Penrose-St. Francis Health Services is a full-service, 522-bed acute care facility in Colorado Springs which includes Penrose Hospital and St. Francis Medical Center. Penrose-St. Francis has been named one of ''America's 50 Best Hospitals'' in each year since 2008 by Healthgrades, plus we are southern Colorado's only Magnet Recognized hospital.
We are part of Centura Health, Colorado and western Kansas' largest hospital and health care network delivering advanced care to more than half a million people each year, across 15 hospitals, six senior living communities, medical clinics, Flight For Life® and home care and hospice services.
Penrose Hospital is the anchor hospital of Penrose-St. Francis Health Services. With 364 licensed beds, Penrose Hospital provides secondary and tertiary (high tech) medical-surgical services with emphasis on elective and outpatient care. Established in 1890 as a tuberculosis sanatorium, Penrose Hospital has grown to become a major health treatment and referral center, specializing in cancer care, cardiac care, emergency trauma care and physical rehabilitation.
St. Francis Medical Center opened in August 2008. This 195 licensed bed facility is the only full-service hospital in Northern Colorado Springs and features a modern Birth Center, Level III Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, Pediatric Care Unit, Emergency Department, Level III Trauma Center, Imaging Services, Surgical Services and Critical Care Unit. It is also the home base for the Flight For Life Colorado air ambulance helicopter service.