Accreditations

The Hospital was last accredited by the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations on May 21, 2005, and is licensed by the State of Connecticut Department of Public Health. The Hospital is approved by the American College of Surgeons (ACS) for level II Trauma Services; and the College of American Pathologists (CAP).

Saint Francis Hospital and Medical Center has recently received the following accreditations: 

  • The Comprehensive Breast Health Center at Saint Francis Hospital and Medical Center has been granted a three-year, full accreditation by the National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers (NAPBC), a program administered by the American College of Surgeons.
  • The Stroke Center at Saint Francis is a comprehensive program that has been certified by the Joint Commission as a primary stroke center. The Joint Commission’s certification recognized Saint Francis as providing exceptional care to specialized needs of stroke patients.
  • The Stroke Center at Saint Francis is designated by the Connecticut Department of Public Health as a primary stroke center
  • Saint Francis Hospital and Medical Center has been approved by the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery and the Surgical Review Corporation as a Bariatric Surgery Center of Excellence.
  • The Cancer Center at Saint Francis is accredited by the American College of Surgeons.

The Hospital is a member of the following: 

  • American Hospital Association
  • Connecticut Hospital Association
  • New England Health Care Assembly
  • American Academy of Medical Administrators
  • Association of American Medical Colleges
  • Council of Teaching Hospitals
  • Connecticut Catholic Hospital Association
  • Catholic Hospital Association
  • Connecticut Hospital Research and Education Foundation
  • National League for Nursing
  • New England Organizations of Nursing
  • American Nurses Association
  • American Organization of Nurse Executives
  • Connecticut Organization of Nurse Executives
  • American Cancer Society
  • Connecticut Association of HomeCare
  • Catholic Health Association
  • Connecticut Society of Clinical Oncologists
  • American College of Radiology
  • National Osteoporosis Association
  • American Diabetes Association
  • Accreditation Council on Graduate Medical and Dental Education
  • National Quality Forum
  • Accreditation Council on Pediatric Education.

Also: 

  • National Children’s Alliance
  • Nuclear Regulatory Commission
  • Continuing Medical Education Committee
  • Association for the Accreditation of Human Research Protection Programs
  • American Academy of Sleep Medicine
  • American Association of Cardiovascular/Pulmonary Rehabilitation
  • Intersocietal Commission for the Accreditation of Echocardiography Laboratories
  • Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs
  • Food and Drug Administration Mammography Quality Standards Act
  • Intersocietal Commission for the Accreditation of Nuclear Medicine Laboratories
  • American College of Health System Pharmacists
  • American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine
  • Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments (CLIA)
  • Council of Podiatric Medicine
  • American Board of Anesthesiology
  • American Association of Nurse Anesthetists
  • Intersocietal Commission for the Accreditation of Vascular Laboratories
  • American College of Surgeon Accreditation (ACOS) – Commission on Cancer