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Brookings Health System Starts New Volunteer Doula Program

8/29/2011

As a part of the ongoing initiative to improve labor, delivery, recovery and postpartum care, and in response to feedback from the recently held birth experience focus groups, Brookings Health System is starting a new volunteer doula program, targeted to begin Oct. 1.

Brookings Health System to Launch Silent Hospitals Help Healing (SHHH) Pilot Program

Brookings Health System will launch the new Silent Hospitals Help Healing (SHHH) pilot program on Sept. 5 and is asking the public for their cooperation.

Brookings Health System Participated Today in Statewide Hospital Preparedness Exercise

Brookings Health System participated today in the yearly statewide hospital preparedness exercise to practice techniques and improve overall emergency preparedness at the local, regional and state levels.

Brookings Health System to Host Free Breastfeeding Workshops

As a part of the ongoing initiative to improve labor, delivery, recovery and postpartum care, and in response to feedback from the recently held birth experience focus groups, Brookings Health System will host "Breastfeeding: the First Hour" workshops.

Home Health Earns High Rating from State

Brookings Health System's home health department recently earned a high, no deficiencies rating from the South Dakota Department of Health.

Second Birth Experience Focus Group Scheduled for Thursday at Brookings Health System

As a part of the ongoing initiative to improve labor, delivery, recovery and postpartum care, Brookings Health System will hold the second of three focus groups discussing the birth experience on Thursday, August 4 at 7:00 p.m. at Brookings Hospital conference rooms A and B.

Information Management Director for Brookings Health System Achieves Professional Certification

Brian Sterud, Information Management Director at Brookings Health System, has achieved professional certification from the College of Healthcare Information Management Executives (CHIME).

Brookings Health System Aims to Improve New Parents' Birth Experience

As a part of the ongoing initiative to improve the birth experience, Brookings Health System recently hosted Marilyn Hildreth, co-founder of JM Birth Consultants, to lead a series of classes and focus groups aimed toward progressive labor, delivery, recovery and postpartum care.

Debra Thomas Hired as New Laboratory Manager for Brookings Health System

Brookings Health System announces Debra Thomas of Aurora, S.D., has been hired as the organization's new laboratory manager.

Heat Advisory: Brookings Health System Reminds Public of Symptoms of Heat Exhaustion and Heat Stroke

Local meteorologists are predicting heat indexes as high as 115 degrees this weekend. Hot and humid weather puts people at risk.