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

Keeping It Clean

Few COVID-19 news stories focus on some of the most integral healthcare workers behind the scenes: the housekeepers and laundry aides.

Brookings Hospital Closed to Visitors

Effective today, Brookings Hospital will be temporarily closed to all visitors in order to protect both patients and team members from the spread of COVID-19. In addition, all persons entering the facility, including team members, will be screened and logged for COVID-19 symptoms and exposure.

Brookings Health Accepting PPE Donations

Brookings Health System is currently accepting personal protective equipment (PPE) donations, including home sewn surgical masks.