St. Francis-Emory Healthcare Partners With Victory Mission and AHA "Heart of Columbus"

October 15, 2021

St. Francis-Emory Healthcare, following its mission of Making Communities Healthier, is partnering with Columbus’ Victory Mission for monthly classes and events featuring topics ranging from nutrition, financial management, heart health, diabetes and exercise as part of the Healthy Communities Campaign. This month’s class, a healthy cooking demonstration, is scheduled for October 21, 2021, at Victory Mission, 3448 Lumpkin Road in Columbus.

St. Francis-Emory Healthcare Partnering with Victory Mission

September 14, 2021

St. Francis-Emory Healthcare is partnering with Columbus’ Victory Mission for monthly classes and events featuring topics ranging from nutrition, financial management, heart health, diabetes and exercise. The first class is scheduled for 5:15 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 16, at Victory Mission, 3448 Lumpkin Road in Columbus.

St. Francis-Emory Healthcare CEO Melody Trimble Encouraging COVID-19 Vaccinations

September 13, 2021

The current COVID-19 situation in our community is dire. Our hospital is experiencing a surge of COVID-19 positive patients, and we need your help to curb the spread of this virus by getting a vaccine. At St. Francis-Emory Healthcare, we are treating more than 65 patients who are positive for COVID-19, and the vast majority are unvaccinated.

St. Francis-Emory Healthcare Hosting Career Expo Sept. 16-17

September 9, 2021

St. Francis-Emory Healthcare will host a Career Expo on Sept. 16-17 for key positions at the main hospital campus, Bradley Center, River Road OB/GYN, Columbus Clinic and other locations. Area health care professionals can receive on-site interviews during the event, with sign-on bonuses available for key positions.

St. Francis-Emory Healthcare Job Fair Aug. 31

August 26, 2021

Looking for an exciting career change? The St. Francis Medical Group is looking for good people to join our expanding team of dedicated professionals. Join us from 5-7 pm on August 31 at the St. Francis-Emory Healthcare Job Fair

St. Francis-Emory Healthcare Names 2021 Mercy Award Winner

May 25, 2021

St. Francis-Emory Healthcare recently announced that Paige Harford has been recognized as the hospital’s 2021 Mercy Award winner. The Mercy Award recognizes one employee from each of LifePoint Health’s hospitals who profoundly touches the lives of others and best represents the spirit and values on which the company was founded.

Honoring our Healthcare Heroes

May 5, 2021

What is a hero? Maya Angelou famously said, “I think a hero is any person really intent on making this a better place for all people.”

Celebrating One Year as St. Francis – Emory Healthcare

February 18, 2021

This week, we mark the one-year anniversary of the launch of St. Francis – Emory Healthcare. When Emory Healthcare and LifePoint Health announced the formation of a joint venture with St. Francis Hospital as its first facility, we celebrated this next step as the natural evolution of a collaboration between St. Francis and Emory Healthcare that began more than 15 years ago.

St. Francis-Emory Healthcare Welcome First Baby of 2021

January 1, 2021

St. Francis-Emory Healthcare is ringing in 2021 with the year’s first bundle of joy. Weighing 6 pounds and 9 ounces and measuring 20 inches, Briley was born to Breonna and Trayvon Friday, Jan. 1, at 6:01 a.m.

St. Francis-Emory Healthcare First in Chattahoochee Valley to Offer New Interventional Procedure

December 14, 2020

─St. Francis-Emory Healthcare is pleased to announce that its first Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR) procedure was performed on November 11, 2020. Interventional cardiologist Dr. Akram Ibrahim (first operator) performed the procedure with a team of physicians that included Emory cardiothoracic surgeon Dr. Robert Guyton, Emory interventional cardiologist Dr. Chandan Devireddy, and Emory cardiothoracic surgeon Dr. Jacob (Hakob) Davtyan.

End of Year Care: Give Yourself the Gift of Good Health

October 26, 2020

As we enter the final months of what has certainly been an unprecedented year, health and well-being has perhaps never been more at the forefront of our thoughts. The ongoing pandemic has shown us that it continues to be imperative for us to make our physical health a priority.

Maintaining a Clean & Safe Environment

September 14, 2020

St. Francis is committed to providing a clean and safe care environment, and we are taking all precautionary measures to safeguard our staff, providers and those we serve against the spread of illness.

Don’t Take a Chance with Your Health – Get Vaccinated for Flu Season

September 8, 2020

It is hard to believe that in the coming weeks, the temperature will begin its downward trend, and the fall season will already be upon us. This also means that flu season is just around the corner – a period which usually peaks between December and February but can last as late as May.

St. Francis to Host Virtual Lunch and Learn during National Youth Sports Week Sports Trauma and Injury Prevention with Dr. Vishnu Potini, Orthopaedics

July 13, 2020

St. Francis-Emory Healthcare is pleased to announce that the July Virtual Lunch and Learn will feature Dr. Vishnu Potini, orthopaedics, entitled Sports Trauma and Injury Prevention. This talk comes at the beginning of National Youth Sports Week, July 20 through July 24. Join us for this live online health seminar on July 20, 2020, from 12:00 p.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Media Statement on COVID-19

March 5, 2020

St. Francis-Emory Healthcare is committed to providing the highest quality care and ensuring the safety of our patients, employees, providers, volunteers and visitors.

Meet the New CEO Melody Trimble

March 4, 2020

St. Francis-Emory Healthcare is pleased to announce that the new St. Francis Chief Executive Officer, Melody Trimble, will speak at the March 2020 PrimeTime.

DIABETES: What You Should Know

November 4, 2019

If you aren’t living with diabetes, there’s a good chance that at least one of the friends or loved ones who you’ll see this upcoming holiday season is affected by the disease.

Jimmy Young named Chief Financial Officer of St. Francis Hospital

October 10, 2019

St. Francis Hospital announced today that Jimmy Young has been named Chief Financial Officer of St. Francis Hospital. He joined St. Francis on Monday, September 16 and is from Merit Health located in Mississippi where he served as Chief Financial Officer.

St. Francis Recognized for Excellence with ACC Cardiac Cath Lab Accreditation with PCI

October 9, 2019

The American College of Cardiology has recognized St. Francis Hospital; for its demonstrated expertise and commitment in treating patients who come to the Cardiac Cath Lab for care, including diagnostic catheterizations and percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) procedures. St. Francis was awarded Cardiac Cath Lab Accreditation with PCI in September.

What it Means to be an Accredited Chest Pain Center

February 19, 2019

After approximately a year of training and preparation, St. Francis earned Chest Pain Center Accreditation from the Society of Cardiovascular Patient Care (SCPC), the accrediting arm of the American College of Cardiology.

It's Heart Month, Keep yours healthy

February 1, 2019

February is American Heart Month. It’s a time when we remind ourselves to take good care of our hearts throughout the whole year.

‘Tis the Season to Be Healthy: Helpful Tips for Smart Holiday Eating

December 14, 2018

Family feasts. Office parties. Casual get-togethers. Whatever the celebration during this festive time of year, there’s one thing that just about every gathering has in common: food. And while December may be the most wonderful time of the year, it can also be one of the most tempting times to abandon healthy eating habits.

Safe Medication Habits Promote Healthy Homes and Communities

September 4, 2018

If you’re reading this, chances are you’re no stranger to taking medicine. In fact, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 82 percent of American adults take at least one medication and 29 percent take five or more. Medications are a vital part of healing from illness or injury and managing ongoing conditions so that you can be your healthiest self and get the most out of life.

Keep Your Cool: How to prevent heat-related illness this summer

July 23, 2018

The pools are splashing. Campgrounds and ball fields are hopping. And the highways are filled with families heading out to spend quality time at beaches, mountains and other fun destinations across the country. All of this outdoor activity can only mean one thing – summer has officially arrived! And while now can be the perfect time to enjoy fun in the sun and fill up on vitamin D, it’s important to take the proper precautions against getting overheated as the temperatures climb this time of year.

Colon Cancer Screening Age Lowered

July 23, 2018

The American Cancer Society (ACS) has recently released updated guidelines that lower the recommended age for colon cancer screening. According to the new ACS recommendations, those at average risk for colon cancer should begin screening at age 45 instead of 50. The new guidelines were put in place following a major data review that showed a rising rate of colon cancer in adults younger than 50.