CHI Health St. Francis Leadership

Edward Hannon, President, CHI Health St. Francis

Edward Hannon joined St. Francis in May 2017. He has more than 20 years of experience in health care leadership positions. Hannon has held the senior leadership positions in both independent hospitals and within health systems. He has been recognized as an accomplished executive who sees the most important part of his role is to develop an organizational culture that focuses on the future.

Scott Frankforter, MD, FCAP, Vice President for Medical Operations, CHI Health St. Francis

Dr. Frankforter has spent his post-residency career at CHI Health St. Francis, starting as a staff pathologist in 1995. Beginning in 1998, he was named the medical laboratory director as well as president of Pathology Specialists, LLC. Dr. Frankforter has had many roles at St. Francis over the years, including chairing the Infection Prevention committee, Patient Care Evaluation committee, Credentials committee and the Executive committee. He has served as president of the medical staff and has served on the Board of Directors of St. Francis. More recently, Dr. Frankforter has been the Medical Director of the Grand Island Chapter of CHI Health Partners (formerly UniNet, our clinically integrated network), a role he still has today. Beginning April 1, 2018, Dr. Frankforter was named Vice President for Medical Operations at St. Francis, a role he enjoys and uses to try to further the mission of St. Francis, in addition to still practicing pathology part time. Dr. Frankforter is a native of York, Nebraska, received his B.S. at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, his doctorate of medicine at Creighton University and completed his pathology residency at Creighton University.

Beth Bartlett, MSN, RN, CENP, Vice President for Patient Care Services

Beth Bartlett has dedicated her entire career to CHI Health St. Francis where she first served as a medical surgical nurse. She has 30 years of leadership experience, including two years as the director of quality and risk management. Beth has served as the Vice President for Patient Care and Chief Nursing Officer for the past five years. As a servant leader, Beth is passionate about cultivating a culture where our employees can flourish and grow and she is committed to an exceptional patient experience. She is a University of Nebraska graduate, received her master’s degree in nursing from Methodist College and is certified in Executive Nursing Practice.

Lisa Webb, Vice President for Finance, CHI Health St. Francis

Lisa Webb is the Vice President for Finance at CHI Health St. Francis.