Beaumont Health System hosts baby fairs for new and expecting parents

Beaumont is hosting its annual baby fairs in Grosse Pointe, Royal Oak and Troy. With funds provided by Children's Miracle Network, the Beaumont baby fairs will provide new and expecting parents free information, product demonstrations, activities and tours of the family birthing centers. The Beaumont baby fairs will be held Saturdays, from

Electronic Medical Records: safe, secure sharing improves patient safety

Seeking care in a hospital that doesn’t know you or your medical history can result in patient safety concerns and also anxiety for patients, especially for those with serious medical conditions. Bernice Sessa, M.D., Beaumont, Troy emergency physician, inputs patient medical information using myBeaumontChart. Beaumont Health System now

Stalking a superbug: Beaumont program keeps antibiotic-resistant CRE at bay

There’s a relatively unknown, hidden or “stealth” bug that’s making big problems for some hospitals. It’s called Carapenem-Resistant Enterobacteriaceae. CRE is listed by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention as one of the top three bug threats. It has a 50 percent mortality rate. Dr. Band “We call it a triple threat bug because

Cancer survivor repays gratitude with giant gift to Beaumont

Giant, inflatable colon raises colorectal cancer awareness What’s gray, pink and red, 32 feet long, 20 feet wide and 12 feet high? Answer: A giant, inflatable model of the human colon. The display travels to Beaumont Hospital, Royal Oak and Beaumont, Troy in March during National Colorectal Awareness Month. “It definitely grabs your attention,”

Beaumont’s inflatable colon display highlights Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month

What’s 12 feet high, 20 feet wide and 32 feet long? Display travels to Royal Oak and Troy Because March is National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month, Beaumont Health System is stepping up its community awareness efforts. To kick off the month, area residents and community groups are invited to see a large, inflatable human colon on

Quality of life improves with minimally invasive surgery for low back pain

Beaumont research: minimally invasive back surgery outcomes show favorable results Beaumont research findings published in the February online issue of Spine shows that patients who have a low back surgery called minimally invasive transforaminal lumbar interbody fusion, end up better off in many ways than patients who have more invasive

Beaumont study: Gamma Knife helps patients with painful facial nerve disorder

Research results published in the Clinical Neurology and Neuroscience journal Research by Beaumont Health System radiation oncologists and neurosurgeons found that symptoms of trigeminal neuralgia, or TN, a nerve disorder causing severe facial pain, were reduced in those treated with Gamma Knife stereotactic radiosurgery. The results were

Beaumont Health System appoints three board directors

Beaumont Health System has announced the appointment of three new members to its board of directors. They are: Richard Astrein, Huntington Woods, president and owner of Astrein Creative Jewelers in Birmingham. Astrein has served as a Beaumont trustee since 2002. He also serves as a Beaumont Foundation board member and as co-chair of Stars

Beaumont Health System appoints five trustees

Five community residents were recently elected as trustees of Beaumont Health System. Beaumont has 105 trustees who meet twice a year and serve on committees to make recommendations to Beaumont’s board of directors. Stephen Eisenberg, Bloomfield Hills, is president of Kenwal Steele Corporation. He has a bachelor’s degree from the University of

Beaumont hosts ’Women, Wisdom and Wellness‘ event to increase breast health awareness

Beaumont Health System is hosting a health fair to educate women on breast health, nutrition and wellness. The event will be held March 12 from 6 to 9 p.m. at the Auburn Hills Community Center located at 1827 N. Squirrel Road, Auburn Hills. Digital mammography at Beaumont Speaking at this free event is Eric A. Brown, M.D., director of