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 Health Earns Birthing-Friendly Designation from Medicare & Medicaid

Brookings Health System was recently bestowed an inaugural Birthing-Friendly designation by the Centers for Medicare and Medicare Services (CMS). It is the first-ever hospital quality designation by the Department of Health & Human Services that specifically focuses on maternal health.

Brookings Health Again Sweeps Performance Leadership Award

As part National Rural Health Day, Brookings Health System announced it has been recognized with a Performance Leadership Award in all three measured categories: quality, outcomes and patient perspective. Compiled by The Chartis Center for Rural Health, the Performance Leadership Awards honor top quartile performance among all rural hospitals in the nation. It is Brookings Health’s seventh consecutive year receiving the recognition and the second year in a row the health system has swept all three categories.

Brookings Hospital Awarded on Newsweek’s America’s Best-In-State Hospitals 2024 List

Brookings Hospital been awarded on Newsweek’s list of America’s Best-In-State Hospitals 2024. This prestigious award is presented by Newsweek and Statista Inc., the world-leading statistics portal and industry ranking provider.