On September 21, 2019, Saint Francis became aware that the computer network that Ferguson Medical Group, LP (FMG) utilized prior to being acquired by Saint Francis Medical Center experienced a cyber attack on September 20, 2019. As a result of that attack, all of the medical... Read more
Saint Francis Healthcare System is pleased to announce that Diane Bauman has been named Director of Human Resources. In her new role, Bauman's responsibilities include employee relations, compliance with state and federal regulations, compensation, benefits, performance management, recruitment and retention for the Healthcare System in accordance... Read more
February is American Heart Month, making it the perfect time to get a free heart screening at Saint Francis Healthcare System.
The free Heart & Health Screenings are offered every Wednesday in February. Normally, heart health screenings are $30. Space is limited so call 573-331-5111 to register.
Heart... Read more
A baby boy who made his debut into the world at 4:36 a.m. is the first baby of 2020 born at Saint Francis Healthcare System's Family BirthPlace.
Proud parents Landon Johnson and Savannah Shaffer welcomed their first child, Ari Thomas Johnson, early on January 1. The Marble... Read more
David Prather, Chief Financial Officer at Saint Francis Healthcare System, is retiring after 24 years. He has been a driving force to make access to healthcare more available and healthcare more affordable during his tenure.
David Prather joined Saint Francis 24 years ago in 1995, having previously... Read more
Saint Francis Healthcare System is pleased to announce that Gabrielle R. Sierman, APRN, FNP-BC, has joined Advanced Orthopedic Specialists.
Sierman earned a Bachelor of Science in Health Management from Southeast Missouri State University in 2012, an Associate in Nursing from Southeast Hospital College of Nursing in 2014,... Read more
Linda Ehlers has been serving patients at Saint Francis Healthcare System for 42 years as a Licensed Practical Nurse. She retired in December 2019.
She began her career at Saint Francis in September 1977 when she was 20 years old as a Licensed Practical Nurse on the... Read more
Saint Francis Healthcare System is pleased to announce that Certified Physician Assistant Brooke L. Homann has joined the Emergency Department. She earned her Master's degree in Physician Assistant Studies in 2019 from Lincoln Memorial University in Harrogate, Tenn. Homann is board certified through the National Commission... Read more
Saint Francis Foundation added four new members to its board of directors this year. They are: Dr. Andrew Boldrey, pediatrician; Tucker Davis, bank vice president; Barbara Mueller, RN and technology professional; and Angie Womack, real estate associate.
Jimmy Wilferth, VP of Foundation and Marketing at Saint Francis... Read more
A place to worship and offer prayers on behalf of loved ones is important for the family and friends of patients at Saint Francis Medical Center.
The Chapel provides a place for loved ones of patients at Saint Francis to pray. It also provides weekday masses and,... Read more
Saint Francis Healthcare System honors Sister Jane Kiefer for her more than 40 years of service to the organization. She has retired to the Wheaton Franciscan Sisters Motherhouse in Wheaton, Illinois.
Sister Jane joined the Franciscan Sisters in Wheaton, Illinois, in November 1948, and worked in Catholic... Read more
Saint Francis Medical Center is one of three Missouri healthcare organizations recognized with the Missouri Hospital Association (MHA) Aim for Excellence Award for delivery of improved population health, patient outcomes and experience, and value of care.
The award was presented Nov. 7 during MHA's 97th Annual Convention... Read more
Saint Francis Medical Center has received an 'A' for Patient Safety from Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade for the third time in a row when Leapfrog announced grades for the Fall 2019 update.
This national distinction recognizes Saint Francis Medical Center's achievements protecting patients from harm and providing... Read more
Saint Francis Healthcare System is pleased to announce that Thomas Hansen, MD, has joined the Pain Management Center.
Dr. Hansen has 30 years of experience in pain management and anesthesiology with a special interest in dorsal column stimulation and headache pain. He has numerous publications on neurophysiology... Read more
Saint Francis Healthcare System is pleased to announce that Taylor L. McClard, MSPA, PA-C, has joined the Emergency Department as a Certified Physician Assistant.
McClard earned her Bachelor's degree from Southeast Missouri State University in 2017 and Master's degree from Southern Illinois University in 2019. She is... Read more
Saint Francis Healthcare System is pleased to announce that Leticia Kelley, APRN, FNP-BC, has joined Cape Pulmonology and Sleep Medicine.
Kelley earned her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from University of Missouri – Columbia in Columbia, Mo. in 2000. She earned her Master of Science in Nursing... Read more
Saint Francis Healthcare System is pleased to announce that Aaron Dodge, PA-C, has joined Cape Trauma Specialists.
Dodge earned a Bachelor of Science in Biology from Southeast Missouri State University in Cape Girardeau, Mo. in 2016. He earned a Masters of Medical Science in Physician Assistant Studies... Read more
Saint Francis Healthcare System is pleased to announce that Dustin Mattison has been promoted to Manager of IT Clinical Applications. He will assist in the planning, maintenance, and enhancement of Saint Francis Healthcare System applications that are supported by the clinical analyst team.
Mattison began working at... Read more
Saint Francis Healthcare System and the Poplar Bluff Chamber of Commerce will celebrate the opening of Saint Francis Health Center – Poplar Bluff with a ribbon cutting on Tuesday, October 29.
The ribbon cutting will take place at 2 pm at 225 Physicians Park Drive, Suite 400,... Read more
Saint Francis Healthcare System is pleased to welcome Nurse Practitioner Rebecca A. Compton, APRN, FNP-C to Saint Francis Health Center – Poplar Bluff.
Compton earned a Master of Science in Nursing from Frontier Nursing University in Hyden, Ky. in 2016. She is certified through the American Academy... Read more