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Saint Francis Welcomes Darline Brown as Patient Care Manager

Saint Francis is happy to welcome L. Darline Brown, MBA, BSN, RN as Patient Care Manager. In her new role, she will be responsible for delivering care, developing policies and procedures, and maintaining standards of care. Brown previously served as nurse manager of the medical ...
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Saint Francis Adds to Emergency Department

Saint Francis Medical Center welcomes emergency medicine specialists Charles Dodson, DO, FACEP, and Martin Blake, MD, as new providers in the Emergency Department. They join 11 other emergency providers in Saint Francis’ Emergency and Trauma center, the region’s only state-designated Level III Trauma Center. Dr. Charles ...
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Saint Francis Adds Three Hospitalists

Saint Francis Medical Center welcomes hospitalists Matthew Frank, MD; Laura Kasher, MD; and Sherry Ritter, MD, as new Saint Francis Medical Partners. They join 15 other hospitalists who provide dedicated care to hospitalized patients at the Medical Center. Dr. Matthew Frank, MD Dr. Frank comes to Saint ...
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Woodruff Named New Chief Nursing Officer

Saint Francis is proud to announce the appointment of Julie Woodruff, RN, BSN, as Chief Nursing Officer. In her new role, Woodruff will be responsible for the standards of patient care and nursing practice. She will be the nurse leader at the executive level, providing authority ...
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Prather Named New Chief Financial Officer / Vice President of Finance

Saint Francis Healthcare System is proud to announce the appointment of David C. Prather, CPA, as Chief Financial Officer / Vice President of Finance. In his new role, Prather will oversee Saint Francis Healthcare System's overall financial plans and policies and will direct its accounting practices. ...
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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 ...
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Saint Francis Adds Raffety, Varnon to Board of Directors

Saint Francis Healthcare System recently welcomed Gina Raffety and Janet Varnon as new board members. “We are honored to have these two respected women as members of our board,” says Steven C. Bjelich, FACHE-D, Saint Francis President and Chief Executive Officer. “Thanks to the wise guidance ...
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