Saint Francis Foundation added four new members to its board of directors this year. They are: Dr. Andrew Boldrey, pediatrician; Tucker Davis, bank vice president; Barbara Mueller, RN and technology professional; and Angie Womack, real estate associate.
Jimmy Wilferth, VP of Foundation and Marketing at Saint Francis... Read more
A place to worship and offer prayers on behalf of loved ones is important for the family and friends of patients at Saint Francis Medical Center.
The Chapel provides a place for loved ones of patients at Saint Francis to pray. It also provides weekday masses and,... Read more
Saint Francis Healthcare System honors Sister Jane Kiefer for her more than 40 years of service to the organization. She has retired to the Wheaton Franciscan Sisters Motherhouse in Wheaton, Illinois.
Sister Jane joined the Franciscan Sisters in Wheaton, Illinois, in November 1948, and worked in Catholic... Read more
Saint Francis Medical Center is one of three Missouri healthcare organizations recognized with the Missouri Hospital Association (MHA) Aim for Excellence Award for delivery of improved population health, patient outcomes and experience, and value of care.
The award was presented Nov. 7 during MHA's 97th Annual Convention... Read more
Saint Francis Medical Center has received an 'A' for Patient Safety from Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade for the third time in a row when Leapfrog announced grades for the Fall 2019 update.
This national distinction recognizes Saint Francis Medical Center's achievements protecting patients from harm and providing... Read more
Saint Francis Healthcare System is pleased to announce that Thomas Hansen, MD, has joined the Pain Management Center.
Dr. Hansen has 30 years of experience in pain management and anesthesiology with a special interest in dorsal column stimulation and headache pain. He has numerous publications on neurophysiology... Read more
Saint Francis Healthcare System is pleased to announce that Taylor L. McClard, MSPA, PA-C, has joined the Emergency Department as a Certified Physician Assistant.
McClard earned her Bachelor's degree from Southeast Missouri State University in 2017 and Master's degree from Southern Illinois University in 2019. She is... Read more
Saint Francis Healthcare System is pleased to announce that Leticia Kelley, APRN, FNP-BC, has joined Cape Pulmonology and Sleep Medicine.
Kelley earned her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from University of Missouri – Columbia in Columbia, Mo. in 2000. She earned her Master of Science in Nursing... Read more
Saint Francis Healthcare System is pleased to announce that Aaron Dodge, PA-C, has joined Cape Trauma Specialists.
Dodge earned a Bachelor of Science in Biology from Southeast Missouri State University in Cape Girardeau, Mo. in 2016. He earned a Masters of Medical Science in Physician Assistant Studies... Read more
Saint Francis Healthcare System is pleased to announce that Dustin Mattison has been promoted to Manager of IT Clinical Applications. He will assist in the planning, maintenance, and enhancement of Saint Francis Healthcare System applications that are supported by the clinical analyst team.
Mattison began working at... Read more
Saint Francis Healthcare System and the Poplar Bluff Chamber of Commerce will celebrate the opening of Saint Francis Health Center – Poplar Bluff with a ribbon cutting on Tuesday, October 29.
The ribbon cutting will take place at 2 pm at 225 Physicians Park Drive, Suite 400,... Read more
Saint Francis Healthcare System is pleased to welcome Nurse Practitioner Rebecca A. Compton, APRN, FNP-C to Saint Francis Health Center – Poplar Bluff.
Compton earned a Master of Science in Nursing from Frontier Nursing University in Hyden, Ky. in 2016. She is certified through the American Academy... Read more
Saint Francis Healthcare System is pleased to announce that Ricardo A. Georges, MD, DABA has joined Saint Francis Pain Management Center.
Dr. Georges hails from from Queens, New York where he was born, raised and pursued his career in medicine. After completing his undergraduate degree at New... Read more
Saint Francis Healthcare System is pleased to announce that Krystle Smith, RN, BSN has been promoted to Manager of Patient Care Resources.
As Manager of Patient Care Resources, Smith is responsible for Shift Administrators, the Transfer Center, Staffing Office, Telemonitor Technicians, Patient Care Technicians, Float Pool Patient... Read more
The Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) announced that Saint Francis Healthcare System was awarded a RMOMS (Rural Maternity Obstetrics Management Strategies) grant. The grant, one of only three awarded nationwide, focuses on the six Missouri Bootheel counties of Dunklin, Mississippi, New Madrid, Pemiscot, Scott and... Read more
Saint Francis Healthcare System is pleased to announce that Elizabeth L'Heureux, APRN, FNP-BC, NP-C has joined Kneibert Clinic in Poplar Bluff.
L'Heureux earned her Associate of Arts in Sociology in 2005 from Three Rivers College. She earned her Associate of Science in Nursing from Three Rivers in... Read more
Saint Francis Healthcare System is pleased to announce that Allyson Asmus, ARPN, FNP-BC has joined Ferguson Medical Group.
Asmus earned her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Southeast Missouri State University in 2011. She earned her Master of Science in Nursing, also from Southeast, in 2019. Asmus... Read more
Saint Francis Healthcare System is pleased to announce that Michael J. Naughton, MD, has joined Cape Medical Oncology.
Dr. Naughton has practiced medical oncology and hematology with an emphasis on breast cancer for more than 20 years. He previously practiced at The Alvin J. Siteman Cancer Center... Read more
Nearly 200 golfers and 48 volunteers turned out for The Friends of Saint Francis Golf Tournament on August 16. A total of $155,000 was raised this year for community efforts to feed hungry children in the area.
The tournament was located for the first time at the... Read more
Kevin A. Govero is the new Chair of the Saint Francis Healthcare System Board of Directors. Govero has served on the Board since 2003, most recently serving as Vice Chair for the past three years. Prior to his service on the Healthcare System Board, Govero served... Read more