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
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
Saint Francis Medical Center is proud to introduce pediatrician Gary S. Olson, MD, FAAP, FCP, as a new Medical Partner with Cape Physician Associates. This highly respected physician has been caring for the physical, mental and social health of his young patients in area communities since... Read more
Saint Francis Medical Center is pleased to announce the addition of Thomas S. Diemer, MD, to the Executive Team. Diemer has accepted the newly created role of Vice President of Quality, effective January 1, 2015.
As Vice President of Quality, Diemer will be responsible for Case Management,... Read more
Saint Francis Medical Center celebrated the delivery of Cape Girardeau’s first baby of 2015. At 3:54 am on Thursday, January 1, 2015, a baby boy was welcomed into the world by proud mother Carolyn Shane of Marble Hill, Mo., and caring Family BirthPlace nursing staff. Kimberly... Read more
Saint Francis Medical Center is pleased to welcome respected neurologist Shahid K. Choudhary, MD, of the newly formed Poplar Bluff Neurology Specialists as a new Medical Partner. This well-known specialist, who has been helping neurology patients in Poplar Bluff for more than 21 years, will be... Read more
Saint Francis Medical Center is pleased to welcome Andy Gayle, MD, of the new Piedmont Physician Associates practice as Medical Partners. This respected family practice physician will officially join the Medical Center on January 1, 2015.
Dr. Gayle earned his medical degree and later completed his family... Read more
Saint Francis Medical Center’s Heart Hospital has again received full accreditation with PCI from the Society of Cardiovascular Patient Care (SCPC). Saint Francis was first accredited in 2009. The reaccreditation is valid for three years.
Hospitals that have received SCPC accreditation have achieved a higher level of... Read more
Saint Francis Medical Center has been reaccredited as the region’s only Level III Trauma Center by the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services’ Unit of Emergency Medical Services.
Trauma centers are hospitals with resources immediately available to provide efficient nursing and medical care as well as... Read more
Saint Francis Medical Center kicked off its annual Pink Up breast cancer awareness campaign with a bang on Wednesday night. More than 1,000 guests, including breast cancer survivors, their families and supporters, gathered at the Medical Center’s Cancer Institute for food, entertainment and shopping, all benefitting... Read more
James “Jimmy” Wilferth has been named executive director of Saint Francis Foundation, the fundraising arm of Saint Francis Medical Center.
His responsibilities include the management of the development team, building relationships with both the Foundation and The Friends of Saint Francis Boards of Directors, increasing the Foundation’s... Read more
Saint Francis Medical Center has named Beth Keller, PHR, business liaison in the Business Development department.
In her new position, Keller will work primarily with companies and industries in Saint Francis’ service area, educating them on the services available at the Medical Center, including the Occupational Medicine... Read more
Saint Francis Foundation and the Saint Francis Medical Center Auxiliary awarded healthcare scholarships to 23 local students on August 1. Each student received $2,000 in scholarships toward a degree in a healthcare-related profession.
The Saint Francis Healthcare Scholarship Program was created in 1980. The program is funded... Read more
Saint Francis Medical Center is pleased to introduce Steven J. Joggerst, MD, as a Medical Partner and new interventional cardiologist at Cape Cardiology Group. This highly skilled physician joins a team of seven expert cardiologists and will be a part of Saint Francis’ new Heart Valve... Read more
Saint Francis Medical Center’s Fitness Plus placed second in the Worldwide Walking Challenge sponsored by the Medical Fitness Association. Fitness Plus recruited more than 700 participants who took a total number of 50,377,895 steps during the week-long challenge. Fitness Plus will be recognized for this accomplishment... Read more
Saint Francis Medical Center wants to make sure that your child is safe when left at home alone or under the watch of a babysitter. To help ensure this safety, the Medical Center offers the Safe Sitter program for boys and girls ages 11 to 13... Read more