Sharon Regional Health System Recognizes EMS Providers

Sharon Regional Recognizes EMS providers.  Pictured from left, Kurt Ellefson, Sharon Regional’s director of Emergency and Security Services, Jeremy Brown, paramedic, Shane Haddle, EMT, Aaron Schreiber, paramedic and Michael Heasley, EMT.  Missing from picture are:  Jeremy Brown, Paramedic and Brooklyn Lynk, EMT.

Local First Responders Honored as Part of National Emergency Medicine Week

Sharon Regional Health System announced that it has recognized EMS providers for their dedication as the front line in care of heart attack patients during the recent National EMS week celebration event.  As the region’s only fully accredited Chest Pain Center with PCI Accreditation from the Society of Cardiovascular Patient Care (SCPC), and only accredited Primary Stroke Center from the Joint Commission, Sharon Regional has demonstrated the highest standards in the country for heart attack and stroke care.   

In recognition of the critical role played by EMS providers in implementing care and initiating communication with the hospital prior to the patient arriving at the hospital, Sharon Regional’s

Emergency Care Center staff selected recipients for three awards during an EMS appreciation dinner and continuing education program held on May 24th.  The annual awards include: EMS Professional of the Year award, Quality STEMI Care award, and Quality Stroke award. The following were selected for 2017.

EMS Professional of the Year Award:

Michael Heasley, EMT, McGonigle Ambulance Service, Hermitage, PA.

Quality STEMI Care Awards

Shane Haddle, paramedic, McGonigle Ambulance Service, Hermitage, PA

Michael Heasley, EMT, McGonigle Ambulance Service, Hermitage, PA

Jeremy Brown, Paramedic, Superior Ambulance, Grove City, PA

Brooklyn Lynk, EMT, Superior Ambulance, Grove City, PA

Quality Stroke Awards

Aaron Schreiber, Paramedic, McGonigle Ambulance Service, Hermitage, PA

Cody Cocoran, EMT, McGonigle Ambulance Service, Hermitage, PA

About Sharon Regional Health System
Sharon Regional Health System is your community healthcare provider; a 220 licensed, acute care bed hospital with 19 satellite centers throughout the region. As a Joint Commission accredited hospital, Sharon Regional Health System proudly offers specialized services including the Heart and Vascular Institute, emergency heart attack/stroke treatment, cancer care, orthopedics/sports medicine, minimally invasive surgery, bariatric surgery, emergency care, a women’s center, and a breast care center.  For more information visit

About Steward Health Care

Steward Health Care is a fully integrated national health care services organization committed to providing the highest quality of care in the communities where our patients live. Steward owns and operates 18 community hospitals across four states, serves over 800 communities, and has more than 23,000 employees. The Steward network includes more than 25 urgent care centers, 42 preferred skilled nursing facilities, substantial behavioral health offerings, and more than 3,700 beds under management.

The innovative, community-based Steward Health Care Network includes more than 4,500 physicians who care for approximately 2 million patients annually. Steward Medical Group, the company’s employed physician group, provides more than 1 million patient encounters per year and manages Steward Home Care and Hospice with 300,000 and 35,000 patient encounters respectively. Steward’s unique health care service delivery model leverages technology and care coordination to keep patients healthier and in the community. Steward is recognized as one of the nation’s leading accountable care organizations. Steward hospitals have received the country’s top awards for quality and safety.

The Steward Hospital Group is comprised of: Sebastian River Medical Center (Sebastian, FL), Wuesthoff Medical Center (Melbourne, FL), Wuesthoff Medical Center (Rockledge, FL), Carney Hospital (Dorchester, MA), Good Samaritan Medical Center (Brockton, MA), Holy Family Hospital (Haverhill, MA and Methuen, MA), Morton Hospital (Taunton, MA), Nashoba Valley Medical Center (Ayer, MA), New England Sinai Hospital (Stoughton, MA), Norwood Hospital (Norwood, MA), Saint Anne’s Hospital (Fall River, MA), St. Elizabeth’s Medical Center (Brighton, MA), Hillside Rehabilitation Hospital (Warren, OH), Northside Medical Center (Youngstown, OH), Trumbull Memorial Hospital (Warren, OH), Easton Hospital (Easton, PA) and Sharon Regional Health System (Sharon, PA).

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