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Recognitions & Accreditations

Saint Francis Medical Center is noted for high-quality healthcare services on regional, state and national levels and has received numerous recognitions, accreditations and certifications.

Saint Francis Medical Center

American College of Radiology

Three-year Accreditation (2021-2024) Breast Ultrasound and Ultrasound-Guided Biopsy

Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services

The Joint Commission

Full Accreditation

Standard & Poor’s

“A+” Revenue Bond Rating. Awarded for managing a major construction project while increasing market share, managing expenses and exhibiting a solid operating performance.

Fitch Ratings

“AA” Revenue Bond Rating. Awarded for growing role as a regional tertiary care provider, reflected in strong revenue and volume growth.

Missouri Hospital Association

Aim for Excellence Award for Outstanding Surgery Outcomes (2019). Awarded to hospitals providing improved health, patient experience and value of care.

Missouri Hospital Association Aim for Excellence Award

Cancer Institute

American College of Surgeons Commission on Cancer

Three-year Reaccreditation (2020-2023)

Commission on Cancer

Member of the Central Illinois Community Oncology Program

For Cancer Clinical Trials

Diabetes Education and Management Center

American Diabetes Association®

Recognizes the Saint Francis Diabetes Self-Management Training Program as Meeting National Standards for Diabetes Self-Management Education

Diagnostic Services

American College of Radiology

Accredited for Radiation Oncology (Cape Radiation Oncology), Ultrasound and Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI), PET/CT Services, Computed Tomography and Nuclear Medicine Services

American College of Radiology - Radiation Oncology Accredited Facility seal

Emergency and Trauma Center

Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services

Designated as a Level III Trauma Center

Heart Hospital

American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation

Certified for the Cardiac and Pulmonary Rehabilitation Program

American Association for Respiratory Care

Quality Respiratory Care Recognition

American College of Radiology

Accredited in Vascular Peripheral, Vascular Cerebro, Vascular Abdominal and Vascular Deep Abdominal Ultrasound

American Heart Association®

Mission: Lifeline® Receiving Center-BRONZE Level Recognition Award

American Heart Association/American Stroke Association

Get With The Guidelines®-Stroke Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award

2021 American Heart Association and American Stroke Association Get with the Guidelines Stroke Gold Plus Achievement Award

Home Health/ DME

Laboratory Services

College of American Pathologists and Commission on Office Laboratory Accreditation (COLA)


College of American Pathology


Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments and Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services


Level III Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU)

Vermont Oxford Network

One of More Than 900 Neonatal Intensive Care Units (NICUs) Participating in This International Network of NICUs

Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments and Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services


Neurosciences Institute

The Joint Commission

Three-time recipient of Certificate of Distinction in Disease-Specific Care for Primary Stroke Treatment

Laboratory Accreditation Board of the American Board of Registration of Electroencephalographic and Evoked Potential Technologists (ABRET)

Neurophysiology EEG Laboratory Accreditation (2009-2014)

Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Missouri

Blue Distinction Center for Spine SurgerySM

Orthopedic Institute

Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Missouri

Blue Distinction Center for Knee and Hip ReplacementSM

Press Ganey


National Association of Boards of Pharmacy (NABP)


Sleep Disorders Center

American Academy of Sleep Medicine



American College of Radiology

Breast Imaging Center of Excellence

American College of Radiology

Accredited for Mammography, Stereotactic Breast Biopsy and MRI Breast Imaging Services

International Society for Clinical Densitometry (ISCD)

Staff Certified for Bone-Density Services

Teaching/Clinical Affiliations

  • Arkansas State University
  • Barnes Jewish Gofarb
  • Bethel University
  • Bradley University
  • Brown Mackie College
  • Cape Career & Technology
  • Central Methodist University
  • Illinois State University
  • Independence University
  • Indiana State University
  • Jefferson County Community College
  • John A. Logan College
  • Kaplan University dba Iowa College Acquisition
  • LINN State Technical College
  • Maryville University
  • Metro Business College
  • Middle Tennessee School of Anesthesia
  • Missouri State University (Southwest)
  • Murray State University
  • Northwest Missouri State University
  • Rockhurst University
  • Saint Louis University
  • Sanford Brown College
  • Shawnee Community College
  • Southeast Hospital College of Nursing
  • Southeast Missouri State University
  • Southern IL Collegiate Common Market
  • Southern Illinois
  • Southern University at Carbondale
  • St Louis Community College
  • St. Louis College of Health Careers
  • Tennessee State University
  • Three Rivers Community College
  • Union University
  • University of Arkansas
  • University of Kentucky
  • University of Louisiana Monroe
  • University of Mississippi
  • University of Missouri (Mizzou)
  • University of Missouri-Sinclair
  • University of Tennessee
  • Vanderbilt University
  • Washington University
  • Western Kentucky Community
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