Saint Francis Healthcare System has completed a months-long study of community health needs in Bollinger, Cape Girardeau, Scott and Stoddard counties. While health need priorities have changed over the years, many major health issues have not.
In its 2019 Community Health Needs Assessment (CHNA), Saint Francis identified... Read more
Paul Jones takes life one step at a time…literally. He's an avid walker, but hasn't always been that way. Several years ago, Paul was a 243-pound smoker with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease. He was hospitalized at Saint Francis Medical Center for eight days.
"My doctors told me... Read more
Using funds raised at The Friends of Saint Francis annual golf outing, The Friends adopted Jefferson Elementary School in Cape Girardeau to provide backpacks of food during the school year as well as thousands of meals through the summer months with the Summer Tiger Bites Feeding... Read more
Saint Francis Healthcare System conducted an Ebola simulation training Wednesday, May 29, at Saint Francis Medical Center's Emergency and Trauma Center as part of the statewide 2019 Spring Break Mission Full-Scale Exercise.
Members of the Saint Francis Emergency Team and Cape Girardeau County Ambulance Service took part... Read more
Saint Francis Healthcare System is pleased to announce that Debbie Phillips has been promoted to Purchasing Manager.
Phillips began her career at Saint Francis in 1985 in the Human Resources Department. She transferred to Purchasing and Receiving as an Inventory Buyer. Phillips was Catheterization Laboratory Buyer for... Read more
Saint Francis Healthcare System is pleased to announce that Board Certified Family Nurse Practitioner Heather N. Schenimann has joined Immediate Convenient Care located at 1702 N. Kingshighway in Cape Girardeau.
Schenimann earned her Certified Nursing Assistant certification from Cape Career and Technology Center in 2005. She earned... Read more
Saint Francis Healthcare System is pleased to announce that Board Certified Family Nurse Practitioner Bobbi J. Palmer, MSN, APRN, FNP-BC has joined Cape Primary Care.
Palmer earned her Bachelor of Science – Nursing from Southeast Missouri State University in Cape Girardeau, Mo. in 1987. She earned her... Read more
Saint Francis Healthcare System is pleased to announce that Board Certified Family Nurse Practitioner Shannon D. Toole has joined Farmington Physician Associates.
Toole earned her Associate Degree in Nursing from Mineral Area College in Park Hills, Mo. in 2009. She earned her Bachelor of Science in Nursing... Read more
Saint Francis Healthcare System Athletic Trainer David Enderle had a once-in-a-lifetime experience when he had the honor to ride with the Navy's Blue Angels in a F/A-18 Hornet jet.
The special ride happened on May 15 before the 2019 Cape Girardeau Air Festival the following weekend.
David was... Read more
Lisa Newcomer, RRT, MBA, FACHE, Service Line Director of Cancer Services, Pulmonology & Sleep Medicine at Saint Francis Healthcare System, has achieved Fellow of the American College of Healthcare Executives (FACHE).
This significant professional achievement is a gold standard board certification as a healthcare executive and formally... Read more