Region 4 EMS System Resource Hospital:

HSHS St. Elizabeth’s Hospital is a formally recognized Region 4 EMS System Resource Hospital by the Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH). As the Resource Hospital for participating EMS entities, St. Elizabeth’s assumes responsibility for the entire EMS program of partnering agencies, including the clinical aspects, operations and educational programs. This hospital also provides medical supplies and equipment for participating EMS vehicles.

Medical Director - Dr. Jeff Shafer


Manager Emergency Services, St. Elizabeth’s Hospital – Brad Perry, EMT-P

Brad Perry has 32 years in EMS including 15 years as Public Safety/Police Officer, six years Greater St. Louis Area Major Case Squad, five years St. Louis County Firefighter/Paramedic, and four years as EMS Coordinator at a local hospital within the region. He also currently works with HSHS Rescue Flight.


Participating Agencies

O’Fallon-Shiloh Emergency Services
Washington County EMS

Education, Events and Meetings

Education – check back for coming courses


April 2 – 10:00am at St. Elizabeth’s Hospital. Announcement ceremony of St. Elizabeth’s Hospital being named an EMS System Resource Hospital

April 20-26 – EMS Week


check back for scheduled meetings


EMS Data Reporting System
EMS Systems Act
Illinois EMSC Website
Illinois Department of Public Health - EMS