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Health System Board Approves Plans for New Ambulance Station & Education Center

Brookings Health System’s Board of Trustees recently approved plans to build a new ambulance station and education center on health system property located along Yorkshire Drive, just south of Brookings Hospital. The health system will break ground later this summer.

White Medical Clinic Remodel Completed at the Farmstead

White Medical Clinic has a new look at the Farmstead, the development project that is transforming the White, S.D., nursing home building into a 20,007 square-foot multi-use community center.

Brookings Health to Host Free Understanding Medicare Seminar

Brookings Health System will host a free Understanding Medicare seminar on Tuesday, June 19 at 5 p.m. at Brookings Hospital, Conference Room A.

Brookings Health System Named a 2018 Top 100 Rural & Community Hospital

Brookings Health System was recently named one of the Top 100 Rural & Community Hospitals in the United States by iVantage Health Analytics and The Chartis Center for Rural Health. This is the third consecutive year Brookings Health has been included on the list.

Eleventh Annual EMS Rodeo Scheduled for May 24

In recognition of National Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Week, Brookings Health System’s Ambulance Service will hold their tenth annual EMS Rodeo on Thursday, May 24 from 12 to 2:30 p.m. at Hillcrest Park.

Dr. Mark Mayer to Give Community Talk on Joint Replacements

Dr. Mark Mayer
Dr. Mark Mayer

Brookings Health System and Avera Medical Group are hosting a free community educational event featuring Orthopedic Surgeon Dr. Mark Mayer on Tuesday, May 22 starting at 6 p.m. in Brookings Hospital Conference Room A.

Darnall Appointed to Brookings Health System Board of Trustees

Lynn Darnall, owner of Medary Acres Greenhouse Inc., was recently appointed to Brookings Health System’s Board of Trustees.

Sanford Pulmonary Dr. Scott Helberg Seeing Patients at Brookings Health’s Outreach Clinic

Brookings Health System proudly welcomes Dr. Scott Helberg to the outreach clinic. Dr. Helberg will begin seeing patients Tuesday, May 22 and be available on a monthly basis thereafter.

Dr. Patrick Moriarty Becomes Mako Certified

Dr. Patrick Moriarty of Avera Medical Group Specialty Care was recently certified to perform surgical procedures on the Mako Robot at Brookings Health System. He is the second orthopedic surgeon at Brookings Hospital, along with Dr. Mark Mayer, who is able to perform robotic-arm assisted total knee, partial knee and total hip replacements.

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.