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Brookings Health Named Top 20 Rural Community Hospital for Sixth 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 ranked number one among peer rural and community hospitals across the nation on the winter 2023 Chartis Rural Hospital Performance INDEX.

Newsweek Again Names Brookings Health to World’s Best Hospitals

For the third consecutive year, Brookings Health System was named 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.

Dakota Vascular to See Patients at Brookings Health’s Outreach Clinic

Dr. Angelo Santos, M.D., of Dakota Vascular will begin seeing patients at Brookings Health System’s outreach clinic. He will be available to see patients the fourth Monday of each month starting on Mar. 27.

Brookings Health Stays on Top 100 Rural & Community Hospital List

For the eighth consecutive year Brookings Health System has been included by The Chartis Center for Rural Health on the Top 100 Rural & Community Hospitals list. The annual recognition program honors outstanding performance among the nation’s rural hospitals based on the results of the Chartis Rural Hospital Performance INDEX®.

Understanding Grief Classes Start in March

Brookings Health System’s free six-week educational series, Understanding Grief, will begin on Thursday, Mar. 16. The class series is led by Social Worker Donna Bumann, M.S.

Brookings Health Launches Blood Flow Restriction Therapy Services

Brookings Health System’s rehabilitative services now offers blood flow restriction (BFR) therapy, a rehabilitative technique that helps patients repair and strengthen muscle and bone while performing low-intensity exercises.

“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 “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.

Ellsworth Hired as HR Director at Brookings Health

Lacey Ellsworth was recently hired as the new human resources director at Brookings Health System.

‘Championship Baby’ Born at Brookings Health System

Just as the South Dakota State Jackrabbits officially became the FCS college football champions in Frisco, Texas, little girl Bailey was born to Shelby and Kelin Rang at Brookings Health System. Her official birth time was 4:06 p.m. on Jan. 8. She came in at an exact eight lbs. and measured 20 inches long.

Greiner Joins Brookings Health System Board of Trustees

Donald Greiner, a senior vice president and business banking manager at First Bank & Trust, was recently appointed to Brookings Health System’s Board of Trustees.