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Medical Oversight Program

South Shore Hospital is a licensed and affiliated provider of trauma, emergency, and acute care services, qualifying it to provide both on-line and off-line medical control and oversight to EMS agencies operating within Massachusetts OEMS Region IV. Medical oversight is performed through South Shore EMS and the office of the EMS Medical Director, William Tollefsen, MD.

South Shore Hospital has one of the busiest emergency departments in the state, with an estimated 100,000 visits annually. In total, South Shore Hospital’s EMS Medical Oversight Program oversees more than 300 Advanced Level EMS providers and more than 25,000 EMS responses per year.

Board certified emergency physicians who staff the South Shore Hospital Emergency Department every day provide online Medical Control. All physicians operating in this capacity are experienced in aspects of EMS medicine and statewide treatment protocols. On-line medical control events are reviewed for quality by the EMS medical director.


South Shore MyChart Patient Portal

Introducing South Shore MyChart, the new and improved Patient Portal.

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