Presence Saint Francis Hospital

As home to the first Chest Pain Center on Chicago’s North Shore and a Primary Stroke Center certified by the Joint Commission, Presence Saint Francis Hospital has a rich history of providing top quality care and leading edge technologies. Presence St. Francis Hospital has been designated a Magnet Hospital by the American Nurses Credentialing Center, placing it in the top seven percent of U.S. hospitals for nursing excellence.

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Home to Many Honors

  • Designated as a Magnet Hospital by the American Nurses Credentialing Center.
  • Recognized as a Primary Stroke Center certified by The Joint Commission for using stroke care protocols that have been proven as efficient and high quality.
  • Presence Saint Francis Hospital's Breast Center is a designated "Breast Imaging Center of Excellence" by the American College of Radiology.
  • 55% of Presence Saint Francis Hospital nurses hold advanced credentials in their fields. The nation's average is only 27%.
  • Accredited with commendation by the American College of Surgeons' Commission on Cancer.

Home to Many Firsts

  • First hospital to perform an open heart bypass surgery in the entire Chicagoland area.
  • First Accredited Chest Pain Center in Illinois.
  • First hospital in the Midwest to offer a low-dose 64-Slice CT scanner, an extremely high-resolution digital scanner that can detect cardiac disease and other heart abnormalities earlier than ever.


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