Dr. Samples studied medicine at A.T. Still University Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine in Kirksville, Missouri, and completed her internship and residency at Oklahoma State University, in Tulsa, Oklahoma.
“We are pleased to introduce another dedicated hospitalist to the Saint Francis Family,” says Maryann Reese, RN, MHA, DHA, FACHE, President and Chief Executive Officer of Saint Francis Medical Center. “Dr. Samples will join a team of experts that helps reduce the length of stays, lower treatment costs and improve outcomes for all of our patients.”
Hospitalists are doctors who focus on the general medical care of hospitalized patients. Available 24 hours a day, seven days a week, Saint Francis hospitalists are dedicated to coordinating and managing the healthcare needs of each patient from admission to discharge. Hospitalists help ensure a seamless continuum of care among primary care doctors, physician specialists and inpatient care providers.