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  • #SFHSupportsNurses: Saint Francis Hosted Ceremonial Signing of House Bill 214

    On September 15, 2016, Delaware Governor Jack Markell joined prime legislative sponsor, State Representative Helene Keeley, State Senator Bethany Hall-Long, Saint Francis Healthcare administrators and staff, to ceremoniously sign House Bill 214, which raises the penalties for assaults on nurses, at a ceremony at Saint Francis Healthcare. The bill classifies physical injury caused to any nurse ...
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  • Saint Francis Healthcare to Hold Ceremony with Governor Markell for HB214

    Did you know that 3 in 4 nurses are victims of verbal or physical abuse? Representative Helene Keeley, D-Wilmington South, recently introduced House Bill 214, a bill that will classify assaults against nurses while performing work-related duties in the state of Delaware as a second degree offense. Assaults against other first responders in Delaware, such as police officers, paramedics, and ...
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  • American Heart Association Recognizes Saint Francis Healthcare's Commitment to Quality Stroke Care

    Hospital Receives Get With The Guidelines®–Stroke Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award with Target: Stroke Honor Roll–Elite Plus Saint Francis Healthcare was recently recognized by the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association for its success in implementing a higher standard of stroke care by ensuring patients receive treatment according to nationally accepted ...
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  • Dr. Scott Dickson, Medical Director, Emergency Medicine Appointed New Member of the Delaware Emergency Medical Services Oversight Council

    Scott Dickson, M.D., Medical Director of Emergency Medicine for Saint Francis Healthcare, has been appointed as one of 20 members to serve on the Delaware Emergency Medical Services Oversight Council (DEMSOC) by Governor Jack Markell. The council is responsible for monitoring Delaware’s Emergency Medical Services to ensure that the system is performing in a coordinated, effective and ...
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  • Saint Francis Healthcare Becomes 1 Out of 5 Hospitals in the Nation to Receive Perinatal Care Certification

    Saint Francis Healthcare has been recognized for continuing to provide quality care to Wilmington and Northern New Castle County, earning a Perinatal Care Certification from The Joint Commission. Saint Francis is the only hospital in Delaware, and one of only five hospitals in the nation, to achieve this recognition. The Perinatal Care Certification distinguishes those Joint ...
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  • Saint Francis Healthcare Receives Provisional Level 3 Trauma Center State Designation

    Enhances Trauma Care in Wilmington and Northern New Castle County [July 19, 2016] Wilmington, Delaware– Saint Francis Healthcare has been awarded a provisional Level 3 Trauma Center state designation effective July 18, 2016 by the Delaware Health and Social Services Division of Public Health. This designation enables Saint Francis to provide residents of Wilmington and Northern New Castle ...
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  • Dr. Matthew W. Lawrence, D.O., F.A.C.O.S., Named Advanced Wound Care Center Medical Director

    Saint Francis Healthcare has appointed Matthew W. Lawrence D.O., F.A.C.O.S. as Medical Director of the Advanced Wound Care Center. Dr. Lawrence will lead a team of five podiatrists and one family medicine physician in their outpatient program. Dr. Lawrence, board-certified in both General and Vascular Surgery, is a Fellow of the American College of Osteopathic Surgeons and a member of the American ...
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  • Dr. Seyedmehdi Jadali, M.D., FACS Joins Saint Francis Healthcare as Trauma Medical Director

    Saint Francis Healthcare has appointed Seyedmedhi Jadali, M.D., FACS, Trauma Medical Director. Dr. Jadali will lead the trauma program at Saint Francis, currently a Participating Trauma System Hospital seeking a Level 3 Trauma Center designation from the state in the upcoming year. “Our trauma program is a collaborative effort between Dr. Jadali, our expanded board certified trauma surgical ...
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  • Dr. Seyedmehdi Jadali, M.D., FACS Joins Saint Francis Healthcare as Trauma Medical Director

    Saint Francis Healthcare has appointed Seyedmedhi Jadali, M.D., FACS, Trauma Medical Director. Dr. Jadali will lead the trauma program at Saint Francis, currently a Participating Trauma System Hospital seeking a Level 3 Trauma Center designation from the state in the upcoming year. “Our trauma program is a collaborative effort between Dr. Jadali, our expanded board certified trauma surgical ...
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  • Saint Francis at Home Ranked One of the Best in Delaware for Patient Experience

    Saint Francis at Home recently received a 5-star rating, the highest possible, by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) on its first patient experience of care ratings. Saint Francis at Home is one of only two home health agencies in Delaware to receive a five-star patient experience rating. Patients of Saint Francis at Home responded to CMS survey questions regarding the home ...
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