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Notice of Cyber Attack at Ferguson Medical Group

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

Bauman Named Director of Human Resources

Diane Bauman 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

Sierman Joins Advanced Orthopedic Specialists

Gabrielle R. Sierman, APRN, FNP-BC 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

Homann Joins Saint Francis Emergency Department

Brooke L. Homann, PA-C 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 Welcomes Four New Board Members

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

Saint Francis Honors Sister Jane Kiefer for Years of Service

Sister Jane Kiefer 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

Hansen Joins Pain Management Center

Thomas Hansen, MD 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

McClard Joins Emergency Department

Taylor L. McClard, MSPA, PA-C 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

Kelley Joins Cape Pulmonology and Sleep Medicine

Leticia Kelley, APRN, FNP-BC 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

Dodge Joins Cape Trauma Specialists

Aaron N. Dodge, PA-C 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

Mattison Promoted to Manager of IT Clinical Applications

Dustin Mattison 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

Compton Joins Saint Francis Health Center – Poplar Bluff

Rebecca A. Compton, APRN, FNP-C 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


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