Beaumont First in Michigan to Participate in National Research Study of New Atrial Fibrillation Treatment

Beaumont Health System has enrolled its first patients in a multicenter, randomized research trial to study a new technology to treat atrial fibrillation, the most common heart rhythm disorder, affecting 2.3 million people in the U.S. Called the HeartLight® Endoscopic Ablation System, it is the first technology that allows cardiologists

Beaumont, Troy named to top 100 hospitals list

Beaumont Hospital, Troy was recently named one of the nation's 100 Top Hospitals by Thomson Reuters. The recognition is based on a hospital's overall organizational performance. This marks the ninth time Beaumont has been recognized as a top hospital. The Thomson Reuters 100 Top Hospitals study evaluates performance in 10 areas: mortality; medical

Beaumont Health System named 'Green Leader'

Beaumont Health System is recognized as one of the through Corp! magazine and named a by the Detroit Free Press. Both awards focus on identifying organizations that are committed to leading green initiatives and exhibiting excellence in environmental responsibility. Beaumont was the only health system in Metro Detroit recognized as a sustainable

Operating Room Briefings and Debriefings Improve Patient Safety

Briefings and debriefings in the operating rooms at Beaumont Hospital, Royal Oak have proven to enhance patient safety. When the surgical team takes time to communicate before the surgery and when it is complete, issues are identified which could prevent patient harm, according to an article published in the April issue of The Joint Commission

Beaumont Health System offers class to help moms continue breast-feeding

Childbirth educators at Beaumont Health System offers class to assist moms with breast-feeding. teaches moms how to incorporate nursing in daily activities and how to continue breast-feeding their babies when returning to work. "Breast-feeding Lifestyle" is a single-session course offered once per month on Mondays from 6:30 to 9 p.m. at

Beaumont, Grosse Pointe receives state approval for emergency heart attack treatment

Beaumont Hospital, Grosse Pointe has received state Certificate of Need approval to perform life-saving, emergency percutaneous coronary intervention (angioplasty) for patients coming to the hospital's Emergency Center having a heart attack. "The ability to perform emergency angioplasty will speed up treatment for heart attack patients with

Beaumont Health System launches neuroscience community education series

April 24 program focuses on epilepsy; May 9 stroke Beaumont Health System and its has launched a monthly community education series to help area residents better understand neurologic conditions and their treatments. While there are no fees to attend these programs, registration is required. To register for any education program, please call

Beaumont Hospital, Grosse Pointe Receives Baby-Friendly® Designation

Beaumont Hospital, Grosse Pointe is the only hospital in Michigan designated as a birth center by Baby-Friendly USA. The national authority for Baby-Friendly Hospital Initiative, Baby-Friendly, USA recognizes hospitals that provide a high level of care and education for breast-feeding mothers and their babies. The designation was awarded after an

A Celebration of Speech

According to his parents, Doni is your typical little boy -full of spirit and eager to please. He has always been a happy, friendly child. But, they also noticed he was having trouble communicating. Upon evaluation at the Beaumont Children's Hospital's Speech and Language Pathology Department, Center for Childhood Speech and Language Disorders,

Beaumont Health System partners with community organizations to host free cancer screenings, educational events

Beaumont Health System's Community and Minority Cancer Outreach program partners with community organizations to host cancer screenings and educational events in Detroit and Troy. Oncologists affiliated with Beaumont's Community and Minority Cancer Outreach program will provide cancer education and health care services on Saturday, April 14 from