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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 offers high-tech imaging at St. Clair Shores medical center

The Beaumont Medical Center, St. Clair Shores has added high-tech imaging to its many services. The new 64-slice computed tomography scanner improves imaging of the heart and other organs. The use of this noninvasive, scanner technology is faster, more accurate and cost effective in diagnosing many conditions, including heart disease, head

Beaumont Hospitals acquires Bon Secours

Beaumont Hospitals and Bon Secours Health System Inc. have reached a final agreement to transfer ownership of Bon Secours Hospital in Grosse Pointe and its affiliated Michigan nursing and assisted living facilities to Beaumont on Oct. 1, 2007. The agreement followed the dissolution of a joint venture between BSHSI and Henry Ford Health System

Beaumont Hospitals receives Governor's Award

Beaumont Hospitals in Royal Oak and Troy has received MPRO's 2006 Governor's Award for Improving Patient Safety and Quality of Care in the Hospital Setting. Gov. Jennifer Granholm's staff recently presented the awards to 79 Michigan hospitals in partnership with MPRO, Michigan's Medicare Quality Improvement Organization. "Award recipients are

Next generation of radiation treatment

Cancer patients at Beaumont Hospitals are the first in the world to be treated with the next generation of radiation therapy that is painless, faster, more accurate and precise than other treatments. The treatment, called Omnibeam, is powered by the technology of Elekta Axesse. Beaumont doctors and physicists invented and patented the new

Beaumont installs hand hygiene stations

Mom always told you to wash your hands. She was right. Poor hand hygiene is the most frequent contributing factor in the spread of hospital-acquired infections, leading to 90,000 deaths annually and a $5 billion cost to the U.S. economy. To combat the spread of infections, Beaumont Hospitals is one of the first area hospitals installing a