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Bjelich Honored for Distinguished Service to Missouri Hospital Community

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Steven C. Bjelich, FACHE-D, President and Chief Executive Officer of Saint Francis Healthcare System, was awarded the Missouri Hospital Association’s Distinguished Service Award for his leadership, advocacy and commitment to healthcare. The award, the highest honor given by MHA, was presented to Bjelich on Thursday, November ...
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Hattenhauer Named Physician Practices Director

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Saint Francis Healthcare System announces the appointment of Teresa Hattenhauer, MBA, as the new director for physician practices in Poplar Bluff and Charleston. In her new role, Hattenhauer will manage physician services and assist the vice president of Kneibert Clinic and Kneibert Pharmacy at Physicians Park ...
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Heart Hospital Recognized Nationally for Fifth Consecutive Year

Saint Francis Healthcare System’s Heart Hospital is among the best in the nation for treating patients who have had a heart attack. Saint Francis received the ACTION Registry-Get With The Guidelines Platinum Performance Achievement Award from the American College of Cardiology NCDR ACTION Registry®-GWTG™ for ...
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Saint Francis to Provide Free Health Screenings for Veterans

To celebrate Veterans Day, Saint Francis Medical Center will host two free heart and health screenings for veterans on November 2 and 16 from 7 to 10 am. Screenings will take place in the Health and Wellness Center conference rooms at Fitness Plus, 150 S. ...
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Orthopedic Surgeon Joins Saint Francis

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Saint Francis Healthcare System is pleased to welcome orthopedic surgeon, Khalid Waliullah, MD, as a new Saint Francis Medical Partner. He will see patients at Advanced Orthopedic Specialists. Dr. Waliullah earned his medical degree from Mercer University School of Medicine in Savannah, Ga. He later completed ...
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Pediatrician Joins Saint Francis, Cape Physician Associates

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Saint Francis Healthcare System is pleased to welcome experienced pediatrician and new Saint Francis Medical Partner Maria Duroseau, MD, FAAP, to Cape Physician Associates. Dr. Duroseau earned her medical degree from Loma Linda University School of Medicine in Loma Linda, Calif. She completed two pediatric residencies, ...
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Saint Francis Adds Pain Management Specialist

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Saint Francis Healthcare System is pleased to welcome pain management specialist and new Saint Francis Medical Partner Robert Bowers, MD. He joins two other pain management specialists at the Pain Management Center. Dr. Bowers earned his medical degree from the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine ...
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Suggs Named Patient Care Manager for Surgical, Orthopedics

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Saint Francis Healthcare System announces the appointment of Clayton Suggs, BSN, RN, as the patient care manager of orthopedics and surgical for Saint Francis Healthcare System. In his role, Suggs’ is responsible for the delivery of care, development of policies and procedures, standards of care and ...
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Annual Golf Tournament Benefits Saint Francis Patients, Visitors

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More than 190 golfers and 40 volunteers turned out for the 29th annual Benefit Golf Tournament on August 19 at Bent Creek Golf Course in Jackson. The tournament raised more than $178,000 and will provide free valet parking services for Saint Francis Medical Center patients ...
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