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Explore the latest news at St. Francis Hospital:

September 18, 2014
St. Francis Hospital Appoints Mitchell I. Chorost, M.D., as Director of Surgical Oncology

August 13, 2014
St. Francis Hospital Earns Excellence through Insight Award for Best Overall Inpatient Experience

August 8, 2014
New York Magazine Best Doctors 2014: St. Francis Has the Most Top Doctors for Cardiac Care in Nassau County Once Again

July 15, 2014
U.S. News & World Report Ranks St. Francis One of the Top 10 Hospitals in the Nation for Cardiac Care Once Again

June 17, 2014
Young Teacher Whose Heart Stopped Is Reunited with St. Francis Medical Team That Saved Her

May 2, 2014
St. Francis Hospital, The Heart Center® Joins Long Island Marathon Team as Partners in Heart Health

April 28, 2014
St. Francis Hospital recognized with quality achievement award for heart failure care

April 25, 2014
St. Francis Physicians Implant First Leadless Pacemaker on Long Island

April 22, 2014
St. Francis Hospital honored again for quality achievement in stroke care

April 8, 2014
St. Francis Hospital Physicians Make Important Contributions To Major Cardiology Conference

April 6, 2014
St. Francis Hospital Recognizes New Generation of Volunteers during National Volunteer Week

April 2, 2014
St. Francis Hospital Named One of Top 100 Hospitals in the Nation

March 24, 2014
St. Francis Hospital Receives Another PRISM Award for Nursing Excellence

March 17, 2014
St. Francis Hospital’s Dr. Perlman Predicts “Polar Pollen” Allergy Season Advises: Prepare Now For Possible Increase In Respiratory Problems

February 14, 2014
Three Young Women Who Suffered Broken Hearts Are Reunited on Valentine’s Day with the St. Francis Doctors Who Saved Them

January 22, 2014
St. Francis Hospital Named One of Top 100 Hospitals in Nation for Orthopedics

January 17, 2014
Leadership Appointed for St. Francis Open Heart Surgery Program at Good Samaritan

January 14, 2014
St. Francis Hospital Medical-Surgical Unit Receives Top Nursing Award for Exemplary Practice

January 1, 2014
New Cardiac Interventional Treatment Another First for St. Francis

December 31, 2013
Couple of 90-year-old St. Francis Volunteers Bring Holiday Cheer to Patients Who’ll Be Spending New Year’s Eve in the Hospital

December 20, 2013
Two Girls from Russia Receive Gift of Life for the Holidays at St. Francis Hospital

November 21, 2013
SFH’s Role in Major Nationwide Study May Help Pave the Way for FDA Approval of Revolutionary Heart Device

November 12, 2013
St. Francis Doctors Warn of Flu-Heart Health Connection

October 29, 2013
St. Francis Doctors Warn of Flu-Heart Health Connection

October 29, 2013
St. Francis Launches Bariatric Surgery Program

October 24, 2013
St. Francis Hospital Gets another ‘A’ in Nationwide Safety Test

October 04, 2013
Two Russian Girls Get the Gift of Life as Their Hearts Are Mended at St. Francis Hospital

September 16, 2013
Friedman Named Chief Development Officer for Catholic Health Services

September 04, 2013
St. Francis Hospital’s Surgical Intensive Care Unit Receives Gold-Level Beacon Award for Excellence

August 08, 2013
St. Francis Rated One of the Safest Hospitals in the Nation

July 16, 2013
U.S. News & World Report Ranks St. Francis 1 of the Top 10 Hospitals in the Nation for Cardiac Care

June 20, 2013
New York Magazine Best Doctors 2013: St. Francis Has the Most Top Doctors for Cardiac Care in Nassau County

June 11, 2013
St. Francis Hospital’s MICU 2 Receives Gold-Level Beacon Award for Excellence

May 31, 2013
Catholic Health Services Appoints Dr. Alan Guerci CEO

May 14, 2013
St. Francis Hospital Earns Another “A” in Nationwide Safety Test

May 08, 2013
St. Francis Hospital Earns Gold in Stroke Care Again

April 30, 2013
St. Francis ENTs Say Mold from Hurricane Sandy Could Spell Trouble Now that Spring Allergy Season Is in Full Swing

March 20, 2013
American Cancer Society Study Is Still Looking for Recruits

March 3, 2013
St. Francis Hospital Takes Part in Nationwide Effort to Raise Awareness of Patient Safety

February 14, 2013
Three Heart Patients Who Made Amazing Recoveries Reunite with the Doctors who Mended Their Broken Hearts

February 7, 2013
St. Francis Hospital Receives Top National Award for Nursing Quality

December 21, 2012
Teenager from Kosovo Gets Best Gift Ever for Her “Sweet 16” – Doctor at St. Francis Hospital Fixes Her Broken Heart

December 12, 2012
St. Francis Hospital Appoints Bhoomi Mehrotra, M.D., to Lead Its New Cancer Institute

December 4, 2012
St. Francis Hospital’s DeMatteis Center Wins National Top Performer Award for the Fourth Year in a Row

December 1, 2012
St. Francis Hospital Launches Electronic Medical Records System

November 17, 2012
St. Francis Hospital Delivers an Early Thanksgiving Meal to Storm Ravaged Victims of Sandy

October 16, 2012
New York State Recognizes St. Francis Hospital Again as a Leader in Cardiac Stent Treatments

October 15, 2012
St. Francis Hospital Unveils First “Green ER” on Long Island

September 27, 2012
St. Francis Hospital Participates in Major Cancer Research Effort

September 20, 2012
St. Francis Hospital Takes Part in Landmark Study for Treating Hard to Control Hypertension

September 19, 2012
American Association of Critical-Care Nurses Gives St. Francis Hospital Its Gold-Level Beacon Award for Excellence

July 17, 2012
U.S. News Ranks St. Francis One of Nation’s Best Hospitals for the Sixth Year in a Row

June 6, 2012
St. Francis Hospital Gets Top Grade in New Nationwide Safety Test

June 5, 2012
New York Magazine Best Doctors 2012: St. Francis Has More Top Doctors for Cardiac Care than Any Other Hospital on Long Island

May 23, 2012
St. Francis Hospital Receives Stroke Gold Plus Achievement Award Again

April 30, 2012
New CEO Appointed for CHS

March 16, 2012
St. Francis Hospital Ranked Among the Best Again for Cardiac Care, According to New York State Report

March 1, 2012
Consumer Reports Ranks St. Francis the Top Hospital in the New York City Metro Area for Patient Safety

February 14, 2012
Five Lucky Couples Are Served a Romantic Valentine’s Day Brunch by the Doctor who Helped Mend their Broken Hearts

January 17, 2012
St. Francis Hospital Opens New Health Center to Expand Access to Care for the Uninsured

January 05, 2012
St. Francis Hospital Appoints New Chief of Joint Replacement in Orthopedic Surgery

December 15, 2011
St. Francis Hospital Names New Congestive Heart Failure Chief

November 18, 2011
6-Year-Old Girl from the Philippines Celebrates Belated Birthday and Early Thanksgiving after Getting Gift of Life at St. Francis Hospital

November 15, 2011
St. Francis Hospital’s DeMatteis Center Wins National Top Performer Award for the Third Time

October 3, 2011
St. Francis Hospital Introduces New High-Tech Hybrid Cardiac OR

September 1, 2011
St. Francis Hospital Appoints New Director of Imaging Services for Its Women’s Center

July 28, 2011
U.S. News 2011-12: St. Francis Has More Top Doctors for Cardiac Care than Any Other Hospital on Long Island

July 19, 2011
U.S. News & World Report Ranks St. Francis One of the Nation’s Best Hospitals for Fifth Year in a Row

July 03, 2011
St. Francis Cardiologist Louise Spadaro, M.D., Talks about Heart Health on KJOY’s “Island Outlook”

June 30, 2011
St. Francis Hospital Appoints Robert Alan Kates, M.D., New Chairman of Anesthesiology

June 28, 2011
Newly Released Study by St. Francis Hospital Shows Echocardiograms Can Predict Survival in Patients with Severe Aortic Stenosis Who Do Not Undergo Valve Replacement

June 09, 2011
New York Magazine Best Doctors 2011: St. Francis Has More Top Doctors for Cardiac Care than Any Other Hospital on Long Island

May 31, 2011
St. Francis Hospital Names George DeNoto III, M.D. Director of General Surgery

May 24, 2011
St. Francis Hospital’s Stroke Center Gets Gold Plus Achievement Award

May 13, 2011
St. Francis Hospital Honors Nearly a Dozen Volunteers Who Prove That 90 Is the New 60

May 9, 2011
St. Francis Hospital Appoints Patricia E. Daye Vice President of Ambulatory Services

April 20, 2011
St. Francis Hospital Earns Magnet Designation for Nursing Excellence for the Second Time

March 29, 2011
U.S. News & World Report Rates St. Francis Top Hospital on Long Island in Its First-Ever Best Hospitals Metro Area Rankings

February 28, 2011
St. Francis Hospital’s Cardiac Surgery Program Recognized Again for Top Volume and Success Rates in New York State

February 14, 2011
Bride-to-Be Is Reunited with Her Two Best Men on Valentine’s Day – the St. Francis Doctors Who Literally Saved Her from a Broken Heart

January 18, 2011
Newsday Op-Ed: Déjà flu? Reasons to Get a Shot

December 23, 2010
Three Children from Russia Get Gift of Life for Christmas at St. Francis

December 20, 2010
St. Francis To Be Part of Nationwide Study Using Catheter-Based Aortic Valve Replacement

November 2, 2010
St. Francis Hospital Honors National Fundraising Consultant Robert Kissane at This Year’s Challenge Gala

October 20, 2010
St. Francis Hospital Offers a New, Mild® Procedure for Treating Chronic Back Pain

September 16, 2010
South Bay Cardiovascular Joins St. Francis Hospital to Extend Excellence in Cardiac Care

September 10, 2010
Modern Healthcare Magazine Rates St. Francis Hospital One of the Best Places to Work in the U.S. for the Second Year in a Row

September 8, 2010
NFL Hall of Famers Issue Call to Long Island Men to “Know Your Stats” During Prostate Cancer Awareness Month

August 29, 2010
Director of Research, Nathaniel Reichek, M.D., Answers Questions about Matters of the Heart on KJOY’s “Island Outlook”

August 03, 2010
U.S. News Reports that St. Francis Nurses Rank among the Top 10 Percent in the Nation for Patient Care

July 15, 2010
U.S. News & World Report Ranks St. Francis One of the Nation’s Best Hospitals for Fourth Year in a Row

June 24, 2010
New York Magazine: St. Francis Has More Top Doctors for Cardiac Care Than Any Other Hospital on Long Island

June 1, 2010
St. Francis Hospital’s Stroke Center Receives Silver Plus Award

April 30, 2010
New Study in JAMA Shows Value of Coronary Calcium Score in Improving Risk Assessment for Heart Disease

April 20, 2010
More than 100 Healthcare Workers and Patients Take the National Walking Challenge at St. Francis Hospital with a Goal of Reaching 1/4 Million Steps

March 1, 2010
St. Francis Cardiologist Leads Long Island Arm of Landmark Study Showing Carotid Stents Are as Good as Surgery

February 12, 2010
CPR Marathon Marks American Heart Month

February 11, 2010
New St. Francis Study May Show that Blood Pressure Cuff Could Be a Life-Saver

February 5, 2010
St. Francis Hospital’s Emergency and Outpatient Surgery Departments Ranked Among the Best in Patient Satisfaction

January 5, 2010
St. Francis Hospital Offers Free Cardiac Screenings for Student Athletes

December 18, 2009
Two Russian Children Receive an Early Christmas Gift – Lifesaving Heart Treatment at St. Francis Hospital

December 1, 2009
St. Francis Hospital’s DeMatteis Center Wins National Top Performer Award for Patient Satisfaction

November 24, 2009
Heart Healthy Eating Tips for the Holidays, plus Recipes

October 23, 2009
Cardiac Screening for the Uninsured Goes On the Road

October 19, 2009
St. Francis Hospital Names Richard W. Johnson, M.D., Chief of Neurosurgery

October 15, 2009
Medical advice re: Flu-Like Symptoms

September 14, 2009
St. Francis Physician Leads Cardiac Mission to India to Help the Poorest of the Poor

September 7, 2009
Modern Healthcare Magazine Names St. Francis Hospital One of the Best Places to Work in the U.S.

July 29, 2009
St. Francis Cardiologist Implants Nation’s First Pacemaker with Wireless Home Monitoring System

July 24, 2009
Heart-Healthy Summer Grilling

July 16, 2009
U.S. News & World Report Ranks St. Francis Hospital One of the Nation’s Best Hospitals

Jun 21, 2009
Prostate Screening: It Can Save Your Life

Apr 29, 2009
Gift of Life Patient Gets a Surprise Reunion at St. Francis Hospital 33 Years After Open-Heart Surgery

Apr 1, 2009
St. Francis Hospital Is Ranked One of the Best Hospitals in the U.S. in a New Report Published in AARP The Magazine

Feb 13, 2009
13 Lucky Heart Patients Reunited with the Doctors Who Saved Them

Jan 16, 2009
Anthony Pellicano to Lead Human Resources at St. Francis Hospital and Mercy Medical Center

Nov 19, 2008
Region’s Oldest and Largest Hospital-Based Cardiac Rehabilitation Program Celebrates 30th Anniversary

Oct 17, 2008
St. Francis Hospital Names Internationally Renowned Surgeon Gary R. Gecelter, M.D. as Director of Department of General Surgery

Sept 3, 2008
St. Francis Hospital to Participate in WFAN's Radiothon on September 11 and 12

July 11, 2008
U.S. News & World Report Again Names St. Francis Hospital One of the Nation’s Best Hospitals

July 11, 2008
St. Francis Hospital Celebrates the Opening of the Nancy and Frederick DeMatteis Pavilion, the Largest Expansion Project in the Hospital’s History

June 24, 2008
Gift of Life’s First Child Is Reunited with Doctor Who Saved Her at St. Francis Hospital

June 03, 2008
St. Francis Hospital Appoints Newell Robinson, M.D., Director of the Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery

April 14, 2008
Coronary Calcium Tests Shown To Be Reliable Predictor Of Heart Attack Risk

April 9, 2008
St. Francis Is Rated Best Hospital on Long Island for Patient Satisfaction

Mar 17, 2008
St. Francis Hospital Appoints Richard A. Shlofmitz, M.D., Director of the Department of Cardiology

Feb 01, 2008
Is your heart not nifty at fifty? Landmark study shows that hearts begin shrinking, blood pressure goes up at the mid-century mark

Jan 31, 2008
St. Francis Hospital Opens Its First Sabbath Room

Jan 18, 2008
St. Francis Hospital Is Selected One of the Best Places to Work in New York State

Dec 20, 2007
St. Francis Doctors Give 19-Month-Old Orphan from Haiti a Lifesaving Gift for the Holidays

Oct 11, 2007
St. Francis Hospital Appoints Marvin Tenenbaum, M.D. as Director of the Department of Medicine

Sep 19, 2007
St. Francis Hospital Launches New, Completely Redesigned Website

Sep 19, 2007
St. Francis Hospital Appoints Anthony J. Celifarco, M.D., Chief of Gastroenterology

July 13, 2007
St. Francis Hospital Recognized as One of the Nation’s Best Hospitals by U.S. News & World Report

June 27, 2007
St. Francis Is First Hospital in Nassau County to Use New, Minimally Invasive Device to Give Relief to Sinusitis Sufferers

June 18, 2007
St. Francis MDs are Top-Rated for Cardiac Care on New York Magazine Best Doctors List

April 10, 2007
St. Francis Hospital Evalutes Innovative Device That May Help Patients Avoid Open-Heart Surger

April 02, 2007
St. Francis Hospital Rated One of the Safest Hospitals in the Nation and the New York Metro Area

March 16, 2007
Jack Soterakis, M.D., Named Vice President of Medical Affairs at St. Francis Hospital, The Heart Center®

February 28, 2007
Nearly 200 Cardiac Research Volunteers Are Honored by St. Francis Hospital for Helping to Pave the Way For Future Research

February 15, 2007
Paul Wright, M.D., Appointed Director of Stroke Center at St. Francis Hospital, the Heart Center

November 20, 2006
Brookhaven Memorial Hospital Medical Center Partners with St. Francis Hospital, The Heart Center to Open New Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory

September 5, 2006
St. Francis Hospital Achieves National Recognition for Nursing Care

June 19, 2006
St. Francis Has More Top Doctors in Cardiac Care than Any Other Hospital on Long Island

March 27, 2006
Robotic Surgery Brings New Hope to Prostate Patients


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