Ranked One of the Top Hospitals In the Country 

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Nationally Ranked Care

St. Francis Hospital & Heart Center® is again ranked one of the top hospitals in the country in the latest U.S. News & World Report results. We are also rated among the top 10 hospitals in the region, ranking #6 in New York State and #6 in the New York Metropolitan Area. 

U.S. News & World Report nationally ranked St. Francis Hospital & Heart Center® in five adult specialties:

We are also recognized as high performing nationally in three adult specialties:

“We have always taken pride in earning high marks for the care we offer our community, but this year’s accolades from U.S. News & World Report are particularly gratifying. In the face of the most challenging health care crisis in decades, the team at St. Francis Hospital continued to provide our patients with the quality care they expect and deserve.”

Charles Lucore, MD, MBA, President, St. Francis Hospital & Heart Center®

Our Dedicated Team Puts Patients First

At St. Francis Hospital & Heart Center®, our doctors, nurses and entire medical staff are committed to delivering clinical excellence and the safest patient care. Our rewards reflect that commitment:

  • Awarded an ‘A’—the top grade for patient safety—by the Leapfrog Group. We have now earned an ‘A’ 18 times. The hospital also has earned the most ‘A’s in New York since the safety score’s debut in 2012.
  • First and only hospital on Long Island to receive a five-star rating from Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services for consistently high patient satisfaction scores.
  • The only hospital in Nassau County to achieve the prestigious Magnet designation for excellence in nursing three consecutive times.
  • Named a 2021 Guardian of Excellence Award winner in four categories and a 2021 Pinnacle of Excellence Award winner in two categories by Press Ganey, a national leader in health care consumer workforce management.
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National Honor for Emergency Department

St. Francis Hospital & Heart Center’s® Emergency Department has been honored with the Emergency Nurses Association’s (ENA) Lantern Award, which is dedicated to recognizing emergency departments. The hospital is one of only 33 hospitals nationally to receive the award.

“The Lantern Award is a recognition of the emergency department team’s hard work and commitment to providing our patients quality care when they need it most,” said St. Francis Hospital & Heart Center® Senior Vice President of Patient Care Services and Chief Nursing Offer Ann Cella.

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