Inspiring Health

Check out the latest articles from our quarterly newsletter, Inspiring Health. Get Inspiring Health directly in your e-mail inbox by subscribing HERE.


Inspiring Health Feed

Subscribe to our RSS feed
Patient getting a CT scan

Requesting Local Radiology Imaging: A Secret to Easily Save More Time & Money on Your Health Care

Fall 2021

The saying goes your health is an investment, not an expense. While having good health is priceless, managing your health conditions should be as easy and convenient as possible.

Sara Marroquin (left) and Nephi Jones (right)

Discover the Two Best New Doctors for People in Brookings Today

Fall 2021

Two new surgeons have joined the active medical staff at Brookings Hospital, Dr. Sara Marroquin, MD, and Dr. Nephi Jones, DPM.

Child receiving a vaccine

Everything You Need to Know About the New COVID-19 Vaccines for Your Kids

Fall 2021

As parents, we have the freedom to decide how to best protect our children. When it comes to the new COVID-19 Delta variant, one of the best methods we can choose to protect our kids 12+ years of age is the COVID-19 vaccine.

Sporting Clays Tournament

Our Foundation Thanks the Community for Supporting Local Health Care!

Fall 2021

A total of 28 teams participated in Brookings Health System Foundation‘s twelfth annual Aiming to Inspire Health sporting clays fundraiser on Thursday, Aug. 12 at Medary Creek Hunt Club, rural Aurora, S.D., presented by First Bank & Trust.

Help Share Inspiring Health!

Summer 2021

Thanks for subscribing to Inspiring Health! It's the same great content and information as our print version in an electronic format. 

Star Ratings: How Local Patients Rate Their Care

Summer 2021

Googling online star ratings for physicians and medical services can be a great way to help find exceptional medical care. However, online sites can have few or no ratings for a provider, leaving it up to a future patient to guess about care quality.

Top 20 Again!

Summer 2021

Brookings Health System recently received three honors, including being named a 2021 Top 20 Rural Community Hospital in the United States, the only hospital in South Dakota to achieve the honor in 2021.

Physical & Emotional Relief

Summer 2021

For a month and half, Melanie Lunn was worried. She experienced unbearable menstrual pain so severe it made it difficult to maintain her normal daily routine, even when using over-the-counter medication. Working with her doctor, she found both physical and emotional relief through a hysterectomy.

ENT Care 4 Days a Week

Summer 2021

In partnership with Midwest ENT, Brookings Health is expanding ear, nose and throat services from three days a week to four days a week starting in July.

Helping Patients With Difficult to Heal Wounds

Summer 2021

Brookings Health System Wound Center, an outpatient facility offering a comprehensive approach to helping patients with non-healing wounds, recently added hyperbaric oxygen (HBO) therapy to its service offerings.