Quality care has always been our top priority at St. Francis Medical Center - from the moment you enter until you leave the hospital. That's why we strive to not only meet but exceed all regulations and standards of care set forth for hospitals nationwide by government agencies as well as The Joint Commission. We take quality seriously, and have formed various multidisciplinary committees to address best practices, new protocols, safety, patient satisfaction and more.

Our health system is a safe and healing environment. Abuse of or workplace violence against healthcare staff will not be tolerated and could result in a FELONY conviction under Louisiana R.S. 14:38 or other applicable criminal laws. We have a ZERO TOLERANCE for weapons on our campus.


  • The Joint Commission
  • Chest Pain Center Accreditation with PCI from the Society of Cardiovascular Patient Care
  • College of American Pathologists Laboratory Accreditation Program (CAP)
  • American Association of Blood Banks (AABB)
  • American College of Radiology (ACR)
  • ICANL (Inter-societal Commission for the Accreditation of Nuclear Medicine Laboratories) and the ACR (American College of Radiology) - St. Francis PET Imaging Center
  • Food and Drug Administration (FDA)
  • U.S. Department of Health & Human Services
  • Louisiana Board of Pharmacy
  • Louisiana State Fire Marshall Inspection
  • DHH (contracted by HCFA) - Skilled Nursing Facility
  • Certified Medicaid Enrollment Center
  • RFT Safe Place
  • Louisiana Early Hearing Detection and Intervention Program (LA EHDI)