Based in Cape Girardeau, Mo., Saint Francis Healthcare System offers services to more than 650,000 people in a five-state region through Saint Francis Medical Center, a 282-bed nonprofit tertiary care institution, and Saint Francis Health Development Services Corporation, a for-profit healthcare services company.
The Catholic-based Saint Francis Healthcare System has evolved in the 21st century from a local community medical center to the regional tertiary healthcare leader in the five-state region due to the tremendous efforts of a visionary administrative team, talented group of managers and exceptional work force, all focused on providing the highest quality of care to patients and support to family members.
Saint Francis Health Development Services Corporation
As the for-profit arm of Saint Francis Healthcare System, Saint Francis Health Development Services Corporation includes these entities:
Saint Francis Medical Center also offers walk-in urgent care services through Immediate Convenient Care's two locations. Immediate Convenient Care is dedicated to providing high quality care for your non-life-threatening, urgent medical illnesses and injuries.
Immediate Convenient Care - Cape Girardeau
1702 N. Kingshighway, Cape Girardeau, MO.
For more information, call 573-339-2000.
Open Monday-Friday 8 am-7pm, Saturday 8 am-5 pm and Sunday 8 am-3 pm.
Immediate Convenient Care - Perryville
1508 Edgemont Blvd., Perryville, MO 63775
For more information, call 573-517-7555.
Open Monday-Friday 8 am-7pm, Saturday 8 am-5 pm and Sunday 9 am-3 pm.
Immediate Convenient Care offers complete family medical care and occupational services, including:
Diagnostic, Services: Lab, X-Ray and EKG
Occupational Medicine Services: Urine Drug Screen, Breath Alcohol Testing, D.O.T. and Work Physicals, Pulmonary Function Testing & Treatment of Employee Injury
Physical Examinations for school, sports, camp and work
Fracture Treatment and Minor Laceration Repair
Minor Emergency Care
Flu and Pneumonia Vaccinations
DNA and Paternity Testing
Saint Francis Healthcare System has entered into a joint venture with Landmark Holdings of Missouri, LLC to bring long-term acute care to the residents of the region. Accredited by The Joint Commission, Landmark Hospital of Cape Girardeau is a 30-bed, fully licensed critical care hospital caring for patients with catastrophic and/or chronic medically complex conditions requiring a hospital stay of 25 days or longer.
As the only facility of its kind between St. Louis and Memphis, Landmark Hospital specializes in programs that use aggressive treatment protocols designed to meet each patient’s complex medical needs. Landmark Hospital complies with all Missouri state licensure requirements and Medicare Conditions of Participation regulations.
Physicians Alliance Surgery Center
Saint Francis Healthcare System has a joint partnership with the Physicians Alliance Surgery Center, giving patients access to another expert physician team through Saint Francis Medical Center. The physician-owned surgery center, located at 3241 Percy Drive, provides ambulatory surgical services in the following specialties: ear, nose and throat; general surgery; gynecology; ophthalmology; orthopaedics; and retinal specialties.
Sixteen local physicians make up the Physician’s Alliance group, including Ann E. Behrend-Uhls, MD; D. Curtis Coonce, MD; Thomas Critchlow, MD; James M. Edwards, MD; Richard L. Kies, MD; John R. Kinder, MD; Patrick R. Knight, MD; Rickey L. Lents, MD; Todd Lumsden, DO; Richard Martin, MD; Adam S. Morgan, MD; R. August Ritter, III, MD; Brian C. Schafer, MD; Jan Seabaugh, MD; Michael C. Trueblood, MD and David Westrich, MD.
The Black River Medical Center campus offers a broad range of primary care and specialty services and is home to a three-bed hospital and emergency room, advanced diagnostic imaging center, a leading-edge ambulatory surgery center, durable medical equipment, physical therapy, a sleep medicine lab, a pharmacy and an urgent care clinic.
It offers a high nurse to patient ratio for the best care, treats emergency and urgent care cases, and also cares for dehydration, pneumonia, asthma, high blood pressure, diabetes and other conditions.
Black River Medical Center provides quality healthcare to Poplar Bluff. With the leadership of local physicians and affiliation with Saint Francis Healthcare System, it provides excellence for the patients it serves.