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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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LaPierre Named Chief Performance Improvement Officer

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Saint Francis Healthcare System announces that Stephanie LaPierre, MBA, BSN, RN, CPHQ, LSSBB, has been appointed to the newly created role of Chief Performance Improvement Officer (CPIO). In her new role, LaPierre will drive improvements through cross-functional team and process improvements. As a Lean Six Sigma ...
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Talented Neurologist Joins Cape Neurology Specialists

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Saint Francis Medical Center introduces board certified neurologist Sisira Yadala, MD, as a new Saint Francis Medical Partner. She joins fellow neurologist Andrew Godbey, MD, MSPH, at Cape Neurology Specialists, 3004 Gordonville Road. Yadala earned her medical and surgical degrees from Osmania Medical College in Koti, ...
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Sikeston Radiation Oncology Preparing for New Linear Accelerator

Sikeston Radiation Oncology, a Saint Francis Medical Partners practice (1124 N. Main Street), will unveil a new linear accelerator in February 2016, offering patients the latest technology available to treat cancer in Sikeston. The new Elekta Synergy® linear accelerator offers a state-of-the-art approach, including 3-D images ...
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Emergency Medicine Physician Joins Saint Francis

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Saint Francis Medical Center welcomes Sara Elizabeth Nowicki, DO, as a new Medical Partner and emergency medicine physician. Nowicki joins 14 other emergency medicine physicians at Saint Francis’ Emergency and Trauma Center, the region’s only state-designated Level III Trauma Center. Nowicki earned her medical degree from ...
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Saint Francis Kicks Off Pink Up Campaign

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Saint Francis Medical Center kicked off its annual Pink Up breast cancer awareness campaign with a bang on Thursday night. Nearly 1,600 guests, including breast cancer survivors, their families and supporters, and Southeast Missouri State University student athletes gathered at the Medical Center’s Cancer Institute ...
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