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Fitness Plus Walkers Take 50 Million Steps


Saint Francis Medical Center’s Fitness Plus placed second in the Worldwide Walking Challenge sponsored by the Medical Fitness Association. Fitness Plus recruited more than 700 participants who took a total number of 50,377,895 steps during the week-long challenge. Fitness Plus will be recognized for this ...
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Safe Sitter Course Promotes Child Safety

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Saint Francis Medical Center wants to make sure that your child is safe when left at home alone or under the watch of a babysitter. To help ensure this safety, the Medical Center offers the Safe Sitter program for boys and girls ages 11 to ...
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Saint Francis Earns Top Honors in State Marketing Awards

Saint Francis Medical Center won 21 Show-Me Excellence awards for excellence in healthcare marketing – more than any other single hospital in the state – from the Missouri Association for Healthcare Public Relations and Marketing (MAHPRM). This statewide honor recognizes an institution’s efforts to educate and ...
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Nenninger Receives Excellence in Goverance Award


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


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

Steven C. Bjelich, FACHE-D

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


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


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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