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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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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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