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Steward Health Care Launches "I am a Steward" Ad Campaign Featuring Hermitage Doctor

June 7, 2017

Ryan JamesDr. James Ryan of Sharon Regional Medical Center to be featured as pioneer of new innovative health care service delivery model in Mercer County

SHARON, PA – Steward Health Care today launched a radio, print, and television advertising campaign in Mercer County titled “I Am A Steward,” featuring Dr. James Ryan from Sharon Regional Medical Center. The ad campaign will feature Steward employees from various aspects of patient care, including a number of doctors in Florida.

“Mercer County will be well-served by Steward’s commitment to high-quality, coordinated health care in the communities where patients live,” said Dr. James Ryan, Cardiologist, Sharon Regional Medical Center. “Being part of the Steward family means that everyone here at Sharon Regional Medical Center is working together to implement a care model that is patient-focused, physician-driven, and affordable.”

Dr. James Ryan is a cardiologist in Hermitage, Pennsylvania and is affiliated with Sharon Regional Hospital. He received his medical degree from University of Dublin Trinity College and has been in practice for more than 20 years.

Sharon Regional Medical Center was recently acquired by Steward Health Care, as part of the purchase of eight hospitals in Pennsylvania, Ohio, and Florida, including Easton Hospital.

“As we welcome new hospitals into the Steward family, we want residents to know that Steward is invested in Pennsylvania and dedicated to delivering great local care,”

said Dr. Mark Girard, President of Steward Health Care Network. “Our integrated care system is focused on keeping patients healthy and we look forward to introducing Pennsylvania residents to our transformational model of care.”

The “I Am A Steward” campaign includes a series of radio and TV spots and will run in select Ohio, Pennsylvania and Florida markets serving the communities of Steward hospitals.

Excerpt of Ad Featuring Dr. James Ryan, Sharon Regional:

Meet Dr. James Ryan, cardiologist.

He’s treated people of all ages, generations of family members, and even the families of his own staff.

Dr. Ryan is part of this community, just like you.


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 Medical Center (Sharon, PA).

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