RAPID CITY – The Great Plains Tribal Chairmen’s Health Board and the Oyate Health Center have partnered with a renowned local artist to help tell the story of Native American healthcare in Rapid City. Micheal Two Bulls, an Oglala Lakota citizen and a resident of Rapid City with familial ties to Red Shirt, has created … Read More about Rapid City Artist Crafts Art for Oyate Health Center
Focus Groups To Begin In February RAPID CITY –The Oyate Health Center and the Great Plains Tribal Chairmen’s Health Board will be hosting a series of focus groups in the coming weeks. These groups will consist of 6-8 of our relatives from Rapid City and will focus on how healthcare has changed for them … Read More about How Has Your Care Changed?
RAPID CITY, SD – The Oyate Health Center is set to introduce a new model of care that will provide expanded comprehensive care services to its patients, greater access to behavioral health, and more walk-in clinic hours. The Oyate Health Center and the Great Plains Tribal Chairmen’s Health Board are conducting a community needs assessment … Read More about Oyate Health Center Introduces Integrative Care and Remodels Urgent Care
GPTCHB to Fund Research Opportunities RAPID CITY –The Great Plains Tribal Chairmen’s Health Board is set to provide funding for mini-research grants in Indian Country. The Great Plains Tribal Chairmen’s Health Board (GPTCHB) and the Great Plains Tribal Epidemiology Center is pleased to announce a funding opportunity through the National Institute on Minority Health and … Read More about Funding for Research Available
The Great Plains Tribal Chairmen’s Health Board is proud to continue its series of community health webinars designed to provide important health information to our relatives across the region. This month’s topic will be Cervical Cancer. The webinar will be held on January 8, 2020, at 1:00 PM MST. To attend simply click the link … Read More about Community Health Webinar Series Continues
The Great Plains Tribal Chairmen’s Health Board’s (GPTCHB), Good Health and Wellness Program (GHW), has released a revamped version of its newsletter. The Sacred Life newsletter is intended to help GHW keep its partners, and the communities it serves informed about work the program does each day. It will also include stories about GHW’s successes and will be … Read More about New Newsletter Designed to Help Inform Community
New Healthcare Model Creates Opportunity for Community Participation RAPID CITY –For decades the mission, policies, and programs implemented in Indian Health Service hospitals have been determined by bureaucrats in faraway places. The new healthcare model rolling out at the Oyate Health Center in Rapid City turns that approach on its head. The Great Plains Tribal … Read More about Healthcare Priorities to be Determined by Patients in Rapid City
New Chief Medical Officer Brings Experience and Knowledge RAPID CITY –When the Oglala Sioux Tribe and the Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe chose to take control of the Rapid City Service Unit from the Indian Health Service, it made a promise to seek out the best and the brightest healthcare providers. The Great Plains Tribal Chairmen’s … Read More about Oyate Health Center selects top-talent as Chief Medical Officer
Second Round of Nuka Training Targets Direct Service Providers RAPID CITY –Installing a new and innovative approach to patient care is a difficult task that the Great Plains Tribal Chairmen’s Health Board (GPTCHB) and the Oyate Health Center (OHC) are ready to take on. Two weeks ago, more than fifty community members, staff, … Read More about A New Approach to Native American Healthcare in Rapid City
Great Plains Tribal Chairmen’s Health Board will be closed on Monday, November 11th in observance of Veterans Day. We will resume services on Tuesday, November 12th at 8 am.