Best Performance (Stewardship)

Through this strategy, we strive for the highest levels of operational and financial performance.

  • Franciscan is recognized as one of the best-performing and most efficient health systems in the U.S. for the ninth-consecutive year by IMS Health.

  • St. Francis Hospital commemorates its 25th anniversary.

  • St. Joseph Medical Center receives the Consumer Choice Award for the 12th year from the National Research Corp.

  • St. Elizabeth Hospital becomes the first new hospital in Washington to earn LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) certification by the U.S. Green Building Council.

  • Franciscan accepts a $300,000 grant from its parent organization, Catholic Health Initiatives, to support efforts to reduce youth violence in Federal Way, Gig Harbor and Enumclaw public schools.

  • The St. Francis Outpatient Oncology Clinic receives a 2012 HealthCare Champion Award after being nominated for the special award by a patient.

  • St. Elizabeth Hospital is recognized as one of the 25 "most wired" rural hospitals in the U.S. by Hospitals & Health Networks magazine for its use of information technology to support patient care and achieve operational efficiencies.

  • St. Joseph Medical Center, St. Francis Hospital, St. Clare Hospital and St. Anthony Hospital receive awards from Practice Greenhealth for environmental safety programs.

  • The Employees Community Fund of Boeing Puget Sound awards a $30,172 grant to Franciscan Hospice and Palliative Care to support patient care.

  • Susan G. Komen for the Cure, Puget Sound affiliate, awards the Franciscan Foundation a $126,287 grant to support the Franciscan Breast Cancer Navigator Program that benefits medically underserved, minority women.
 
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Because of the expertise of medical staff members like Thoracic Surgeon Baiya Krishnadasan, MD, Franciscan is renowned for advanced medicine and trusted care.
Because of the expertise of medical staff members like Thoracic Surgeon Baiya Krishnadasan, MD, Franciscan is renowned for advanced medicine and trusted care.