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Upcoming Ostomy Educational Event

Brookings Health System is hosting a free educational event discussing day to day challenges and troubleshooting of living with an ostomy on Monday, April 23 from 7 to 8 p.m. in Brookings Hospital Conference Room A. Lisa Malone, certified wound ostomy nurse, will lead the event.

Local Dermatology Services Now Available

Paige Jones, PA-C of Avera Medical Group Specialty Care is now providing dermatology services in the Brookings community.

Plastic Surgeon Dr. Thomas Howard Will Begin Seeing Patients at Outreach Clinic

Plastic Surgeon Dr. Thomas Howard from Sioux Falls Center for Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery will begin seeing patients at Brookings Health System’s outreach clinic April 10. Following that clinic date, he will be available the third Tuesday of every month. 

Newman Recognized as One of South Dakota’s Top Nurses

Mandy Newman, RN, was recognized by the American Health Council (AMC) as one of America’s best nurses and one of the top 100 nurses in South Dakota. She was also honored with the Award of Excellence.

Brookings Health System Foundation Launches Grateful Patient Program

The Brookings Health System Foundation is pleased to announce the MyThanks Matters grateful patient program. This program gives Brookings Health System patients an opportunity to honor a BHS employee for exceptional service or care they received during their stay.

Brookings Health Second in State to Offer Robotic-Arm Assisted Orthopedic Surgery

Brookings Health System is expanding its surgical robotic program, becoming the second facility in South Dakota to offer robotic-arm assisted total knee, partial knee and total hip replacements with Stryker’s Mako System. This highly advanced robotic technology transforms the way joint replacement surgery is performed, enabling surgeons to have a more predictable surgical experience with increased accuracy.

Safe Sitter Class Scheduled for Spring Break

Registration is now open for Brookings Health System’s popular Safe Sitter Class. Paramedic Wendy Long will teach a session over Spring break on Thursday, March 29 from 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. in hospital conference room C.

Understanding Grief Classes Resume

Brookings Health System’s free six-week educational series, Understanding Grief, will begin on Monday, March 5. The class series is led by Social Worker Denise Larson, MSW, CSW.

Tim Carlson Gives Back to Brookings Health System Foundation

February is American Heart Month designated to remind Americans about the importance of their heart health and raise awareness about heart disease.

Upcoming Educational Event Featuring New and Improved Ostomy Products

Brookings Health System is hosting a free educational event discussing new and improved ostomy products on Monday, Feb. 26 from 7 to 8 p.m. in Brookings Hospital Conference Room A. Lisa Malone, certified wound ostomy nurse, will lead the event.