Dairy Queen’s Free Cone Day on March 20 benefits Beaumont Children’s Hospital

You can make a lick of difference by ordering a Dairy Queen ice cream cone on March 20 to benefit Beaumont Children’s Hospital and the Children’s Miracle Network.

Cancer Survivorship Program gives teen the tools to battle the bully within

Zach Howell won’t forget the summer of 2012. He was having what he calls “sleep issues” – bad headaches, nausea and vomiting. The 17-year-old St. Clair Shores resident was rushed to the Emergency Center at Beaumont Hospital, Grosse Pointe. The CT scan revealed the source of his severe head pain: brain cancer. The date of his diagnosis: July 7,

Beaumont Health System hosts baby fairs for new and expecting parents

Beaumont is hosting its annual baby fairs in Grosse Pointe, Royal Oak and Troy. With funds provided by Children's Miracle Network, the Beaumont baby fairs will provide new and expecting parents free information, product demonstrations, activities and tours of the family birthing centers. The Beaumont baby fairs will be held Saturdays, from

Electronic Medical Records: safe, secure sharing improves patient safety

Seeking care in a hospital that doesn’t know you or your medical history can result in patient safety concerns and also anxiety for patients, especially for those with serious medical conditions. Bernice Sessa, M.D., Beaumont, Troy emergency physician, inputs patient medical information using myBeaumontChart. Beaumont Health System now

Stalking a superbug: Beaumont program keeps antibiotic-resistant CRE at bay

There’s a relatively unknown, hidden or “stealth” bug that’s making big problems for some hospitals. It’s called Carapenem-Resistant Enterobacteriaceae. CRE is listed by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention as one of the top three bug threats. It has a 50 percent mortality rate. Dr. Band “We call it a triple threat bug because