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Section: Press - posted in 2015

  • Saint Francis Healthcare Earns 'Top Performer on Key Quality Measures' Recognition from The Joint Commission

    Saint Francis Healthcare announced today that it has been recognized as a 2014 Top Performer on Key Quality Measures ® by The Joint Commission, the leading accreditor of health care organizations in the United States. Saint Francis Healthcare was recognized as part of The Joint Commission’s 2015 annual report “America’s Hospitals: Improving Quality and Safety,” for ...
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  • Dr. Sandra Mancilla Joins Family Medicine Department at Saint Francis Healthcare

    Saint Francis Healthcare is proud to announce that Sandra Mancilla, M.D., has joined the Family Medicine Department. Fluent in both Spanish and English, Dr. Mancilla is a compassionate physician with extensive experience in outpatient and community medicine. She will be caring for patients in a new office location, Metroform Medical Complex at 620 Stanton-Christiana Road in Newark, Del., expanding ...
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  • Dr. Joanne Ilustre Joins Partners in CardioVascular Health at Saint Francis Healthcare

    Saint Francis Healthcare is proud to announce that Joanne Ilustre, D.O., has joined its cardiology practice, Partners in CardioVascular Health. Dr. Ilustre joins Drs. Audrey Sernyak and Yolanda Hendley in providing evaluative, diagnostic and management services for all types of cardiac and vascular diseases. The practice also provides coronary and peripheral vascular procedures. New patients are ...
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  • Saint Francis Healthcare and Brandywine Urology Consultants Collaborate Once Again

    Saint Francis Healthcare is proud to welcome back Brandywine Urology to provide inpatient services for cancers, infections and other conditions at the Wilmington hospital. The practice’s board-certified physicians will also provide on-call support to various departments. “Our health system has been partnering with well-known specialists to strengthen the services available to the ...
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  • Saint Francis Healthcare Recognized for Improving Patient Care

    Highmark has recognized Saint Francis Healthcare ’s commitment to providing quality patient care as part of the Quality Blue pay-for-performance hospital program. After a second year of participation, Saint Francis Healthcare received financial incentives for achieving key performance targets in hospital readmissions, perinatal care, surgical safety and hospital infection prevention. ...
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  • New Collaboration Focuses on High-Quality Care for Delaware Medicare Recipients

    Saint Francis Healthcare is partnering with the Medical Society of Delaware’s (MSD) subsidiary, MedNet, to form the accountable care organization (ACO), Delaware Care Collaboration™. Launching on January 1, 2016, this ACO brings two of Delaware’s leaders in health care together to improve the way care is provided for Medicare patients across the state. This collaboration between ...
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  • Saint Francis at Home Receives 4.5-Star Rating from Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services

    Saint Francis at Home recently received a 4.5-star rating from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) for its high quality of patient care. These ratings are based on process and outcome measures tracked by CMS and will be listed on the Home Health Compare tool at Medicare.gov. The Home Health Compare tool offers consumers easy access to authoritative information on provider ...
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  • Dr. Scott Dickson Joins Saint Francis Healthcare as Medical Director of Emergency Medicine

    Saint Francis Healthcare is proud to announce that Dr. Scott Dickson will serve as the medical director of its emergency medicine department. Prior to joining Saint Francis Healthcare, Dr. Dickson served as medical director, quality control office and attending emergency physician at Virtua Memorial Hospital. He previously deployed to the Middle East during Operation Iraqi Freedom and served as ...
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