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February 12, 2019
Congratulations, Dr. Barbara Wynn!

Congratulations to Dr. Barbara Wynn, winner of the 2018 YWCA Tribute Award for Professions!

ACEP - Insist on Fair Coverage
Keep Up the Pressure Against Unlawful Insurance Practices


ACEP is launching the next stage to keep the pressure on Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield for denying coverage to emergency patients...

December 1, 2016
Holiday hazards your children should avoid
Intoxication at holiday parties
Some noteworthy national media coverage highlighting our emergency department at HDVCH and Dr. Erica Michiels as an expert.
June 17, 2016
Emergency Care Specialists and Answer Health

Emergency Care Specialists and Answer Health enter into a joint venture to launch the largest online healthcare collaborative in Western Michigan

10 Hot Real Estate Markets To Watch In 2016
From Colorado Springs to Grand Rapids, these hot real estate markets have earned a place on your 2016 watchlist.
November 19, 2015
Data Security for your Medical Practice
Imagine Software - Ed Laughman

In today’s age of “Cybersecurity”, “Cyber-Attacks”, and “Cyber insert any word here”, many companies find themselves struggling to keep up with the cutting edge techniques used to breach safeguards. 

Life after death

ECS providers really do try to "fight against all odds" for our patients in the ED. Dr. Harold Moores, ED physician at Spectrum Health Big Rapids, brought a patient back to life after the patient was brought into the ER after suffering a heart attack in the left anterior descending artery, commonly known as the "widow-maker".

The 20 Best Cities For Job Seekers This Fall
The best areas to start your career.
ACEP Summit 2015
ECS will be participating in the ACEP Summit 2015, being held in historical Boston at the Convention and Exhibit Center, October 26 - 29, 2015. Come see us at booth #1519 and at the EMRA Job Fair!
July 24, 2015
West Shore Medical Center Open House

Effective August 1, 2015, Emergency Care Specialists physicians and advanced practice providers will begin staffing the West Shore Medical Center Emergency Department.

We would love to meet you! Please stop by the West Shore Medical Center in Manistee for refreshments and to meet some of the ECS physicians, advanced practice providers, and administrative staff on Monday July 27, 2015, from 2:30 pm to 8:00 pm. (West Shore Medical Center, 1465 E Parkdale Ave, Manistee, MI 49660, Education Center Classroom 1.)

You will also see some very familiar faces staffing the Emergency Department. Dr. Krista Anhalt has joined the ECS team, and Drs. Joel Robinson and Eric McLearon will be returning to West Shore in August and October, respectively. Through their employment with ECS, Dawn Gebhart, FNP, and Laurie Porter, FNP, will provide midlevel services as well.

ECS is excited to partner with West Shore Medical Center in providing the highest level of emergency care services!

Established in 1984, ECS has been a leader and innovator in emergency medicine for over 30 years. And because of that, ECS is one of the leading providers in emergency medical services in the mid-west. With over 185 emergency providers staffing West Michigan hospitals, we can't say we're the biggest group in the country, but we humbly believe we are the best.