May 23, 2011
EMS Providers Celebrated at KCH by UPMC Hamot

On Thursday, May 19 at lunchtime, UPMC Hamot honored Kane area Emergency Medical Services (EMS) providers at an annual appreciation picnic in The Gardens at Kane Community Hospital (KCH). 

The celebration coincides with National EMS Week.  UPMC Hamot holds this celebration each year as a way to extend their gratitude to the many EMS providers throughout the region whose daily commitment to quality patient care and safety contributes to many positive and lifesaving outcomes at KCH, an affiliate of UPMC Hamot.

UPMC Hamot and its affiliates recognize that superior patient care begins with quality EMS providers.

EMS Providers Celebrated at KCH by UPMC Hamot

Seated (l-r) at picnic table enjoying lunch are members of the KCH Operating Room Team:  George Saleh, CRNA; Jen Abplanalp, RN; Tommy Hammerbeck, Jr., CST/SA-C; Krissa Woodward, RN and Ryan Brendlinger Surgical Scrub Tech, a student from Great Lakes Institute of Technology doing an internship at KCH.

EMS Providers Celebrated at KCH by UPMC Hamot

l-r: At the helm of the grill in the KCH Gazebo Jason Chenault, Director of Emergency Services and Regional Development at UPMC Hamot; with back turned Tracy Couse, RN MSN MBA and Director of Emergency Services for regional hospitals at UPMC Hamot,  and Lindie Stewart, Administrative Assistant for Emergency Services at UPMC Hamot.