The Faces on the Frontline series highlights Beaumont Health team members and how they provide compassionate, extraordinary care every day – in their own words. This week, we chat with Valerie Begian, an applied behavior analysis tutor at the Ted Lindsay Foundation HOPE Center, about what her role entails, how she connects with her patients and how her younger sister influenced her career choice.
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Entries by Philippa Levenberg
Diane Beri is described by her team at Beaumont Commons, Farmington Hills as “an absolute rock star.” She was recognized as a top-notch administrator with the Executive Director of the Year Award, which is given by the Michigan Center for Assisted Living, a division of the Health Care Association of Michigan.
Beaumont Health has been recognized by The Joint Commission as a 2019 Pioneers in Quality Solution Contributor in electronic clinical quality measures (eCQMs). Beaumont is just one of 12 hospitals and health systems to be named in The Joint Commission’s Pioneers in Quality: Proven Practices Collection 2019 for submitting a Proven Practice.
Jaime Puchalski, CRNA at Beaumont, Grosse Pointe believes nurses have the ultimate responsibility to advocate for patients to keep them safe. Working at Beaumont since 1999, Jaime has been assisting patients in the operating room for the past eight years. As a Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist, Jaime is an advanced practice nurse who specializes in […]
After surgical tech Kenneth Baier shared the idea of having staff paint their hands onto the main Surgical Services hallway, clinical nurse manager Karen Dulka had the idea sanctioned as a teambuilding exercise. “It brought staff members together from all areas of Surgical Services, including surgeons and anesthesiologists,” Karen said. The hallways, which are part […]
When Leah Speights was 35 years old, she had one of the most devastating days of her life. It just so happens it was also one of the most joyous. Leah was a frequent migraine sufferer since her teens. In February, she was hit with a headache like she’d never had in her life, causing her to vomit. She felt weak, so she ate a bowl of cereal but vomited again.
Today we received some great news we are eager to share: Beaumont, Troy has achieved Magnet® designation from the American Nurses Credentialing Center for the third time. Congratulations! Magnet® signifies a commitment to the highest quality of care. Troy is among fewer than 500 hospitals in the world and one of only 12 in Michigan to receive this honor.