High Quality Health Care
Quality health care means consistently meeting the expectations of people we serve by providing individualized care and promoting the best possible outcomes.
Brookings Health System’s care quality is rated at or above both the state and national averages for patient safety, outcomes and satisfaction.* We’re focused on providing high quality care to our patients and residents alike and constantly look for new ways to improve and enhance the overall experience at our facilities.
Brookings Health System believes in your right to know how we compare to state and national quality benchmarks. The pages in this section offers key quality measures for our services.
*Information gathered from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS)
Watch & Learn
CEO Jason Merkley talks about Brookings Health System being named a Top 20 Rural Community Hospital for the second time in three years.
Today, on National Rural Health Day, Brookings Health System was again recognized by the National Organization of State Offices of Rural Health (NOSORH) and The Chartis Center of Rural Health with a 2019 Performance Leadership Award in the quality category. The award reflects top quartile performance among all rural hospitals in the nation.
New quality data recently issued on Nursing Home Compare, www.medicare.gov/nursinghomecompare, ranks The Neighborhoods at Brookview as the only long-term care facility in South Dakota with a perfect five-star rating.
The International Board of Lactation Consultant Examiners® (IBLCE®) and International Lactation Consultant Association® (ILCA®) have recognized Brookings Health System for excellence in lactation care, the only organization in South Dakota to earn the recognition.