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Section: Press - posted in 2018

  • American Heart Association Honors Saint Francis Hospital for Stroke Care

    Saint Francis Hospital is being recognized with the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association’s Get With The Guidelines–Stroke Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award for the second time. The award honors hospitals that implement a higher standard of stroke care by ensuring patients receive treatment according to nationally accepted standards and recommendations. The award is ...
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  • Saint Francis Hospital First in Delaware to Offer Inspire® Upper Airway Stimulation (UAS) Therapy for Obstructive Sleep Apnea

    Saint Francis Hospital is now offering Inspire Upper Airway Stimulation (UAS) therapy, a breakthrough obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) treatment option for those who cannot use Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP) therapy. OSA affects 18 million Americans. It occurs when a person’s airway collapses during sleep and blocks the flow of oxygen to their brain. The brain senses a lack of ...
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  • Saint Francis Hospital Certified as First Delaware Center of Excellence in Hernia Surgery

    Surgical Review Corporation (SRC) recently accredited Saint Francis Hospital along with Dr. Michael Conway as a Center of Excellence in Hernia Surgery—the first healthcare provider in the state to receive the designation. A Center of Excellence in Hernia Surgery accreditation distinguishes Saint Francis from many other hospitals and outpatient facilities by providing the highest quality of ...
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  • Delaware Legislators to be Trained in Lifesaving Techniques on May 10

    The State Trauma Committee is spearheading Delaware’s Stop the Bleed training session on Thursday, May 10, from 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at the Senate Hearing Room in Legislative Hall in Dover, Del. The training is a joint effort between emergency and trauma directors and nurses from every hospital in Delaware. The State Trauma Committee will be instructing legislators on multiple lifesaving ...
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  • Saint Francis Healthcare Earns Joint Commission Perinatal Care Recertification

    WILMINGTON, Del.— Saint Francis Healthcare’s Perinatal Care program has been recertified by the Joint Commission Site Survey, a prestigious honor that only approximately 100 out of 2,500 U.S. hospitals offering obstetrics has received. Saint Francis is the only hospital in Delaware with this certification. Perinatal Care Certification focuses on “achieving integrated, ...
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