Botsford News Release
Farmington Hills, Mich. (May 28, 2010)---A partnership between Botsford Hospital and CaringBridge, a non-profit service, now provides free websites to patients and families when someone is facing a serious medical condition or a prolonged treatment and recovery period.
The CaringBridge service enhances Botsford’s patient and family support system by simplifying communication and reducing stress for patients and caregivers by providing a centralized location for posting updates, as well as a place for friends and family to send messages of love and support.
A CaringBridge website can be created by visiting www.Botsford.org and clicking on the CaringBridge logo. By following a few simple steps, a personalized website complete with privacy options can be started in just minutes. Friends and family members can receive automatic updates when journal entries have been made, and can leave messages of love, support and encouragement in the “Guestbook.”
ABOUT BEAUMONT HEALTH
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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