Botsford News Release
Farmington Hills, Mich. (May 6, 2010)---Brian Moore, R.N., emergency department supervisor, has been selected as a recipient of a Botsford Hospital 2010 Safety Excellence Award. The award recognizes employees’ contributions to the hospital’s safety initiatives.
Moore was recognized for his extensive training and skills in disaster management and hazardous materials handling. He has not only developed emergency preparedness and response training programs for the Botsford’s Emergency Department staff but also for staff throughout the hospital.
Marge Hasler, R.N., Botsford Hospital’s vice president and chief nursing officer and chair of the hospital’s Safety Board, says, “Brian coordinates Botsford’s disaster drills, frequently partnering with the Farmington Hills Fire Department. His paramedic background helps him plan realistic drills successfully by taking into account what may happen prior to getting to the hospital. Brian challenges us to continually improve our disaster preparedness. He is currently planning the next drill, which will focus on hospital handling of mass casualties.”
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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