Recommended Visitation Restrictions in Effect
Bon Secours St. Francis hospitals recommends careful discretion when visiting patients due to flu outbreak.

ST. FRANCIS downtown Earns ‘Top Performer on Key Quality Measures®’ Recognition from The Joint Commission
ST. FRANCIS downtown hospital has been recognized as a 2013 Top Performer on Key Quality Measures® by The Joint Commission, the leading accreditor of healthcare organizations in the United States.

CEO Mark Nantz Named Market Leader and EVP for Bon Secours Health System
Mark Nantz, Chief Executive Officer, Bon Secours St. Francis Health System has been appointed to the role of Executive Vice President / Market Leader for Bon Secours St. Francis and Bon Secours Charity and Enterprise Strategic Initiatives for Bon Secours

St. Francis Cancer Center at Millennium Opens
Innovative Upstate Outpatient cancer treatment facility melds ‘high tech, high touch’

Nature Scenes Can Promote Patient Healing
St. Francis is featured in an article discussing how soothing scenes of nature can promote faster healing.

St. Francis Partners with iOnGreenville Mobile App
Bon Secours St. Francis will supply healthcare information for the popular iOnGreenville mobile app, which is free and available on the iTunes store.

Grant Aids St. Francis with New Cancer Treatment
An alliance of health care providers in South Carolina and four other states will share $14.8 million from the National Cancer Institute to investigate new cancer treatments and increase access to clinical trials.

Vascular Surgery Associates Lab Receives Accreditation
Three year accreditation in vascular testing includes Peripheral Venous testing.

St. Francis Among 2014's Most Wired Hospitals
Nation’s Most Wired Hospitals Improve Efficiency with Health Information Technology

Saria Saccocio, MD, Named Chief Medical Officer
Saria Carter Saccocio, MD, FAAFP, MHA, has been appointed Chief Medical Officer (CMO), Senior Vice President/Medical Affairs for Bon Secours St. Francis Health System.

St. Francis receives 2014 Women’s Health Excellence Award™
St. Francis ranks in the top 5 percent of highest performing hospitals with lower mortality, complication rates.

Blood and Marrow Transplant Program Earns FACT Reaccreditation
By maintaining full compliance with rigorous, international standards set by the Foundation for Accreditation of Cellular Therapy, the Blood and Marrow Transplant Program at St. Francis has received reaccreditation.

Bon Secours Health System Takes Top Award from Practice GreenHealth
Bon Secours Health System has been selected as the winner of Practice GreenHealth’s 2014 System for Change Award for the fourth consecutive year. ST. FRANCIS downtown and ST. FRANCIS eastside both received the Top 25 Environmental Excellence Award.

Bon Secours Health System Wins Gallup Great Workplace Award For Third Consecutive Year
The award honors organizations whose employee engagement results demonstrate they have the most productive and engaged workforces in the world.

Bon Secours St. Francis Earns "A" Rating in Leapfrog Safety Score
Designed to rate how well hospitals protect patients from accidents, errors, injuries and infections, the latest Hospital Safety Score honored ST. FRANCIS downtown and ST. FRANCIS eastside with “A” ratings – its top grade in patient safety.

Bon Secours St. Francis Names Oncology Program Medical Director
Harvard-trained oncologist Robert Siegel, MD, joins Upstate Oncology Associates to serve as Cancer Program Medical Director.

Bon Secours St. Francis Receives Outstanding Patient Experience Award for 7th Straight Year
Healthgrades evaluated Bon Secours St. Francis’ performance as assessed by the hospital’s patients in areas ranging from cleanliness and noise levels to pain management and responsiveness to patient’s needs.

First National Catholic Sisters Week March 8-14
The Sisters of Bon Secours have created a new website for women curious about becoming a Catholic Sister as part of celebrating the first National Catholic Sisters Week.

International Board of Lactation Consultants Recognizes St. Francis
ST. FRANCIS eastside has received the IBCLC Care Award in recognition for staffing professionals who hold the prestigious International Board Certified Lactation Consultant certification (IBCLC) and providing a lactation program that is available five-sev

St. Francis Among Truven's Top 100 Hospitals
The Truven Health 100 Top Hospitals® study identifies hospitals and leadership teams that provide the highest level of value to their communities, based on a national balanced scorecard.

St. Francis Building Home for Habitat for Humanity
New home being built in the nearby Sterling Community from February 27 - May 31.

ST. FRANCIS eastside Named Center of Excellence in Minimally Invasive Gynecology
AAGL and Surgical Review Corp have recognized ST. FRANCIS eastside and 15 physicians and surgeons as COEMIG designated.

"On Call Now" With Medical Missionaries
Bon Secours Medical Group OB-GYN physicians travel to developing countries to provide medical care to pregnant women.

Free Oncology Massage Clinic February 17
Those currently undergoing cancer treatment or with a history of cancer treatment are invited to a free, one hour oncology massage at St. Francis.

Recognizing and Honoring History with Pearlie Harris
Black History Month events feature the story of former board chair and breast center namesake, Pearlie Harris.

Furman Lady Paladins “Play for Kay” to Beat Cancer
The Lady Paladins and the Pearlie Harris Center for Breast Health are raising money and awareness about breast cancer at the Feb. 15 game.

St. Francis Achieves Healthgrades Distinguished Hospital Award for Clinical Excellence
Award places St. Francis among Top 5% of Hospitals in Nation

St. Francis Increasing Patient Safety with PatientSecure®
New technology at St. Francis accurately identifies patients at point of care, and retrieves their correct medical record by simply reading the veins in their palm.

Meet the First Baby of 2014
Austin Vandiver was the first baby born at St. Francis is 2014, arriving at 5:10 am on January 1.

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