The trauma center at Beaumont Hospital in Royal Oak has proven its ability to provide the entire spectrum of high-level surgical care for injured adults and children. The hospital's dedication to providing optimal care for children recently earned it a Level II pediatric trauma verification from the American College of Surgeons.
To be verified as a Level II pediatric trauma center, a hospital must:
Beaumont, Royal Oak is one of only a few Level II pediatric trauma centers in Michigan.
The hospital is also verified by ACS as a Level I trauma center, the highest designation for trauma care. Beaumont, Royal Oak is the only Level I trauma center in Oakland and Macomb counties.
At Beaumont's trauma center:
ACS verification is based on an on-site review by a team of experienced ACS site reviewers based on guidelines for providing optimal care for injured patients. ACS reverification is required every three years. The verification process includes a careful examination of clinical expertise and patient outcomes, and a review of the other components necessary to maintain Trauma Center status, including education and trauma prevention efforts in the community as well as research.