Botsford News Release
Farmington Hills, Mich. (February 9, 2010)---Each year Botsford Hospital gives back to the community reaching out to non-profit organizations in southeastern Michigan. In 2009, Botsford worked with more than 40 non-profit organizations and community groups across Oakland and Wayne counties.
Through Botsford Hospital’s Speaker’s Bureau, non-profits and community groups can enjoy free speakers at their programs. Caroline Schairer, Speaker’s Bureau Program Coordinator, says, “Last year many organizations requested seminars on stress and humor. During tough economic time, these are useful and positive topics that are beneficial to everyone.”
Other offerings in 2009 included workshops on cancer education, heart health, joint replacement, asthma, parenting, Parkinson’s support, caregiver support issues, fitness, skin care, eye care, health care career information, babysitting, children’s issues, nutrition, safety and injury prevention, Alzheimer’s, foot care, and infectious diseases. Botsford also held free flu shot clinics and health fairs for non-profits as well as for corporations.
Schairer, says, “Our speakers are committed to working toward a healthy community. We can work with you to tailor the needs of your group.”
Botsford’s speakers are members of the hospital’s professional and medical staff. Presentations normally last 30 to 60 minutes. For more information or to arrange a presentation, please contact Caroline Schairer at (248) 442-1661 or visit http://www.botsford.org/about/newsroom/speakers_bureau.html.
ABOUT BEAUMONT HEALTH
Beaumont Health is a not-for-profit organization formed by Beaumont Health System, Botsford Health Care and Oakwood Healthcare in 2014 to provide patients with the benefit of greater access to the highest quality, compassionate care, no matter where they live in southeast Michigan. The organization has budgeted net revenue of $4.1 billion and consists of eight hospitals with 3,337 beds, 168 outpatient sites, nearly 5000 physicians and 35,000 employees and about 3,500 volunteers. In 2014, the combined organizations had 175,675 inpatient admissions, 16,229 births and 492,148 emergency visits. Beaumont Health is the largest health system in Michigan for inpatient admissions and net patient revenue. For more information, visit beaumonthealth.org.
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