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Saint Francis Medical Center is pleased to announce that Farmington Physician Associates, a primary care practice and Saint Francis Medical Partner, is now seeing patients at its new clinic located at 515 Maple Valley Drive.
At the new facility, family practice physicians Brett M. Dickinson, MD; William... Read more
Saint Francis Medical Center has received the Mission: Lifeline® Bronze Receiving Quality Achievement Award for implementing specific quality improvement measures outlined by the American Heart Association for the treatment of patients who suffer severe heart attacks.
Each year in the United States, approximately 250,000 people have a... Read more
Back row, from left: Emily Greenley, Emma Steffens, Alexis Engelhart, Austin Cook, Melissa Wyatt, Megan Hecht, Rachel Hearnes, Emily Welker and Kody Hindman. Middle row, from left: Caleb Newcomer, Tripti Shakya, Kaitlin McGrath, Taylor Powers, Elizabeth Leimer and Ethan Seyer. Front row, from left: Madison Huckstep,... Read more
Saint Francis Medical Center and Southeast Missouri State University Athletics announced a new collaboration today, taking the Redhawks’ Pink Up efforts to a new level. Led by head coach Tom “Tuke” Matukewicz, the Southeast football team introduced the Pink Up Jersey Auction, which opens today and... Read more
Saint Francis Medical Center welcomes neurosurgeon Kaywan (Kev) Gamadia, DO, as a new Saint Francis Medical Partner. He joins fellow neurosurgeon Brandon J. Scott, DO, at the Cape Spine & Neurosurgery practice.
Gamadia earned his medical degree from Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine in Kirksville, Mo., and... Read more
Saint Francis Medical Center welcomes primary care physician Laura E. Glueck, DO, as a new Medical Partner practicing at Jackson Family Care, 545 Broadridge Dr., Jackson.
An Oak Ridge native, Glueck completed her bachelor’s degree at University of Missouri-Columbia, and earned her medical degree from A.T. Still... Read more
Saint Francis Medical Center introduces new hospitalist Andrew Ralls, DO, as a Saint Francis Medical Partner. He joins 13 other hospitalists who provide care to hospitalized patients.
Dr. Ralls, a Cape Girardeau native and Southeast Missouri State University graduate, earned his medical degree from Edward Via College... Read more
Saint Francis Medical Center is pleased to introduce Joseph M. McClain, MD, MS, FACS, as a new Medical Partner and trauma surgeon at Cape Trauma Specialists. McClain, who is board certified in both general and thoracic surgery, at the Emergency and Trauma Center, the region’s only... Read more
Saint Francis Medical Center has completed its 26th energy efficiency project in three years working in partnership with Ameren Missouri’s energy efficiency program. Ameren Missouri awarded Saint Francis $281,195 in cash incentives for the energy efficiency improvements.
The Medical Center’s "Building on Excellence" expansion and renovation project... Read more
Saint Francis Healthcare System announced today that Maryann Reese, DHA, MHA, RN, FACHE, has been appointed to the newly created role of Executive Vice President/Chief Operating Officer (EVP/COO).
In her new role, Reese will be actively involved in leading the development of programs and services that strengthen... Read more
After more than 42 months of planning, Saint Francis Medical Center opened its new five-story patient tower on July 1. Saint Francis broke ground on the $127 million expansion and renovation project, “Building on Excellence,” (BOE) on November 28, 2012.
The project adds more than 234,000 square... Read more
Gene Magnus has been promoted to director of Information Systems at Saint Francis Medical Center. In this position, he will be responsible for all of Saint Francis’ application software systems, including the new, system-wide Epic electronic medical record.
Magnus started Saint Francis in 2010 as a senior... Read more
Saint Francis Medical Center welcomes hospitalists Gretchen E. Price, DO, and Michael S. Flaim, DO, as new Saint Francis Medical Partners. They join 11 other hospitalists who provide dedicated care to hospitalized patients at the Medical Center. The two are also a husband-and-wife team.
Gretchen E. Price,... Read more
Fitch Ratings has affirmed the AA- rating with a stable outlook for $154.5 million in revenue bonds issued by the Industrial Development Authority of the County of Cape Girardeau, Mo. on behalf of Saint Francis Healthcare System. In 2013, Fitch Ratings assigned a rating of AA-... Read more
Saint Francis Medical Center has earned Level II Stroke Center designation, the newest component of the Time Critical Diagnosis (TCD) System, from the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services (DHSS).
The statewide TCD brings together the 911-response system, ambulance services and hospitals in a coordinated way... Read more
Saint Francis Medical Center has announced a new partnership with My Daddy’s Cheesecake. When Saint Francis’ new patient tower opens July 1, The Friends Café in the new lobby will feature food and dessert items from the popular local restaurant, creating a central location for patients’... Read more
Area residents can test their endurance at the tenth annual Fitness Plus Indoor Triathlon on Saturday, March 7. Beginning at 8 am in the Saint Francis Health and Wellness Center, 150 S. Mount Auburn Road (entrance 8), the triathlon includes a 300-yard swim, five-mile ride on... Read more
Saint Francis Healthcare System’s Outpatient Clinic opened today in its temporary location at 115 East Business Highway 60 in Dexter.
Saint Francis Medical Partners F. Michael Caldwell, MD; Stephen Nagy, MD; Christopher Montgomery, MD; and Gilbert Smith, MD; will offer primary care services to patients here along... Read more
Missouri residents enrolled in select UnitedHealthcare employer-sponsored and individual plans now have expanded in-network access to care at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. These plans include UnitedHealthcare's Choice POS and Options PPO.
Saint Francis Healthcare System offers services to more than 715,000 people in Missouri,... Read more
HMR Weight Management Services (HMR) is one of U.S. News & World Report’s best diets of 2015, based on the rankings released Tuesday.
The Healthy Weigh, Saint Francis Medical Center’s weight loss program, incorporates diet solutions from HMR, which was named the No. 2 Best Weight-Loss Diet... Read more