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Magazine ranks St. Francis among top hospitals in country
The facility was also listed among national leaders in seven other categories including gastroenterology, orthopedics and geriatrics.
Among hospitals in the metropolitan area, St. Francis placed fifth, with Long Island Jewish Medical Center in New Hyde Park (nationally ranked in psychiatry) ranked at 11th for our area.
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In May, a list of charges for common procedures in hospitals throughout the United States was released. You can see how much LI hospitals charged using our interactive database.
You can also compare local hospitals on other measures of care at data.newsday.com/hospitals.
Have you or someone you know been a patient at St. Francis Hospital? Do you think these rankings are reflective of your experience there? Let us know in the comments field below.