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 Named Top 20 Rural Community Hospital for Seventh 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 scored in the top one percent among peer rural and community hospitals across the nation on the winter 2024 Chartis Rural Hospital Performance INDEX, the tool used to recognize the Top 20.

Brookings Health a Four-Year Champion of Newsweek’s World’s Best Hospitals

Brookings Health System has been recognized as a four-year champion 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. The awards list can currently be viewed on Newsweek’s website.

Brookings Health Stays on Top 100 Rural & Community Hospital List

For the ninth consecutive year Brookings Health System has been included by The Chartis Center for Rural Health on the Top 100 Rural & Community Hospitals list.