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Top hospitals in South Dakota by net patient revenue

Home to nearly 920,000 people, South Dakota is the 46th most populous state in the U.S., and one of only five states with a population under 1 million. In addition to being the home of Mount Rushmore, Definitive Healthcare data reports that South Dakota also has roughly 69 hospitals and 10 integrated delivery networks (IDNs).  

A key metric of a hospital’s financial performance is its net patient revenue (NPR), making it a valuable way to rank hospitals. Below, we have compiled a list of the top 15 hospitals in South Dakota based on NPR using HospitalView. NPR is the amount of money each facility generates from patient services through commercial insurance, Medicaid, and Medicare.

South Dakota hospitals with the highest net patient revenue

RankHospitalCityDefinitive IDNet patient revenue# of discharges# of staffed bedsExplore dataset
1Avera McKennan Hospital & University Health CenterSioux Falls3701$1,340,647,19425,747547Explore
2Sanford USD Medical CenterSioux Falls3702$1,214,038,71624,133452Explore
3Monument Health Rapid City Hospital (FKA Regional Health Rapid City Hospital)Rapid City3710$707,475,33618,459385Explore
4Avera St Lukes HospitalAberdeen3675$210,629,9442,78850Explore
5Avera Heart HospitalSioux Falls3698$139,002,7572,59053Explore
6Sioux Falls Specialty HospitalSioux Falls3704$138,839,78867733Explore
7Avera Queen of Peace HospitalMitchell3683$130,044,0351,70525Explore
8Prairie Lakes Healthcare SystemWatertown3681$123,857,9672,42069Explore
9Avera Sacred Heart HospitalYankton3719$123,106,5402,86942Explore
10Monument Health Spearfish Hospital (FKA Regional Health Spearfish Hospital)Spearfish3697$116,616,8451,35827Explore
11Dunes Surgical Hospital (FKA Siouxland Surgery Center)North Sioux City3716$105,664,4601,00038Explore
12Avera St Marys HospitalPierre3690$105,023,4261,43150Explore
13Black Hills Surgical HospitalRapid City3709$91,058,4421,72626Explore
14Brookings Health System (FKA Brookings Hospital)Brookings3674$79,110,0321,31249Explore
15Sanford Aberdeen Medical CenterAberdeen576759$63,988,4371,57848Explore

Fig. 1 - Data is from the Definitive Healthcare HospitalView product. Data accessed April 2024.  

Which South Dakota hospitals have the highest net patient revenue?  

The South Dakota hospital with the highest net patient revenue is Avera McKennan Hospital & University Health Center, with an NPR of $1.3 billion. It is a part of the Avera Health IDN along with 25 other hospitals in South Dakota, delivering care to those in South Dakota, North Dakota, Nebraska, Minnesota, and Iowa.  

The hospital with the second highest NPR in South Dakota is the Sanford USD Medical Center, with an NPR of $1.2 billion. They are South Dakota’s largest hospital and are a teaching hospital for the School of Medicine at the University of South Dakota. Their comprehensive care features neonatal and pediatric intensive care, emergency air transport, specialty care in children’s care, neuroscience, and sports medicine. Additionally, the Sanford USD Medical Center is the only Level I adult trauma center in South Dakota, as well as the state’s only Level II pediatric trauma center.

Monument Health Rapid City Hospital has the third-highest net patient revenue in South Dakota, with an NPR of $707 million. They offer specialty services in critical care, cancer care, medical imaging, and neonatology. They are also a part of the Monument Health IDN, a community-based healthcare system focused on communities within western South Dakota.  

The total NPR of the top 15 South Dakota hospitals accounts for 87% of all NPR in the state.

How to use South Dakota NPR for your healthcare commercialization strategy  

Anyone looking to sell into the healthcare industry in South Dakota should inform their decision-making with deep insights into the state’s hospital landscape. Whether you are bringing a product or service to market, knowing which South Dakota hospitals have the highest NPR can help you size the market, align sales territories, or make strategic investment decisions.  

Other data regarding SD hospitals may also be useful for your commercialization strategy. For instance, there are only five hospitals in South Dakota with more than 100 staffed beds, and three of them are the top hospitals in SD based on NPR. Broad, multifaceted datasets deliver insights into the care services hospitals provide, the patients they see, and the products or services they need.  

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