Saint Francis Healthcare System is pleased to welcome Amos Macharia, MSN, AGNP-C to Cape Cardiology Group / Cardiovascular Services.
Macharia earned his Master of Science in Nursing degree in Adult Gerontology Primary Care Nurse Practitioner from Walden University in Columbia, MD from 2018-2019. He is board certified... Read more
The Friends of Saint Francis Golf Tournament was held on August 14, 2020, at the world-class Dalhousie Golf Club. The turnout for this four-person scramble included 160 golfers and 35 volunteers. More than $110,000 was raised this year for community efforts to feed hungry children in... Read more
Saint Francis Healthcare System’s Heart Hospital has received the American College of Cardiology’s NCDR Chest Pain-MI Registry Platinum Performance Achievement Award for 2020. Saint Francis is one of only 140 hospitals nationwide to receive the honor.
The award recognizes the Heart Hospital’s commitment and success in implementing... Read more
Saint Francis Healthcare System is pleased to announce its new direct contracting health insurance option – Saint Francis Health Plans.
Backed by the nationally recognized quality and safety of Saint Francis Healthcare System, area employers with five or more employees can save money on healthcare costs and... Read more
Saint Francis Medical Center received the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association’s Get With The Guidelines®-Stroke Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award with Honor Roll Elite. The award recognizes the hospital’s commitment to ensuring stroke patients receive the most appropriate treatment according to nationally recognized, research-based guidelines based... Read more
Saint Francis Foundation is partnering with the City of Cape Girardeau Police and Fire Departments to launch the lifesaving PulsePoint app in Cape Girardeau. The free mobile app alerts citizens trained in hands-only cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) when someone in a nearby public place suffers cardiac arrest.... Read more
Saint Francis Foundation and the Saint Francis Auxiliary awarded healthcare scholarships to twenty-two local students in August. Each student received $2,000 in scholarships toward a degree in a healthcare-related profession.
The Saint Francis Healthcare Scholarship Program was established in 1980. Saint Francis Foundation and the Saint Francis... Read more
Saint Francis Healthcare System begins construction on Wednesday, August 5 on a new primary and urgent care location at 2130 E. Jackson Boulevard. The facility is expected to be completed summer 2021.
During construction, Jackson Physician Associates, located at the new clinic location, will close temporarily.
Jackson Family... Read more
Effective Wednesday, July 29, Saint Francis Medical Center will permit ONE visitor per patient. Visitors are not permitted for adult ICUs and the COVID Care Unit. There are no changes to the OB, pediatric and NICU patient visitor policy. For the complete visitor policy, visit sfmc.net/COVID19.
The... Read more
Effective Monday, July 20, Saint Francis Healthcare System will permit ONE visitor per patient for primary care, specialty care and ancillary service appointments (laboratory and imaging), as well as outpatient surgery and procedures and emergency department visits. We continually monitor the COVID-19 situation and can safely... Read more
Saint Francis Medical Center has been named to the Fortune/IBM Watson Health 100 Top Hospitals list. This is the first time Saint Francis has been recognized as one of the top-performing large community hospitals in the US and is the only large community hospital in Missouri... Read more
Saint Francis Healthcare System is proud to announce Dr. Maryann Reese, president and chief executive officer of Saint Francis Healthcare System, was recognized by Modern Healthcare as one of this year’s 50 Most Influential Clinical Executives. “It is an honor to receive this distinction from Modern... Read more
Saint Francis Healthcare System announces Stephanie La Pierre, MBA, BSN, RN, CSSBB (ASQ), CPHQ, has been appointed to the newly combined role of Chief Nursing-Clinical Officer.
La Pierre has served the Healthcare System as Chief Performance Improvement Officer since 2015. Her knowledge and expertise have led to... Read more
Saint Francis Medical Center will resume elective surgeries and procedures on Monday, April 27."The ability to perform non-emergent, elective surgeries is encouraging news for our Healthcare System as well as the communities we are called to serve," says Dr. Maryann Reese, president and chief executive officer... Read more
Saint Francis Healthcare System received approval from the Mayo Clinic Institutional Review Board to use plasma from recovered, or convalescent, COVID-19 patients for treatment with currently hospitalized COVID-19 patients.When a patient has an active viral or bacterial infection, the immune system develops proteins, called antibodies, which... Read more
Saint Francis Healthcare System has earned The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval® for Hospital and Home Care Accreditation by demonstrating continuous compliance with its performance standards. The Gold Seal is a symbol of quality that reflects a healthcare organization’s commitment to providing safe and quality... Read more
The community-wide Coronavirus Test Collection Center will close, effective immediately. If the region experiences a surge in positive COVID-19 cases, the Center will reopen to serve the needs of our community.
In the past week, the Center has experienced a rapid decline in the number of tests... Read more
Charles Pancoast, MD, is retiring after serving for more than 31 years in the Emergency Department at Saint Francis Medical Center.
Pancoast joined Saint Francis in December 1988. Prior to that, he served in the United States Air Force. He earned his medical education from the University... Read more
The community-wide Coronavirus Test Collection Center will reduce hours beginning Friday, April 10. The Center will now be open Monday through Friday, 1 pm to 6 pm.
"We have seen a steady decrease in the number of tests performed at the Center due to the accessibility at... Read more
To help prevent the spread of COVID-19, Saint Francis Healthcare System is implementing new and exciting ways to continue providing the quality care you know and trust.
Patients can now request a virtual visit with their primary and specialty care provider at any Saint Francis Medical Partner... Read more