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[KMSP Fox 9, March 17, 2020]   A shortage of testing supplies forced Minnesota Gov. Walz to order a limit to who can be tested for COVID-19.
March 17, 2020
[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
[KSTP TV, October 28, 2018]   October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, a reminder to women that the best way to survive breast cancer is to detect it early. Sharon Ernst is a mammogram specialist at St. Francis Regional Medical Center and a breast cancer survivor.
October 28, 2018
[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
[KSTP TV, October 12, 2016]   The formal opening of the new entrance and lobby for St. Francis Regional Medical Center has been held. KSTP-TV covered the opening.
October 12, 2016
[Minnesota Public Radio, March 01, 2016]   Allina Health is placing restrictions on visitors to its hospitals, after state health officials declared influenza widespread in Minnesota. Beginning Wednesday, children under age 5 and sick people will not be allowed to visit hospitalized patients.
March 01, 2016