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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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The Healthy Weigh Named a “Best Diet” by U.S. News & World Report

HMR Weight Management Services (HMR) is one of U.S. News & World Report’s best diets of 2016, based on the rankings released Tuesday. The Healthy Weigh, Saint Francis Medical Center’s medically supervised weight-loss program, incorporates diet solutions from HMR. HMR was ranked the number one Best ...
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Saint Francis Adds Hospitalist to Medical Staff

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Saint Francis Healthcare System welcomes new hospitalist Michael Dodd, DO, as a Saint Francis Medical Partner. He joins 13 other hospitalists who provide dedicated care to their hospitalized patients. Dr. Dodd, who previously served as a pharmacy and chemotherapy technician at Saint Francis Medical Center, earned ...
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Saint Francis Welcomes First Baby of 2016

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Saint Francis Medical Center celebrated the delivery of Cape Girardeau’s first baby of 2016. At 12:31 am on Friday, January 1, 2016, a baby boy was welcomed into the world by proud parents Michaela Dean and Zech Bardezbain of Patterson, Mo., and caring Family BirthPlace ...
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Kneibert Clinic Joins Saint Francis

It’s a new partnership for the new year! Kneibert Clinic, a multispecialty clinic in Poplar Bluff, Mo., is joining Saint Francis Healthcare System. As of today, January 1, all providers at Kneibert Clinic are Saint Francis Medical Partners – physicians and providers employed by Saint Francis ...
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Glastetter Named Director of Maternal and Child Health Services

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Saint Francis Healthcare System announces the appointment of Liz Glastetter, BSN, RN, MBA, as director of Maternal and Child Health Services at Saint Francis Medical Center. In this role, Glastetter will oversee the full continuum of obstetrical care offered by Saint Francis, including high-risk prenatal care ...
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