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We know you want to be healthy. St. Francis Health offers a continuum of care to help you live your best life. Whether you are managing a chronic disease or preparing for the birth of your baby, our tools will help you play an active role in managing your wellness.

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SCL Health Appoints Chief Nursing Officer
5/5/2015

SCL Health is pleased to appoint Geri Towndrow, a longtime nursing executive, as its first system Chief Nursing Officer. In this role, Towndrow will set strategic direction for nursing quality and safety for the system’s eight hospitals and other healthcare services.

32 Students Take Part in Hands-On Take Your Child to Work Day Event
4/23/2015

For the first time in its 10-year history, Good Samaritan Medical Center hosted a Take Your Child...

SCL Health Makes Top 15 Health Systems Nationwide for its Denver Hospitals
4/22/2015

SCL Health’s three Denver metro hospitals have been collectively recognized as one of the 15 Top Health Systems in the country by Truven Health AnalyticsTM, a leading independent firm that evaluates health systems.

Platte Valley Medical Center Signs Letter of Intent to Join SCL Health
3/30/2015

Platte Valley Medical Center (PVMC) and SCL Health have signed a Letter of Intent to work together to support expanded access to the best quality health care for people in Brighton, Adams County and Southern Weld County in Colorado.

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St. Francis Health becomes the first hospital in the state of Kansas to deploy germ-killing robot
3/18/2015

St. Francis Health recently became the first hospital in the state of Kansas to add Tru-D SmartUVCTM, a 5-foot-5 germ-killing UV disinfection robot, to its already strict checklist of disinfection routines aimed at protecting patients from serious hospital-acquired infections (HAIs).
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St. Francis Health, located in Topeka, Kansas, is a nonprofit Catholic healthcare organization and is part of SCL Health. Since 1909, our multispecialty care community has worked together to pioneer inspired, innovative care in our mission to improve not only the health of those we serve, but to improve their lives. From our 378-bed medical center in Topeka to more than 20 clinics throughout the region, St. Francis Health employs more than 100 primary and specialty care providers, all focused on delivering the region’s most advanced technology and compassionate care.