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)


Quality News

Brookings Health System Receives 2018 NOSORH Performance Leadership Award

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 2018 Performance Leadership Award in the quality and outcomes categories. The award reflects top quartile performance among all rural hospitals in the nation.

Becker’s Names Brookings Health to“100 Great Community Hospitals” for Third Consecutive Year

Becker’s Hospital Review recently released the 2018 edition of its “100 Great Community Hospitals” list and named Brookings Health System to the list for the third consecutive year.

Forum to Take Local Look at the Opioid Epidemic

Brookings Health System is partnering with the Brookings County States Attorney, Brookings County Sheriff, Avera Medical Group, South Dakota State University, Hy-Vee Pharmacy, East Central Behavioral Health, the South Dakota Division of Criminal Investigation, Hauffe Dental Clinic, and Animal Medical Center to shine a local spotlight on the national opioid epidemic.