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 eight adult specialties:

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    High-Performing Care

    In addition to our national rankings in eight adult specialties, St. Francis Hospital & Heart Canter is also rated as high performing in:

    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’ 21 times. The hospital also has earned the most ‘A’s in New York since the safety score’s debut in 2012.
    • Received a 5-Star rating for patient satisfaction from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) for the third time in a row and one of only eight hospitals in New York State to earn this recognition. (July 2022)
    • The only hospital in Nassau County to achieve the prestigious Magnet designation for excellence in nursing four 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.
    Learn more about our excellence in nursing