Botsford News Release
Farmington Hills, Mich. (November 1, 2011)---Botsford Hospital’s next Walk with a Doc will be held at 1 p.m. on Saturday, November 12 at Heritage Page Nature Center in Farmington Hills. The free outing will include tips on foot health from Marshall Solomon, D.P.M.
This outing represents an opportunity to talk about the prevention and treatment of foot injuries in a relaxed setting. To register for the event, call (877) 477-DOC1 and select option 1. Participants of all ages and fitness levels are welcome to take part.
Dr. Solomon, a recipient of the Maimonides Award, is director of Podiatric Medicine Education and Residency Training at Botsford Hospital and is chairman of the Department of Podiatric Medicine at Botsford. He is Board certified by American Board of Podiatric Surgery, American Board of Podiatric Orthopedics and Primary Podiatric Medicine.
Heritage Park is located on the west side of Farmington Road between 10 and 11 Mile Roads. Participants will gather at the Nature Center for a brief introduction to Dr. Solomon. Nature Center staff will participate in the group walk. The event is expect to last about one hour and will take place rain or shine.
Botsford is the first hospital in Michigan to join the Just Walk with a Doc program which hosts free community walks led by a doctor and emphasizes the benefits of exercise while providing information on a variety of health topics.
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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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