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The health of your employees directly affects your business's bottom line. Services to Business offers a variety of prevention programs and services to keep your employees (and your company) in the best health possible. Injury and illness prevention programs and services include:
Initial injury/illness follow-up... Read more
Prompt treatment of your employees' injuries and illnesses is our first priority. Injury and illness treatments include access to the following:
24-hour care available through Saint Francis Medical Center's Emergency/Level III Trauma Center, as well as our Convenient Care walk-in clinic in Cape Girardeau, open 9... Read more
Services to Business at Saint Francis Medical Center offers consultations, treatment, and follow-up care for patients with a wide range of job-related illnesses and injuries, including:
All types of workers' compensation injuries
Carpal tunnel syndrome
Neck and back injuries
Shoulder, knee... Read more
Ryan Bandermann, MPT, CEAS
Manager, Outpatient Rehabilitation Services
Bachelor of Health Science - University of MissouriMaster of Physical Therapy - University of MissouriCertified Ergonomic Assessment SpecialistBegan practicing in May 2007, specializing in Orthopedics, Sports Rehabilitation and Ergonomics
Kirt Burger, PT, MCMT
Senior Physical Therapist
Bachelor of Science in Physical Therapy... Read more
Comprehensive Rehabilitation Services in Cape Girardeau
Saint Francis’ Outpatient Rehabilitation Services offers comprehensive and coordinated programs for adults and children in a state-of-the-art, medically integrated facility (featuring three swimming pools) at the Health and Wellness Center. Members of the interdisciplinary treatment team work together to develop individualized... Read more
State-of-the-Art Rehab Facility in Cape Girardeau
As the leading inpatient rehabilitation facility in the region, Saint Francis' state-of-the-art, 23-bed unit offers comprehensive and coordinated programs in one convenient location for patients with cognitive, physical, functional and behavioral deficits.
Our program significantly exceeds regional and national outcomes for returning... Read more
What is primary care?
Primary care is the care a patient receives at his or her first contact with the healthcare system, as well as the continuing, comprehensive, and preventive care a patient and/or family receives over time. This type of care is not limited to age,... Read more
The Critical Care Center in Cape Girardeau
The Critical Care Center at Saint Francis Medical Center is a state-of-the-art unit equipped with the latest medical technology and is staffed by highly trained medical professionals who specialize in caring for critically ill patients. The Critical Care Center houses... Read more
What is Diabetes?
Diabetes is a condition in which the body needs help turning food into energy. People with diabetes are unable to produce or use insulin, which helps cells process glucose in the body. Without adequate and efficient insulin, those sugars remain in the bloodstream, raising... Read more
Home Healthcare in Southeast Missouri
The Home Health program at Saint Francis Medical Center is staffed by caring, highly skilled therapists, nurses and home health aides. These individuals provide various healthcare services to people confined to their homes in the southeast Missouri region. We are accredited by The... Read more
What is a Hospitalist?
Hospitalists are doctors who focus on the general medical care of hospitalized patients. At Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau, these physicians are available 24 hours a day, seven days a week.
The Hospitalist’s Job
Saint Francis’ hospitalist program leads to shorter Medical Center... Read more
Inpatient and Outpatient Laboratories
For more than 30 years, Saint Francis Medical Center has offered inpatient and outpatient laboratory services to help diagnose and treat patients 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Our inpatient and outpatient labs in Cape Girardeau combine state-of-the-art technology, veteran medical... Read more
Available through Around the Clock, a medical alarm is an affordable, personal emergency response system provided as a service to patients and families:
Elderly residents living alone
Persons of any age who are disabled
Patients recovering from surgery or who face a lengthy recuperation period... Read more
Organ Donation Facts
In the United States, over 117,000 people are on the list for a lifesaving organ donation and hundreds of thousands more are hoping for a life-enhancing tissue transplant, like a bone marrow transplant. Everyday, 18 people die waiting for tissue or organs.
Thankfully, one donor... Read more
Saint Francis Medical Center's Outpatient Care Center provides patients in the Cape Girardeau and southeast Missouri region with a comfortable, convenient treatment environment. Comprehensive services are available for a range of diagnoses, including:
AIDS and other infectious diseases
Blood clots and other thrombotic disorders
Breast... Read more
What is Pastoral Care?
Pastoral Care at Saint Francis Medical Center provides spiritual and emotional care to patients, families and staff. It supports the Medical Center’s healing mission and meets the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations' standards that state, "Patients have a fundamental right to... Read more
24-Hour Inpatient Pharmacy at Saint Francis Medical Center
Saint Francis Medical Center’s 24-hour inpatient pharmacy makes filling prescriptions more convenient for patients. All our staff members are familiar with patients’ prescription histories to ensure safety and the highest level of personal service. Taking care of our patients... Read more
Psychology Services in Southeast Missouri, Illinois and Kentucky
When behaviors and emotions compromise medical conditions, a psychologist can offer alternative treatments and solutions to help improve your quality of life. Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau offers a full range of psychology and neuropsychology services to... Read more