Complete Home Care, Inc.  CareTrends Pharmacy logo   CareTrends Pharmacy

Complete Home Care, Inc. Home Infusion Specialists &
Health Education Institute
(Established 1991)

CareTrends Pharmacy
1104 W. Russell Street
Sioux Falls, SD 57104
6709 S. Minnesota Ave., #105
Sioux Falls, SD 57108

Phone: (605) 338-9383
Fax: (605) 338-1693

Our Mission: Through mutual respect, personal integrity, individual accountability, and open communication, Complete Home Care/CareTrends strives to achieve healthy outcomes for people with acute and chronic but controllable diseases, through integrated programs in pharmacy, home health, disease management and health education.

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CareTrends Pharmacy/Complete Home Care provides our patients with helpful service through our experienced and caring staff. Our clinical pharmacists have over 40 years experience in hospital, ambulatory care, home infusion, sterile compounding, retail, and disease management practices.

Our pharmacy technicians are dedicated workers who are always ready to provide for the customers' needs.

Our Staff
Our Staff
Yee-Lai Chiu, RPh.
Owner, Consultant Pharmacist
Yee-Lai is the founder of Complete Home Care, Inc. and CareTrends Pharmacy. He graduated from South Dakota State University College of Pharmacy in 1975 with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Pharmacy. He completed the first Accredited Pharmacy Residency program at Avera McKennan Hospital in 1978. He continued working for Avera McKennan Hospital for the next 15 years. During that time he established and implemented surgery satellite pharmacy services and decentralized clinical pharmacy services. In 1991, he established Complete Home Care, Inc. as the first independent home infusion pharmacy in South Dakota. Yee-Lai was the recipient of the First Innovative Pharmacy Practice Award (1993) from the South Dakota Pharmaceutical Association. In 1996, Yee-Lai established the Hospital Pharmacy department at the Sioux Falls Specialty Hospital. Since its opening, Complete Home Care's pharmacy staff have been providing comprehensive hospital pharmaceutical services for the Sioux Falls Specialty Hospital. In 2011, Yee-Lai and his son Thomas opened their second CareTrends Specialty Pharmacy in Sioux Falls. Yee-Lai and his wife, Carla, have three children: Thomas Chiu (Pharm.D), James Chiu (MD), and Katherine Chiu Perry (Pharm.D, BCPS).

Carla Chiu, RN, BSN
Owner, Nurse Consultant
Carla grew up in Highmore, SD. She graduated from South Dakota State University with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Nursing in 1976. Carla has over 30 years of hospital nursing experience including CCU, home care and parish nursing. In 1991, Carla developed the home infusion nursing services for Complete Home Care Pharmacy. Carla continues to enjoy practicing community and parish nursing services for her patients.

Thomas Chiu, Pharm.D
Owner, Pharmacy Manager
Thomas grew up in Sioux Falls, and graduated from Lincoln High School. He graduated from South Dakota State University College of Pharmacy in 2003 with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Pharmaceutical Sciences. He received his Doctor of Pharmacy Degree in 2005. While attending SDSU, Thomas played on the Men's Tennis team and was named Team Captain in 2001. After graduation, Thomas joined his father and began his career in practicing home infusion pharmacy at CareTrends Pharmacy and hospital pharmacy at the Sioux Falls Specialty Hospital Pharmacy. In 2011, Thomas opened the second CareTrends Specialty Pharmacy and became the pharmacy manager. Thomas has extensive training in sterile products compounding and prepares thousands of sterile products for our clients/patients.

Katherine (Chiu) Perry, Pharm.D, BCPS
Clinical Pharmacy Consultant
Katherine grew up in Sioux Falls, and graduated from Lincoln High School. She completed her Doctor of Pharmacy degree at Creighton University College of Pharmacy in 2009. While at Creighton, Katherine played on the Women's Tennis team where she was Team Captain from 2005-2007. In 2007, Katherine was honored as the Creighton University Female Scholar Athlete of the Year. After graduation, Katherine completed a hospital pharmacy practice residency at McKay Dee Hospital in Ogden, UT. In 2011, she became a Board Certified Pharmacotherapy Specialist. Katherine specializes in Geriatrics, Medication Therapy Management, and Consulting.

Curtis Wong, Pharm.D
Staff Pharmacist
Curtis grew up in Sioux Falls. He graduated from South Dakota School of Mines and Technology with a Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering in 1997. In 2008, Curtis decided to pursue a career in pharmacy. He graduated from South Dakota State University College of Pharmacy and received his Doctor of Pharmacy Degree in 2011. After graduation, Curtis joined CareTrends as a staff pharmacist at Sioux Falls Specialty Hospital Pharmacy and Complete Home Care Pharmacy. Curtis and his wife Laura are expecting their second child in 2017.

Cassandra Dierks, Pharm.D.
Staff Pharmacist

Danny Lee, BS
Certified Pharmacy Technician

Jon Stevens, BS
Certified Pharmacy Technician

Chris Wong
Certified Pharmacy Technician

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Last revised on 04/2017. Complete Home Care, Inc./CareTrends Pharmacy