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.
Winners of the morning championship flight were sponsored by Perry County Memorial Hospital: Patrick Carron,... Read more
Saint Francis Healthcare System announces the appointment of Denise Ernst, BSN, RN, CCRN-CSC-CMC, as the clinical director for medical and critical care services for Saint Francis Healthcare System.
In her new role, Ernst’s responsibilities include planning and directing both the administrative and clinical activities of the intensive... Read more
Saint Francis Healthcare System Foundation and the Saint Francis Auxiliary awarded healthcare scholarships to 23 local students on August 5. Each student received $1,250 in scholarships toward a degree in a healthcare-related profession.
The Saint Francis Healthcare Scholarship Program was created in 1980. Saint Francis Foundation and... Read more
The Southeast Missouri State University football team revealed special new Pink Up jerseys today to be worn during the annual Pink Up game on October 29. The jerseys will be available for purchase through an online auction starting August 12 to raise money for Saint Francis... Read more
Saint Francis Healthcare System announces the appointment of Mark Culberson as facilities management director for Saint Francis Healthcare System.
In his new role, Culberson’s responsibilities include direct activities of plant operations, plant maintenance and biomedical engineering departments. He will oversee design, cost estimating, scheduling and construction activities... Read more
Saint Francis Healthcare System welcomes hospitalist Stephen R. Miinch II, DO, as a new Saint Francis Medical Partner. He joins a team of 13 hospitalists that provides expert, dedicated care to hospitalized patients at the Medical Center.
Miinch earned his medical degree from Kansas City University of... Read more
Saint Francis Healthcare System welcomes family practice physician Danielle N. Carron, MD, as a new Saint Francis Medical Partner. Specializing in family medicine, she joins six other primary care physicians at Farmington Physician Associates.
Dr. Carron earned her medical degree from University of Missouri at Kansas City... Read more
Saint Francis Healthcare System welcomes anesthesiologist Jason A. Conway, MD, as a new Saint Francis Medical Partner. He joins 11 others at Cape Anesthesia Group in providing care to patients before, during and after surgery and offering continuous pain relief throughout surgical, obstetrical or other medical... Read more
Saint Francis Outpatient Center is now seeing patients at its new permanent location, Saint Francis Health Center – Dexter, 1212 Saint Francis Drive, near US 60 Outer Road and Harris Drive. This modern facility is designed with patients’ health and wellness in mind, and will continue... Read more
Saint Francis Healthcare System announces the appointment of Emily Galloway, BSN, RN, as patient care manager of Family BirthPlace and Children’s Center.
Galloway is responsible and accountable for the delivery of care, development of policies and procedures, standards of care and protocols, and assigns, directs and evaluates... Read more
Saint Francis Healthcare System has completed a comprehensive Community Health Needs Assessment (CHNA) for four Southeast Missouri counties. The assessments of Bollinger, Cape Girardeau, Scott and Stoddard Counties are now available online here.
The CHNA process gathered a broad range of information through existing data, individual surveys... Read more
Saving lives is not just for heroes in capes. Saint Francis Healthcare System is doing its part to train lifesavers by hosting free CPR trainings on Saturday, June 4, as part of National CPR and AED Awareness Week (June 1-7).
According to the American Heart Association, 90... Read more
Few human resources issues are more frustrating than hiring an individual, only to discover a physical issue prevents them from performing the task for which they were hired. More employers today are investing in pre-employment testing to identify such avoidable issues.
Pre-employment functional testing provides employers with... Read more
Educating employees about the potential for burn hazards in the workplace and what to do in the event of an accident are important steps in improving workplace safety.
Taking actions to prevent burns from happening in the first place is the best defense against this workplace hazard.... Read more
Driving a truck is hard work, particularly on the human body. The common bond between coping with inconsistent schedules, noisy lots and everything that goes with living in a truck is sleep. Not just any sleep, but good, plentiful, restful sleep.
Getting enough high-quality sleep can be... Read more
Saint Francis Healthcare System’s Fitness Plus is coming to Dexter in July. Now through July 1, the facility is offering a pre-sale promotion to new members, which includes a discounted enrollment fee of $19 and a free Fitness Plus Dexter T-shirt.
“We are thrilled to be opening... Read more
Saint Francis Healthcare System is pleased to welcome Cape Neurosurgical Associates as a new specialty practice to Saint Francis Medical Partners, along with neurosurgeon David G. Yingling, MD.
Located in Cape Girardeau, Cape Neurosurgical Associates provides patients with expert diagnosis and a full spectrum of surgical interventions... Read more
Saint Francis Healthcare System welcomes vascular surgeon Joseph F. Mayo Jr., MD, FACS, as a new Saint Francis Medical Partner.
Mayo earned his medical degree from Tulane Medical School in New Orleans, La. He later fulfilled both his surgical internship and residency from Naval Hospital Oakland (Oak... Read more
Saint Francis Healthcare System now offers women the option to give birth using the services of a certified nurse midwife.
Midwives are trained professionals with expertise and skills in supporting women to maintain healthy pregnancies. They perform many common prenatal and labor functions, like monitoring the mother’s... Read more
Beginning March 1, Convenient Care, currently found inside Saint Francis Medical Center’s Emergency Department, will consolidate with and become part of Immediate Convenient Care (ICC), which has urgent care locations in Cape Girardeau and Jackson.
With this move, patients can choose an established walk-in urgent care location... Read more