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Heart Hospital Accredited as Chest Pain Center with PCI


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


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


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


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

Andy Core

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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Keller Names Business Liaison at Saint Francis


Saint Francis Medical Center has named Beth Keller, PHR, business liaison in the Business Development department. In her new position, Keller will work primarily with companies and industries in Saint Francis’ service area, educating them on the services available at the Medical Center, including the Occupational ...
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Fitness Plus Celebrating 10th Anniversary with Open House, Demo Day

On Saturday, September 13, Fitness Plus will celebrate 10 years of fitness and wellness with a community open house from 9 am to noon. During the event, guests can tour the award-winning facility and try group exercise classes for free. Twenty-minute demonstrations of more than 10 ...
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Saint Francis Hospice Program Seeking Volunteers

Saint Francis Medical Center is seeking volunteers for its new Hospice Services Program. Volunteers in Southeast Missouri are needed to help assist patients in their homes. Saint Francis Hospice will be offered in four counties: Cape Girardeau, Bollinger, Perry and Stoddard. “Volunteers are a vital role ...
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