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

Beaumont Health System announces appointment of Neurology chair

David Wood, M.D., chief medical officer, Beaumont Health System has announced the appointment of Daniel Menkes, M.D., as health system chair for the Department of Neurology, effective Nov. 4. Dr. Menkes is an expert in neurophysiology with a specialty in neuromuscular disorders. He is responsible for developing and expanding neurology services at

Video, board and lawn game event on Nov. 2 to support Beaumont Children’s Hospital through ‘Extra Life’ fundraiser

Registration for gaming fundraiser going on now at Extra-Life.org Families, individuals and game groups are coming together to help sick and injured children treated at Beaumont Children's Hospital with a fundraiser on Saturday, Nov. 2 called Extra Life. This event, in coordination with Children's Miracle Network Hospitals across North America,

Safety City U.S.A. Offers Halloween Safety Tips

As Halloween approaches, Donna Bucciarelli, R.N., from Safety City U.S.A. and Beaumont Children's Hospital in Royal Oak offers some practical safety tips for parents and their children. "For many the observance of Halloween begins with pumpkin carving. Never let your children help in carving or cutting your pumpkins, " says Donna

Beaumont CEO recognizes employees and teams for extraordinary efforts

Beaumont Health System President and CEO Gene Michalski honored five employees and one team with President's Awards at the Oct.16 Beaumont Recognition Night held at Penna's of Sterling. The awards were based on 204 nominations submitted by Beaumont team members. "Every day the Beaumont team cares for the community in extraordinary