Inspiring Health

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Protection from Carbon Monoxide

Winter 2016 - Carbon monoxide (CO) is a deadly gas with no odor or color. It’s found in fumes produced by vehicles, fire places, gas ranges or furnaces. It can build up indoors and poison people and animals who breathe it. According to the CDC, annually 20,000+ Americans visit the ER from unintentional CO p... More

Distinguished Service Award

Winter 2016 - Obstetrics Director Mary Schwaegerl, RN, and Clinical Informatics Specialist Erica Knippling received the South Dakota Association of Healthcare Organization (SDAHO) Distinguished Service Awards at SDAHO’s 90th annual convention in September. Schwaegerl was recognized in the health care profe... More

Local Comprehensive Urology Care

Winter 2016 - Urologist Dr. Dileep Bhat started seeing patients in Brookings this fall. With his full-time practice up and going at the Avera Medical Group Specialty Care clinic located inside the Medical Plaza, he’s serving the general urology needs of area patients. According to the Urology Care Foundati... More

Healthy, Safe OB Care

Winter 2016 - New Beginnings Birth Center’s team focuses on delivering the best health outcomes for moms and babies. The quality indicators show it, placing Brookings Health System ahead of the Department of Health and Human Service’s (HHS) Healthy People 2020 goals. Low C-Section Rate The HHS focus... More