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News Articles

Jingle Bell Run / Walk for Arthritis at Fitness Plus

Runners compete in a road race The 2018 Jingle Bell Run and Walk benefiting the Arthritis Foundation is now accepting registrations. Saint Francis Healthcare System is the main corporate sponsor of the 2018 Run and Walk in Cape Girardeau on Saturday, December 8. The event will include a 5K run and a... Read more

Seabaugh Named Director of Training and Development

Ashley Seabaugh, RN, BSN Saint Francis Healthcare System names Ashley Seabaugh, RN, BSN, as director of Training and Development. In this role, Seabaugh will be responsible for the overall management, design, development and delivery of enterprise learning for Saint Francis’ more than 3,000 colleagues. Seabaugh has been with Saint Francis... Read more

Saint Francis Adds Primary Care Physician Richard Tobey

Richard Tobey, DO Saint Francis Healthcare System is pleased to welcome board-certified primary care physician and new Medical Partner Richard Tobey, DO, to Cape Physician Associates. Dr. Tobey earned his medical degree from Michigan State University College of Osteopathic Medicine in East Lansing, MI. He completed his residency at Firelands... Read more

Saint Francis Welcomes Wills to Cape Diabetes and Endocrinology

Autumn C. Wills PA-C, CDE Saint Francis Healthcare System proudly welcomes physician assistant Autumn Wills, PA-C, CDE, to Cape Diabetes and Endocrinology, providing the region with diagnosis, management and comprehensive treatment of diabetes and other disorders of the endocrine system. Wills earned her medical education from Southern Illinois University in Carbondale, Illinois.... Read more

Experienced Gastroenterologist Joins Saint Francis Healthcare System

Ronald M. Angles, DO Saint Francis Healthcare System proudly welcomes board-certified gastroenterologist Ronald M. Angles, DO, as a Saint Francis Medical Partner. Angles is proficient in adult gastroenterology and hepatology. He joins the expert team at Cape Gastroenterology Specialists. Together, they provide the region with expert care for gastrointestinal conditions,... Read more

Rating Agency Upgrades Saint Francis from AA- to AA

Fitch Ratings has affirmed the upgraded AA rating with a stable outlook for issued by the Industrial Development Authority of the County of Cape Girardeau, Missouri on behalf of Saint Francis Healthcare System. "The upgrade of the revenue bonds to ‘AA' from ‘AA-' reflects continued strengthening of... Read more

Saint Francis Adds Sarao as New Hospitalist

Paraminder Sarao, DO Saint Francis Healthcare System welcomes hospitalist Paraminder Sarao, DO, as a new Saint Francis Medical Partner. She joins 20 other hospitalists in providing expert, dedicated care to hospitalized patients at the Medical Center. Sarao earned her medical degree from University of Pikeville Kentucky College of Osteopathic... Read more

24 Local Students Awarded Healthcare Scholarships

Saint Francis Foundation and the Saint Francis Auxiliary awarded healthcare scholarships to 24 local students in August. Twenty three of the students were awarded $2,000 in scholarships toward a degree in a healthcare-related profession. One student received an executive scholarship for pursing a master's degree in... Read more


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