ENTEROVIRUS D 68 - Jeffrey D. Band, M.D., chair, Beaumont Health System, Epidemiology and International Medicine, is urging Contact and Droplet Transmission Precautions be followed by health
care providers when caring for patients with symptoms consistent with the Enterovirus D68 infection. Gloves, gowns, and masks with eye protection are to be utilized for all symptomatic patients in the Emergency Center and Ambulatory sites and those admitted, pending diagnostic testing results. Updated diagnostic testing information will be forthcoming from the laboratory. At this time there are no visitor restrictions. Regardless of age, people who may be ill should refrain from visiting.
Please review the new Electronic Communication Standard 7202
. It’s applicable to all Beaumont Health System workforce members who use any form of electronic communication. This includes, but is not limited to: email, instant messaging, online chat, mobile communication and internal social media. If you have questions, please contact Information Security
View the Table of Organization
of each of the new Beaumont Health executive team members announced Sept. 10. Please note that the new executive team members will continue to hold the titles and responsibilities of their previous positions as a new organizational structure is developed and announced.
The Beaumont Team Giving Campaign is the one time each year when every team member is asked to support Beaumont Health System with a charitable gift. Together, our support will make an enormous difference in the lives of our patients, co-workers and the community. Please consider one or more of these projects
to support with your contribution.
According to Jeffrey Band, M.D., Health System Chair, Healthcare Epidemiology, the 2014-2015 influenza season is rapidly approaching. Beaumont Health System has a mandatory Influenza vaccination program
for employees and physicians, unless a medical contraindication or religious exemption exists. More
Learn more about enterovirus, including testing availabilities within Beaumont Health System, in this informational sheet
written by Barbara Robinson-Dunn, Ph.D., and Bobby Boyanton, M.D.
If you had registered objections regarding reports from the Centers for Medicare Services, they will be resolved by Tuesday, Sept. 23 (not Sept. 11 as previously announced). More information