Beaumont Health System donates AED to Troy community theatre

Beaumont Health System and the American Heart Association have donated an Automated External Defibrillator, or AED, to Ridgedale Players, a community theater located in Troy. An AED is an emergency medical device that delivers an electrical charge to a person who is experiencing a life-threatening, abnormal heart rhythm or sudden cardiac arrest.

Beaumont Hospital, Royal Oak opens special inpatient unit for acute care of elderly

Beaumont Hospital, Royal Oak has opened a 26-bed inpatient unit designed to address the special needs of a growing number of patients aged 65 and older. It's focused on maximizing recovery so that patients return to the quality of life they enjoyed prior to hospitalization. Working with patients' attending physicians, the unit offers

Beaumont hosts ‘Women, Wisdom and Wellness’ event

Beaumont Health System is hosting a health fair to celebrate Breast Cancer Awareness Month. The event takes place on . at the , 6900 Orchard Lake Road, West Bloomfield.This free evening event includes Beaumont health and wellness experts; a variety of retail vendors; wine and appetizers; and dinner with a lecture. Beaumont breast cancer surgeon

Beaumont offers sharps drop-off in West Bloomfield Oct. 4

There is a growing concern about the improper disposal of sharps used by community residents. In response, the Beaumont Medical Center, West Bloomfield is partnering with West Bloomfield Township and Stericycle, a medical waste disposal company, to offer a sharps drop-off event on for proper disposal of needles, syringes and lancets used by

Beaumont named to 2013 InformationWeek 500 list of top technology innovators

Beaumont Health System has once again been named among the nation's most innovative users of business technology. The 2013 InformationWeek 500 list has been announced and can be viewed at . One piece of information technology benefittingBeaumont patients is a barcodingmedication system that is helpingprevent potential medication

‘An Evening of Classic Lily Tomlin’ Sept. 28 benefits Beaumont

Beaumont Health System is hosting "An Evening of Classic Lily Tomlin," on to benefit the health system's Digestive Health Center of Excellence in the treatment, education and research of Crohn's and colitis. The one-night event will feature actress and comedian Lily Tomlin performing at The Berman Center for the Performing Arts in West

Detroit Riverfront hosts Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals Torch Relay

Metro Detroit residents will join participants in 19 cities in the annual Torch Relay event to raise money for local Children's Miracle Network Hospitals. The international nonprofit organization raises funds for children's hospitals like Beaumont Children's Hospital. Detroit's Torch Relay walk takes place at the Rivard Plaza along the Detroit

Beaumont hosts 8th annual breast health fairs in October

Beaumont Health System will host three community health fairs to observe National Breast Cancer Awareness Month in October. Attendees of the eighth annual Beaumont Breast Health Fairs can learn about breast cancer prevention, treatment, support, research trials and survivorship programs. The fairs will take place from 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at

Beaumont’s Cancer Genetics Program hosting community BRCA conference

Genetic testing can help determine a person's risk for developing certain cancers. Identifying cancer genes, the presence of BRCA 1 and 2 mutations, is the first step. This testing allows the implementation of risk-reducing interventions: more frequent screening, surgical prevention and chemoprevention. For patients and families at risk for

Health, education, legal and religious groups collaborate in support of Detroit

In a show of regional cooperation, a suburban-based health system, two legal services agencies, a federally-qualified health provider, a medical school and a law school are joining together to help residents of one of Detroit's poorest and most medically underserved neighborhoods. The Brightmoor Health Outreach Collaborative was launched this week