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Eichhorn Joins Jackson Family Care

Jenny M. Eichhorn, MD Saint Francis Healthcare System is pleased to welcome Jenny M. Eichhorn, MD, to Jackson Family Care. Dr. Eichhorn specializes in Family Practice. She earned her medical degree from University of Missouri – Kansas City in 2016. She completed an internship in 2017 and residency in 2019 at... Read more

Kidd and Younghouse Join Saint Francis Board of Directors

Adam Kidd and Laura Younghouse Saint Francis Healthcare System welcomes two new members to the Saint Francis Healthcare System Board of Directors. Adam Kidd and Laura Younghouse joined the Board. Adam Kidd is the president of Kidd Oil Co. He has served on the Saint Francis Health Development Board since 2015. He... Read more

Family Nurse Practitioner Shirk Joins Saint Francis Hospitalists

Christina L. Shirk, FNP-BC Saint Francis Healthcare System is pleased to announce that Family Nurse Practitioner Christina L. Shirk, FNP-BC has joined Saint Francis Hospitalists. Shirk earned her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Roseman University in Henderson, Nev. in 2011. She graduated from the Family Nurse Practitioner program at Maryville... Read more

Small Joins Cape ENT Group

Luke T. Small, MD Saint Francis Healthcare System welcomes Luke T. Small, MD to Cape ENT Group. Dr. Small specializes in otolaryngology which focuses on the anatomy, function, and diseases of the ear, nose and throat. He received his medical education from the University of Missouri – Columbia in 2014. He... Read more

Ronca Joins Saint Francis Healthcare System

Richard D. Ronca, MD, PhD Richard D. Ronca, MD, PhD joins Saint Francis Healthcare System as a Neurohospitalist. Dr. Ronca will rotate inpatient coverage with Dr. Aleksey Androsov who is also a Neurohospitalist. A Neurohospitalist is a physician whose subspecialty interest is in the management of inpatients with neurologic disorders. Dr. Ronca received... Read more

Hayward Joins Cape Spine and Neurosurgery

Franklin Hayward II, DO Saint Francis Healthcare System is pleased to announce that Franklin Hayward II, DO has joined Cape Spine and Neurosurgery. Dr. Hayward is board eligible through the American Osteopathic Board of Neurological Surgery. He earned his degree from the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey in... Read more

Saint Francis’ Ogburn Achieves FACHE Credential

Alex Ogburn, MBA, FACHE Vice President of Saint Francis Medical Partners, Alex Ogburn, MBA, FACHE, recently became a Fellow of the American College of Healthcare Executives (FACHE), the nation's leading professional society for healthcare leaders. FACHE is a premier board certification in healthcare management and formally recognizes Ogburn's high competency, commitment... Read more

Saint Francis Health Center – Poplar Bluff To Open August 12

Saint Francis Health Center - Poplar Bluff Black River Medical Center officially joins Saint Francis Healthcare System Monday, August 12, 2019. The merger converts the Emergency Room to an Urgent Care center. At 7 pm Friday, August 9, Black River Medical Center Emergency Room closes and the Medical Center no longer offers inpatient services.... Read more

Saint Francis Awards 22 Scholarships

Saint Francis Foundation and the Saint Francis Auxiliary awarded healthcare scholarships to twenty-two local students in July. 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

Stuart Greaser Promoted to Pharmacy Manager

Stuart Greaser, PharmD, BCPS, BCIDP Saint Francis Healthcare System is pleased to announce that Stuart Greaser, PharmD, BCPS, BCIDP has been promoted to Pharmacy Manager. Greaser began his career at Saint Francis Healthcare in November 2014 as a Clinical Pharmacy Specialist specializing in infectious disease and antimicrobial stewardship. He co-founded the Antimicrobial... Read more

Saint Francis First in Region to Offer Immediate CT Results

Saint Francis Healthcare System CT Machine Saint Francis Healthcare System's Computed Tomography (CT) machine has undergone a software update enabling it to be the first in the region to offer rapid results on perfusion of the head with results available immediately. CT Perfusion imaging shows which areas of the brain are adequately supplied... Read more


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