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7/2/2014
St. Francis receives 2014 Women’s Health Excellence Award™
St. Francis ranks in the top 5 percent of highest performing hospitals with lower mortality, complication rates.

6/30/2014
Blood and Marrow Transplant Program Earns FACT Reaccreditation
By maintaining full compliance with rigorous, international standards set by the Foundation for Accreditation of Cellular Therapy, the Blood and Marrow Transplant Program at St. Francis has received reaccreditation.

6/30/2014
Bon Secours Health System Takes Top Award from Practice GreenHealth
Bon Secours Health System has been selected as the winner of Practice GreenHealth’s 2014 System for Change Award for the fourth consecutive year. ST. FRANCIS downtown and ST. FRANCIS eastside both received the Top 25 Environmental Excellence Award.

5/27/2014
Bon Secours Health System Wins Gallup Great Workplace Award For Third Consecutive Year
The award honors organizations whose employee engagement results demonstrate they have the most productive and engaged workforces in the world.

5/2/2014
Bon Secours St. Francis Earns "A" Rating in Leapfrog Safety Score
Designed to rate how well hospitals protect patients from accidents, errors, injuries and infections, the latest Hospital Safety Score honored ST. FRANCIS downtown and ST. FRANCIS eastside with “A” ratings – its top grade in patient safety.

4/9/2014
Bon Secours St. Francis Names Oncology Program Medical Director
Harvard-trained oncologist Robert Siegel, MD, joins Upstate Oncology Associates to serve as Cancer Program Medical Director.

4/9/2014
Bon Secours St. Francis Receives Outstanding Patient Experience Award for 7th Straight Year
Healthgrades evaluated Bon Secours St. Francis’ performance as assessed by the hospital’s patients in areas ranging from cleanliness and noise levels to pain management and responsiveness to patient’s needs.

3/7/2014
First National Catholic Sisters Week March 8-14
The Sisters of Bon Secours have created a new website for women curious about becoming a Catholic Sister as part of celebrating the first National Catholic Sisters Week.

3/5/2014
International Board of Lactation Consultants Recognizes St. Francis
ST. FRANCIS eastside has received the IBCLC Care Award in recognition for staffing professionals who hold the prestigious International Board Certified Lactation Consultant certification (IBCLC) and providing a lactation program that is available five-sev

3/3/2014
St. Francis Among Truven's Top 100 Hospitals
The Truven Health 100 Top Hospitals® study identifies hospitals and leadership teams that provide the highest level of value to their communities, based on a national balanced scorecard.

2/24/2014
St. Francis Building Home for Habitat for Humanity
New home being built in the nearby Sterling Community from February 27 - May 31.

2/19/2014
ST. FRANCIS eastside Named Center of Excellence in Minimally Invasive Gynecology
AAGL and Surgical Review Corp have recognized ST. FRANCIS eastside and 15 physicians and surgeons as COEMIG designated.

2/17/2014
"On Call Now" With Medical Missionaries
Bon Secours Medical Group OB-GYN physicians travel to developing countries to provide medical care to pregnant women.

2/7/2014
Free Oncology Massage Clinic February 17
Those currently undergoing cancer treatment or with a history of cancer treatment are invited to a free, one hour oncology massage at St. Francis.

2/6/2014
Recognizing and Honoring History with Pearlie Harris
Black History Month events feature the story of former board chair and breast center namesake, Pearlie Harris.

2/5/2014
Furman Lady Paladins “Play for Kay” to Beat Cancer
The Lady Paladins and the Pearlie Harris Center for Breast Health are raising money and awareness about breast cancer at the Feb. 15 game.

1/24/2014
St. Francis Achieves Healthgrades Distinguished Hospital Award for Clinical Excellence
Award places St. Francis among Top 5% of Hospitals in Nation

1/17/2014
St. Francis Increasing Patient Safety with PatientSecure®
New technology at St. Francis accurately identifies patients at point of care, and retrieves their correct medical record by simply reading the veins in their palm.

1/1/2014
Meet the First Baby of 2014
Austin Vandiver was the first baby born at St. Francis is 2014, arriving at 5:10 am on January 1.

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