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Saint Francis Hosting Free Women’s Health Event

Saint Francis Healthcare System will host a free health event for women on Thursday, May 19, from 5 to 8 pm, at Isle Casino Cape Girardeau. Saint Francis experts will discuss important health issues for women, such as a holistic approach to conception, health concerns ...
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Saint Francis Earns Outstanding Patient Experience Award

Today, Healthgrades awarded Saint Francis Medical Center the Outstanding Patient Experience Award for the seventh time (2009, 2010, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015 and 2016). The Medical Center was the only facility in Cape Girardeau County to win this award, which recognizes hospitals for providing outstanding ...
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Saint Francis Adds Neurosurgical Practice and Experienced Physicians

Saint Francis Healthcare System is pleased to welcome Cape Neurosurgical Associates as a new specialty practice to Saint Francis Medical Partners, along with neurosurgeons Joel W. Ray, MD, FACS, and David G. Yingling, MD. “We are fortunate to be partnering with this established neurosurgical practice and ...
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Experienced Vascular Surgeon Joins Saint Francis

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Saint Francis Healthcare System welcomes vascular surgeon Joseph F. Mayo Jr., MD, FACS, as a new Saint Francis Medical Partner. He joins fellow surgeons Edward M. Bender, MD, FACS; Bruce A. Jones, MD, FACS; and Colleen Moore, MD, FACS, RPVI, at Cape Thoracic & Cardiovascular ...
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Saint Francis to Host Women’s Heart-health Luncheon

Heart disease risk rises for everyone as they age, but for women, risk for heart attack can increase dramatically after menopause. Women are invited to learn about physical changes that can impact heart health after menopause and how to decrease their heart disease risks during ...
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Saint Francis Offers Midwife Care as Delivery Option

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Saint Francis Healthcare System now offers women the option to give birth using the services of a certified nurse midwife. Midwives are trained professionals with expertise and skills in supporting women to maintain healthy pregnancies. They perform many common prenatal and labor functions, like monitoring the ...
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Saint Francis Convenient Care Moving

Beginning March 1, Convenient Care, currently found inside Saint Francis Medical Center’s Emergency Department, will consolidate with and become part of Immediate Convenient Care (ICC), which has urgent care locations in Cape Girardeau and Jackson. With this move, patients can choose an established walk-in urgent care ...
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Schultz Named Director of Physician Practices

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Saint Francis Healthcare System announces the appointment of Mark Schultz, BSN, RN, as director of physician practices at Saint Francis Medical Center. In this role, Schultz will be responsible for the planning, development, implementation, operation, coordination and performance improvement of all activities within Hospitalist Services to ...
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Chance Named Director of Human Resources

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Saint Francis Healthcare System announces the appointment of Nicole Chance, MBA, as director of human resources at Saint Francis Medical Center. In her new role, Chance’s responsibilities will include compliance with state and federal regulations, compensation, benefits, performance management, recruitment and retention for the Medical Center ...
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