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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
[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
[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
[Shakopee Valley News, January 28, 2017]   During homeroom, Jennie Diep-Nguyen, 16, said she would normally be on her phone or catching up on homework. Either way, she would be stressed.
January 28, 2017
[Shakopee Valley News, October 10, 2011]   St. Francis Regional Medical Center in Shakopee will conduct a full-scale evacuation exercise on Thursday morning. The drill will include outside emergency medical services and fire agencies in addition to St. Francis staff.
October 10, 2011
[Shakopee Valley News, January 14, 2011]   St. Francis Regional Medical Center in Shakopee has been designated as a Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association (BCBSA) Blue Distinction Center for knee and hip replacement. Read the full story at shakopeenews.com .
January 14, 2011
[Shakopee Valley News, January 28, 2010]   St. Francis Regional Medical Center in Shakopee has been designated as a Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association (BCBSA) Blue Distinction Center for knee and hip replacement. Blue Distinction recognizes medical facilities nationally that have demonstrated a commitment to providing quality care, resulting in better outcomes for patients.
January 29, 2010
[Shakopee Valley News, January 14, 2010]   The number of adverse events in Minnesota hospitals, ambulatory surgical centers and community behavioral health hospitals decreased from 312 to 301 in 2009, according to a report released today by the Minnesota Department of Health (MDH). The sixth annual adverse health events report summarizes the number and types of events that occurred between October 7, 2008, and October 6, 2009, in the 199 facilities covered by the adverse health-events reporting law.
January 15, 2010
[Shakopee Valley News, January 01, 0001]   St. Francis Regional Medical Center in Shakopee, Minnesota is among the top-10 hospitals in the state for providing quality health care with efficient value, according to results of a study published in Minnesota 2020, an Internet news site. Read the full story on shakopeenews.com.
August 13, 2009