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Brookings Health’s Wound Center Team Achieves Wound Specialization Certification

As of this winter, all three wound care professionals at Brookings Health System’s Wound Center have earned their wound care specialization certification from the Wound Ostomy Continence Nursing Certification Board.

Brookings Health Named Top 20 Rural Community Hospital for Seventh Time

Brookings Health System was again named a Top 20 Rural Community Hospital in the United States by the National Rural Health Association (NRHA). The health system scored in the top one percent among peer rural and community hospitals across the nation on the winter 2024 Chartis Rural Hospital Performance INDEX, the tool used to recognize the Top 20.

New Portable X-Ray Produces Higher Quality Images and Enhances Patient Safety

Brookings Health System recently upgraded to a new, state-of-the-art GE AMX Navigate portable X-ray system. The new system produces diagnostic images with four-times higher resolution while using less radiation dose.

Brookings Health a Four-Year Champion of Newsweek’s World’s Best Hospitals

Brookings Health System has been recognized as a four-year champion to Newsweek’s list of World’s Best Hospitals. This prestigious award is presented by Newsweek and Statista Inc., the world-leading statistics portal and industry ranking provider. The awards list can currently be viewed on Newsweek’s website.

Brookings Health Stays on Top 100 Rural & Community Hospital List

For the ninth consecutive year Brookings Health System has been included by The Chartis Center for Rural Health on the Top 100 Rural & Community Hospitals list.

Understanding Grief Classes Begin March 7

Brookings Health System’s free six-week educational series, Understanding Grief, will begin on Thursday, Mar. 7. The class series is led by Social Worker Donna Bumann, M.S.

New Ultrasound System Gives Sharper, Better Detailed Images

Brookings Health System recently upgraded to a new, state-of-the-art GE Fortis ultrasound system. The new system produces clearer images with more detail in all areas of the body, but especially for maternal fetal medicine scans and abdominal organ scans.

TeBeest Recertified as Advanced Practice Board Certified Chaplain

The Reverend Gregg TeBeest, chaplain at Brookings Health System, was recently recertified with the Advanced Practice Board Certified Chaplains (APBCC) credential from the Spiritual Care Association. TeBeest was one of the first in the nation to receive the credential in 2018.

“Every Sole Deserves a Sock” Drive to Benefit Salvation Army of Brookings

Brookings Health System’s Wound Center asks the community to participate in the second annual “Every Sole Deserves a Sock” drive this February. All new pairs of socks donated during the drive will be given to The Salvation Army of Brookings to help struggling individuals and families in Brookings County.

Brookings Health System’s Sleep Lab Earns Reaccreditation

Brookings Health System’s Sleep Diagnostics Facility was recently reaccredited through the Accreditation Commission for Health Care (ACHC) for polysomnography services both at the hospital-based testing facility and the home sleep testing setting.