Extraordinary Beaumont nurses recognized with Daisy Awards

Three nurses have been named Beaumont Hospitals' April recipients of the DAISY Award for Extraordinary Nurses. The award, supported by the DAISY Foundation, an organization dedicated to fighting diseases that attack the immune system, recognizes the efforts of nurses. The three were honored in a special ceremony, which included guest presenters

Beaumont Flag Raising Ceremony honors 'Little Tony' and commemorates Donate Life Month

In December of 2005, a snowboarding accident tragically took the life of Tony Sisco Jr. of White Lake. Little Tony, as his friends and family called him, was 12. Thanks to his wishes, three people received life saving transplants and another the gift of sight. On Saturday, April 7 in Royal Oak, Tony Jr. and his family were honored by friends and

Beaumont, Oakland University Unveil Plans for New Medical School

Officials from Oakland University and Beaumont Hospitals announced that they have entered into a partnership that will create a new medical school on Oakland's campus. "We are excited about partnering with one of the finest hospitals in the country to bring southeastern Michigan a much-needed boost in job creation, applied research

Beaumont study shows safety, effectiveness of heart filter device in stroke prevention

A study involving Beaumont Hospital cardiologists, published in the April 3 Journal of the American College of Cardiology, shows the WATCHMAN left atrial appendage device to be as good or better than the standard blood thinning treatment in preventing stroke. The device is designed to free people with the heart rhythm condition known as atrial

Beaumont Medical Center, Rochester Hills offers new services

Beaumont Medical Center, Rochester Hills offers new services The Beaumont Medical Center in Rochester Hills is offering two new imaging services - digital mammography and ultrasound. "This recent expansion of services at the Beaumont Medical Center in Rochester Hills demonstrates our commitment to bringing the latest technology closer

Low vision service now offered at Troy and Royal Oak hospitals

Beaumont, Troy's Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, in conjunction with the Department of Ophthalmology and Occupational Therapy, is now offering the same Low Vision service that has been available for many years at the Royal Oak hospital. Low vision - or vision impairment - is vision loss that cannot be corrected with traditional eyeglasses,

Beaumont physicians have new option in treating strokes

Dick Suminski of Rochester Hills credits his Beaumont cardiologist, along with a fast-acting medical team of stroke specialists' with saving his life. He also concedes he was in the right place at the right time. Suminski had his stroke as he was getting ready to leave Beaumont, Royal Oak where he had been hospitalized to stabilize internal

Beaumont research: CT heart scans accurate, faster, less costly for chest pain diagnosis

Beaumont Hospital cardiologists and emergency physicians have demonstrated that coronary CT angiography is accurate, definitive, much faster and less costly than the standard diagnostic testing for emergency room chest pain patients. This revolutionary research, published in the Feb. 27 Journal of the American College of Cardiology, is the

Beaumont research published in AJC: Survival of the 'aerobically fittest'

Research done at Beaumont Hospitals and published in today's American Journal of Cardiology reports the significance of aerobic fitness for heart attack patients. The research team concluded, following a heart attack, aerobic fitness may be more important than heart muscle function when it comes to improving a patient's long-term survival.

Beaumont chosen robotic surgery teaching center

Intuitive Surgical, maker of the da Vinci® surgical robot, has selected Beaumont Hospital in Royal Oak to be a Multi-specialty Training Center for Robotic Surgery. Beaumont joins just a handful of centers in the world teaching how to use the sophisticated equipment. Beaumont's surgical expertise, two fully equipped operating rooms in the