Safety City U.S.A. to host children's summer camp program

Safety City U.S.A., the first nonprofit, injury prevention/safety education center in Michigan, is hosting a summer day camp program for children ages 5 to 12. Four one-week camp sessions are available during July and August. The morning program (8 a.m. - noon) is geared to children ages 5 to 8; and the afternoon program (1 p.m. - 5 p.m.) is for

New Medical Marvels Gallery

It will be the largest permanent medical technology exhibit gallery in North America, and through a partnership among the Detroit Science Center, Beaumont Hospitals and Oakland University, it will be located right here in Detroit. The Beaumont Hospitals and Oakland University Medical Marvels Gallery, a 15,000-square-foot exhibit gallery coming to

Beaumont researchers: mini-stroke diagnostic testing effective

Research done at Beaumont Hospital, published online in the May issue of the Annals of Emergency Medicine, supports the use of rapid diagnostic testing for patients with mini-strokes or TIAs. Beaumont researchers found that the use of an Accelerated Diagnostic Protocol, in an Emergency Department Observational Unit, increased efficiency, lowered

Beaumont Medical Center, Macomb Township offers same-day surgeries

The Beaumont Medical Center in Macomb Township now offers area residents same-day surgical services. "With the newly completed ambulatory surgical center, our patients and other Macomb area residents now have easier access to Beaumont's leading-edge technology and care," says John Becker, M.D., medical director, Beaumont Macomb

Extraordinary Beaumont nurses recognized with Daisy Awards

Three nurses have been named Beaumont Hospitals' April recipients of the DAISY Award for Extraordinary Nurses. The award, supported by the DAISY Foundation, an organization dedicated to fighting diseases that attack the immune system, recognizes the efforts of nurses. The three were honored in a special ceremony, which included guest presenters

Beaumont Flag Raising Ceremony honors 'Little Tony' and commemorates Donate Life Month

In December of 2005, a snowboarding accident tragically took the life of Tony Sisco Jr. of White Lake. Little Tony, as his friends and family called him, was 12. Thanks to his wishes, three people received life saving transplants and another the gift of sight. On Saturday, April 7 in Royal Oak, Tony Jr. and his family were honored by friends and

Beaumont, Oakland University Unveil Plans for New Medical School

Officials from Oakland University and Beaumont Hospitals announced that they have entered into a partnership that will create a new medical school on Oakland's campus. "We are excited about partnering with one of the finest hospitals in the country to bring southeastern Michigan a much-needed boost in job creation, applied research

Beaumont study shows safety, effectiveness of heart filter device in stroke prevention

A study involving Beaumont Hospital cardiologists, published in the April 3 Journal of the American College of Cardiology, shows the WATCHMAN left atrial appendage device to be as good or better than the standard blood thinning treatment in preventing stroke. The device is designed to free people with the heart rhythm condition known as atrial

Beaumont Medical Center, Rochester Hills offers new services

Beaumont Medical Center, Rochester Hills offers new services The Beaumont Medical Center in Rochester Hills is offering two new imaging services - digital mammography and ultrasound. "This recent expansion of services at the Beaumont Medical Center in Rochester Hills demonstrates our commitment to bringing the latest technology closer

Low vision service now offered at Troy and Royal Oak hospitals

Beaumont, Troy's Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, in conjunction with the Department of Ophthalmology and Occupational Therapy, is now offering the same Low Vision service that has been available for many years at the Royal Oak hospital. Low vision - or vision impairment - is vision loss that cannot be corrected with traditional eyeglasses,