Harry N. Herkowitz, M.D. Distinguished Chair in Orthopaedics created to honor iconic doctor’s legacy

Beaumont Health System announces the creation of the Harry N. Herkowitz, M.D., Distinguished Chair in Orthopaedics. About 300 physicians, family, friends, patients and former students have contributed more than $2.2 million to honor the achievements of Dr. Herkowitz and Beaumont Orthopaedics.

One month after surgery, young double mastectomy BRCA positive patient ‘feels wonderful’

Now that the surgery is over and Rothe is recovering, she feels even more confident about her decision. She says she is doing great and feels wonderful, one month after the surgery.

Beaumont Hospital, Royal Oak named Practice Greenhealth Top 25 Environmental Excellence Award winner

The Environmental Excellence Award recognizes health-care facilities that exemplify environmental excellence and setting the highest standards for environmental practices in health care.

Beaumont Hospital, Royal Oak spine surgery program awarded certification from The Joint Commission

Beaumont Hospital, Royal Oak has earned certification of its combined Neuroscience and Orthopedic Spine Surgery Program by demonstrating compliance with The Joint Commission’s national standards for health care quality and safety in disease-specific care.

‘Music with Heart’ concert at Oakland University benefits heart health

Oakland University music majors and alumni are helping to raise funds for heart health programs at Beaumont Hospital, Troy through a “Music with Heart” benefit concert on Saturday, June 28 on the OU campus in Rochester.

American Arab Professional Network names Beaumont recipient of Champion of Diversity Award

The American Arab Professional Network, part of the American Arab Chamber of Commerce, honored Beaumont Health System with its 2014 Champion of Diversity Award at its May 14 “Celebrating Success” banquet in Dearborn.

Pediatric neurosurgery patient pays it forward with gifts

Fourteen-year-old Hana Ferguson is a bright, creative and talented teen who hasn’t let Chiari malformation, a congenital abnormality, stand in her way. After successful surgery, a grateful Hana has paid it forward by helping others at Beaumont Children’s Hospital.

Study: Response to heart attacks at Michigan golf courses isn’t up to par

Despite more than a decade of advocacy about defibrillator use, response to heart attacks at Michigan golf courses is still not up to par, a recent Beaumont Health System study finds. Use of defibrillators in cardiac arrest cases at golf courses was rare, the study says, and preparedness and response wasn’t as good as it could be.

Local teenager battles rare form of cancer

A large lump on the side of 13-year-old Alyssa Kukla’s neck was the first warning something was wrong. “They initially thought it was just her body fighting off a virus,” Teri Kukla, Alyssa’s mother, says. Then, the lump grew larger. Alyssa’s parents brought her to Beaumont Children’s Hospital in Royal Oak for testing.

4 Beaumont nurses receive Oakland University Nightingale Awards

Beaumont Health System nurses were honored by Oakland University’s School of Nursing at the 26th Annual Nightingale Awards on May 8. The awards recognize the exemplary contributions of registered nurses. Winners are selected from nominations by peers, supervisors, friends or patients.