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Saint Francis Adds Hospitalist Matthew C. Frank, MD

Dr. Matthew C. Frank, MD Saint Francis Medical Center welcomes hospitalist Matthew C. Frank, MD as a new Saint Francis Medical Partners. Saint Francis hospitalists provide dedicated care to hospitalized patients at the Medical Center. Dr. Frank comes to Saint Francis from Willis Knighton Medical Center in Shreveport, Louisiana. He earned his... Read more

Cape Care for Women Adds OB/GYN

Dr. Kenneth Slack, MD Saint Francis is pleased to announce the addition of Kenneth Slack, MD, as a new Medical Partner and the newest obstetrician/gynecologist at Cape Care for Women. He joins Jessica Lemmons, MD, FACOG; Sara Lorenz, MD, FACOG; Grant McWilliams, DO, FACOG, Michelle Bauer, RN, FNP-BC; Tracy Carr,... Read more

Saint Francis Accepting Scholarship Applications Now

Applications for the 2017 Saint Francis Healthcare Scholarship Program funded by Saint Francis Foundation and Auxiliary are now available. The program awards 23 scholarships of up to $2,000 annually to students pursuing a healthcare-related career. Applicants must have successfully completed one year of an accredited healthcare program... Read more

Saint Francis Adds Raffety, Varnon to Board of Directors

Saint Francis Healthcare System recently welcomed Gina Raffety and Janet Varnon as new board members. Raffety is not new to Saint Francis; she is currently president of the Saint Francis Foundation board of directors, where she has served since 2012. She is publisher of The Cash-Book Journal... Read more

Wallis Named Wound Healing Center Manager

Jennifer Wallis, RN Saint Francis Healthcare System announces the appointment of Jennifer Wallis, RN, as the Wound Healing and Hyperbaric Center manager at Saint Francis Medical Center. In this role, she is responsible and accountable for the delivery of care and development of policies and procedures, standards of care and... Read more

Experienced Neurologist Joins Saint Francis

Randall L. Stahly, DO, FAAN Saint Francis Healthcare System is pleased to welcome experienced neurologist and new Saint Francis Medical Partner Randall L. Stahly, DO, FAAN, to Cape Neurology Specialists, where he joins a team of neurology experts. Dr. Stahly has practiced in Cape Girardeau since 1986. He earned his medical degree... Read more

First Baby of 2017 Born at Saint Francis

The first baby born at Saint Francis in 2017 Saint Francis Medical Center celebrated the delivery of its first baby of 2017. At 4:59 pm on Monday, January 2, 2017, a baby girl was welcomed into the world by proud parents Jesse and Lora Stafford of Fredericktown, Mo., and caring Family BirthPlace nursing staff. Grant D.... Read more

Saint Francis Cardiologist Seeing Patients in Sikeston, Dexter

William J. Nienaber, MD Saint Francis Healthcare System is pleased to welcome noninvasive cardiologist and Medical Partner William J. Nienaber, MD, to Cape Cardiology Group, where he joins eight fellow cardiologists. Dr. Nienaber will be seeing patients at Saint Francis’ clinic in Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston, as well... Read more

Stair-Step Effect Puts More Donation Dollars to Work

The term “domino effect” implies a linear succession of events in which there is a well-defined beginning and end to the sequence. Saint Francis Healthcare System Foundation has been able to enhance that model over the past few years by immediately putting your donations to work,... Read more

Level III NICU Earns State Quality Award

Saint Francis Medical Center was honored with the Aim for Excellence Award during the Missouri Hospital Association’s 94th Annual Convention & Trade Show in Osage Beach, Mo., on November 3. Saint Francis won in the small and large metropolitan statistical area hospitals category with a quality... Read more

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 the... Read more

Orthopedic Surgeon Joins Saint Francis

Khalid Waliullah, MD 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... Read more

Suggs Named Patient Care Manager for Surgical, Orthopedics

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 protocols... Read more

Ernst Named Clinical Director of Medical, Critical Care Services

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 Awards 23 Healthcare Scholarships

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

Southeast Football Supports Pink Up with Jersey Auction

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

Hospitalist Stephen R. Miinch II Joins Saint Francis

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


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