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

Beaumont, Royal Oak repeats as Consumer Choice Award winner for 18th time

Beaumont Hospital, Royal Oak has been named the top choice of consumers by the National Research Corporation for the 18th consecutive year in a five-county area in Metro Detroit. Beaumont, Royal Oak is one of 37 hospitals in the U.S. that has been named a winner every year since the award was introduced. The National Research 2013-14 Consumer

Dairy Queen® Miracle Treat Day to Benefit Children’s Miracle Network Kids at Beaumont Children’s Hospital

On Thursday, Aug. 11, Metro Detroit will be hit with a rare summer blizzard. More specifically, it will be a day of Dairy Queen® Blizzard®Treats to benefit area children. For the fifth consecutive year, Dairy Queen's Miracle Treat Day invites people to come out to area stores, enjoy a cold, refreshing ice cream treat and raise funds for services

William Hamman Statement

MEDIA STATEMENT WILLIAM HAMMAN William Hamman resigned from his Medical Simulation and Research position at Beaumont in June. A credentials check revealed discrepancies in the academic degrees (M.D. and Ph.D.) claimed on his resume. During his year at Beaumont, he was an educator and researcher who taught communication and team performance skills

Beaumont Hospital, Royal Oak named among top 10 academic medical centers for quality leadership by UHC

University HealthSystem Consortium, an alliance of the nation's leading nonprofit academic medical centers, has selected Beaumont Hospital, Royal Oak as one of 10 winners of its 2013 UHC Quality Leadership Award. The award is given to academic medical centers that have demonstrated excellence in delivering high-quality care as measured by the

4 Appointed to Medical Leadership at Beaumont, Troy

Roger Howard, M.D., senior vice president and medical director, recently announced the appointments of four medical leaders at Beaumont Hospital, Troy. "We are very fortunate to have these talented and dedicated individuals to lead their medical specialties at Beaumont, Troy," said Dr. Howard. Richard Easton, M.D., is the new division

A Step-by-Step Guide to Proper Handwashing

Soap up hands thoroughly. No need to use antibacterial soap. Should take 15 seconds. Make sure you scrub between your fingers, including the sides and in the creases. Rub your palm on the top of the opposite hand. Scrub your nails against the opposite palm. Use a brush or nail file