A Safe Place to Be
Consumer Reports Ranks St. Francis the Top Hospital in the NYC Metro Area for Patient Safety
St. Francis Hospital, The Heart Center® has been ranked the safest hospital in the New York metropolitan region by Consumer Reports. The Hospital was ranked #1 out of 81 medical institutions in the area for patient safety and also ranked well above the national average in a hospital safety.
“To be recognized by this major national publication for being first among our peers for patient safety is a result of our consistent focus on providing excellence in patient care,” says Alan D. Guerci, M.D., President and CEO. “It is a reflection of our topnotch medical and nursing staff and their ongoing commitment to make sure every patient has a safe stay in our hospital.”
The top ranking is the latest in a series of national and local honors for the Hospital. St. Francis has been rated by U.S. News & World Report as one of the top hospitals in the nation for heart and heart surgery, geriatrics, and neurology and neurosurgery. It also has been ranked the best hospital on Long Island by U.S. News and seventh among New York Metro area hospitals.