Brookings Health System


Inpatient care provides medical treatment at our facility and involves at least one overnight stay.

During your Brookings hospital stay, you can expect each member of our health care team to provide you with exceptional care and outstanding service. If there is anything we can do before, during or after your stay with us, please just ask any member of our team for assistance.

Watch a Tour

Learn what care is like on our inpatient care unit and see the improvements from our recent expansion.

Hear from Our Hospitalists

Our hospitalists provide focused care for our patients. Dr. Natalie Owens-Sloan explains pneumonia diagnosis and treatment, and Dr. Cathy Leadabrand explains congestive heart failure diagnosis and treatment at Brookings Health System. 

Dr. John Kinross-Wright explains how COPD affects lung function, and how you or a loved one can receive treatment if you are diagnosed. 

What Our Patients Say About Inpatient Care

Bruce, SD, resident Gail Seeklander shares her experience staying in the hospital after a hip replacement. A series of health scares resulted in a short hospital stay for Brookings’ Jim Stein. He shares his experience in the video below. Then listen to Terri Hein share how our staff helped her face one of her biggest fears: losing a loved one. Brookings pharmacist Lindsay Haleta explains how our staff helped her through an unexpected diagnosis, which resulted in multiple surgeries and a hospital stay.

All Hands on Deck

For more information on what to expect during your stay and important information, please refer to our Patients section. 

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