Philosophy Values and Mission
Saint Francis Medical Center is a Catholic healthcare provider. The Medical Center’s belief in God’s love for us and our love for God and neighbors is the guiding principle that affects who Saint Francis is as a healthcare facility and what it does in its healing ministry. Saint Francis endeavors to follow Christ’s healing tradition, witnessing God’s loving presence among all people, safeguarding the sacredness and dignity of human life, and providing care to all who seek help.
Saint Francis follows the Ethical and Religious Directives for Catholic Health Care Services, published by the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops. To view the Directives, click here.
The Medical Center’s commitment to this philosophy is carried out daily through the following values that guide and direct its work.
Philosophy and Values
We Respect the dignity and worth of each person and strive to promote the rights of our patients.
We are dedicated to Caring and Compassion for all whom we serve. Their needs of body, mind and spirit are our first priority.
We are committed to Quality Service through continuous quality improvement, teamwork and collaboration.
We encourage Innovation through an empowered work force as a way of achieving healthcare services that embrace our philosophy, values and mission.
We believe in Community Stewardship and will work in collaborative partnership with others to help assure affordable and accessible services for all people of this region.
The mission of Saint Francis Medical Center is to provide a ministry of healing and wellness inspired by its Christian philosophy and values.
Location and Information
Saint Francis Medical Center is located at 211 Saint Francis Drive, Cape Girardeau, MO. For more information call 573-331-3000.
To learn more about Saint Francis Healthcare System, please download our 2012 Annual Report.
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