Botsford News Release
Farmington Hills, Mich. (July 13, 2012)---Livonia resident Lisa Bame, a lead teacher at Botsford Hospital's child daycare facility, has been selected as a recipient of the Farmington Hills health care organization's Safety Award, which recognizes employees' contributions to the hospital's safety initiatives. Safety is a pillar on which Botsford has built its clinical care.
During a lunch period, Bame observed a two-year-old toddler in distress and provided immediate assistance. She determined food was obstructing the airway, placing the toddler in immediate danger. Bame successfully performed obstructed airway clearance maneuvers. She then comforted the child and reassured the other children. Her rapid and skilled response to the emergency saved the child's life and resolved the incident without harm.
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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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