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Saint Francis Adds Respected Poplar Bluff Neurologist

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Saint Francis Medical Center is pleased to welcome respected neurologist Shahid K. Choudhary, MD, of the newly formed Poplar Bluff Neurology Specialists as a new Medical Partner. This well-known specialist, who has been helping neurology patients in Poplar Bluff for more than 21 years, will ...
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Piedmont Family Practice Physicians Join Saint Francis

Saint Francis Medical Center is pleased to welcome David R. Gayle, DO, and Andy Gayle, MD, of the new Piedmont Physician Associates practice as Medical Partners. These respected family practice physicians will officially join the Medical Center on January 1, 2015. David Gayle earned his medical ...
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Saint Francis Welcomes New Board Members

Saint Francis Healthcare System recently welcomed Steve Dirnberger and Joey McLane as new board members. Dirnberger was appointed to the Saint Francis Healthcare System Board and McLane was appointed to the Saint Francis Health Development Board. “We are honored to have these two respected men as ...
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Heart Hospital Accredited as Chest Pain Center with PCI

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Saint Francis Medical Center’s Heart Hospital has again received full accreditation with PCI from the Society of Cardiovascular Patient Care (SCPC). Saint Francis was first accredited in 2009. The reaccreditation is valid for three years. Hospitals that have received SCPC accreditation have achieved a higher level ...
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Saint Francis Adds Vascular Surgeon to Staff

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Saint Francis Medical Center is pleased to announce the addition of Marshall S. Grillo Jr., DO, as a new Medical Partner and vascular surgeon at Cape Thoracic & Cardiovascular Surgery, where he joins a team of three other expert physicians. He will also perform vascular ...
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Emergency, Trauma Center Reaccredited

Saint Francis Medical Center has been reaccredited as the region’s only Level III Trauma Center by the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services’ Unit of Emergency Medical Services. Trauma centers are hospitals with resources immediately available to provide efficient nursing and medical care as well ...
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Community Kicks Off Pink Up with a Bang

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Saint Francis Medical Center kicked off its annual Pink Up breast cancer awareness campaign with a bang on Wednesday night. More than 1,000 guests, including breast cancer survivors, their families and supporters, gathered at the Medical Center’s Cancer Institute for food, entertainment and shopping, all ...
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Wilferth Named Executive Director of Saint Francis Foundation

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James “Jimmy” Wilferth has been named executive director of Saint Francis Foundation, the fundraising arm of Saint Francis Medical Center. His responsibilities include the management of the development team, building relationships with both the Foundation and The Friends of Saint Francis Boards of Directors, increasing the ...
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Saint Francis to Host Annual Business Health Summit

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Saint Francis Medical Center’s Services to Business will host its seventh annual Business Health Summit on Thursday, September 25, from 8 am to 2:30 pm in the Saint Francis Conference Center. The summit will feature keynote speaker Andy Core. This comprehensive, full-day conference will provide area ...
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Saint Francis Begins Pediatric Telemedicine Program

Saint Francis Medical Center and Mercy Children’s Hospital in St. Louis are working together to bring expert care for pediatric patients closer to home. This partnership can improve diagnosis and treatment of pediatric cases and offer thorough treatment of young patients in the Cape Girardeau ...
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