Saint Francis Medical Center


Patients that would definitely recommend
8% higher than the national average

Safety Ratings

How well a hospital safeguards patients from potential complications

No events relating to foreign objects left in body during a surgery or procedure

1 rating was worse than expected

3 ratings were better than expected

  • Death following a serious complication after surgery
  • Respiratory failure following surgery
  • Deep blood clots in the lungs or legs following surgery

9 ratings were as expected

  • Death in procedures where mortality is usually very low
  • Pressure sores or bed sores acquired in the hospital
  • Catheter-related bloodstream infections acquired at the hospital
  • Hip fracture following surgery
  • Excessive bruising or bleeding as a consequence of a procedure or surgery
  • Acute kidney dysfunction following surgery
  • Bloodstream infection following surgery
  • Breakdown of abdominal incision site
  • Accidental cut, puncture, perforation or hemorrhage during medical care
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Hospital Quality

Clinical Ratings

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Data Source

Patient Experience

Patient experience measures tell you how patients felt about the care they received at the hospital. These measures are based on the Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems (HCAHPS) survey data from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS).

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Patients who gave a rating of 9 or 10
8% higher than the national average


Would definitely recommend
8% higher than the national average

Saint Francis Medical Center

National Average

Communication with doctors

Percent of patients who said that doctors always listened to them and explained things well


Communication with nurses

Percent of patients who said that nurses always listened to them and explained things well


Communication about medicines

Percent of patients who said that staff always explained medicines before giving them to patients


Discharge Information

Percent of patients who said they were given information about recovering at home


Care Transition

Percent of patients who said they understood their care needs when they left the hospital


Responsiveness of hospital staff

Percent of patients who said they always received help quickly from hospital staff


Saint Francis Medical Center

National Average


Percent of patients who said the area around their rooms was always kept quiet at night



Percent of patients who said their room and bathroom were always kept clean



Provider Reviews

Dr. Bieser is one of the most caring general practitioners you could want. He has been taking care of all our family for nearly 20 years and he is the best. knowledgeable, compassionate and all round great doctor.

Tim Kelley May 09 2021

Review for Dr. Bieser

He just did my 2cd knee and would want no other person to operate on me but him. Knowledgeable, caring and tells you what you need to hear. GREAT JOB DR. KNIGHT.

Tim Kelley May 08 2021

Review for Dr. Knight

C Martin May 06 2021

Review for Dr. Angles

Would highly recommend Dr. Deisher... he was amazing...his office staff was also wonderful... if I have anything else done I will definitely use him...

Jessica May 04 2021

Review for Dr. Deisher

Gary England Apr 30 2021

Review for Dr. Stites


Saint Francis Medical Center

211 Saint Francis Dr, Cape Girardeau, MO 63703

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