Beaumont Health System offers free ‘Healthy Michigan’ sign-up assistance

Beaumont Health System has financial counselors available at all three hospitals to assist people with signing up for “Healthy Michigan,” a Medicaid program launched by the Michigan Department of Community Health. Sign-ups began on April 1, 2014. During the first week, Beaumont financial counselors assisted more than 160 people in Royal Oak, Troy

Beaumont hosts free skin cancer screening on Melanoma Monday

Beaumont dermatologists to provide free skin cancer screenings for adults May 5 Beaumont dermatologists will host a free skin cancer screening on Monday, May 5 from 10:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. in Berkley at 1949 West 12 Mile Road, suite 100. Screenings are scheduled by appointment. Adults 18 years and older can register at

Ronald McDonald House Charities awards grant to Detroit2 Nepal Foundation and Beaumont Children’s Hospital Pediatric Rehabilitation Bike Program

The Ronald McDonald House Charities of Southeastern Michigan and national Ronald McDonald House Charities have awarded grants totaling $15,300 to support the Detroit2Nepal Foundation and Beaumont Children’s Hospital’s Pediatric Rehabilitation Bike Program. The D2N Foundation was created by Beaumont Health System surgical oncologist Richard Keidan,

Beaumont seeks participants for a research study of a cartilage tissue implant for knee injuries

Beaumont Health System is participating in a research study evaluating an investigational treatment called NeoCart®, a tissue implant made from a patient’s own cells, aimed at repairing certain knee cartilage injuries. A total of 245 patients will participate in the research of the surgical implant procedure in up to 40 sites across the United

Beaumont Hospital, Troy opens brachytherapy program to treat cancer

Internal radiation therapy allows for higher total dose over a shorter period Beaumont Health System’s Radiation Oncology department is expanding its brachytherapy program with a new location at Beaumont Hospital, Troy. The new site and its multidisciplinary medical team treat patients with breast, cervical, uterine, vaginal, head and neck and

Beaumont named to 2014 InformationWeek Elite 100 technology innovators

Beaumont Health System has once again been named among the nation's most innovative users of business technology. The 2014 InformationWeek Elite100 – a list of the top business technology innovators in the U.S. – can be found on http://www.informationweek.com/elite100. Beaumont is the only health system in Michigan named to the list, and one of

The Ted Lindsay Foundation donates $1 million to help children with autism at Beaumont Children’s Hospital

In conjunction with World Autism Day, the Ted Lindsay Foundation is donating $1 million to expand and create a new facility for the HOPE Center, which provides Hands-On Parent Education (HOPE) to families of children with autism spectrum disorders and other developmental disorders.

Beaumont Researchers: Biomarkers predict effectiveness of radiation treatments for head and neck cancer

An international team of researchers, led by Beaumont Health System’s Jan Akervall, M.D., Ph.D., looked at biomarkers to determine the effectiveness of radiation treatments for patients with squamous cell cancer of the head and neck. They identified two markers that were good at predicting a patient’s resistance to radiation therapy. Their

Beaumont, Botsford, Oakwood sign letter of intent to form a new health system

Beaumont Health System, Botsford Health Care and Oakwood Healthcare have signed a letter of intent and begun exclusive negotiations about combining their operations into a new health care system. Michalski Connolly LaCasse The boards of the three not-for-profit organizations have approved a letter of intent calling

Sounds of spring

Spring is finally here! Instead of sounds of chirping birds or buzzing bees, it won’t be long before sniffling, sneezing and coughing fill the air. Are these symptoms of a common cold, or has allergy season arrived? Beaumont Children's Hospital Section Head of Pediatric Allergy and Immunology, Devang Doshi, M.D., “Avoidance is an easy way to free