Botsford News Release
Farmington Hills, Mich. (July 13, 2012)---Livonia resident Lisa Bame, a lead teacher at Botsford Hospital's child daycare facility, has been selected as a recipient of the Farmington Hills health care organization's Safety Award, which recognizes employees' contributions to the hospital's safety initiatives. Safety is a pillar on which Botsford has built its clinical care.
During a lunch period, Bame observed a two-year-old toddler in distress and provided immediate assistance. She determined food was obstructing the airway, placing the toddler in immediate danger. Bame successfully performed obstructed airway clearance maneuvers. She then comforted the child and reassured the other children. Her rapid and skilled response to the emergency saved the child's life and resolved the incident without harm.
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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