Where people come first – Saint Francis Health Care System
At the heart of everything we do at Saint Francis is an unyielding commitment to the people of our region. The people we care for are not just our patients – they are our friends and neighbors. Our colleagues are not just employees – they are family. Whether we’re investing in a wide array of comprehensive services and specialties, expanding local access to quality care, or simply treating everyone who walks through our doors with love and compassion, Saint Francis Healthcare System puts people first.
Personalised, holistic care
At Saint Francis we believe in taking care of you as a whole – body, mind and spirit. We know that everyone is different – from basic care to specialist care, our treatment plans are individually tailored to your individual needs. Our providers take time for your experiences, your concerns and your goals. At the heart of every treatment is the promise that you will be treated like family.
Wide range of services and specialties
With a robust range of services and specialties, you and your entire family can get the care you need from an integrated healthcare system. From everyday needs and acute care to supportive services and opportunities for a healthy, active lifestyle, we’ve got you covered.
Committed to improving access to care
We believe that members of our community should have quality, trustworthy care available right here at home without the need for long-distance travel. We’re improving access to care through our local advice centers, as well as a variety of convenient options to make managing your care as easy as possible.
Expansion of regional access
Regional clinic locations in Missouri
- Cape Girardeau
- Eastern Prairie
- poplar bluff
- Scott City
Physician visits are also available in Perryville and St. Genevieve, MO and Carterville, IL.
Make care easier for yourself
- Appointments on the same day
- When you’re sick, you don’t have to wait to get the care you need. Our same day appointments are available virtually and in person for most clinics.
- Virtual Visits
- Convenient and flexible, our virtual visits allow you to visit your GP or specialist from the comfort of your home, work or on the go.
- my chart
- Easily access your records, view test results, schedule appointments, communicate with your provider, pay bills and more – all from the MyChart app.
- Financial support
- You should not delay care due to inability to pay. Financial assistance is available for qualifying patients.
- System internal references
- We offer many services and specialties within the Saint Francis Healthcare System. We take care of sharing your medical history and records after referral so your experience is as seamless as possible.
The patients in our region deserve excellent and high-quality care. Across the healthcare system, we are committed to open communication, collaboration, a team-based approach, evidence-based treatments, clinical partnerships, and striving for the best outcomes for our patients. Our providers, nurses and support staff are highly trained, experienced and dedicated to your care.
Accreditations and Recognitions
Saint Francis Medical Center
Fully accredited by the Joint Commission
Comprehensive Community Cancer Program accredited by the Commission on Cancer, a quality program of the American College of Surgeons
American College of Cardiology NCDR Chest Pain – MI Registry Platinum Performance Achievement Award
Saint Francis Medical Center operates the region’s only Level III trauma center
Saint Francis Medical Center operates the largest Level III NICU in the region
The Joint Commission and American Stroke Association Gold Seal of Approval® and Heart-Check mark for Advanced Primary Stroke Center certification
Mission Oriented Care
At Saint Francis Healthcare System, we live our mission every day. Our faith guides and inspires our commitment to providing exceptional, patient-centered care and instilling joy, love and compassion in everyone we meet.
“The mission of Saint Francis Healthcare Systems is to provide a service of healing, wellness, quality and love inspired by our faith in Jesus Christ.”
Find a Saint Francis provider
Whether you are looking for a general practitioner, pediatrician or specialist, our Find-a-Provider tool will help you find the right provider for you and your family. You can learn about the background and training of our providers, see Healthgrades ratings from other patients, and even book an appointment online.
Join our team
Interested in meeting the health needs of people in your community? We would love to have you on our team. Read more about our values, see the many benefits of working at Saint Francis, view open positions and submit your application.