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[Shakopee Valley News, December 05, 2019]   St. Francis Regional Medical Center will launch a $25 million project to expand its emergency room and cancer center starting this April in an attempt to keep up with the rapid population spike in Scott County, according to the hospital’s Director of Business Development Michael Morris. The hospital’s current conditions do not have the capacity to service a community this size, Morris said, especially in the emergency room, where roughly 35,000 visits occur each year.
December 05, 2019
[Star Tribune, November 29, 2019]   St. Francis Regional Medical Center in Shakopee is spending about $44 million to build a free-standing surgery center while also expanding the hospital’s emergency room and cancer center. The projects, which were disclosed in a financial statement this month, were approved by the hospital’s board of directors earlier this year and are scheduled for completion by autumn 2021.
November 29, 2019
[Shakopee News, May 20, 2019]   St. Francis Regional Medical Center has named Amy Jerdee as its new president. Jerdee will assume her new position on June 24.
May 20, 2019
[KARE 11, June 18, 2018]   An ordinary drive home from playing hockey with friends the Friday before the Minnesota Super Bowl is now a pivotal moment in the life of Patrick Ouellet. “I started feeling some chest cramps that felt unusual,” Patrick says.
June 18, 2018
[Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal, January 11, 2017]   When Mike McMahan joined St. Francis Regional Medical Center as president in 2014, a series of business expansions promised to bring hundreds of jobs to the hospital’s already-growing hometown of Shakopee. Nearly four years later, the resulting boom in daytime workers — plus steady growth in wealthy Scott County’s population — has translated into a patient boom for St. Francis.
January 11, 2018
[KSTP TV, January 01, 0001]   This is the time of year when cabin fever tends to set in. Add a stressful job on top of that, and it can really bring on the winter blues.
January 03, 2018
[Shakopee Valley News, September 05, 2017]   St. Francis Regional Medical Center is offering a non-surgical weight loss procedure for people with obesity where diet and exercise have not worked and do not qualify for or want surgery. "We often see patients who are clinically obese and in desperate need of medical intervention to help them lose weight, when diet and exercise alone have failed and surgery is not an option," Allina Health Clinic General Surgeon Jayson Dock said in a news release.
September 06, 2017