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Fall Understanding Grief Classes Start Sept. 11

Brookings Health System’s free six-week educational series, Understanding Grief, will begin on Monday, Sept. 11. The class series is led by Social Worker Denise Larson, MSW, CSW.

Yoder Named 2017 Rising Star Award Recipient

Brookings Health System Marketing and PR Director Julia Yoder was recently named the 2017 Rising Star Award recipient by the Society for Healthcare Strategy and Market Development (SHSMD), a personal membership group of the American Hospital Association.

Brookings Health System Foundation Raises Funds for Brookings Police AEDs

More than 30 teams participated in Brookings Health System Foundation‘s eighth annual Aiming to Inspire Health sporting clays fundraiser on Thursday, Aug. 10 at Medary Creek Hunt Club, rural Aurora, S.D., presented by First Bank & Trust.

Solar Eclipse Requires Safe Viewing

On Aug. 21, the greater part of North America will experience a solar eclipse, when the moon blocks the sun from Earth’s view. While Brookings will not be in the total eclipse path, our community will still have a pretty good show, experiencing a partial eclipse with .91 magnitude. This means, weather permitting, we will see a majority of the sun’s diameter covered by the moon and experience unnatural darkness in the midday.

Anderson Named to “100 Community Hospital CIOs to Know” List

Becker’s Hospital Review recently named IT Director Nathan Anderson to its 2017 “100 Community Hospital CIOs to Know” list. Becker’s selected individuals who hold senior IT positions at their institutions and are set apart by the exciting new projects they’re piloting.

Auxiliary Funds New Equipment for Brookings Health System

Brookings Healthcare Auxiliary recently provided funding for three new pieces of medical equipment at Brookings Health System. The equipment will benefit surgical, OB and emergency patients.

Registration Now Open for Super Hero 5K Fun Run & Walk

Brookings Health System and Brookings Hy-Vee will host the third annual Super Hero 5K Fun Run and Walk on Saturday, Sept. 9. The race will start and end at the Sanford Jackrabbit Athletic Complex (S-JAC) on the SDSU campus.

DeBoer Becomes Certified Lactation Counselor

Brookings Health System Obstetrics Nurse Nancy Deboer, RN, recently became a certified lactation counselor (CLC) from the Academy of Lactation Policy and Practice. CLC is the premier national certification for lactation management in the United States.

Halseide and Weber Become Orthopedic Certified Specialists

Physical Therapist Stan Halseide, DPT, ATCPhysical Therapist Stan Halseide, DPT, ATCrookings Health System Physical Therapist Stan Halseide and Rehab Services Director Gavin Weber were named board-certified orthopedic clinical specialists by the American Board of Physical Therapy Specialties (ABPTS) of the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA).

Women’s Choice Recognizes Brookings Health System for Emergency Care for Fourth Consecutive Year

For the fourth consecutive year WomenCertified, Inc., home of the Women’s Choice Award, has named Brookings Health System as one of America’s Best Hospitals for Emergency Care.