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Hospitalist Joins Saint Francis Medical Center

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Saint Francis Medical Center introduces new hospitalist Andrew Ralls, DO, as a Saint Francis Medical Partner. He joins 13 other hospitalists who provide care to hospitalized patients. Dr. Ralls, a Cape Girardeau native and Southeast Missouri State University graduate, earned his medical degree from Edward Via ...
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Surgeon Joins Trauma Center

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Saint Francis Medical Center is pleased to introduce Joseph M. McClain, MD, MS, FACS, as a new Medical Partner and trauma surgeon at Cape Trauma Specialists. McClain, who is board certified in both general and thoracic surgery, joins trauma surgeons Michael P. Heid, DO, MA, ...
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Ameren Missouri Rewards Saint Francis for Energy Efficiency

Ameren Missouri representatives present a $257,110 check to Saint Francis Medical Center for its energy efficiency projects from the Building on Excellence project as part of Ameren Missouri’s BizSavers energy efficiency program. From left: Steven C. Bjelich, FACHE-D, Saint Francis President and CEO; Marilyn Curtis, Vice President of Building on Excellence at Saint Francis; Mark Culberson, BOE Project Manager at Saint Francis; Robin Tolbert, owner, KT Power Systems; Rick Essner, director of Facilities Management at Saint Francis; Laura Klipfel, customer service advisor, Ameren Missouri; and Bob Dixon, Southeast Missouri division director, Ameren Missouri.

Saint Francis Medical Center has completed its 26th energy efficiency project in three years working in partnership with Ameren Missouri’s BizSavers energy efficiency program. Ameren Missouri awarded Saint Francis $281,195 in cash incentives for the energy efficiency improvements. The Medical Center’s Building on Excellence expansion and ...
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Saint Francis Names Reese New EVP/COO

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Saint Francis Healthcare System announced today that Maryann Reese, DHA, MHA, RN, FACHE, has been appointed to the newly created role of Executive Vice President/Chief Operating Officer (EVP/COO). In her new role, Reese will be actively involved in leading the development of programs and services that ...
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Cape Medical Group Joining Cape Primary Care

On July 6, Cape Medical Group primary care physicians Philip E. Tippen, MD, and Sandra Zakroff, MD, will join Cape Primary Care – another Saint Francis Medical Partner – and begin seeing patients. The more accessible Cape Primary Care facility, located at 1702 N. Kingshighway, was ...
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Patient Tower Now Open

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After more than 42 months of planning, Saint Francis Medical Center opened its new five-story patient tower on July 1. Saint Francis broke ground on the $127 million expansion and renovation project, “Building on Excellence,” (BOE) on November 28, 2012. “We are excited to again open ...
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Saint Francis Names New IS Director

Gene Magnus, director of Information Systems

Gene Magnus has been promoted to director of Information Systems at Saint Francis Medical Center. In this position, he will be responsible for all of Saint Francis’ application software systems, including the new, system-wide Epic electronic medical record. Magnus started Saint Francis in 2010 as a ...
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Saint Francis Adds Two Hospitalists

Saint Francis Medical Center welcomes hospitalists Gretchen E. Price, DO, and Michael S. Flaim, DO, as new Saint Francis Medical Partners. They join 11 other hospitalists who provide dedicated care to hospitalized patients at the Medical Center. The two are also a husband-and-wife team. Dr. Price ...
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Apply Now for Healthcare Scholarships

Applications for the 2015 Saint Francis Healthcare Scholarship Program funded by the Saint Francis Foundation and Auxiliary are now available. The program awards 23 scholarships of up to $2,000 annually to students pursuing a healthcare-related career. Applicants must have successfully completed one year of an accredited ...
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