Bon Secours St. Francis has been recognized as a “Best Hospital” for 2022 by the U.S. News & World Report. Together, the health system’s two hospital campuses – St. Francis Eastside and St. Francis Downtown – were ranked first overall in the Greenville, S.C. area. 

“This ranking speaks to the quality, compassionate care our physicians, nurses and clinical staff provide to patients day in and day out. I’m proud to see their dedication and loyalty spotlighted in such a meaningful way,” said Matt Caldwell, president of Bon Secours’ Greenville market. 

The annual Best Hospitals rankings and ratings, now in their 33rd year, are designed to assist patients and their doctors in making informed decisions about where to receive quality care for challenging health conditions or elective procedures. 
For the 2022-2023 rankings and ratings, U.S. News evaluated more than 4,500 hospitals across 15 specialties and 20 procedures and conditions. For the first time, U.S. News rated eligible hospitals in ovarian cancer surgery, prostate cancer surgery and uterine cancer surgery. In the 15 specialties, 164 hospitals were ranked in at least one specialty. State and metro area rankings reflect the highest performing hospitals in the area across multiple areas of care.

“The hospitals named to the U.S. News Honor Roll excel across numerous specialties and service lines,” said Ben Harder, chief of health analysis and managing editor at U.S. News. “When patients and their medical professionals are considering their options for care, the rankings are designed to help them identify hospitals that are superior in the kind of care they may need.” 

Bon Secours St. Francis Health System earned high performing rating for common adult procedures and conditions in eight categories – Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD), Colon Cancer Surgery, Heart Attack, Hip Fracture, Hip Replacement, Kidney Failure, Knee Replacement and Stroke. These ratings are recognition of care that was significantly better than the national average, as measured by factors such as patient outcomes. 

U.S. News evaluated each hospital’s performance using a variety of measures such as survival rates, complication rates, patient experience and level of nursing care. The Best Hospitals methodology factors in data from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, American Hospital Association, professional organizations and medical specialists.