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Physician’s Near-Death Experience Inspires Campaign to Boost More Effective Patient Communication


In an article to be published in the Jan. 5 edition of the New England Journal of Medicine, a Henry Ford Hospital critical care medicine physician describes in candid detail about how her own near-death experience inspired an organizational campaign...
3-Jan-2017 10:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

Largest Individual Gift in Henry Ford History Names New Detroit Cancer Building, Advances Cancer Research


Detroit businessman and philanthropist Mort Harris has given Henry Ford Health System the largest individual gift in its 100-year history to facilitate cancer clinical care and research in Detroit in honor of his late wife Brigitte Harris.
6-Dec-2016 8:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Henry Ford Radiation Oncology Receives 3-Year ACR Accreditation

Henry Ford Health System’s Department of Radiation Oncology has been awarded a three-year term of full accreditation by the American College of Radiology (ACR).
15-Nov-2016 9:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

Patients Weigh in on Orthopedic Surgeons’ Pay, Reimbursement


Most patients don’t think an orthopedic surgeon is overpaid but they greatly exaggerate how much a surgeon is reimbursed by Medicare for performing knee surgery, according to a study of patient perceptions by Henry Ford Hospital in...
20-Oct-2016 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Henry Ford Health System Leads 7-State Research Consortium Awarded Precision Medicine Funding


The National Institutes of Health announced today that Henry Ford Health System is leading a five-member research consortium to expand the geographic reach and diversity of the NIH’s Precision Medicine Initiative (PMI) Cohort Program. The...
13-Oct-2016 9:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Michigan Breast Cancer Researcher Receives $600,000 Grant From Susan G. Komen for Genetics Research

Susan G. Komen® awarded Lisa A. Newman, M.D., director of the Breast Cancer Center at Henry Ford Health System, with more than $600,000 in new funding for breast cancer genetics research.
7-Oct-2016 9:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Alternative Treatment Approaches May Be Needed for Some Children with Asthma


Researchers at Henry Ford Health System found that some children with asthma may need a tailored approach to their treatment. Researchers found that although the children experienced few allergies, they suffered from frequent asthma symptoms,...
4-Oct-2016 5:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Study: Shortened Radiation Therapy Offers Similar Quality of Life for Low-Risk Prostate Cancer Patients


Low-risk prostate cancer patients may be able to undergo a shortened course of radiation therapy that cuts treatment by weeks and offers comparable outcomes and quality of life results as those who undergo longer treatment courses.
25-Sep-2016 12:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Henry Ford Hospital Part of Research Group to Study Flint, MI Water System, Health Problems


1-Mar-2016 10:05 AM EST

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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