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Saint Francis Recognized for Outstanding Patient Experience

Saint Francis Medical Center has been recognized with the 2014 Healthgrades Outstanding Patient Experience Award based on survey responses from our patients. Saint Francis is one of only 10 hospitals in the state to receive this distinguished award. The report, “Patient Experience 2014: Identifying What Matters ...
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Nenninger Receives Excellence in Goverance Award

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The Missouri Hospital Association presented a 2014 Excellence in Governance Award to Clyde Nenninger, chair of the Saint Francis Healthcare System Board of Directors, in recognition of his contribution to the health care community. Nenninger was one of six board members statewide honored during a ...
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Saint Francis Accepting Scholarship Applications Now

Applications for the 2014 Saint Francis Foundation and Auxiliary Healthcare Scholarships 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 healthcare program and have at least ...
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Saint Francis Auxiliary Donates $125,000 at Luncheon

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Pat Cameron Named 2014 Auxilian of the Year The Saint Francis Medical Center Auxiliary presented $125,000 to Marilyn Curtis, Vice President – Professional Services at Saint Francis Medical Center, at the annual Auxiliary and Volunteer Appreciation Luncheon on April 22. The donation is the third installment ...
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Becker’s Recognizes CEO for Leadership

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Becker’s Hospital Review has named Steven C. Bjelich, FACHE-D, Saint Francis Healthcare System President and Chief Executive Officer, a recipient of the 2014 Leadership Awards. These awards recognize leaders nationwide who demonstrate an unwavering commitment to better their organizations and solve healthcare’s broader challenges. Award recipients ...
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Pediatrician Joins Saint Francis Medical Partners

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Saint Francis Medical Center is pleased to introduce Jean Diemer, MD, FAAP, as the newest Medical Partner and pediatrician at Cape Physician Associates. Dr. Diemer, who has more than 20 years of experience, joins 11 other talented physicians at this established practice. Dr. Diemer is a ...
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Surgeon Joins Saint Francis Trauma Team

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Saint Francis Medical Center is pleased to introduce Richard H. Roettger, MD, FACS, as a new medical partner and trauma surgeon at Cape Trauma Specialists. Roettger, who is board certified in general surgery, joins trauma surgeon Michael P. Heid, DO, MA, FACOS, at the Emergency ...
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McDaniel Joins Saint Francis Business Development Team

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Saint Francis Medical Center has added Karen McDaniel to the Business Development team as a Physician and Business Liaison, based out of Physicians Park Primary Care, a Saint Francis Medical Partner. In this new role, McDaniel will work with companies in the Poplar Bluff area, ...
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Spratt Named IS Director at Saint Francis

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Saint Francis Medical Center has named Aaron Spratt, MBA, director of Information Systems. In this position, he will lead the Information Systems team of analysts, programmers and project leads. He will also continue to ensure that Saint Francis’ electronic medical records (EMRs) maintain compliance for ...
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