Allegan General Hospital Partners with New Physician Group for Emergency Department


Allegan General Hospital is pleased to announce its new Emergency Medicine partnership with Emergency Physicians Medical Group (EPMG), who will be staffing the hospital’s Emergency Room (ER) effective December 1, 2014.

“We are delighted to be partnering with EPMG to bring a new level of Emergency Medicine to the community,” said Gerald Barbini, President and CEO of Allegan General Hospital. “Their experience and focus on quality, service, and patient satisfaction will significantly enhance and improve our current services offered in the ER.”

EPMG is a physician-owned practice that has been creating a culture of care for patients since 1976. They have established an impressive reputation for providing exceptional emergency care and leadership in seven states through effective integration not only within hospitals, but also the communities in which they serve.

EPMG is additionally recognized for customized quality improvement solutions, innovation through award-winning programs and services, clinician engagement through a partnership program, and growth within partner hospitals and systems.

“We are privileged to provide the highest quality emergency care to the citizens of Allegan and surrounding communities,” shared Bryan Staffin, DO, FACOEP-D, EPMG Regional Vice President. EPMG providers are committed to delivering clinical safety and excellence, optimizing operations and enhancing the patient experience—compassionate care is at the heart of who they are.

“We are fortunate to be working with an organization that shares our values and passion to provide excellent, compassionate care to each and every patient we see,” said Barbini.
About Allegan General Hospital
Allegan General Hospital is a community hospital that focuses on providing exceptional, compassionate and personalized healthcare to the community it serves. The hospital has been named five years in a row by Modern Healthcare magazine as one of the nation’s Best Places to Work in Healthcare. Allegan General provides a wide range of healthcare services, including pain management, surgery, sleep center, diabetes education, physical rehabilitation and mental health. For more information about the hospital, visit

About Emergency Physicians Medical Group (EPMG)
EPMG is a physician-owned practice that has been creating a culture of care for patients since 1976. We believe that compassionate, patient-focused care is at the heart of who we are. We strive to provide the highest quality, safest, most efficient, and cost-effective care to all those we serve. We can be found at practice sites ranging from large, medical school-affiliated teaching hospitals to rural community hospitals. This breadth of diverse experience has given EPMG a comprehensive understanding of the unique challenges facing hospitals at every level, as well as the experience necessary to effectively address these challenges. Our operational systems are flexible and designed to support each partner’s specific needs in order to meet the goal of creating an environment of excellence in patient care. Learn more at

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