Beaumont selects UHC for Supply Chain Services

Beaumont Health System has selected the University Health System Consortium, or UHC, to provide group purchasing services to manage supply costs and improve supply chain efficiencies. Beaumont will have access to pharmaceuticals, medical devices, equipment and supplies at a lower cost. The contract is effective May 1. "UHC's tools and

Clawson woman thrives after participating in women's cardiac prevention program at Beaumont

Pauline Flaga, 71, is a professional sculptor from Clawson who was diagnosed with breast cancer in 1998. After chemotherapy and 10 years of post-chemotherapy anti-cancer medication, Pauline survived the battle. But the long fight had left her with chemo brain, a side effect of chemotherapy that affects brain function, making it hard for her to do

Public welcome: Beaumont Lecture Series presents 'Living with Crohn's and Colitis' March 5

The Beaumont Lecture Series will present "Living with Crohn's and Colitis: Treatment options, research and tactics for daily living with inflammatory bowel disease" at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, March 5 at the Berman Center for the Performing Arts, 6600 West Maple Road in West Bloomfield. The community education program will include

Beaumont Health System opens new Radiation Oncology unit in Sterling Heights

Beaumont Hospital, Troy has opened a 13,000-square-foot outpatient radiation oncology department that completes the consolidation of the hospital's outpatient cancer services in an expanded Cancer Center on its Sterling Heights campus. The $14.1 million project features the latest technology for planning and delivering radiation treatment

Supersaturated oxygen: key to preventing permanent heart attack damage?

Over the past two decades, cardiologists have explored many different treatments to help prevent permanent heart damage after a heart attack. One treatment that appears to be very promising is supersaturated oxygen - a therapy based on the known benefits of hyperbaric oxygen treatment in patients with burns and wounds. Developed right here in

Beaumont orthopedic surgeon helping young woman rebuild her life one joint at a time

When you meet Katie Raupp, 26, you can't help but be drawn in by her big smile and her zest for life. What you never would expect is the challenges she's had to overcome in her life. Katie was eager to take on the world when she was diagnosed with acute myeloid leukemia at age 19. Her life changed in an instant into one of doctor visits, medical

Beaumont Health System chairman named Trustee of the Year by Modern Healthcare

Stephen Howard of Franklin, chairman of Beaumont Health System's board of directors since Jan. 2011, has been named Trustee of the Year by Modern Healthcare magazine. He was one of four health care trustees recognized across the nation in the magazine's Feb. 11 issue and the winner in the not-for-profit health care system award category. "I

Beaumont hosts ‘Taking Control of Your Diabetes’ Feb. 20

Beaumont Health System's diabetes support group is inviting area residents to attend "Taking Control of Your Diabetes" Feb. 20 at the Beaumont Medical Center, Sterling Heights. Guest speaker, JoAnn Henderson-Collins, diagnosed with type 2 diabetes 27 years ago, will share her experience living with and managing her diabetes. The 7:15

Nearly 300 Beaumont doctors named to 2013 Best Doctors in America List

A total of 286 Beaumont Health System physicians appear on the Best Doctors in America List for 2013, including physicians from all three Beaumont hospitals. Only five percent of doctors in America earn this honor, decided by impartial peer review. "This recognition is another indication of the high quality of Beaumont doctors," says Ananias

Beaumont Health System announces executive promotions

Beaumont Health System has announced the promotions of two executives: Christine Stesney-Ridenour, of Troy, to vice president and chief operating officer, Beaumont, Grosse Pointe, responsible for all of the hospital's clinical support services except for nursing. Stesney-Ridenour began her Beaumont career in 1985 at Beaumont, Troy where she served