Beaumont Health System donates AED to the City of Berkley

Defibrillator use may help save lives at Berkley Community Center Beaumont Health System and the American Heart Association have donated an automated external defibrillator, or AED, to the Berkley Community Center on Monday, Nov. 18. An AED is an emergency medical device that delivers an electrical charge to a person who is experiencing a

Time is on their side

Royal Oak hospital volunteer saves husband’s life after responding FAST to stroke For Marj and Dick Russell of Royal Oak, Sept. 18 started off as any other autumn day. Marj read the morning paper while Dick, an 81 year-old-retired physical education teacher and coach, started his normal routine: breakfast, feeding the birds and squirrels and then

Beaumont Hospital, Troy named one of the nation's 50 Top Cardiovascular Hospitals by Truven Health Analytics

Beaumont Hospital, Troy was named one of the nation’s 50 Top Cardiovascular Hospitals by Truven Health Analytics, a national health care consulting firm that provides information and solutions to improve cost and quality. Beaumont, Troy was recognized for being a top performer and a leader in cardiovascular care for the two most common

Woman remains cancer-free 13 years after breast cancer study

Research: Accelerated breast radiation treatment provides same outcomes after 10 years At her 50th wedding anniversary trip to Florida,Anita Evans (center) enjoys time with her family. Anita Evans was planning her 50th wedding anniversary celebration. She arranged for her husband, their children and grandchildren to spend an entire month

Beaumont seeking volunteers for prostate cancer treatment study

Researchers to study safety of MRI-guided ultrasound to ablate cancer tissue Researchers at Beaumont Health System are seeking volunteers for a prostate cancer treatment study. Participants must have early-stage prostate cancer. The purpose of this research study is to evaluate the safety and effectiveness of a MRI-guided ultrasound therapy system

Beaumont Hospital, Grosse Pointe offers Integrative Medicine Program

Beaumont Hospital, Grosse Pointe now offers Integrative Medicine, a combination of Eastern and Western medicine that complements traditional medicine, at the Beaumont Vein Center, 87 Kercheval, between McMillian and Muir roads, Grosse Pointe Farms. "People who are healthy or fighting an illness will find benefits to the services offered at

Mirror box therapy helps stroke patients get better faster

Beaumont Health System physical and occupational therapists are using a rehabilitation tool called mirror box therapy to help stroke patients retrain their brain, regain function and improve their overall quality of life. According to Erika Gray, PT supervisor at Beaumont, Royal Oak, "Mirror box therapy is part of the new Graded Motor Imagery

Gift from Danialle and Peter Karmanos to create Center for Natural Birth at Beaumont Hospital, Royal Oak

Danialle Karmanos and son Aristides Kyros minutes after birthat Beaumont Hospital, Royal Oak. Beaumont Health System has announced a $5 million gift from Danialle and Peter Karmanos Jr. that aims to expand safe, natural birthing alternatives for expectant moms in Metro Detroit. The gift will create the Karmanos Center for Natural Birth

Beaumont Health System receives $3.9 million for urinary incontinence research

Beaumont Health System has been awarded a $3.9 million urology research grant from the National Institute of Aging. Ananias Diokno, M.D., Beaumont's retired chief medical officer, is the principal investigator for this multicenter project called Group Learning to Accomplish Decreased Incidents of Lower Urinary Symptoms, or GLADIOLUS. The study

Beaumont Health System earns ‘Top Performer’ recognition

All three Beaumont hospitals have been recognized as a Top Performer on Key Quality Measures for 2013 by The Joint Commission, the leading accreditor of health care organizations. The Beaumont hospitals in Royal Oak, Troy and Grosse Pointe are identified with other Top Performer hospitals in The Joint Commission's "Improving America's