Saint Francis Updates

Saint Francis First in Region to Offer TMVR for Mitral Regurgitation

MitraClip device Saint Francis Healthcare System now offers transcatheter mitral valve repair (TMVR) with the MitraClip procedure for those experiencing mitral regurgitation (MR). The Structural Heart Team of Saint Francis Healthcare System performed its first MitraClip procedure this week. Mitral regurgitation is the leakage of blood backward through the... Read more

Ashley Carter Named Hospital Coding Manager

Ashley Carter Ashley Carter has been named the Hospital Coding Manager for Health Information Management at Saint Francis Healthcare System. Carter is a Certified Coding Specialist. Her responsibilities include educating physicians on any hospital coding concerns, working directly with the clinical documentation improvement team regarding any coding/quality documentation issues.... Read more

Saint Francis Healthcare System Distributes Baby Boxinettes

Nolan Blattel sleeps in a boxinette Saint Francis Healthcare System in partnership with the Community Caring Council are distributing baby "boxinettes" to encourage safe sleeping habits for newborns and their caregivers. These boxes are lined with a mattress and function like a bassinet. Accompanied with a consistent educational message about safe sleep options,... Read more

Saint Francis Honors Volunteers During National Volunteer Week

Don and Wilma Heisserer pose after Wilma was named Auxilian of the Year for her outstanding dedication to Saint Francis Healthcare. Saint Francis Healthcare System celebrated National Volunteer Week from April 7-13 with the annual Auxiliary and Volunteer Luncheon on April 15 to honor the more than 100 volunteers who serve Saint Francis Healthcare and its patients. Around 130 attended the luncheon held at the Drury Plaza Hotel... Read more

Torbet named Director of Foundation & Marketing

Danielle Liley-Torbet Danielle Liley-Torbet has been named the Director of Foundation & Marketing at Saint Francis Healthcare System. She is responsible for overseeing all fundraising efforts and marketing projects. Torbet was recently named the new Foundation and Marketing manager in July. "I have worked very closely with Danielle over the... Read more

Greaser named Vice President – Human Resources

Linda Greaser Linda Greaser has been named Vice President – Human Resources for Saint Francis Healthcare System. Greaser will provide leadership, development and implementation of policies in all Human Resource functions including staffing, employment, compensation, benefits, as well as state and federal compliance in applicable areas. She will counsel... Read more


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