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Winter 2017 - Thanks for subscribing to Inspiring Health! It's the same great content and information as our print version in an electronic format.  We ask you help us share Inspiring Health with our friends and neighbors. Feel free to pass along this e-mail to them or encourage them to signu... More

New Directors

Winter 2017 - Brookings Health System recently appointed two new directors, Sandra Ruesch, RN, and Sara Schneider. Ruesch was promoted to serve as the new quality director. In this role Ruesch provides education and training todrive organizational improvement efforts and to support staff comp... More

Is it the Flu or a Cold?

Winter 2017 - Influenza and the common cold are both respiratory illnesses, but different viruses cause each. Because they have similar symptoms, it can be challenging to tell them apart. Differences between the two include: Influenza symptoms tend to be much worse than cold symptoms and come on suddenly. Cold... More

Get to Know Our Hospitalists

Winter 2017 - A hospitalist is a doctor who is trained in hospital medicine and specializes in caring for patients in the hospital setting. At Brookings Health, our hospitalists work closely with other members of our hospital care team to provide patients comprehensive care during their stay.   Dr. Nazir... More

Local Orthopedic Care

Winter 2017 - In November, Brookings native Dr. Patrick Moriarty moved his general orthopedics practice to his hometown. His goal: to help members of the Brookings area community receive great orthopedic care close to home.  Born and raised in Brookings, Dr. Moriarty has spent the last 19 years in Bemi... More