Beaumont, Troy breaks ground for expansion

As it celebrates 30 years of serving its community, Beaumont Hospital in Troy recently broke ground for a major expansion including an Emergency Center addition, a critical care tower, a comprehensive outpatient services center including an expanded Family Medicine program and a professional office building. In addition, plans call for bridging

Heart disease and kidney disease interactions

A study led by Peter McCullough, M.D. of Beaumont Hospital, Royal Oak, published in the June 11 issue of Archives of Internal Medicine, found three markers of chronic kidney disease related to the risk of heart disease. Furthermore, findings from another study, also part of the Kidney Early Evaluation Program, demonstrated heart disease is

Beaumont researchers: surgery advantageous for spinal stenosis and slipped vertebra

Research done at Beaumont Hospital, Royal Oak, along with twelve other sites nationwide, recently published in the New England Journal of Medicine found back surgery for spinal stenosis and a slipped vertebra proved to have better results than nonsurgical remedies. The paper is the second in a series detailing the findings of the Spine Patient

Beaumont vascular and wound care services offered in Macomb County

Beaumont medical centers in St. Clair Shores and Macomb Township now offer area residents vascular testing and wound care treatment. "Residents of Macomb County now have two convenient locations offering proven Beaumont programs- accredited vascular labs and wound care treatment for all chronic wounds," says Eric Hunt, vice president of

Safety City U.S.A. to host children's summer camp program

Safety City U.S.A., the first nonprofit, injury prevention/safety education center in Michigan, is hosting a summer day camp program for children ages 5 to 12. Four one-week camp sessions are available during July and August. The morning program (8 a.m. - noon) is geared to children ages 5 to 8; and the afternoon program (1 p.m. - 5 p.m.) is for

New Medical Marvels Gallery

It will be the largest permanent medical technology exhibit gallery in North America, and through a partnership among the Detroit Science Center, Beaumont Hospitals and Oakland University, it will be located right here in Detroit. The Beaumont Hospitals and Oakland University Medical Marvels Gallery, a 15,000-square-foot exhibit gallery coming to

Beaumont researchers: mini-stroke diagnostic testing effective

Research done at Beaumont Hospital, published online in the May issue of the Annals of Emergency Medicine, supports the use of rapid diagnostic testing for patients with mini-strokes or TIAs. Beaumont researchers found that the use of an Accelerated Diagnostic Protocol, in an Emergency Department Observational Unit, increased efficiency, lowered

Beaumont Medical Center, Macomb Township offers same-day surgeries

The Beaumont Medical Center in Macomb Township now offers area residents same-day surgical services. "With the newly completed ambulatory surgical center, our patients and other Macomb area residents now have easier access to Beaumont's leading-edge technology and care," says John Becker, M.D., medical director, Beaumont Macomb

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