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.

Doctor meeting with patient in hospital with the 5-star emblem overlaid on top

Rated 5-Stars

Brookings Hospital is rated five-stars by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, the highest score possible for all hospitals nationwide!

About Brookings Health System's Care Quality

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. 

Quality News

Brookings Hospital Achieves First 5-Star Rating from CMS

New quality data recently released by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) on their Care Compare website gives Brookings Hospital an overall five-star rating, the highest score possible for all hospitals nationwide.

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.