Frequently Asked Questions

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Q: Do the LIFE STAR medical helicopters transport patients to Saint Francis?
A: Saint Francis is a major receiving hospital for LIFE STAR.

Q: How many beds does Saint Francis have?
A: Saint Francis is licensed for 617 acute inpatient beds and 65 bassinets.

Q: Is Saint Francis a teaching hospital?
A: Yes. Saint Francis is a major teaching hospital affiliated with the University of Connecticut Schools of Medicine and Dentistry.

Q: Is Saint Francis accredited?
A: Saint Francis is accredited by the Joint Commission on the Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations.

Q: When was Saint Francis founded?
A: In 1897.