6 EMS Providers Earn "EMS Stewards of the Community" Award

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6 EMS PROVIDERS EARN “EMS STEWARDS OF 
THE COMMUNITY” AWARD

Steward Utah Hospitals honor six exceptional EMS providers at 
Steward Health Care’s award ceremony

(SALT LAKE CITY – May 22, 2019) In celebration of National Emergency Medical Service (EMS) week, May 19-24th, Steward Health Care hosted the 1st annual “EMS Stewards of the Community” Award Ceremony on May 21st at Rio Tinto Stadium, Sandy, Utah. Steward Health Care recognized six EMS providers including:
 
Steven Simpson, Deputy, Davis County Sheriff’s Office
Jed Done, Firefighter AEMT, Clinton City Fire
Chase Kanzee, Firefighter Paramedic, South Jordan City Fire
Nick Dodge, Battalion Chief and Paramedic, West Valley City Fire
Mike Stevens, Firefighter Paramedic, Saratoga Springs Fire 
Jared Schreiner, Firefighter Paramedic, Salt Lake City Fire

for going “above and beyond” in their interactions with patients at Davis Hospital and Medical Center, Jordan Valley Medical Center, Jordan Valley Medical Center West Valley Campus, Mountain Point Medical Center and Salt Lake Regional Medical Center.

“Every day, the brave men and women of EMS demonstrate their rigorous training, compassion, and willingness to serve others”, said Brian Dunn, President Utah Region, Steward Health Care. “This is an opportunity to recognize their outstanding contributions to EMS professions and their quality of care to the patients they serve.” 

The “EMS Stewards of the Community” awards show appreciation for emergency medical responders, emergency medical technicians, and paramedics who not only carry out the noble work of caring for others, but do so with a high degree of expertise, professionalism, and compassion. An internal committee of physicians and EMS directors selected recipients among current providers in communities served by Steward.

The ceremony’s keynote address was given by Paul R. Patrick, Division Director, Family Health and Preparedness, Utah Department of Health. Patrick spoke of his admiration for the honorees and the commitment that all EMS providers have, stating, “Once you’re bitten by the bug to serve, it stays in your veins forever.”

Attachment: Group picture - Award winners and Steward Health Care Leadership (left to right)
Brian Dunn, President Utah Region, Steward Health Care
Jed Done, Firefighter AEMT, Clinton City Fire
Chase Kanzee, Firefighter Paramedic, South Jordan City Fire
Mike Stevens, Firefighter Paramedic, Saratoga Springs Fire 
Nick Dodge, Battalion Chief and Paramedic, West Valley City Fire
Jared Schreiner, Firefighter Paramedic, Salt Lake City Fire
Steven Simpson, Deputy, Davis County Sheriff’s Office
Brenden Hayden, Vice President Emergency Medical Services, Steward Health Care

About Steward Health Care Utah 
In Utah, Steward Health Care operates five hospitals, Davis Hospital and Medical Center, Jordan Valley Medical Center, Jordan Valley Medical Center - West Valley Campus, Mountain Point Medical Center and Salt Lake Regional Medical Center. The Utah Steward network also includes the Davis Hospital Weber Campus Emergency Department, and the Steward Urgent & Primary Care centers in Taylorsville and Woods Cross. Steward Medical Group Utah employs primary and specialty care physicians and surgeons with locations all along the Wasatch Front. The managed care and health insurance services include Steward Health Care Network and Steward Health Choice Utah.  Steward Health Care is the exclusive health care partner of REAL Salt Lake soccer clubs and Utah Grizzlies hockey. 

About Steward Health Care
Steward Health Care is the largest private, for profit physician led health care network in the United States. Headquartered in Dallas, Texas, Steward operates 36 hospitals in the United States and the country of Malta that regularly receive top awards for quality and safety. The company employs approximately 40,000 health care professionals. The Steward network includes multiple urgent care centers and skilled nursing facilities, substantial behavioral health services, over 7,900 beds under management, and approximately 2.2 million full risk covered lives through the company's managed care and health insurance services. 
 
The Steward Health Care Network includes five thousand physicians across 800 communities who help to provide more than 12 million patient encounters per year. Steward Medical Group, the company's employed physician group, provides more than six million patient encounters per year. The Steward Hospital Group operates hospitals in Malta and nine states across the U.S., including Arizona, Arkansas, Florida, Louisiana, Massachusetts, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Texas, and Utah.
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