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Team Approach May Reduce Readmissions Due to Falls in Seniors


A comprehensive care program that involves a team of specialists from multiple medical disciplines for treating injuries sustained from falls in older adults could help reduce hospital readmissions, according to researchers at Henry Ford Hospital in...
17-Nov-2015 8:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Advocating for Raising the Smoking Age to 21

Henry Ford Hospital pulmonologist Daniel Ouellette, M.D., who during his 31-year career in medicine has seen the harmful effects of smoking on his patients, advocates for raising the smoking age to 21. He says the move would help curb access to...
22-Oct-2015 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Heavy Internet Use May Put Teens at Risk for High Blood Pressure

Teens who spend hours on the Internet may be at risk for high blood pressure, say researchers at Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit. In a study published in the Journal of School Nursing, researchers found that teens who spent at least 14 hours a week...
6-Oct-2015 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Burnout Impacts Transplant Nurses, Says Henry Ford Hospital Study


More than half of nurses who work with organ transplant patients in the United States experience high levels of emotional exhaustion, a primary sign of burnout, according to a study published by researchers at Henry Ford Hospital. In addition,...
6-Oct-2015 7:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Heavier Patients Require Less Blood Transfusions in Hip, Knee Replacement Surgery


Blood transfusion rates in hip and knee replacement surgery were dramatically lower in overweight or obese patients than patients of normal weight, according to a study at Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit. Researchers also found no correlation...
29-Sep-2015 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Henry Ford Launches Detroit Campus Expansion with $110 Million Cancer Center


Henry Ford Health System plans to build a $110 million cancer center as part of a $500 million expansion and neighborhood improvement initiative on 300 acres in Detroit, marking another key development in the city’s revitalization and growth.
28-Sep-2015 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Liver Damage in Hepatitis C Patients Significantly Underestimated and Underreported


The number of hepatitis C patients suffering from advanced liver damage may be grossly underestimated and underdiagnosed, according to a study led by researchers at Henry Ford Health System and the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and...
18-Aug-2015 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Henry Ford Hospital Receives Stroke Gold Quality Achievement Award


The Stroke and Neurovascular Disease Center at Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit has received the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association’s Get With The Guidelines®-Stroke Gold Quality Achievement Award. The award recognizes Henry...
6-Jul-2015 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Henry Ford Hospital Dermatology Expert Available for NEJM Study "Afamelanotide for Erythropoietic Protoporphria"


30-Jun-2015 10:05 AM EDT

Few Doctors Have Adequate Training to Effectively Treat Chronic Pain Patients


Pain is the most common reason a patient sees a physician but few physicians have received adequate training to help their patients, according to a Henry Ford Hospital article published in the Journal of American Osteopathic Association. An...
12-Aug-2013 12:00 PM EDT

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