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12/19/2012
Bon Secours Medical Group and SC BlueCross Expand New Patient Care Model
Several Bon Secours Medical Group practices are participating in a new health care model designed to improve health outcomes, reduce cost and improve the patient’s experience.

12/14/2012
Robert Johnson, MD, Joins Bon Secours Medical Group
New Family Medicine Center, Opening December 17, to Accept All Forms of Insurance

10/23/2012
HealthGrades Names St. Francis One of America's Best Hospital for Orthopedic Surgery
For the second year in a row, HealthGrades has named St. Francis one of America's best hospitals for orthopedic surgery. A study finds patients treated at 5-star rated hospitals, like St. Francis, are 61% less likely to experience a major complication.

10/10/2012
Premier Cites Bon Secours for Best Practice
Bon Secours Hospitals have reduced the need for blood from an average of 6.2 units per heart surgery to just 2.2 units, saving patients' money and conserving scarce blood supplies.

10/5/2012
St. Francis Mentioned as One of Ten Safest Hospitals in Consumer Reports Article
In an article by Consumer Reports about Hospital Safety, Bon Secours St. Francis Health System was listed as one of the top 10 safest hospitals in the United States

9/28/2012
Bon Secours St. Francis Health System Unveils New Mobile Mammography Coach
Serving Greenville, Anderson, Oconee & Pickens counties, the mobile mammography coach will give thousands of Upstate women access to life saving breast cancer screenings.

9/27/2012
Health Assessment Study Released
The fourth wave of the Greenville County Health Assessment, a fifteen year study of Greenville's medically underserved, has been released

9/12/2012
St. Francis Reports Zero Central Line Infections in Five Years
With zero ICU-related central line-associated bloodstream infections since 2007, Bon Secours St. Francis Health System is among the few hospitals in our state that have not only set—but maintained—a new standard of excellence for patient safety.

7/17/2012
St. Francis Named to Becker's Hospital Review 100 Great Community Hospitals
Bon Secours St. Francis Health System has been included in Becker’s Hospital Review’s 100 Great Community Hospitals list. The Becker's Hospital Review editorial team analyzed information, recognition and rankings from a variety of industry sources.

7/9/2012
S.C. BlueCross and Bon Secours Medical Group Launch New Care Model to Help Upstate Residents with Chronic Conditions
Creating a patient-centered medical home model will help coordinate care for patients with chronic conditions like diabetes, hypertension or congestive heart failure. This new model revamps the way primary care is delivered as well as how it is financed.

6/28/2012
Bon Secours Health System Supports Supreme Court Decision On Health Care Law

6/26/2012
St. Francis Receives Approval to Start Radiation Therapy Program
Radiation Therapy Will Complete the Continuum of Cancer Care at St. Francis. A new medical office building to house all outpatient oncology services planned for ST. FRANCIS millennium.

6/25/2012
Spartanburg Regional Healthcare System’s Gibbs Cancer Center, Bon Secours St. Francis Join Forces to Fight Cancer
Landmark partnership will expand expertise, clinical research in the Upstate

6/21/2012
Two New ORs Expand Capacity at ST. FRANCIS downtown
5200 square foot expansion provides OR dedicated to robotic surgeries as well as an additional OR equipped with the latest technology.

5/3/2012
St. Francis Invests in Greenville Through 20th Anniversary Campaign of the Peace Center for Performing Arts

4/25/2012
Roslyn Brock, Chair of the National NAACP Board, to Keynote Community Conference and Visit Sterling Community
Roslyn Brock, Vice President of Advocacy and Government Relations for Bon Secours Health System, Inc., will be the keynote speaker for the YWCA Stand Against Racism community conference on Friday, April 27. Ms. Brock serves as the Chair of the NAACP.

4/22/2012
ST. FRANCIS eastside Earns EPA's Energy Star Certification
ST. FRANCIS eastside is the first - and only - hospital in South Carolina to earn Energy Star Certification and has reduced BTUs at the facility by 24,534 million.

4/22/2012
Pearlie Harris Center for Breast Health Designated Breast Imaging Center of Excellence
The American College of Radiologists has awarded St. Francis' Pearlie Harris Center for Breast Health the designation of Breast Imaging Center of Excellence.

4/4/2012
St. Francis Named One of America's 100 Best Hospitals for Joint Replacement and Orthopedic Surgery
St. Francis rated in the top 2% nationwide for Joint Replacement and Orthopedic Surgery in 2012 by leading independent healthcare ratings organization.

1/12/2012
St. Francis Named Top Perfoming Hospital by Quest Collaborative
By participating in Premier's QUEST collaborative, St. Francis has increased delivery of evidence based care, saved lives and safely reduced the cost of care for patients' hospitalizations.

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