Innovation Center has partnered with several health and wellness organizations across the state of South Dakota. Get to know a bit about each of these partners below!

START-SD: Opioid Use Disorder Focus

 

Center for Family Medicine

 

Center for Family Medicine: As a family medicine clinic, the Center for Family Medicine is committed to utilizing multiple modalities through their well-established primary care approach. This allows CFM to treat patients for all of their health care needs, including acute and chronic disease management, prenatal care, and substance use. In the area of substance use, CFM focuses on medication-assisted treatment (MAT). MAT is most effective when a patient commits to change, and their primary care focuses on "whole-person" health. This model addresses all patient needs by combining traditional medicine and behavioral therapy. CFM's team consists of physicians, therapists, a pharmacist, and a nurse case manager. They also collaborate with local behavioral health organizations to ensure patient needs are met. Its mission: “The Center for Family Medicine is devoted to providing compassionate, patient-centered care for the entire family in an educational setting. We are committed to improving the health of our patients, their families, and our communities.”

Learn more about the Center for Family Medicine 

Project Recovery

Project Recovery: Project Recovery is the leading provider of telehealth SUD services throughout the state. The center is located in Rapid City, SD, and led by Dr. Steven Tamang, who has been a champion for MAT services throughout the state. PR was formed to address the gap in access to MAT providers throughout the state which remains a key issue. They currently have nine providers with a DATA 2000 waiver and are taking on new patients. PR will provide telehealth services to patients enrolled in the START-SD program as well as provide technical expertise and mentorship to local provider.

Learn more about Project Recovery 

 

Brookings Behavioral Health and Wellness

Brookings Behavioral Health and Wellness: Brookings Behavioral Health and Wellness is a privately owned, non-profit 501(c)(3) community mental health center and community substance abuse treatment center accredited by the State Division of Behavioral Health. BBHW serves all the state funded patients in Brookings County and provides a wide variety of counseling, prevention education and case management services. BBHW is led by their CEO, Mary Beth Fishback and has established themselves as a leader addressing mental health in the community. This has included being a key member of the Brookings Mental Health Coalition and Brookings Area Mental Health Task Force. The staff at BBHW includes a Physician Assistant, licensed clinicians, LPN and multiple Case Managers. BBHW’s mission is “To provide comprehensive, integrated behavioral health services that promote well-being and quality of life for all.”

Learn more about Brookings Behavioral Health and Wellness

 

Lutheran Social Services of South Dakota

 

Lutheran Social Services: LSS of South Dakota is a faith-based organization working to respond to changing needs in South Dakota communities. Their mission is “Inspired by God's love, we care for, support and strengthen individuals, families and communities.” LSS touches the lives of South Dakotans 45,781 times each year with a variety of programs and services statewide. LSS is one of the largest private non-profit human service agencies in South Dakota and they have offices in each of the target communities. LSS serves people of all ages, faiths, races and economic status with professional, confidential and affordable services. LSS is committed to hiring a Care Coordinator to assist patients and families impacted by OUD to receive the needed medical and social services.

Learn more about Lutheran Social Services of South Dakota 

 

 

 

Face It Together

Face it TOGETHER: Face-It TOGETHER is a nationally-focused addiction wellness nonprofit that provides professional peer coaching to those impacted by addiction, including loved ones. Their mission is to get people with addiction and their loved ones well. By pairing members (clients) with coaches who have similar lived experiences, they are welcomed into a safe, nonjudgmental space where they can begin to overcome the challenges in their lives related to addiction. Coaches meet members at any point in their journeys. They offer guidance in a personalized way. Members don’t have to follow a one-size-fits-all program or remain sober to stay engaged with a FIT coach.

Learn more about Face-It TOGETHER 

 

Capital Area Counseling Service

 

Capital Area Counseling Services: Capital Area Counseling Service has been providing services since 1968. They are accredited by the State of South Dakota as a mental health, addiction treatment, and child welfare agency. They serve youth, families, adults and seniors. The agency employs over ninety individuals who provide services in their offices or in the community, such as at schools throughout the area. They provide a variety of SUD services through their highly trained staff. CACS serves the nine counties of Hughes, Stanley, Haakon, Jones, Lyman, Buffalo, Hyde, Sully and Potter. CACS’s mission is: “Providing exceptional and effective care to individuals and families in central South Dakota by empowering those we serve, focusing on strengths, and promoting wellness within our communities.” 

Learn more about Capital Area Counseling Service 

START-SD: Psychostimulant Use Disorder Focus

South Dakota Urban Indian Health

South Dakota Urban Indian Health: South Dakota Urban Indian Health is a non-profit corporation that operates two Federally Qualified Health Centers and Patient Centered Medical Homes, providing medical, behavioral health, and cultural services in Sioux Falls and Pierre. The Pierre clinic offers mental health and substance use disorder counseling services to patients of all ages, with the Tiospaye’ program providing holistic care for patients. SDUIH’s mission is: “to provide total quality medical care for Native American people and the economically disadvantaged residing in Urban areas of South Dakota. Care provided is not limited to just the medical needs but to provide holistic quality care for the entire family. Physical and mental healthcare are essential for a healthy society.”

Learn more about South Dakota Urban Indian Health 

 

 

Avera

 

Avera St. Mary's: Avera St. Mary’s is a comprehensive health care and medical specialty services system serving central South Dakota through their Pierre, SD location. They offer outpatient mental health, addiction treatment, and counseling services including comprehensive assessment services, individualized treatment planning, supportive therapy, intervention groups and relapse prevention to help patients achieve the best results for their unique situation. Avera’s mission is “to make a positive impact in the lives and health of persons and communities by providing quality services guided by Christian values.”

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Avera

Avera St. Luke's: Avera St. Luke’s is a comprehensive health care and medical specialty services system serving northeastern South Dakota through their Aberdeen, SD location. They offer inpatient behavioral health programs for children, adolescents, and adults including intensive inpatient and methamphetamine treatment programs. Additionally, they offer outpatient mental health, addiction treatment, and counseling services including comprehensive assessment services, individualized treatment planning, supportive therapy, intervention groups and relapse prevention to help patients achieve the best results for their unique situation. Avera’s mission is “to make a positive impact in the lives and health of persons and communities by providing quality services guided by Christian values.”

Learn more about Avera St. Luke's 

Coteau des Prairies

Coteau des Prairies Health Care System: Coteau des Prairies provides a wide range of health care services to the Sisseton, SD community and surrounding area in northeastern South Dakota. Through the Compass Care program, they provide medical, social and mental health care including SUD treatment, Medication-Assisted Treatment and care coordination. CDP’s mission: “we are passionate about the work we do. We believe in offering our patients individualized attention and care, emphasizing their unique needs and treating them as individuals on a human level. We have been successful in this goal, with patient satisfaction scores ranking in the top 3% nationwide! Simply put, our mission is to provide: Quality Care with a Personal Touch, Close to Home.”

Learn more about Coteau des Prairies 

Face It Together

 Face it TOGETHER: Face-It TOGETHER is a nationally-focused addiction wellness nonprofit that provides professional peer coaching to those impacted by addiction, including loved ones. Their mission is to get people with addiction and their loved ones well. By pairing members (clients) with coaches who have similar lived experiences, they are welcomed into a safe, nonjudgmental space where they can begin to overcome the challenges in their lives related to addiction. Coaches meet members at any point in their journeys. They offer guidance in a personalized way. Members don’t have to follow a one-size-fits-all program or remain sober to stay engaged with a FIT coach.

Learn more about Face-It TOGETHER 

The 1815 Project

South Dakota Urban Indian Health

South Dakota Urban Indian Health

South Dakota Urban Indian Health is a non-profit corporation that operates two Federally Qualified Health Centers and Patient Centered Medical Homes, providing medical, behavioral health, and cultural services in Sioux Falls and Pierre. Through this project, SDUIH is engaging in strategic conversations for planning the integration of a pharmacist within the health care team at SDUIH sites. SDUIH’s mission is: “to provide total quality medical care for Native American people and the economically disadvantaged residing in Urban areas of South Dakota. Care provided is not limited to just the medical needs but to provide holistic quality care for the entire family. Physical and mental healthcare are essential for a healthy society.”

Learn more about South Dakota Urban Indian Health 

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Avera Health Plans

Avera Health Plans serves more than 88,000 members through cost-effective and innovative health plans. Founded in 1999, Avera Health Plans provides coverage for individuals and families with out access to employer insurance or who need a Medicare supplement policy, as well as to employers looking to provide quality and affordable health benefits. Avera Health Plans is closely integrated into this project, assisting with the development of payer models that benefit both patients and payers. Avera Health Plans has a “dedication to provide care and services to everyone who needs it.”   

Learn more about Avera Health Plans

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Horizon Health Care

Horizon Health Care provides quality patient-centered care to patients in Howard, SD and the surrounding regions. Horizon is a Community Health Center and a Medicaid Health Home. Through the 1815 project, a Lewis Drug pharmacist has been integrated into the health care team at Horizon, allowing Horizon to better serve patients and provide key hands-on information on models of pharmacists working within the ambulatory care workflow. Horizon Health Care’s mission is to provide “rural communities with access to high-quality, affordable primary healthcare services.”

Learn more about Horizon Health Care 

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Community Health Center of the Black Hills

The Community Health Center of the Black Hills is a health care provider based in Rapid City, SD and serving the Black Hills region. It is a Federally Qualified Health Center serving uninsured or underinsured patients. The Community Health Center of the Black Hills has begun working with the 1815 Project team to implement Medication Therapy Management (MTM) models and provide key feedback to develop those models to maintain to increase quality of care and sustainability. The Community Health Center of the Black Hills’s mission is “to provide quality medical, dental, and mental health care to the community.”

Learn more about the Community Health Center of the Black Hills 

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South Dakota Department of Social Services

The South Dakota Department of Social Services is a key partner and resource for the 1815 Project. Its goals are to, “Ensure access to services for our customers; promote and support the heath, well being and safety of our customers; foster partnerships to maximize resources for our customers; support customers in achieving meaningful outcomes; and to strengthen and align our team to accomplish our mission.”

Learn more about the South Dakota Department of Social Services 

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South Dakota Society of Health-System Pharmacists

The South Dakota Society of Health-System Pharmacists is a key resource for pharmacists in South Dakota. SDSHSP is a key partner in supporting South Dakota pharmacists and this project, as well as promoting trainings. Its mission is “to provide leadership and education to support its members in helping people make the best use of medications.”

Learn more about the South Dakota Society of Health-System Pharmacists 

 

 

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South Dakota Department of Health

The South Dakota Department of Health facilitates funding of the 1815 Project through the federal CDC-RFA-DP18-1815 grant.

Learn more about the South Dakota Department of Health 

Avera

Avera 

Avera Health is an integrated health system based in Sioux Falls, South Dakota. Avera has six regional centers in Mitchell, Pierre, Sioux Falls, and Yankton, South Dakota and Marshall, Minnesota and works through 37 hospitals, 215 primary and specialty care clinics, and 40 senior living facilities. Avera’s innovative efforts toward integrating pharmacists in healthcare teams and help developing sustainable MTM models for both patients and health systems are key to this project. Avera is also a leader in Telehealth. Avera’s mission is “to make a positive impact in the lives and health of persons and communities by providing quality services guided by Christian values.”

Learn more about Avera 

 

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Lewis

Lewis is a family-owned neighborhood store and pharmacy with 57 locations in South Dakota, Iowa, and Minnesota. Lewis has provided quality pharmacy services to the region for 80 years, leading the way with key services including Smart Sync and SmartPack. Lewis is a key partner in developing the Medication Therapy Management (MTM) model through the implementation by and communication with Lewis pharmacists, as well as with developing patient and clinical outcomes integral to the development of the project.

Learn more about Lewis 

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Haisch Pharmacy

Haisch Pharmacy is a community pharmacy located in Canton, SD that accepts most major prescription and insurance plans. Haisch Pharmacy is a collaborating pharmacy with the 1815 Project and is a key partner in developing and practicing Medication Therapy Management (MTM) models.

Learn more about Haisch Pharmacy 

 

 

 

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Dakota Care

Dakota Care has provided quality health care coverage to individuals and employers for more than thirty years. Dakota Care is a registered third party administrator and values quality customers service and efficiency. In 2016, Dakota Care was purchased by Avera Health, allowing it to continue to provide quality insurance options.

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South Dakota Pharmacists Association

For over 130 years, the South Dakota Pharmacists Association has been a key advocate for pharmacists in the state of South Dakota. SDPA is a key partner in promoting trainings, supporting the 1815 project, and continuing to advocate for pharmacists.

Learn more about the South Dakota Pharmacists Association 

 

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American Pharmacists Association

The American Pharmacists Association is the largest association of pharmacists in the nation, providing a variety of resources and leadership for pharmacists, pharmaceutical scientists, student pharmacists, and pharmacy technicians. APhA has been a key partner by providing training to 14 team members and partners of the 1815 project to provide Medication Therapy Management (MTM) and Diabetes training to other pharmacists in the South Dakota region. APhA’s mission is to “lead the profession and equip members for their role as the medication expert in team-based, patient-centered care.”

Learn more about the American Pharmacists Association 

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Centers for Disease Control and Prevention 

Funding for the 1815 Project is provided through a federal grant through the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Learn more about the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention