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.
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.
September 11, 2019
Emory Healthcare and St. Francis Hospital today announced that the organizations have expanded their existing clinical partnership to include added benefits for physicians, patients and the community.
September 6, 2019
St. Francis Hospital is celebrating the 20th anniversary of LifePoint Health, the health system of which it is a part, with a donation to MercyMed of Columbus. The St. Francis team chose MercyMed of Columbus because it reflects LifePoint’s and St. Francis’ mission of Making Communities Healthier®.
May 15, 2019
Darcy Taddeo, Physician Assistant for Dr. Nojan Valadi discussed the importance of stroke awareness.
April 10, 2019
April showers might bring May flowers, but many of us are well aware that they can also bring tree and grass pollen and other allergens that can cause us to wheeze, sneeze and sniffle our way through spring.
March 1, 2019
Colorectal cancer is the third most common cancer diagnosed in both men and women, excluding skin cancers.
February 21, 2019
Heart attacks can happen anytime, anyplace, and to anyone. And when they do, every minute matters.
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.
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.
January 14, 2019
Given the fact that flu season is now upon us, we want to do everything we can to prevent the spread of this often debilitating illness.
January 4, 2019
Donated blood is a necessary part of helping patients cope with a wide variety of conditions.
January 3, 2019
10 Tips to Help You Manage Your Stress, Sleep Better and Be Healthier
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.
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.
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.
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.