Saint Francis Healthcare System is pleased to announce leadership changes for Jeremy Jones, Lanae Romann and Gayla Tripp.
Jeremy Jones was named the Financial Planning and Analysis Manager in January 2021. Jones joined Saint Francis in 2012 as a Financial Data Analyst. He has served as... Read more
Applications for the 2021 Saint Francis Healthcare Scholarship Program funded by Saint Francis Foundation and Auxiliary are now available. The program awards more than 20 scholarships of up to $2,000 annually to students pursuing a healthcare-related career.
The Steven C. Bjelich Executive Scholarship is available for students... Read more
Saint Francis Healthcare System will be holding COVID-19 vaccination clinics in Piedmont and Cape Girardeau on the following dates:
Monday, March 1 from 1-6 pm at Piedmont Physician Associates, 420 Piedmont Avenue, Piedmont, Mo. 63957. An appointment is required. To schedule a COVID-19 vaccine appointment, call 573-381-5958.Tuesday,... Read more
Saint Francis Healthcare System is pleased to welcome Kim Wittenborn, CPCS to the position of Director of Medical Staff Services and Credentialing, effective January 17, 2021.
Wittenborn began her career at Saint Francis Healthcare System in January of 2017, working as the Medical Staff Coordinator. In January... Read more
Saint Francis Healthcare System is pleased to welcome Bruce A. Jones, MD, cardiothoracic surgeon, to Cape Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery.
Dr. Jones is an experienced cardiothoracic surgeon and joins Saint Francis from Mercy Hospital in Springfield, Missouri.
Jones earned his medical degree from University of Nebraska in Omaha... Read more
Saint Francis Healthcare System is pleased to welcome Alicia Henao Uribe, MD, medical oncologist and hematologist, to Cape Medical Oncology, a Saint Francis Medical Partner.
Henao Uribe has practiced medical oncology and hematology with an emphasis in lymphoma, myeloma and breast cancer for more than 20 years.... Read more
Saint Francis Foundation welcomes four new members to the Board of Directors - Laurie Fitzgerald; Ken Oberlohr; Sagar C. Patel, MD; and Requi Salter.
Laurie Fitzgerald serves as Manager of Business Transformation, an information technology position at Saint Francis Healthcare System. Fitzgerald was inspired by the heartfelt... Read more
Saint Francis Healthcare System has received reports of a COVID vaccine phone scam where an unidentified caller attempts to schedule a COVID vaccine at Saint Francis. The caller provides instructions for receiving the vaccine and asks for a social security number to schedule an appointment.
This is... Read more
In accordance with the directive from the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services, Saint Francis Healthcare System will begin vaccinating individuals in Phase 1B Tier 2 on Wednesday, January 20, in addition to those in Phase 1A and 1B Tier 1.
Saint Francis requested 10,000 doses... Read more
The Commission on Cancer (CoC), a quality program of the American College of Surgeons (ACS), has granted three-year reaccreditation to the Saint Francis Healthcare System Cancer Institute.
To earn voluntary CoC accreditation, a cancer program must meet 34 CoC quality care standards, be evaluated every three years... Read more
Melanie Baxter, ScM, CGC, Cancer Genetic Counselor at Saint Francis Healthcare System, has again received the Certified Genetic Counselor (CGC®) credential from the American Board of Genetic Counseling (ABGC).
The CGC credential is an internationally recognized professional credential for genetic counselors. Those awarded the CGC credential must... Read more
Saint Francis Healthcare System is pleased to welcome Marvin Miller to the position of laboratory manager of the Saint Francis Medical Center Laboratory, effective January 8, 2021.
Miller began his career at Saint Francis Healthcare System in December of 1990, working as a phlebotomist while also attending... Read more
Saint Francis Healthcare System is pleased to welcome Gilbert L. Kukielka, MD, FACC, FACP, FSCAI, interventional cardiologist, to Cape Cardiology Group.
Dr. Kukielka is an experienced cardiologist who joins Saint Francis from Marietta Memorial Hospital in Ohio, where he practiced General and Interventional Cardiology and served as... Read more
Saint Francis Healthcare System began vaccinating patient-facing, frontline healthcare workers on Friday, December 18. More than 330 Saint Francis colleagues were vaccinated thanks to Broadway Pharmacy in Cape Girardeau.
In accordance with the phased vaccination approach from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the... Read more
For the fifth time in a row, Saint Francis Medical Center was awarded an ‘A’ in the Fall 2020 Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade. This national distinction recognizes the Medical Center’s achievements protecting patients from harm and providing safer healthcare.
“At Saint Francis Medical Center, safety is our... Read more
The Missouri Chapter of the American College of Healthcare Executives (MO-ACHE) recognizes Lisa Newcomer, RRT, MBA, FACHE, Service Line Director of Cancer Services at Saint Francis Healthcare System, as one of four recipients of its annual President’s Award.
"Lisa is an exemplary leader who has been instrumental... Read more
Saint Francis Healthcare System is pleased to welcome Marc J. Lumsden, DO, to Cape Physician Associates.
Lumsden graduated from Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine in Erie, PA, in August 2016. He completed a traditional rotating internship at Arnot-Ogden Medical Center in Elmira, NY, and recently finished... Read more
The Saint Francis Foundation hosted their second annual Color Dash 5K and Fun Walk on Saturday, October 3, 2020, at A.C. Brase Arena Park. The turnout for the 5K and one mile fun walk included 154 participants and 50 volunteers. More than $12,000 was raised this... Read more
Saint Francis Healthcare System's Heart Valve Center achieved a momentous milestone this month performing its 200th transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR) since the program began September 2014.TAVR is a safer alternative to open-heart surgery, offering patients with severe aortic stenosis a minimally invasive surgical option. Patients... Read more
Saint Francis Healthcare System welcomes four new members to the Saint Francis Health Development Board of Directors – Marvin Adams Jr.; Kimberly Likens; Daniel Presson; and Susan Layton Tomlin.
Marvin Adams Jr. currently serves as the President of First State Community Bank, previously working as Vice President... Read more