Beaumont Hospitals Announces Cost Reduction and Restructuring Plans

Beaumont Hospitals is implementing plans to cut costs by $10 million to offset a revenue shortfall in order to maintain the progress it has made since announcing a financial turnaround plan last November. "Through outstanding expense management and better revenue management, we had gone from a $30 million loss last year to a positive

Beaumont Forms Legal Aid for Children Program

Beaumont Hospitals has formed a new Legal Aid for Children program, a medical and legal collaboration to provide free legal services to improve the health and welfare of low-income children and their families served by Beaumont. The Legal Aid for Children program is on-site at the Beaumont Children's Hospital in Royal Oak with office hours on

Grosse Pointe Hospital Offers Low-Cost Heart Screening

Beaumont Hospitals' "7 for $70" heart and vascular wellness screening is now offered at Beaumont, Grosse Pointe. The program helps people determine the presence or potential risk of heart and vascular disease and recommends a course of action to maintain or improve health. Beaumont also offers the low-cost screening at Beaumont Hospital,

Beaumont Honors Women With Community Events Throughout October

To honor and celebrate women in Metropolitan Detroit, Beaumont Hospitals has planned a series of health and wellness events coordinated by all three of its hospitals during the month of October. Topics for the events range from diabetes to stress relief to nutrition, and include the Fourth Annual Beaumont Breast Health Fairs. "We decided to

Beaumont Hosts 1st Community Stroke Conference

Each year about 700,000 Americans have a new or recurrent stroke, a leading cause of death and disability. After a stroke, patients and their families can benefit from education and support services. Beaumont Hospitals invites stroke survivors, families, caregivers and friends to attend its first community stroke conference, "Life After

Beaumont on List of Top Technology Innovators

Beaumont Hospitals has been named to the 2009 InformationWeek 500, an annual listing of the nation's most innovative users of business technology. An awards ceremony announcing the list was held Sept. 14 during the InformationWeek 500 Conference in Dana Point, Calif. InformationWeek has identified and honored the nation's most innovative users of

Beaumont Earns Organ Donation Medal of Honor

The Beaumont Hospitals in Royal Oak and Troy will be recognized for outstanding organ donation rates by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services at the Fifth Annual National Learning Congress on Organ Donation and Transplantation in Grapevine, Texas on Sept. 30. A silver Medal of Honor will be presented to representatives from each

Grosse Pointe Hospital Offers Free Student Heart Checks

Beaumont Hospital, Grosse Pointe and the Grosse Pointe Park Internal Medicine Center are offering free heart screenings for high school students. The in-depth heart screening includes a medical history, blood pressure assessment and an ECG. Echocardiograms will also be provided, if needed. The screening looks for evidence of hypertrophic

Beaumont Hospice Garage Sale and Craft Fair to Benefit Patients

With summer winding down, many people find themselves with items they no longer want or need. Find a new home for those items or scout new items for your own home via a garage sale and craft fair to benefit Beaumont Hospitals' Hospice program. Proceeds from the sale will provide hospice care for uninsured and under-insured patients. Donations

Making therapy fun: Beaumont Children's Hospital's adaptive programs for children

When Suzy MacDonald of West Bloomfield gave her 4-year-old "girly-girl" Isabelle a choice between swim or dance classes in Beaumont Children's Hospital's Pediatric Rehabilitation Adaptive Groups, the tutu won out over the Speedo. Isabelle, who receives therapy for low muscle tone and possible coordination disorder at the Center for