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Brookings Health System's Hospice Joins We Honor Veterans Program

Brookings Health System's hospice program recently achieved level one status in the National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization's (NHPCO) We Honor Veterans program.

Brookings Health System to Celebrate Role of Imaging in Health Care

Brookings Health System will recognize the significant contributions imaging has made to the field of medicine during National Radiologic Technology Week (NRTW), Nov. 6-12.

Brookings Health System's Board of Trustees Selects New CEO

Brookings Health System's Board of Trustees Chairman Rob Jones announces that Jason R. Merkley has been appointed as the organization's new Chief Executive Officer. He will assume his duties Dec. 5.

Health Care Auxiliary Elects New Officers

The Brookings Health System Health Care Auxiliary recently installed officers for the 2011-2012 fiscal year.

Brookings Health System, United Retirement Center and Avera Receive Rural Health IT Grant

Brookings Health System, Avera Medical Group Brookings, and United Retirement Center Avera are one of 40 rural health networks across the nation that will receive a grant from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). The grant provides $300,000 for next three years, totaling $900,000.

Brookings Health System Celebrates National Physical Therapy Month

To mark the important role physical therapy plays in maintaining people's health, Brookings Health System and others across the U.S. have joined together to celebrate October as National Physical Therapy Month (NPTM).

Brookings Health System to Hold Five-Week Educational Series, Understanding Grief

Brookings Health System will hold a five-week educational series, Understanding Grief, led by Mavis Gehant, social worker. Classes will be held on Thursday evenings at Brookings Health System from Oct. 20 to Nov. 17, 6:30 - 8 p.m.

Brookings Health System Invited to Present on Healthcare Technology

Brookings Health System staff presented on Electronic Health Record (EHR) technology to other medical professionals in South Dakota on Thursday, Sept. 22, at the South Dakota Association of Healthcare Organizations (SDAHO) convention in Rapid City.

Birth Experience Focus Groups Spur Changes at New Beginnings Birth Center; Third Focus Group Re-Scheduled for Oct. 25

In response to feedback from the recently held birth experience focus groups, and as a part of the ongoing initiative to improve labor, delivery, recovery and postpartum care, Brookings Health System has initiated a series of changes at New Beginnings Birth Center.

Brookview Manor Residents "Gone Fishing" Wednesday

Ten Brookview Manor residents took in the sunshine and fresh air at Oakwood Lakes State Park on Wednesday, Sept. 14, for Brookview Manor's annual fishing trip, a tradition that began in the 1980s.