Curious what dinner table conversation is like when there are two nurses in the family? We asked our dynamic duo—Pennie Peralta, VP and Chief Nursing Officer for Roper St. Francis Healthcare and CNO for Bon Secours St. Francis Hospital, and her daughter, Jessica Peralta Burke, an ICU nurse for Roper St. Francis, to share some …
Long before I embarked on a career in health administration, I knew I wanted to be a mom. Family was central in my life—I’m the youngest of five children, and my own mother, as you can imagine, was nothing short of amazing.
We can all agree that the last thing we need is a Halloween that turns a fun-filled “fright night” into something truly to fear. So we tricked-and-treated up some safety tips to help you enjoy playful “Boos” and avoid any real boo-boos, or worse.
In celebration of National Bike Month, Roper St. Francis rolls out some tips for safe riding, and hopes readers will reap all the health benefits of biking.
Goodness knows when you’re facing an urgent health crisis, the last thing you need is more confusion. So here’s a cheat sheet to help you know when the Emergency Room is needed, or when you’d get the care you need at Express Care.
The staff at Roper St Francis provides tips and resources for choosing the right home-care-providers, whether it’s for yourself or a family member.
The link between smoking and cancer has been recognized for decades. The team at Roper St Francis discusses cancer and how to prevent it.