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Botsford Nurse Recognized for Aiding Injured Accident Victim

Farmington Hills, Mich. (May 18, 2012)---Patricia Siegel, a certified registered nurse anesthetist and manager of the Anesthesia Department at Botsford Hospital in Farmington Hills, has been selected as a recipient of a Botsford Hospital 2012 Safety Excellence Award. The award recognizes employees' contributions to the hospital's safety initiatives. Safety is a pillar on which the hospital has built its clinical care. 
 
Siegel, a resident of West Bloomfield, was recognized for coming to the aid of a victim of a vehicular accident that occurred this past winter in Commerce Township. In February, Siegel was driving at night when a motorist involved in this traffic accident flagged her down for help. She stopped to lend assistance and discovered an unresponsive individual. Siegel immediately initiated CPR and continued until advanced life support arrived. 
 
Although the person did not survive his injuries, Siegel’s willingness to stop and provide critical support to a stranger was exemplary of her commitment to health care.

Beaumont Health is a not-for-profit organization formed by Beaumont Health System, Botsford Health Care and Oakwood Healthcare to provide high-quality, efficient, accessible services in a caring environment for southeastern Michigan residents and beyond. As one of Beaumont Health's eight hospitals, 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, a comprehensive care cancer center and an extensive medical education program---part of Michigan State University's Statewide Campus System. Annually, Botsford cares for about 16,000 inpatients and more than 60,000 emergency and trauma patients with a team of approximately 2,500 employees, 300 volunteers and 600 physicians.

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