The specialized care offered at Botsford Hospital’s Trauma Center means the difference between life and death for a person who is critically injured. Constant readiness is the first rule of the hospital’s trauma and emergency services. The Trauma Center is staffed by board-certified surgeons and physicians. To provide the highest level of trauma care possible, we use the most advanced facilities and equipment available.
To be a Trauma Center is a distinct difference that sets Botsford Hospital apart from other ERs in the surrounding communities. Botsford Hospital is the only hospital in western Oakland County to be verified as a Trauma Center by the American College of Surgeons and meets rigid standards for patient care.
As a facility that offers an advanced level of medical care, trauma patients receive immediate access to the best specialists from a wide range of disciplines, including:
When patients arrive at Botsford’s Trauma Center, they are cared for in an advanced level room that is designed so that procedures can be done right then and there, instead of moving patients around the hospital. This time-saving measure, along with many Trauma Center protocols, ensures the best possible care and outcomes.
Special features of the Trauma Center include:
Botsford’s Trauma Services Department is responsible for overseeing the operations of Botsford’s trauma program, which is managed by Barbara Smith, RN, MSA, CEN. She may be reached at (248) 888-2575 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
To see Botsford Hospital's status as a Trauma Center, click here.
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The Health Care Weekly Review featured an article on Botsford Hospital receiving trauma center designation.
The Oakland Press featured information on Botsford Hospital receiving trauma center designation.