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September 23, 2019

Penrose-St. Francis EMS Institute and St. Anthony’s Paramedic Academy at Penrose Hospital

When a person suffers a life-threatening emergency like a heart attack or stroke, paramedics and Emergency Medical Technicians (EMTs) have an undeniable impact on life-or-death out...

May 24, 2019

Nurses are bold and courageous, willing

to re-imagine the norm in pursuit of their calling

to make a difference

Postpartum hemorrhage is the leading cause of maternal death worldwide - the U.S. rate has almost doubled in the past two decades, while many countries have s...

April 1, 2019

After two decades officiating local high school basketball games, it seemed like nothing could slow down Darrell Fields and Amy Frenz. But when the pain in their knees became unbearable, the referees feared they may finally have to hang up their whistles. Several docto...

January 9, 2019

Cardiac MRI, or MRI of the heart, is a test that uses a large magnet, radio signals, and a computer to make images of the heart.

Heart disease is the leading cause of death in the United States, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). In the U...

November 6, 2018

Unmatched Legacy of Keeping Care Local

A woman’s health and livelihood can be severely impacted by conditions such as endometriosis, which affects nearly 10 percent of the world’s female population, according to the US National Institutes of Health. Endometriosis is mos...

June 1, 2018

"We have a conservative approach to our care delivery, trying to utilize non-surgical treatment options first and working through those evidence-based practices and alternatives until surgery is the last resort."

An estimated 13,000 spinal cord injuries occur in the U.S...

February 1, 2018

“I control the robot from a computer console and the robot’s arms move with the surgical tools, which helps minimize the pain and risk during the surgery and increases the likelihood of a fast and easy recovery with excellent clinical outcomes,” Delano said.


ROBOTICS A...

December 1, 2017

At Penrose-St. Francis Health Services, elevating the quality of health care our patients receive at every phase of life is a full-time commitment. With that goal in mind, Centura Bone Health experts will address every aspect of our patients’ osteoporosis diagnosis, fr...

May 3, 2017

Fully committed to improving the quality of life in the communities we serve by promoting healthy aging, Penrose-St. Francis Primary Care for Seniors is devoted exclusively to serving the healthcare needs of adults aged 65 years and older. Recent health initiatives hav...

April 4, 2017

Heart disease is the No. 1 cause of death in the United States, killing nearly 800,000 people every year. In the United States, someone has a heart attack every 34 seconds and heart disease, stroke and other cardiovascular diseases claim more lives in the U.S. that all...

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