St. Francis Hospital is a fully licensed and accredited, not-for-profit general acute care healthcare facility. Employing nearly 240 area residents, the hospital has a full range of primary care services, which include medical services; state-of-the-art imaging for diagnostic purposes; and physical, cardiac, and pulmonary rehabilitation. In addition, St. Francis is the only hospital in the two-county area providing maternity services.
The hospital is located halfway between St. Louis, Missouri and Springfield, Illinois. The hospital serves the areas of Montgomery and Macoupin counties. The total primary and secondary service area of the hospital has a population of approximately 50,000. The area economy is largely rural and is supported by small businesses, industries, mining and agriculture.