The precious moments we share with our patients and their families are steps along a much larger journey - a journey of faith, of caring, of healing, of hope, of life. At any given time, every stage of life and every type of care is taking... Read more
Our annual Colleague Recognition Banquet would have been May 7, 2020. Though this event was canceled, we wanted to recognize those who achieved service milestones last year. It is a great honor to work with so many talented men and women who contribute so much to... Read more
Saint Francis Healthcare System announces Stephanie La Pierre, MBA, BSN, RN, CSSBB (ASQ), CPHQ, has been appointed to the newly combined role of Chief Nursing-Clinical Officer.
La Pierre has served the Healthcare System as Chief Performance Improvement Officer since 2015. Her knowledge and expertise have led to... Read more
MYTH: Wearing a mask means you can continue doing everything you normally do without the need to practice social distancing. FACT: If you are sick: You should wear a facemask when you are around other people (e.g., sharing a room or vehicle) and before you enter... Read more
Saint Francis Medical Center will resume elective surgeries and procedures on Monday, April 27."The ability to perform non-emergent, elective surgeries is encouraging news for our Healthcare System as well as the communities we are called to serve," says Dr. Maryann Reese, president and chief executive officer... Read more
Saint Francis Healthcare System received approval from the Mayo Clinic Institutional Review Board to use plasma from recovered, or convalescent, COVID-19 patients for treatment with currently hospitalized COVID-19 patients.When a patient has an active viral or bacterial infection, the immune system develops proteins, called antibodies, which... Read more
Saint Francis Healthcare System has earned The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval® for Hospital and Home Care Accreditation by demonstrating continuous compliance with its performance standards. The Gold Seal is a symbol of quality that reflects a healthcare organization’s commitment to providing safe and quality... Read more
The community-wide Coronavirus Test Collection Center will close, effective immediately. If the region experiences a surge in positive COVID-19 cases, the Center will reopen to serve the needs of our community.
In the past week, the Center has experienced a rapid decline in the number of tests... Read more
Charles Pancoast, MD, is retiring after serving for more than 31 years in the Emergency Department at Saint Francis Medical Center.
Pancoast joined Saint Francis in December 1988. Prior to that, he served in the United States Air Force. He earned his medical education from the University... Read more
The community-wide Coronavirus Test Collection Center will reduce hours beginning Friday, April 10. The Center will now be open Monday through Friday, 1 pm to 6 pm.
"We have seen a steady decrease in the number of tests performed at the Center due to the accessibility at... Read more
The 5th Annual Senior Matters Expo is scheduled for Friday, June 12, 2020 at the Osage Centre in Cape Girardeau from 10 am - 2 pm!
This community 501(c)(3) Charity Event is truly making a difference in our community! Over the past 4 years, thanks to the... Read more
To help prevent the spread of COVID-19, Saint Francis Healthcare System is implementing new and exciting ways to continue providing the quality care you know and trust.
Patients can now request a virtual visit with their primary and specialty care provider at any Saint Francis Medical Partner... Read more
Virtual Visits from Saint Francis Healthcare System are for more than just cold and flu symptoms or even a basic checkup. You can schedule a virtual visit for services throughout our Healthcare System, including our specialty and urgent care providers. This personalized care option helps you... Read more
The community-wide Coronavirus Test Collection Center begins operations Tuesday, March 24 at 8 am at Arena Park in Cape Girardeau. This is a joint endeavor between SoutheastHEALTH, Saint Francis Healthcare System, Cape Girardeau County Public Health and City of Cape Girardeau.
"We are pleased to begin operations... Read more
Fabric - 13½" x 8"- light fabric is preferred (white, off-white, beige)Elastic - flat, ⅛" wide
Fold fabric in half, wrong side out (printed side inward)Sew all 3 edges, leaving a 1" gapTurn piece right-side out through the 1" gapSew elastic into the two short... Read more
We are pleased to announce a childcare solution for our colleagues!
Saint Francis Healthcare System has coordinated with licensed childcare providers in the area to offer you childcare during this difficult time. This is being offered to Saint Francis colleagues only, and is at NO COST.... Read more