St. Luke's Pre-Hospital Services

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St. Luke’s University Health Network recognizes the vital role in which first responders play in providing quality patient care to the community. Recognizing that role, St. Luke’s University Health Network created the Pre-Hospital Services Department to bridge the gap creating a continuum of care for all patients and establish a connection to all first responders.

St. Luke’s Pre-Hospital Services provides necessary resources, feedback and advocacy to our EMS providers, firefighters, 911 dispatchers, police officers and other pre-hospital providers who are committed to serving our patients and communities. Part of our responsibility is to encourage, foster, and promote the continued development of an efficient pre-hospital system.  These goals are met by educating, communicating and developing a lasting collaborative bond between hospital clinicians, hospital administrators and first responders. 

Network Pre-Hospital Liaisons

Please contact one of your St. Luke’s Pre-Hospital Liaisons with:

  • Questions/Comments/Suggestions
  • Continuing education requests
  • Grand round case review requests
  • Patient follow-up requests
  • Cath Lab Observations/Hybrid O.R. Tours
  • Direct to CT/Cath Lab Program Enrollment
  • EMS Research Opportunities
  • Epic Care-Link Enrollment

Pre-Hospital Liaison Roles

  • Serve as the first line health network contact for regional pre-hospital providers
  • Plan, organize, and coordinate educational opportunities for our pre-hospital community
  • Provide patient feedback for pre-hospital providers
  • Represent the St. Luke’s University Health Network at regional EMS events and conferences
  • Assist the pre-hospital community in identifying and addressing concerns or suggestions related to St. Luke’s University Health Network
  • Propose and assist in the development of new programs and services based on the needs of the pre-hospital community
  • Coordinate EMS Week activities
  • Assist Health Network Service Lines with maintaining accreditations specific to EMS involvement

EMS Liaison Team

Adam Maziuk, MHA, NRP, MICP

Director, Pre-hospital Services EMS Liaison for University Hospital

EMS Liaison to St. Luke's Adult Level 1 Trauma

Jeffrey Yanochko, NRP

EMS Liaison for Miners, Palmerton, and Lehighton Hospitals

EMS Liaison to the Heart and Vascular Service Line

Doug Sargent, NRP, FP-C

EMS Liaison for Anderson, Monroe and Warren Hospitals

EMS Liaison to the Neurosciences Service Line

John Semonich, NRP

EMS Liaison for Allentown, Quakertown and Sacred Heart Hospitals

EMS Liaison to Pediatrics and Sports Medicine Service Lines

  Contact the team (general inquiries)

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Pre-Hospital Educational Programs

The St. Luke’s University Health Network is committed to Pre-Hospital education. We offer continuing education courses on a monthly basis. If you are interested in a specific topic or would like an education session at your facility, please contact a Pre-Hospital Liaison. For a list of new and upcoming continuing education classes visit our Pre-Hospital Education page.