Saint Francis Hospital and Medical Center Named in U.S. News Best Hospitals 2013-2014

Saint Francis Ranked Among Top Three in Connecticut

(Hartford, Conn. July 16, 2013) – Saint Francis Hospital and Medical Center ranked #3 in the state of Connecticut and #2 in the Hartford metro area, gaining high scores in eight specialties and in patient safety, in the U.S. News & World Report ranking of Best Hospitals in the U.S. released today. Top performing specialties at Saint Francis listed in the U. S. News & World Report annual rankings of Best Hospitals include Cardiology and Heart Surgery, Diabetes and Endocrinology; Gastroenterology and GI Surgery, Geriatrics, Nephrology, Orthopedics, Pulmonology and Urology.

“These rankings underscore our commitment to providing world-class care in a truly compassionate setting,” said Christopher M. Dadlez, President and Chief Executive Officer, Saint Francis Hospital and Medical Center. “I commend the entire Saint Francis team for its efforts.”

The U.S. News and World Report annual rankings, in its 24th year, recognize hospitals that excel in treating patients who need an especially high level of care.

About Saint Francis Care

Saint Francis Care is an integrated healthcare delivery system established by Saint Francis Hospital and Medical Center, an anchor institution in north central Connecticut since 1897. Licensed for 617 beds and 65 bassinets, it is a major teaching hospital and the largest Catholic hospital in New England. Other major entities of Saint Francis Care include The Mount Sinai Rehabilitation Hospital, the Connecticut Joint Replacement Institute, the Hoffman Heart and Vascular Institute of Connecticut, the Saint Francis/Mount Sinai Regional Cancer Center, the Joyce D. and Andrew J. Mandell Center for Comprehensive Multiple Sclerosis Care and Neuroscience Research, and Saint Francis HealthCare Partners. Johnson Memorial Medical Center, parent organization of Johnson Memorial Hospital, Evergreen Health Care Center, and Home and Community Health Services is also a Saint Francis Care Partner. Saint Francis Care’s services are supported by a network of five major Access Centers and eight additional medical office centers sited throughout the region.