Recent Awards

Icon 2016 Women's Choice Awards

(January, 2016) – Saint Francis Hospital and Medical Center has received three Women’s Choice Award from WomenCertified®, distinguishing it in the following categories: America’s Best Hospitals for Bariatric Surgery, America’s Best Hospitals for Heart Care, and America’s Best Breast Centers.


Icon Healthgrades® Distinguished Hospital Award for Clinical Excellence in 2016

(January, 2016) - Saint Francis has been recognized for clinical excellence in a national report by Healthgrades, a leading provider of information to help consumers make an informed decision about a physician or hospital.


Icon Becker’s Hospital Review: 100 Hospitals with Great Orthopedic Programs

(November, 2015) - Saint Francis Hospital and Medical Center was named in Becker’s 2015 Hospital Review list of “100 Hospitals with Great Orthopedic Programs.” The announcement recognizes orthopedic surgery departments, programs or dedicated centers that have earned special recognition.


Icon U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Gold Award

(November, 2015) – Saint Francis Hospital and Medical Center is among a select group of hospitals and transplant centers nationwide recognized by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) for reaching gold, silver, or bronze levels of achievement by conducting activities that promoted enrollment in state organ donor registries.


Icon ICHOM Case Study

(July, 2015) - The Connecticut Joint Replacement Institute has been chosen as the subject for a case study by the prestigious International Consortium of Health Outcomes Measures (ICHOM).


Icon American College of Cardiology Award for Cardiac Care

(Hartford, Conn. July 13, 2015) – Saint Francis Care has received the American College of Cardiology’s NCDR ACTION Registry–GWTG Platinum Performance Achievement Award for 2015.


Icon “Most Wired” Hospital

(Ann Arbor, MI and Chicago, IL July 13, 2015) — Saint Francis Hospital and Medical Center has been recognized as one of the nation’s Most Wired hospitals, according to results of the 2015 Most Wired Survey published in the July issue of Hospitals & Health Networks magazine.


Icon U.S. News & World Report High-Performing Hospitals in Knee Replacement and COPD

(Washington, D.C. July 8, 2015) - Saint Francis Care has been rated high performing in knee replacement as well as treatment of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) in the U.S. News & World Report Best Hospitals for Common Care ratings.


Icon Premier Inc., Diversity Award

(June, 2015) - Saint Francis Care received the Diversity Award at Premier’s annual Breakthroughs Conference and Exhibition.  


Icon Gold-Plus Award For Heart Failure Care

(Hartford, Conn. June 3, 2015) - Saint Francis Hospital and Medical Center has received the Get With The Guidelines®–Heart Failure Gold-Plus Quality Achievement Award for implementing specific quality improvement measures outlined by the American Heart Association/American College of Cardiology Foundation’s secondary prevention guidelines for patients with heart failure.


Icon LeapFrog Group “A” Hospital Safety Score

(April, 2015) - Saint Francis Care has again received an “A” rating Hospital Safety Score℠ from The Leapfrog Group, a national hospital quality watchdog organization.  Saint Francis is one of only two Connecticut hospitals to receive “Straight A” recognition since the program’s inception in 2012.


Icon Saint Francis Receives the Women’s Choice Award for Heart Care

(Hartford, Conn. January 30, 2015) - Saint Francis Hospital and Medical Center has received the Women’s Choice Award from WomenCertified®, distinguishing it as one of the Best Hospitals for Heart Care.


Icon Saint Francis Named Among Top 5% of Hospitals Nationwide for Clinical Excellence

(Hartford, Conn. January 20, 2015) – Saint Francis Hospital and Medical Center today announced that is has received the Healthgrades 2015 Distinguished Hospital Award for Clinical Excellence™. 


Icon Saint Francis Listed among Top 100 Hospitals with Great Women’s Health Programs

(Hartford, Conn. December 30, 2014) - Becker’s Hospital Review, a leading source of information for healthcare professionals, has listed Saint Francis Hospital and Medical Center among the top 100 hospitals in the country with “great women’s health programs.”


Icon Saint Francis Receives the Women’s Choice Award as One of the 2015 Best Hospitals for Patient Safety

(Hartford, Conn. December 4, 2014) - Saint Francis Hospital and Medical Center has received the Women’s Choice Award from WomenCertified®, distinguishing it as one of the 2015 Best Hospitals for Patient Safety.