Saint Francis Medical Center welcomes nurse practitioner Allison Brown, MSN, FNP-C, to the Hospitalist Department adding another level of care for our patients. She joins 19 other providers who are dedicated to caring for hospitalized patients at the Medical Center
Brown comes to Saint Francis from University of Missouri Hospital in Columbia, Missouri. She earned her Master of Science in nursing from the University of Cincinnati in Cincinnati, Ohio and is Board Certified from the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners.
Nurse practitioners are nurses who have undergone advanced training and are able to diagnose and treat illnesses and injuries, order lab work and imaging tests, and write prescriptions. They can manage many health conditions, teach health promotion and help patients with disease prevention.
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.