Latest William Beaumont Stories

2014-06-23 12:29:14

ROYAL OAK, Mich., FARMINGTON HILLS, Mich., and DEARBORN, Mich., June 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Beaumont Health System, Botsford Health Care and Oakwood Healthcare have reached a definitive agreement to combine their operations into a new $3.8 billion health care organization following unanimous approval by their boards today. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140623/120531 Beaumont Board Chair Stephen Howard, Botsford Trustee Chair Gerson Cooper and Oakwood Board Chairman John Lewis say...

2014-02-20 08:37:24

RESTON, Va., Feb. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ekahau Inc., the leader in Wi-Fi-based Real-Time Location Systems (RTLS) today announced that its customer Beaumont Health System in Royal Oak, Michigan will receive the 2014 "Most Innovative Use for Physical Security" award, given at HIMSS14 by the RFID in Healthcare Consortium, a not-for-profit organization which elevates awareness on the adoption of new technologies. The award is given by a panel of expert judges to the hospital best...

2013-04-24 16:11:48

Symposium at Experimental Biology 2013 will focus on William Beaumont, 1800s military physician and scientist A fur trader who suffered an accidental gunshot wound in 1822 and the physician who saw this unfortunate incidence as an opportunity for research are key to much of our early knowledge about the workings of the digestive system, say speakers of an upcoming symposium. These speakers–Jay Dean, Ph.D., of the University of South Florida, Richard Rogers, Ph.D., of Pennington...

2011-07-07 15:08:00

SOUTHFIELD, Mich., July 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Samuel Meklir of Sommers Schwartz P.C. received a verdict of $1,050,000.00 on behalf of his client by an Oakland County Jury in a medical malpractice action. The client is a 68 year old paraplegic man whose femur was fractured by his occupational therapist at William Beaumont Hospital. As a result of the fracture, he required surgery to repair the fracture and had no choice but to have a colostomy due to his inability to perform his transfers...

2008-08-19 15:01:22

Fitch Ratings has assigned an 'A+' rating to the expected issuance of approximately $707.3 million of hospital revenue bonds for William Beaumont Hospital Obligated Group (Beaumont) through the City of Royal Oak Michigan Hospital Finance Authority. In addition, Fitch downgrades the outstanding ratings to 'A+' from 'AA-' on approximately $655 million of bonds issued on behalf of Beaumont. The Rating Outlook is Stable. The series 2008 issue is expected to be structured with approximately...

2008-08-08 15:00:54

Dialog Medical, a provider of informed consent and patient education systems, has installed its iMedConsent application at the William Beaumont Army Medical Center in El Paso, Texas. The company said that iMedConsent includes procedure-specific consent forms for more than 2,100 medical and surgical procedures; patient education documents for thousands of diagnoses and treatments; and an anatomical image gallery that allows the physician to annotate images and simplify complex topics for the...

Word of the Day
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.