Category Archives: Around Botsford

Botsford Hospital Kicks Off Celebration of 50 Years

It’s hard to believe it’s been 50 years since Botsford Hospital opened its doors. As we prepare to celebrate this important moment in our history while also planning for growth and expansion in the near future, it’s enlightening to look … Continue reading

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Beaumont Health Bands Together To Practice, Prepare For Ebola Possibilities

“Are we prepared to handle an Ebola patient today? Yes we are. Will that preparation improve? Yes, it will,” says Sanford Vieder, D.O., Botsford Hospital’s chair & medical director, Emergency & Trauma Center. “We definitely feel more prepared now that … Continue reading

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Ebola: What is it? Who is at risk?

Given the nature of the current Ebola virus outbreak in Liberia, Sierra Leone and Guinea and the recent cases in the U.S., Botsford Hospital has been working to ensure we’re prepared for potential patients with Ebola. Continue reading

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The Botsford Breast Center – CBS EcoMedia Partnership

Thirty-six uninsured and underinsured women came to Botsford’s Lucille and Dr. Louis Spagnuolo Breast Center for mammograms at our fourth annual Breast Screening Day. CBS EcoMedia Inc. funded our event as the lead sponsor.  Watch a great video here from … Continue reading

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Making A Difference Brings Joy to Botsford Employees

“The purpose of life is not to be happy. It is to be useful, to be honorable, to be compassionate, to have it make some difference that you have lived and lived well.” ― Ralph Waldo Emerson, 1803-1882, American essayist, … Continue reading

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Nurse’s Generosity Swayed Patient to Take Lifesaving Medication

I want to share a special story about Lori Mesko, RN, who works on Botsford Hospital’s 2 South Progressive Care Unit. Sometimes nurses don’t get recognized for all they do. I want to make sure Lori does, because she gave … Continue reading

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Celebrate World Diabetes Day Nov. 14 at Botsford

Thirty years ago, about 30 million people were living with diabetes. Today, this number has multiplied more than ten times to 371 million worldwide. An additional 280 million people are at high risk of developing the disease. Furthermore, by 2030, … Continue reading

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Making a Difference in Someone’s Life

By Nicholle Mehr Director, Botsford Cancer Center Last week I went to the funeral of one of my most favorite patients. This woman touched so many of us across our organization. When she was first diagnosed she was scared and … Continue reading

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ER Physician’s Hot-Weather Hydration Advice

On these blistering hot days, please heed the advice of Jacklyn McParlane, D.O., Botsford’s vice chair of emergency Medicine and Emergency Medicine residency program director. Continue reading

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Botsford Staffers Benefit from Healthy Competition

Everyone was a winner, but one doctor came out on top. Find out what the team’s key to success was. Continue reading

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