Clinical Quality

Surendra P. Khera"When you come to Saint Francis, you expect BestCare for a Lifetime. We see quality as doing the right thing, at the right time, in the right way. And we have systems in place to make sure we are delivering quality care for every patient, every single day."
Dr. Surendra Khera
Chief Medical Officer

The members of our Quality Integration staff work closely with clinical teams to achieve quality goals. Every month, leaders from all areas of the hospital come together in our System Quality Integration Committee (SQIC) to review quality data and work together on continuous improvement. In addition, our Board of Directors is actively engaged in ensuring quality at Saint Francis. The Quality Committee of the Board - board members, senior administrators, and Quality Integration staff - reviews progress and helps set priorities.

Saint Francis is committed to providing up-to-date information about our performance on key process-of-care standards as set by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) and The Joint Commission. Each of these core measures is one indicator of hospital quality in the areas of:

You can compare hospital performance on these measures by using the Hospital Compare website.