Botsford News Release
Farmington Hills, Mich. (February 2, 2011)---A comprehensive advance planning effort for severe weather served Botsford Hospital patients and staff well as functions here proceeded seamlessly this morning despite the snowstorm.
Steps were taken in advance to help employees overcome hurdles that might have made it difficult to get to work on time. The hospital’s Child Care Center was made available for children of employees in the event of school closings. A discount rate for employees was arranged at a local hotel so employees could stay in the immediate area if they did not want to drive long distances. Transportation service to and from work was available through Botsford affiliate Community EMS. Designated rest areas were set up for employees who might be working extra hours.
In an e-mail congratulating staff for their dedication and teamwork, Paul LaCasse, D.O., Botsford Health Care president and CEO, announced that a complimentary meal would be served to all Botsford employees today in the hospital cafeteria.
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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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