Tuesday, May 20, 2014
Trident, Summerville and Moncks Corner medical centers are celebrating EMS Appreciation Week. On Wednesday, May 21, EMS providers are asked to join an appreciation event at either medical center that includes lunch, a dunking booth, a DJ and a photo booth. The event will take place from 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. at both locations.
The same event will also take place at Trident Medical Center on Thursday, May 22 from 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. These events are open to all EMS providers in appreciation of their public service and dedication to health in the Lowcountry.
EMS providers are vital to ensuring lifesaving care to those in need 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Access to quality emergency care dramatically improves the survival and recovery rate of those who experience sudden illness or injury. EMS providers consist of emergency physicians, emergency nurses, emergency medical technicians, paramedics, firefighters, educators, and administrators.
EMS providers engage in thousands of hours of specialized training and continuing education to enhance their lifesaving skills. Trident Health is proud to participate in recognizing the value and essential role EMS providers provide each day in our hospitals.
Trident Health is an HCA hospital system comprised of two acute care hospitals – Trident Medical Center and Summerville Medical Center – as well as Moncks Corner Medical Center. The Joint Commission recently named Trident Health to their list of the nation's top hospitals for quality and safety. In 2013, Trident Health provided almost $50 million in charity and uncompensated care and contributed over $30 million in taxes. Accredited by The Joint Commission, Trident Health is committed to providing quality health services along with wellness information and opportunities to the communities it serves. For more information about Trident Health, please visit our website atwww.tridenthealthsystem.com or call 843.797.7000.