Tag Archives: Medical

  1. Screening, discussion of ‘Being Mortal’ film to be held March 25 at Oakland University

    Oakland University, in partnership with Hospice of Michigan, will host a screening and panel discussion of the PBS Frontline documentary “Being Mortal” from 9:30-11:30 a.m. on Saturday, March 25 in the Gold Room at the Oakland Center, located at 321 Meadow Brook Road in Rochester. The event is open to the public. Read the rest of this entry »

  2. Oakland University expands physical therapy study with Health Innovation Grant funds

    An Oakland University study on the effects of preventative, home-based physical therapy on senior citizens has been selected to receive a $23,300 Health Innovation Grant by the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS).

    The university is also providing an in-kind match of $10,418.85 for the project.

    “It’s very exciting,” said Dr. Chris Wilson, an assistant professor of physical therapy at Oakland University. “In terms of the health and wellness of senior citizens, it’s been such a neglected area. So for us to know that other people in the state of Michigan share our vision, it gives us a confidence boost to keep going.” Read the rest of this entry »

  3. Beaumont Health Campaign Focuses on the Fighting Spirit of Patients

    Beaumont Health has launched a new brand campaign focused on the fighting spirit of patients and on empowering consumers to manage the health care of themselves and their families. Developed by the Detroit-based Doner agency, the campaign is the first to define the new brand of Beaumont Health, Michigan’s largest health care system created through a merger of Beaumont Health System, Botsford Hospital and Oakwood Healthcare in September 2014. “Our new campaign is based on six research studies involving about 1,300 area consumers,” said Mark Bohen, senior vice president, chief marketing and communications officer, Beaumont Health. “The health care world has changed, Beaumont has changed, and consumers have new expectations to be more involved in their health. As the most preferred health care system in the region, Beaumont is uniquely suited to meet these new consumer needs with our connected network of medical experts, high-quality care, and access to the most advanced medical resources and technologies through our broad geographic footprint.” Beaumont’s new 30-second, “Never Settle,” TV ad, airing in Southeast Michigan during halftime of Sunday’s NFL championship game, captures the fighting spirit of Detroit and features Beaumont patients, physicians and employees, a celebrity voice with Detroit hometown ties, and a locally produced musical score.

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  4. Moceri Family Learning Center opens at Beaumont, Troy

    New simulation education center will enhance patient safety for community

    There’s a new family at Beaumont Hospital, Troy. Though they’re not real patients, they will help train the medical staff of today and tomorrow. Each family member can display, or simulate, an array of conditions and complications – from labor and delivery to sudden cardiac arrest. The goal of this experiential learning is to enhance the delivery of care and patient safety. Read the rest of this entry »

  5. Oakland University study explores effects of yoga, exercise on lung cancer patients

    An Oakland University study comparing the effects of yoga and exercise could help patients with lung cancer breathe a little easier.

    “It’s a bit complicated because we’re looking at yoga and comparing it to exercise,” said Dr. Judi Fouladbakhsh, Ph.D., an associate professor of nursing at Oakland University. “While there are similarities – stretching, movement, etc. – yoga also deals with meditation and structured breathing. We really want to see how the breathing impacts this population because it’s a population that often suffers from shortness of breath.” Read the rest of this entry »

  6. A. J. Desmond & Sons Funeral Directors Open Newly Renovated Chapel in Troy. Renovations enable family to continue tradition of caring customized funeral service.

    Troy, Michigan…A. J. Desmond & Sons Funeral Directors today announced the opening of its newly renovated Price Chapel located at 3725 Rochester Road between Big Beaver and Wattles in Troy. A. J. Desmond & Sons Funeral Home – Price Chapel is the family firm’s third location in Oakland County. For information, call: 248-689-0700. Read the rest of this entry »

  7. Beaumont Hospital, Troy verified as Level II trauma center

    The American College of Surgeons has verified Beaumont Hospital, Troy as a Level II trauma center. The verification requires the hospital to have a trauma surgeon available within 15 minutes at all times and a quick response from specialists. Read the rest of this entry »

  8. Oakland University William Beaumont School of Medicine hosting organ, bone marrow donor event

    The Oakland University William Beaumont School of Medicine will be hosting its 5th Annual Organ & Bone Marrow Donor Registration Drive from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. daily Sept. 26-28 in the Kresge Library. Read the rest of this entry »

  9. Oakland University collaborates with award-winning Macomb County Health Department outreach program

    A Macomb County Health Department program focused on teaching community youth about emergency preparedness – in collaboration with the Oakland University School of Nursing and Macomb County elementary schools – was recently honored with a 2015 National Health Security Award from the National Association of County and City Health Officials. Read the rest of this entry »

  10. Spinal Health Care Month

    The Governor of Michigan Rick Snyder has declared the month of October as Spinal Healthcare Month! Thrive Chiropractic would like to celebrate this proclamation by offering a discount to all Troy Chamber Members throughout the month of October all members will receive their first visit for ONLY $99. Spinal Health is an intricate part of creating a healthy life! At Thrive Chiropractic out mission is to make sure our community is THRIVING through LIFE and not just SURVIVING!