Beaumont Hospital, Grosse Pointe receives Level III trauma care status

The American College of Surgeons has verified as a Level III Trauma Center. A Level III Trauma Center must demonstrate the ability to provide prompt assessment, resuscitation and stabilization, including emergency surgery and critical care for most trauma patients. Being verified by the ACS in achieving Level III trauma care status means the

Beaumont study: Nerve stimulation helps with overactive bladder

Beaumont Health System research finds that symptoms of overactive bladder, or OAB, were reduced in those who received tibial nerve stimulation. The three-year results published in the June issue of The Journal of Urology show participants with urinary frequency, urgency and involuntary loss of urine maintained significant improvement in their

Beaumont offers support group for Chiari malformation

Beaumont is offering a new monthly support group for those with Chiari malformation, a neurological condition where the brain tissue is pushed down into the spinal canal, starting June 13. The meetings will provide patients and their caregivers insight into conditions, side effects and other helpful hints related to Chiari malformation and

Beaumont Health System appoints emergency medicine chair

Ananias Diokno, M.D., chief medical officer of Beaumont Health System, has announced the appointment of Terry Kowalenko, M.D., of Brighton, Mich., as health system chair, Emergency Medicine, effective June 1. "Dr. Kowalenko brings to Beaumont am impressive array of clinical, administrative, research and teaching skills," says Dr.

Beaumont Health System recognized as an American Heart Association Fit-Friendly Worksite

Fit-Friendly Worksites take steps to improve health and productivity while reducing expense Beaumont Health System has been recognized as a Platinum-Level Fit-Friendly Worksite by the American Heart Association for helping employees eat better and move more. "Employee wellness and building a healthy workplace culture are important priorities

Beaumont conducts community health assessment

To better understand and identify community health concerns, Beaumont Health System conducts community health needs assessments every three years. In 2012, an assessment was completed for each of the three hospitals and the communities they serve: Beaumont Hospital, Grosse Pointe Beaumont Hospital, Troy Beaumont Hospital, Royal Oak

Beaumont and Henry Ford health systems end merger talks

Beaumont Health System and Henry Ford Health System have ended discussions of a proposed merger to combine their operations into a new health system. "We have benefitted greatly from our merger discussions and have great respect for our colleagues at Henry Ford,"says Gene Michalski, president and CEO, Beaumont Health

Safety City U.S.A. to host summer camp for kids

Safety City U.S.A., the first nonprofit, injury prevention/safety education center in Michigan, is hosting a summer camp program for children ages 6 to 9 in Royal Oak. Three one-week camp sessions are available. Each session runs Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. until 12:30 p.m. and is $125 per camper. The camp fee includes all activities, a

Beaumont announces retirement of chief medical officer; successor named

Ananias Diokno, M.D., ending distinguished career; David Wood, M.D., named new chief medical officer Beaumont Health System's executive vice president and chief medical officer since September 2006, will step down from his administrative role effective June 1 and retire on Sept. 1. He will be succeeded as CMO on June 1 by David Wood, M.D.,

Beaumont Health System and Oakland County unveil new bike map

A new bicycle-friendly, is hot off the presses, just in time for the League of American Bicyclists' national "Bike to Work Day" on Friday, May 17. Oakland County Executive L. Brooks Patterson and Beaumont CEO Gene Michalski unveiled the new bicycle map at Beaumont Hospital, Royal Oak on May 17. The map was developed by Oakland County and Beaumont