Mission: The mission of saint francis hospital is to provide a broad continuum of quality health care services to enhance the well-being of the people of charleston and surrounding communities. Drawing its inspiration from christ's healing love, this mission compels us to continuously evaluate and improve the excellence of our care, the quality of our services, and the cost-effectiveness of those services. Our mission requires that we be in the forefront of envisioning new and better ways to address the ever-changing health care needs of the people we serve.
Programs: Services provided by the hospital include 17,202 inpatient days, 56,607 outpatient visits, 16,676 emergency room visits, 19,761 ambulatory surgeries and 2,186 observation visits. The hospital provides care to patients who meet certain criteria under its charity care policy without charge or at amounts less than its established rates. Charges forgone for charity amounted to $638,851.