An Expert's Tips for Girls to Promote Breast Health

Ruth Lerman, M.D., an expert at the Marilyn and Walter J. Wolpin Comprehensive Breast Care Center in Beaumont Hospital, Royal Oak (Mich.), says girls are never too young to start lifestyle habits that promote breast health. Dr. Lerman, herself the mother of an 18-year-old daughter, says there are factors that contribute to breast cancer that

'Stars Guitars' Strikes Chord for Pediatric Cancer Programs

Autographed guitars from notable pop, rock, jazz and country musicians will be going on the auction block Saturday, Oct. 24 to raise money for Beaumont Children's Hospital pediatric cancer programs. The "Stars Guitars" benefit will take place at 6:30 p.m. inside the Ford Community and Performing Arts Center in Dearborn. "Stars

Beaumont Hospitals Announces Leadership Appointments

Beaumont Hospitals President and CEO Kenneth Matzick has announced a series of executive appointments to fill positions created under a new organizational structure and others held by retiring executives. All of the appointments were effective Oct. 1, 2009. "Beaumont is preparing for the future - and for health care reform - with a greater

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