The gift of less anxiety

One of the greatest challenges in pediatric anesthesia is providing preoperative relief for children’s anxiety.

Now, some physicians at Beaumont Hospital, Farmington Hills have made it possible for kids, and even some adult patients, to distract their attention away from anxious thoughts by playing games and doing activities on iPads.

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Hospital-based midwifery service expands Beaumont’s mission to empower new moms

“That’s my purpose: to provide safe, evidence-based maternity care and to be there for my patient and support her journey,” explains Dove-Medows, a certified nurse midwife hired in January to help launch Beaumont – Royal Oak’s new, hospital-based midwifery service."

Beaumont Health opens Urgent Care Center in West Bloomfield

Need immediate medical care? No problem. The new Beaumont Health Urgent Care Center offers same day care and no appointments are necessary.

From Russia with Love: Mom travels with toddler to Michigan seeking care for complex craniofacial condition

Five years ago, Elena Chubanyuk looked to doctors for answers about her newborn son, Denis. His head and face were misshapen and his eyes bulged. Because of a sunken middle face, he could only breathe through his mouth. At times, the baby gasped for air. His fingers and toes were fused. His hands looked like mittens.

Nov. 12 educational event highlights prevalence of pelvic floor disorders

On Nov. 12, Beaumont Medical Group Urogynecology Associates presents “Break free from pelvic floor disorders,” 4-5:30 p.m. in the Beaumont Hospital – Royal Oak administration building, in the first floor, private dining room.

Time to ‘fall back’: EST begins Sunday, Nov. 1

Good news for the sleep deprived- this weekend marks the end of daylight saving time. Michigan residents will go to bed in daylight saving time on Oct. 31 and wake up in Eastern Standard Time, having gained an hour. A Beaumont sleep expert explains how it can affect you.

Biodegradable implant could help heal broken bones

A plastic derived from cornstarch combined with a volcanic ash compound, Montmorillonite clay, could help heal the bones of hundreds of thousands of patients with orthopedic injuries who need bone replacement after tumor removal, spinal fusion surgery or fracture repair.

Three Southeast Michigan health systems collaborate for historic 3-way kidney swap

Six lives, three kidneys and one goal. Thanks to a collaborative effort by three area health systems, the lives of six Michigan residents have changed for the better through an ultimate display of paying it forward: a historic 3-way kidney swap.

Allison neurological rehabilitation suite at Beaumont – Royal Oak offers interdisciplinary outpatient evaluation and care in a one-stop setting

For families with a loved one who has experienced a stroke, getting the appropriate outpatient rehab care can often be challenging – multiple appointments, at multiple locations, sometimes resulting in differing medical opinions. Now, thanks to a gift from the Allison family, patients can be assessed through one visit.

Four Beaumont hospitals earn national U.S. News and World Report ‘Most Connected’ honor

Beaumont hospitals in Dearborn (formerly Oakwood), Grosse Pointe, Royal Oak and Troy have been recognized as some of the nation’s most connected hospitals for 2015-16 by U.S. News & World Report. The U.S. News Most Connected Hospitals list recognizes hospitals whose excellence in patient safety, patient engagement and clinical connectedness improves patient care.

Beaumont Health named a ‘101 Best and Brightest in Wellness’ company

Beaumont Health has been named a “101 Best and Brightest in Wellness” company by Corp! Magazine. Beaumont offers numerous health, wellness and fitness programs to support employees and their families.