Botsford News Release
Farmington Hills, Mich. (April 22, 2011)---Constance Fleming, R.N., director of nursing at Botsford Hospital in Farmington Hills, has been selected as a recipient of a Botsford Hospital 2011 Safety Excellence Award. The award recognizes employees' contributions to the hospital's safety initiatives.
Fleming, a resident of Milford, was recognized for her hospital and community leadership in disaster preparedness. She was appointed commissioner for the Farmington/Farmington Hills Emergency Preparedness Commission and is a board member of the Region 2 North Healthcare Coalition. Fleming also co-chairs Botsford Hospital's Emergency Preparedness Committee and manages Botsford's ASPR (Office of the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response), which works to obtain grant money to cover hospital expenses related to disaster preparedness.
Botsford Hospital is a multi-specialty 330 bed hospital and verified trauma center located in Farmington Hills, Michigan. The campus also houses an imaging center and a comprehensive care cancer center. Botsford Hospital is also home to an extensive medical education program and is part of Michigan State University's statewide campus system. Botsford Hospital each year cares for approximately 16,000 inpatients and more than 60,000 emergency and trauma patients with a team of 2,500 employees, 300 volunteers and more than 600 physicians. A not-for-profit hospital, Botsford provided almost $10.5 million in community benefit during its 2011 fiscal year.
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