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Beaumont Health announces appointment of John T. Fox as president
and chief executive officer

The Beaumont Health Board of Directors has announced the appointment of John T. Fox as president and chief executive officer of Beaumont Health. Fox will join the organization in March.

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Quick Detection of Bleeding in the Brain for People on Blood Thinners Saving Lives

A treatment strategy for people on blood thinners who hit their head is saving lives at Beaumont Hospital, Royal Oak (Mich.), according to recent research. In 105 study patients treated under the protocol, the time to diagnose bleeding in the brain as a result of the head bump was cut in half and treatment was started in one-third of the

2 Naturopathic Doctors Added to Beaumont's Integrative Medicine Program

When Mary Kay Stark of Berkley needed guidance on taking supplements and help with sleep problems during chemotherapy for breast cancer, she turned to the Integrative Medicine program at Beaumont Hospital. As a result, naturopath Jen Green recommended supplements for Stark's leg and sleep problems, and advised her to stop taking the supplement

Heart and Vascular Screen May Be Best Gift of All

Care about the heart health of someone you love and wondering what to give him this holiday season? The perfect gift for your loved one could be a gift certificate for a Heart and Vascular Wellness Screening at Beaumont. For $70, the screening includes a blood pressure measurement; assessment of body mass index; blood cholesterol and glucose

Beaumont Hospital, Troy EC Aims for Prompt Care for High Numbers of Emergency Patients

Emergency Medicine physicians at Beaumont Hospital, Troy recently studied how satisfied their patients are in relation to the time they wait for care and found that a patient's happiness falls sharply once he has waited 3-1/2 hours. Recognizing that its high volume can result in waits for care, the hospital has taken steps to make the process

Robocalls Help Women with Breast Cancer Manage Chemotherapy Side Effects

An automated system worked well in helping manage routine chemotherapy side effects in women with metastatic breast cancer, according to research conducted in part at Beaumont Hospital in Royal Oak. One hundred ninety-four women with an average age of 50 were assessed on 15 symptoms ranging from anxiety to fatigue. Half were randomly assigned