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
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
"Mary, did you know that your baby boy would one day walk on water? Mary, did you know that your baby boy would save our sons and daughters?"
Did you know that St. Francis of Assisi staged the very first Nativity scene in 1223? After visiting the... 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 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 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
The Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) announced that Saint Francis Healthcare System was awarded a RMOMS (Rural Maternity Obstetrics Management Strategies) grant. The grant, one of only three awarded nationwide, focuses on the six Missouri Bootheel counties of Dunklin, Mississippi, New Madrid, Pemiscot, Scott and... Read more
Saint Francis Healthcare System is pleased to announce that Elizabeth L'Heureux, APRN, FNP-BC, NP-C has joined Kneibert Clinic in Poplar Bluff.
L'Heureux earned her Associate of Arts in Sociology in 2005 from Three Rivers College. She earned her Associate of Science in Nursing from Three Rivers in... Read more
Kevin A. Govero is the new Chair of the Saint Francis Healthcare System Board of Directors. Govero has served on the Board since 2003, most recently serving as Vice Chair for the past three years. Prior to his service on the Healthcare System Board, Govero served... Read more
Saint Francis Healthcare System welcomes two new members to the Saint Francis Healthcare System Board of Directors. Adam Kidd and Laura Younghouse joined the Board.
Adam Kidd is the president of Kidd Oil Co. He has served on the Saint Francis Health Development Board since 2015. He... Read more
Saint Francis Healthcare System is pleased to welcome Elaura M. Haynes, MSN, RN, CNM to Cape Care for Women.
Haynes received her board certification from American Midwifery Certification Board. She received her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Western Kentucky University in Bowling Green, Ky. in 2011.... Read more
Vice President of Saint Francis Medical Partners, Alex Ogburn, MBA, FACHE, recently became a Fellow of the American College of Healthcare Executives (FACHE), the nation's leading professional society for healthcare leaders.
FACHE is a premier board certification in healthcare management and formally recognizes Ogburn's high competency, commitment... Read more
Saint Francis Healthcare System welcomes family medicine physician Mina K. Massey, MD as a Saint Francis Medical Partner at Saint Francis Health Center in Dexter, Missouri.
Dr. Massey earned her medical degree at University of Missouri – Kansas City in Kansas City, Missouri in 1998. She completed... Read more
Saint Francis Foundation and the Saint Francis Auxiliary awarded healthcare scholarships to twenty-two local students in July. Each student received $2,000 in scholarships toward a degree in a healthcare-related profession.
The Saint Francis Healthcare Scholarship Program was established in 1980. Saint Francis Foundation and the Saint Francis... Read more
Saint Francis Healthcare System is pleased to announce that Stuart Greaser, PharmD, BCPS, BCIDP has been promoted to Pharmacy Manager.
Greaser began his career at Saint Francis Healthcare in November 2014 as a Clinical Pharmacy Specialist specializing in infectious disease and antimicrobial stewardship. He co-founded the Antimicrobial... Read more
Saint Francis Healthcare System has completed a months-long study of community health needs in Bollinger, Cape Girardeau, Scott and Stoddard counties. While health need priorities have changed over the years, many major health issues have not.
In its 2019 Community Health Needs Assessment (CHNA), Saint Francis identified... Read more
Paul Jones takes life one step at a time…literally. He's an avid walker, but hasn't always been that way. Several years ago, Paul was a 243-pound smoker with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease. He was hospitalized at Saint Francis Medical Center for eight days.
"My doctors told me... Read more
Using funds raised at The Friends of Saint Francis annual golf outing, The Friends adopted Jefferson Elementary School in Cape Girardeau to provide backpacks of food during the school year as well as thousands of meals through the summer months with the Summer Tiger Bites Feeding... Read more