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. 


Quality News

Brookings Health Named a Top 20 Rural Community Hospital for Fourth Time

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

Brookings Health System Awarded on Newsweek’s World’s Best Hospitals 2021 List

Brookings Health System has been awarded on Newsweek’s list of World’s Best Hospitals 2021. This prestigious award is presented by Newsweek and Statista Inc., the world-leading statistics portal and industry ranking provider. The awards list was announced on Mar. 3 and can currently be viewed on Newsweek’s website.

Nursing Home Residents Vaccinated for COVID

Today Brookings Health System began administering initial vaccination doses to nursing home residents at The Neighborhoods at Brookview, following Phase 1b of the South Dakota Department of Health’s COVID-19 Vaccination Plan.