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St. Francis News
July 20, 2018 - The CHI Health St. Francis diabetes self-management education program in Grand Island has been awarded continued recognition from the American Diabetes Association (ADA).
July 18, 2018 - CHI Health St. Francis took a ceremonial step forward today with the blessing and groundbreaking for our highly-anticipated new Cancer Treatment Center facility.
July 09, 2018 - Learn more about Project Care Breathe Right.
May 23, 2018 - Despite knowing the dangers, many American drivers still talk on a cellphone or text while behind the wheel.
May 17, 2018 - Melissa Griffith has been named as the new director of the CHI Health St. Francis Foundation.
May 17, 2018 - A record haul of nearly one million pounds of unwanted and unused prescription drugs were dropped off during the Drug Enforcement Administration’s 15th National Prescription Drug Take Back Day.
April 27, 2018 - CHI Health St. Francis Family Medicine is open and scheduling appointments for patients of all ages.
April 20, 2018 - CHI Health St. Francis hosted its annual appreciation luncheon to honor its volunteers on Thursday, April 19, at Grand Island Riverside Golf Club.
April 09, 2018 - Dr. Ryan Ramaekers was presented with the annual Physician Excellence Award.
March 16, 2018 - Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska and Wellmark Iowa has recognized CHI Health Maternity Center locations with Blue Distinction Center for Maternity Care designations.
December 08, 2017 - The Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services is pleased to announce 8 new CHI Health Safe Sleep Hospital Champions in the state.
November 15, 2017 - Information about St. Francis Smoking classes
November 01, 2017 - Dr. Copur accepts invitation to serve on American Society Clinical Oncology expert panel
October 19, 2017 - CHI Health St. Francis announces the certification of its cardiovascular and rehabilitation program
September 05, 2017 - A new CHI Health Quick Care location is now open in the Grand Island Hy-Vee supermarket
August 16, 2017 - St. Francis Foundation distributes $56,470 to area first-responders
August 03, 2017 - Grand Island, Neb. — The CHI Health St. Francis Cancer Treatment Center has been notified that it will be awarded $708,454 in the fourth year of a five-year.
August 02, 2017 - Randy Scott, MSN, RN, CNOR, is the new Surgical Services director at CHI Health St. Francis.
July 17, 2017 - Residents of York and the surrounding area can now receive expert cancer care without having to travel far from the communities where they work and live.
July 14, 2017 - LINCOLN, Neb. -- The Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services recently designated 13 hospitals as Primary Stroke Centers.
July 05, 2017 - CHI Health St. Francis announces its approval of accreditation status by Accreditation Commission for Health Care (ACHC) for the services of its Sleep Lab.
June 30, 2017 - Rebecca Hadenfeldt was presented with the 2017 Caring Kind Award on Thursday, June 29, at CHI Health St. Francis Medical Plaza
June 29, 2017 - Nebraska’s largest health care system, its clinically integrated network of providers and the state’s largest health insurer have joined to offer new low-cost.
June 14, 2017 - CHI Health St. Francis Breast Center/Oncology has recently been recognized as a Certified Quality Breast Center of Excellence in the National Quality Measures.
June 07, 2017 - Nebraska’s largest health care system, its clinically integrated network of providers and the state’s largest health insurer have joined to offer new low cost insurance products based on value-based care.
June 01, 2017 - Grand Island, Neb. — CHI Health St. Francis has been awarded a three-year term of accreditation in computed tomography (CT) as the result of a recent review by the ACR.
May 31, 2017 - The St. Francis Foundation Board has elected Jeremiah Johnsen as chair, Nick Suminski, as vice-chair and Micki Ward as secretary/treasurer for 2017-2018.
May 19, 2017 - Kaycee Anderson of Grand Island was the big winner in the CHI Health St. Francis Foundation’s Ticket to Win kickoff fundraiser.
May 18, 2017 - When you think of vending machines, you don’t typically think of healthy snacks.
April 17, 2017 - Ed Hannon has been named the new president for CHI Health St. Francis. He will begin his new duties on May 23.
April 11, 2017 - Proceeds from the event will be split evenly to support training and equipment for rural first-responders in Hall, Hamilton, Howard, Merrick and Greeley counties and to support the out of pocket expenses — like gas, groceries and rent — for patients currently receiving treatment at the St. Francis Cancer Treatment Center.
March 31, 2017 - CHI Health St. Francis celebrated National Doctors Day on Thursday, March 30, and recognized several outstanding physicians for their excellent work in the medical community.
March 08, 2017 - Armando Rosales has been named as the new director of Environmental Services at CHI Health St. Francis. Rosales will be sharing his leadership expertise between St. Francis and CHI Health Good Samaritan in Kearney.
March 01, 2017 - Jacy Gowlovech was named as the winner of the 2017 Mother Bonzel Award recently during a ceremony in the CHI Health St. Francis Chapel.
February 20, 2017 - The CHI Health St. Francis Cancer Treatment Center was recently awarded the 2016 Outstanding Achievement Award by the Commission on Cancer of the American College of Surgeons.