Brookings Hospital Awarded on Newsweek’s America’s Best-In-State Hospitals 2024 List
1 Nov 2023
Brookings Hospital was the only South Dakota hospital on the list recognized with a Patient Satisfaction Award. The award denotes hospitals with outstanding performance in patient experience including cleanliness and quietness, communication with the care team and staff responsiveness. To receive the additional recognition, hospitals must have all 10 HCAHPS measures rated with at least three stars. In addition, they must have at least five four-star measures and at least two five-star measures.
This summer Brookings Hospital earned an overall five-star rating from CMS on their Care Compare website, the highest score possible for all hospitals nationwide. In addition, this spring Brookings Health System was named a Top 20 Rural Community Hospital for the sixth time by the National Rural Health Association and a World’s Best Hospital by Newsweek and Statista Inc. To learn more about Brookings Health System’s high-quality care, please visit brookingshealth.org/Quality.
About Brookings Health System
Brookings Health System, located in Brookings, South Dakota, includes a 49-bed hospital, the 79-bed The Neighborhoods at Brookview nursing home, Brookhaven Estates senior living apartments, Yorkshire Eye Clinic & Optical, and medical clinics in Arlington, White and Volga, South Dakota. It is a non-profit, city-owned facility that offers the community a full range of inpatient, outpatient, emergency and extended care services. Brookings Hospital provides local access to doctors in Brookings and offers robotic da Vinci surgery and Mako robotic-arm assisted procedures, making it one of the premier rural community hospitals in South Dakota. For more information about the services offered at Brookings Health System, please call (605) 696-9000 or visit us on the Web at brookingshealth.org.
PHOTO: Occupational Therapist Sara Lutz teaches a patient how to use a sock aid device during a stay at Brookings Hospital. The hospital was recently recognized on Newsweek’s list of America’s Best-In-State Hospitals 2024. In addition, Brookings Hospital was the only South Dakota hospital on Newsweek’s list to receive a Patient Satisfaction Award. The award denotes outstanding performance in patient experience such as cleanliness and quietness of the hospital, communication with the care team and staff responsiveness.