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
Saint Francis Healthcare System and the University of Missouri's Ellis Fischel Cancer Center are partnering to bring the mobile mammography van or "MammVan" back to southeast Missouri.
The free screenings are funded by Saint Francis Foundation's Pink Up™ campaign for breast cancer awareness and are available to... Read more
Saint Francis Healthcare System's Weight Loss Solutions program is expanding its services to Saint Francis Health Center in Dexter, MO.
Bariatric fellow trained general surgeons Ryan A. LeGrand, MD, and Carson C. Cunningham, MD, will alternate consulting with patients at the clinic every other Tuesday from 9... Read more
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 is pleased to announce that Certified Family Nurse Practitioner Katana Alcorn has joined Saint Francis Inpatient Rehabilitation and Saint Francis Concussion Clinic.
She will be responsible for seeing clinical patients and medical center consultations. She will also assist with the admission and discharge... Read more
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 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
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
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
Christy Shawan has been named Vice President - Operations Saint Francis Medical Partners (SFMP) Southwest for Saint Francis Healthcare System.
Shawan will focus on Saint Francis Healthcare System's Black River Medical Center (Lab, Radiology, Outpatient Center), Kneibert Clinic, Northwest Medical Center – Operations, Physicians Park General Surgery,... Read more