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Doctor Builds Charlotte Ponce A New Ear, Pierces It

Charlotte's ear is healing well. Charlotte returned to Beaumont Children's Hospital in August for a skin graft procedure. During the surgery, Dr. Chaiyasate pierced Charlotte's new ear. It was a wonderful surprise.

For the first time in her life, she can now wear a pair of earrings.

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April 5 ‘Blanket Beaumont' marathon to help comfort patients

As cartoonist Charles Schultz depicted in his comic strip, "Peanuts", we shouldn't underestimate the comfort derived from a warm blanket. Along with medical expertise, Beaumont Hospital staff and volunteers dispense hundreds of handmade blankets each year to help comfort patients. When Beth Laperriere's grandson was rushed to

Beaumont seeks approval for Royal Oak hospital expansion

Beaumont Hospitals has filed a certificate of need application for state Department of Community Health approval of a $204-million north expansion at its Royal Oak hospital. The project calls for 346,000 -square-feet of new construction that includes a replacement Emergency Center, a 36-bed intensive care unit, four operating rooms and a

Beaumont studying joint wear with hip simulator

Beaumont Hospital in Royal Oak is one of the only health care facilities in the United States using a 12-station hip simulator to measure wear and tear on total joint replacement devices. "This new piece of equipment allows our researchers to test total hip joint replacement parts under conditions approximating those occurring in the human

Beaumont researchers study ICU patient admission process

Each year more than 5 million Americans are treated in hospital intensive care units. This care costs $180 billion each year- almost 38 percent of the nation's acute care spending. Since 2005 researchers at Beaumont Hospital, Royal Oak have been following patients who are considered, but not admitted to the medical intensive care unit or MICU.

Beaumont, Royal Oak named Blue Distinction Center for Complex and Rare Cancers

Beaumont Hospital, Royal Oak, has been named a Blue Distinction CenterSM for Complex and Rare Cancers as part of a national program by the Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan and its HMO affiliate, Blue Care Network. Only two Michigan hospitals earned this prestigious distinction for complex cancers. There