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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

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

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

Saint Francis Awarded $3 Million Rural Maternity Obstetrics Grant

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

Family Nurse Practitioner L’Heureux Joins Kneibert Clinic

Elizabeth A. L’Heureux, APRN, FNP-BC, NP-C 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

Kidd and Younghouse Join Saint Francis Board of Directors

Adam Kidd and Laura Younghouse 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

Certified Nurse Midwife Haynes Joins Cape Care for Women

Elaura M. Haynes, MSN, RN, CNM 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

Saint Francis’ Ogburn Achieves FACHE Credential

Alex Ogburn, MBA, FACHE 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

Massey Joins Saint Francis Health Center – Dexter

Mina K. Massey, MD 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 Awards 22 Scholarships

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

Stuart Greaser Promoted to Pharmacy Manager

Stuart Greaser, PharmD, BCPS, BCIDP 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


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