Beaumont Health System joins Healthier Hospitals Initiative

Beaumont Health System is only one of two organizations in Michigan and the only health system in Southeast Michigan to participate in all six challenges offered as part of the Healthier Hospitals Initiative. HHI is a national campaign urging hospitals to commit to a three-year program to improve the health and safety of patients, hospital

Beaumont recognizes eight physicians with Outstanding Doctors’ Awards

Beaumont Health System Executive Vice President and Chief Medical Officer Ananias Diokno, M.D., has announced the winners of the 2012 Outstanding Doctors' Awards. "Four years ago, I began a tradition at Beaumont where we recognize outstanding members of our medical staff," says Dr. Diokno. "The awards not only recognize a handful of

Beaumont Health System appoints surgical chair

Ananias Diokno, M.D., chief medical officer of Beaumont Health System, has announced the appointment of Alan J. Koffron, M.D., of Bloomfield Hills, Mich., as Health System Chair, Department of Surgery. One of the world's leading innovators in hepatobiliary surgery and live-donor liver transplantation, Dr. Koffron joined Beaumont in May 2008 as

Ethan Bortnick’s “It’s All About Music" tour coming to Detroit; show benefits Beaumont Children’s Hospital

Tickets for July 29 concert on sale at Ethan Bortnick, the 11-year-old musical sensation who has headlined more than 100 live shows across the globe and shared the stage with legendary artists such as Beyoncé, Reba McEntire, and Natalie Cole, is partnering with Children's Miracle Network Hospitals and Beaumont

Miles4Miles bike event helps kids in Nepal and Metro Detroit

You can walk a mile in someone's shoes … or you can ride a half-mile to raise funds to help kids in Nepal and kids in Metro Detroit through the Miles4Miles bike event, part of the second annual Birmingham Bike Festival. Miles4Miles is a half-mile, parade-style family biking event that will take place in downtown Birmingham on Sunday,

Beaumont, Troy awarded advanced certification for primary stroke centers from Joint Commission

Beaumont Hospital, Troy has earned the Gold Seal of Approval™ for stroke care. The Joint Commission, along with the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association recently recognized Beaumont, Troy with Advanced Certification for Primary Stroke Centers. Beaumont, Troy earned this distinction after The Joint Commission conducted

Beaumont Health System AED donation may help save lives

Beaumont Health System donated an automated external defibrillator, or AED, to the Friendship Circle of West Bloomfield on July 16. The Friendship Circle is a nonprofit organization that provides programs for individuals with special needs. An AED is an emergency medical device that delivers an electrical charge to a patient who is experiencing a

Beaumont doctor selected by USOC to care for Olympic athletes in London

United Kingdom tourism officials expect throngs to arrive in London for the upcoming Summer Olympic Games. Beaumont sports medicine specialist, Peter Donaldson, M.D., is on his way; however he won't have much time to take in the Buckingham Palace or the London Bridge. As a member of the United States Olympic Committee's Medical Staff, he'll be

Beaumont, Royal Oak completes Family Birth Center renovations

Beaumont Health System has completed renovations of 20 labor and delivery rooms in its at Beaumont Hospital, Royal Oak. Expecting parents stay in birthing rooms complete with cozy furniture, sleeper sofas and bathrooms with spa-like amenities - for extra comfort during labor. "While we continue to offer the same high quality obstetrical care

Beaumont one of U.S. News and World Report's "Best Hospitals" for 18th year in a row

Beaumont Hospital, Royal Oak once again ranks among the nation's "Best Hospitals" in the 23rd annual rankings by U.S. News and World Report. It's the 18th consecutive year that Beaumont, Royal Oak has been nationally ranked by USNWR. Beaumont, Royal Oak is nationally ranked in 10 medical specialties in the 2012-13 lists released today: Cardiology