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Beaumont first in U.S. to offer new system to ‘test drive’ bowel and bladder incontinence therapy

Dianne Bachman, 71, of Macomb, has had an overactive bladder and urge incontinence for more than two years. This condition hindered her once-active lifestyle. She was among the first in the nation to benefit from the new Verify Evaluation System at Beaumont Hospital, Royal Oak on Sept. 17.

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Beaumont, Grosse Pointe names 1st Daisy Award winner

Kelly Benoit, R.N., of Grosse Pointe Woods, is the first recipient of the DAISY Award for Extraordinary Nurses at Beaumont Hospital, Grosse Pointe. The award, supported by the DAISY Foundation, an organization dedicated to fighting diseases that attack the immune system, recognizes the efforts of nurses. Benoit, who works in the Women's and

Vision benefit to feature futurist Ray Kurzweil via hologram

Tickets are available for the on at the Detroit Institute of Arts. Artificial vision researcher Mark Humayun, M.D., Ph.D., from the University of Southern California, will be honored as the recipient of the 2008 Children's Vision Award. The event will benefit ROPARD, The Association for Retinopathy of Prematurity and Related Diseases, and

Beaumont can test for heart-attack prone plaques

Heart doctors at Beaumont Hospital, Royal Oak are first in the world with a laser imaging device that identifies the makeup of plaque deposits on artery walls. As these plaque deposits accumulate, they reduce blood flow to the heart, possibly causing intermittent chest pain called angina, and increasing the likelihood of a heart attack. This

Beaumont volunteers reach 7 million hours of giving

Volunteers at Beaumont Hospital, Royal Oak and Troy have provided comfort, service and aid for 54 years when people are feeling their worst and may be scared. During that time, members of the Volunteer Service Committees have collectively given 7 million hours of community service.  It is an astounding achievement, one that thousands of

Beaumont's transplant program expands, has new leader

Alan J. Koffron, M.D., has been named director of multi-organ transplantation at Beaumont Hospital, Royal Oak. Beaumont currently has a kidney transplant program. It is adding liver and mutli-organ transplants with the arrival of Dr. Koffron. "We're very pleased Dr. Koffron has agreed to lead Beaumont's new multidisciplinary