Beaumont named to 2013 InformationWeek 500 list of top technology innovators

Beaumont Health System has once again been named among the nation's most innovative users of business technology. The 2013 InformationWeek 500 list has been announced and can be viewed at . InformationWeek identifies and honors the nation's most innovative users of information technology and tracks the technology, strategies, investments and

‘An Evening of Classic Lily Tomlin’ Sept. 28 benefits Beaumont

Beaumont Health System is hosting "An Evening of Classic Lily Tomlin," on to benefit the health system's Digestive Health Center of Excellence in the treatment, education and research of Crohn's and colitis. The one-night event will feature actress and comedian Lily Tomlin performing at The Berman Center for the Performing Arts in West

Detroit Riverfront hosts Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals Torch Relay

Metro Detroit residents will join participants in 19 cities in the annual Torch Relay event to raise money for local Children's Miracle Network Hospitals. The international nonprofit organization raises funds for children's hospitals like Beaumont Children's Hospital. Detroit's Torch Relay walk takes place at the Rivard Plaza along the Detroit

Beaumont hosts 8th annual breast health fairs in October

Beaumont Health System will host three community health fairs to observe National Breast Cancer Awareness Month in October. Attendees of the eighth annual Beaumont Breast Health Fairs can learn about breast cancer prevention, treatment, support, research trials and survivorship programs. The fairs will take place from 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at

Beaumont’s Cancer Genetics Program hosting community BRCA conference

Genetic testing can help determine a person's risk for developing certain cancers. Identifying cancer genes, the presence of BRCA 1 and 2 mutations, is the first step. This testing allows the implementation of risk-reducing interventions: more frequent screening, surgical prevention and chemoprevention. For patients and families at risk for

Health, education, legal and religious groups collaborate in support of Detroit

In a show of regional cooperation, a suburban-based health system, two legal services agencies, a federally-qualified health provider, a medical school and a law school are joining together to help residents of one of Detroit's poorest and most medically underserved neighborhoods. The Brightmoor Health Outreach Collaborative was launched this

Neon Vibe 5k night run to benefit kids at Beaumont Children's Hospital

The Neon Vibe is an after-dark 5K run and walk that will take place at Willow Metro Park in New Boston on Sept. 14 at dusk. A portion of each registration fee benefits the Children's Miracle Network at Beaumont Children's Hospital. This is the first time the Neon Vibe 5K will be held in Michigan and nearly 3,000 participants are expected for the

Time to Adjust Children’s Sleep Schedule for Coming School Year

Back to school, means a return to school bedtimes. Sleep experts, like Beaumont Health System's Gary Trock, M.D., are encouraging parents to ease their children back into a school sleep schedule about two weeks before classes resume. Most area students will head back to school on the Tuesday after Labor Day. "It's important that students

Beaumont Hospital, Grosse Pointe receives Excellence in Community Collaboration Award

Beaumont Hospital, Grosse Pointe received the Excellence in Community Collaboration Award at the 16th Annual Spirit of Women National Executive Meeting in Las Vegas in July. The award recognizes the success of the Beaumont Community Health Coalition. Spirit of Women is a national organization dedicated to empowering and educating women to seek

Beaumont hosts ‘Natural Supplements and Diabetes Care’ Aug. 21

Beaumont Health System's diabetes support group is inviting area residents to attend "Natural Supplements and Diabetes Care" Wednesday, Aug. 21 at the Beaumont Medical Center, Sterling Heights. Guest speaker, Hallie Armstrong, N.D., senior naturopath, Integrative Medicine, will be discussing naturopathic medicine and diabetes. The 7