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Spring 2018

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A Decade of Service

Spring 2018

Jim Booher’s decade of service to Brookings Health System’s Board of Trustees was inspired during a golf game with a county commissioner.

Protect Yourself from Salmonella

Spring 2018

Salmonella is a bacterium widely known for causing food poisoning in the United States. It can occur in raw poultry, eggs, beef, unwashed fruits and vegetables.

Medication Safety: Prevention of Adverse Drug Events

Spring 2018

An adverse drug event can happen after a patient receives any medication and the severity can range from minor (e.g., nausea, foggy feeling) to severe (e.g., hallucinations).  An allergy to a medication (e.g., rash, swelling of airways) is different than an adverse drug event and is less predictable than an adverse effect from a medication.

A Blessing in Disguise

Spring 2018

In September, Dennis Micko’s visit to Brookings Hospital for a Crohn’s Disease episode was a blessing in disguise; all thanks to the imaging technology available.

Welcome Mandy Wilde, CNP

Spring 2018

Brookings Health System proudly welcomes family nurse practitioner Mandy Wilde, CNP, as the new primary care provider at Arlington and Volga Medical Clinic starting on Monday, March 26. 

New Clinic Hours

Spring 2018

Starting in April, Arlington Medical Center and Volga Medical Clinic will have new hours:

Welcome Dr. Mark Mayer

Spring 2018

Brookings Health System proudly welcomes Dr. Mark Mayer, M.D. of Avera Medical Group Specialty Care. Dr. Mayer specializes in orthopedic surgery and robotics and serves the needs of area patients of all ages.

Meet Mako

Spring 2018

Brookings Health System is expanding its surgical robotic program, becoming the second facility in South Dakota to offer robotic-arm assisted total knee, partial knee and total hip replacements with Stryker’s Mako System.

A Way to Give Back

Spring 2018

The Brookings Health System Foundation recently implemented the MyThanks Matters grateful patient program in support of patient’s desires to say thank you to our team members for the care they received while at Brookings Health System.