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Newswise: Henry Ford Medical Group Appoints Dr. Brien J. Smith to Top Neurology Role
Released: 28-Feb-2023 12:25 PM EST
Henry Ford Medical Group Appoints Dr. Brien J. Smith to Top Neurology Role
Henry Ford Health

The Henry Ford Medical Group today announced Brien J. Smith, M.D., MBA, a national expert in neurology and epilepsy, as its new Chair of the Department of Neurology.

Newswise: Henry Ford Health Researchers Look at Steroids as Pain Control Alternative to Opioids
Released: 5-Dec-2022 12:30 PM EST
Henry Ford Health Researchers Look at Steroids as Pain Control Alternative to Opioids
Henry Ford Health

Henry Ford Health Orthopedic researchers looked at steroids as part of a multi-modal pain control regimen and an alternative to using opioids after outpatient knee replacement. The study won the 2022 American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons Clinical Research Award.

Newswise: Study Shows Promising Safety, Patient Outcomes Data for MRI-Guided Adaptive Radiation Therapy to Treat Pancreatic Cancer
Released: 21-Nov-2022 12:25 PM EST
Study Shows Promising Safety, Patient Outcomes Data for MRI-Guided Adaptive Radiation Therapy to Treat Pancreatic Cancer
Henry Ford Health

Findings from a recent prospective study show promising safety and patient outcomes data for locally advanced and borderline resectable pancreatic cancer treatment using ablative Stereotactic MRI-Guided On-table Adaptive Radiation Therapy, also known as SMART.

Newswise: Henry Ford Hospital Earns Prestigious Recognition From National Accreditation Program for Rectal Cancer
Released: 20-Oct-2022 12:35 PM EDT
Henry Ford Hospital Earns Prestigious Recognition From National Accreditation Program for Rectal Cancer
Henry Ford Health

Henry Ford Hospital has earned a three-year accreditation from the National Accreditation Program for Rectal Cancer (NAPRC), which was developed through a collaboration between the OSTRiCh (Optimizing the Surgical Treatment of Rectal Cancer) consortium and the Commission on Cancer, a quality program of the American College of Surgeons.

Newswise: Henry Ford Health + MSU Health Sciences Funds Five Cancer Research Grants to Advance Cancer Medicine, Combat Health Disparities
Released: 23-Aug-2022 8:05 AM EDT
Henry Ford Health + MSU Health Sciences Funds Five Cancer Research Grants to Advance Cancer Medicine, Combat Health Disparities
Henry Ford Health

Henry Ford Health + Michigan State University Health Sciences today announced its funding of five cancer research grants of up to $100,000 each. These five grants follow an initial wave of funding from the partnership, in which 18 pilot grants of up to $25,000 each were funded in May 2022.

Newswise: Tommy John Repair Surgery Can Offer Faster Recovery Than Reconstruction Method
Released: 4-Aug-2022 3:00 PM EDT
Tommy John Repair Surgery Can Offer Faster Recovery Than Reconstruction Method
Henry Ford Health

DETROIT (August 4, 2022) – For young athletes performing repetitive throwing motions, the ulnar collateral ligament (UCL) that runs on the inner side of the elbow is considered a crucial support mechanism for the elbow. When this ligament is torn or damaged, it can cause pain, instability and the inability to throw a baseball.

Newswise: Henry Ford Health Receives $2M Philanthropic Gift from A.A. Van Elslander Foundation
Released: 1-Aug-2022 1:05 PM EDT
Henry Ford Health Receives $2M Philanthropic Gift from A.A. Van Elslander Foundation
Henry Ford Health

Henry Ford Health has received a $2 million gift from the A.A. Van Elslander Foundation to establish the Philip C. Hessburg, M.D. - Art Van Elslander Chair in Ophthalmic Research, which will constitute a permanent endowment fund to support the educational research initiatives at Henry Ford Health by the Detroit Institute of Ophthalmology (DIO).

Newswise: Study Finds Pre-procedure CT Imaging Beneficial for Left Atrial Appendage Occlusion Cases
Released: 30-Jun-2022 9:35 AM EDT
Study Finds Pre-procedure CT Imaging Beneficial for Left Atrial Appendage Occlusion Cases
Henry Ford Health

DETROIT (June 30, 2022) – Findings of a Henry Ford Health study published in the Journal of American Heart Association from researchers in the Center for Structural Heart Disease (Division of Cardiology and Division of Radiology) show Henry Ford’s pioneering use of 3D Computed Tomography (CT) imaging for planning left atrial appendage occlusion (LAAO) is associated with higher successful device implantation rates, shorter procedural times, and less frequent changes in device sizes.

Newswise: All Five Henry Ford Health Hospitals Earn Highest Quality Recognition for Stroke Care from American Heart Association and American Stroke Association
Released: 23-Jun-2022 11:55 AM EDT
All Five Henry Ford Health Hospitals Earn Highest Quality Recognition for Stroke Care from American Heart Association and American Stroke Association
Henry Ford Health

All five hospitals of Henry Ford Health, which are equipped to treat stroke, earned Get with the Guidelines® - Stroke Gold Plus and Target: Stroke Honor Roll Elite status for stroke care excellence from the American Heart Association and American Stroke Association. This top-quality achievement recognizes Henry Ford's commitment to ensuring patients with stroke receive the most appropriate and timely treatment according to nationally recognized, research-based guidelines grounded in the latest scientific evidence.

Newswise: Henry Ford Health Participated in Novel Clinical Trial Without In-Person Patient Involvement
Released: 23-Jun-2022 11:10 AM EDT
Henry Ford Health Participated in Novel Clinical Trial Without In-Person Patient Involvement
Henry Ford Health

DETROIT (June 22, 2022) –Henry Ford Health was part of a multi-institutional heart failure study that was launched and executed completely virtual during the COVID-19 pandemic. The novel study design could serve as a model for future research.Unlike traditional clinical trials that involve in-person clinic visits, researchers in this study engaged directly with more than 400 patients through a mobile app and secure website to collect participants’ data and other information.

Newswise: Henry Ford Health Study Suggests Robotic Surgery May Lower Risk for Hip Replacement Complications
Released: 20-Jun-2022 10:40 AM EDT
Henry Ford Health Study Suggests Robotic Surgery May Lower Risk for Hip Replacement Complications
Henry Ford Health

DETROIT (June 20, 2022) – As robotic surgical systems continue to evolve and assist surgeons with improving surgical precision, a Henry Ford Health study found that robotic-assisted surgery for hip replacement had lower rates of complications than the traditional method. The findings, published in The Journal of Arthroplasty, are believed to be the first from a large series of patients with several years of follow-up to evaluate post-surgical complications between the two surgical options, adding to the growing body of research in the hip replacement field.

Newswise: Henry Ford Health is First in the World to Offer Latest Advancement in MR-Guided Radiation Therapy
Released: 2-Jun-2022 12:05 PM EDT
Henry Ford Health is First in the World to Offer Latest Advancement in MR-Guided Radiation Therapy
Henry Ford Health

Henry Ford Health is the first in the world to complete a full course of patient treatments using the latest advancement in magnetic resonance (MR)-guided radiation therapy, which integrates real-time magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) and linear acceleration to deliver precise and accurate radiation treatment more rapidly than ever before.

Newswise: Henry Ford Cardiologist to Perform a Live Heart Procedure at International Medical Education Event
Released: 17-May-2022 12:00 PM EDT
Henry Ford Cardiologist to Perform a Live Heart Procedure at International Medical Education Event
Henry Ford Health

DETROIT (May 17, 2022) – For the third straight year, Henry Ford Hospital interventional cardiologist Khaldoon Alaswad, M.D. will perform a  live heart procedure as part of an international interactive medical education event, with proceeds benefiting hospitals in Ukraine.Dr. Alaswad, director of the cardiac catheterization lab, will perform an advanced heart procedure known as chronic total occlusion percutaneous coronary intervention, as part of CTO LIVE AID 2022, a livestreamed event to provide invaluable training to cardiologists around the world.

Newswise: Henry Ford Health First in Michigan to Offer Robotic High-Intensity Focused Ultrasound for Prostate Cancer
Released: 10-May-2022 2:10 PM EDT
Henry Ford Health First in Michigan to Offer Robotic High-Intensity Focused Ultrasound for Prostate Cancer
Henry Ford Health

Henry Ford Health is the first in Michigan to offer Robotic High Intensity Focused Ultrasound (HIFU) for the treatment of localized prostate cancer. This non-surgical treatment option spares surrounding healthy tissue, while allowing for a quicker treatment time and recovery for the patient.

Newswise: Arthroscopy is a Minimally Invasive Surgical Option to Treat Hip Problems
Released: 9-May-2022 2:40 PM EDT
Arthroscopy is a Minimally Invasive Surgical Option to Treat Hip Problems
Henry Ford Health

DETROIT (May 9, 2022) – While not as common as knee or shoulder arthroscopy, hip arthroscopy has become a viable surgical option for patients to alleviate pain and restore their quality of life.Considered one of the most innovative areas of orthopedic surgery, hip arthroscopy is a minimally invasive technique allows the surgeon to treat and diagnose hip problems without making a large incision.

Newswise: Henry Ford Stroke Centers Earn Advanced Stroke Certifications from The Joint Commission
Released: 4-May-2022 8:30 AM EDT
Henry Ford Stroke Centers Earn Advanced Stroke Certifications from The Joint Commission
Henry Ford Health

Henry Ford Medical Center – Brownstown has earned an Acute Stroke Ready Hospital advanced stroke certification from The Joint Commission, making it the first freestanding Emergency Room in the State of Michigan to do so, and Henry Ford Macomb Hospital has earned recertification as a Primary Stroke Center.

Newswise: Henry Ford Health Earns Top Ratings from Human Rights Campaign for LGBTQ+ Healthcare, Equity
Released: 20-Apr-2022 1:05 PM EDT
Henry Ford Health Earns Top Ratings from Human Rights Campaign for LGBTQ+ Healthcare, Equity
Henry Ford Health

All five hospitals within Henry Ford Health have been recognized as an "LGBTQ+ Healthcare Equality Leader" by the Human Rights Campaign Foundation (HRC) in its 2022 Healthcare Equality Index, which is a tool that evaluates healthcare facilities on policies and practices dedicated to the equitable treatment and inclusion of their LGBTQ+ patients, visitors and employees.

Newswise: Hepatitis C Patients Cured with Antiviral Medicines are Less Likely to be Hospitalized, Need ER Care for Liver, Other Health-Related Issues
Released: 18-Feb-2022 4:00 PM EST
Hepatitis C Patients Cured with Antiviral Medicines are Less Likely to be Hospitalized, Need ER Care for Liver, Other Health-Related Issues
Henry Ford Health

Researchers at Henry Ford Health System, as part of a national hepatitis C collaborative, report that patients with chronic hepatitis C who are treated with direct-acting antiviral medicines are less likely to be hospitalized or seek emergency care for liver and non-liver related health issues. The study, published online in Clinical Infectious Diseases, underscores the extraordinary effect of these newer antivirals, which have been shown to cure hepatitis C in 98 percent of patients who take them. Patients are said to be cured when the virus is no longer detectable in their blood.

Newswise: Henry Ford Hospital Skull Base Team Earns Recognition from North American Skull Base Society
Released: 17-Feb-2022 10:05 AM EST
Henry Ford Hospital Skull Base Team Earns Recognition from North American Skull Base Society
Henry Ford Health

The Skull Base team at Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit has earned a Multidisciplinary Team of Distinction designation from the North American Skull Base Society (NASBS), which recognizes NASBS member institutions that have skull base surgery teams comprising physicians in a variety of specialties and disciplines.

Newswise: Henry Ford Health System Study Finds High Mortality Associated with Acute Kidney Injury
Released: 10-Feb-2022 6:45 PM EST
Henry Ford Health System Study Finds High Mortality Associated with Acute Kidney Injury
Henry Ford Health

One in four patients who developed a serious complication called acute kidney injury (AKI) in the hospital will die within one year, heightening the urgency for new treatment options to improve patients’ survival, according to a Henry Ford Health System study. The study, published this month in the Clinical Journal of the American Society of Nephrology, is the first to examine AKI associated mortality after one year using standard lab-based criteria instead of hospital billing codes, said Ryann Sohaney, D.O., a Henry Ford nephrologist and the study’s lead author.

Newswise: Henry Ford Health System Study Finds Admissions for Alcoholic Hepatitis Rose 50 Percent in Early Months of the Pandemic
Released: 8-Feb-2022 11:45 AM EST
Henry Ford Health System Study Finds Admissions for Alcoholic Hepatitis Rose 50 Percent in Early Months of the Pandemic
Henry Ford Health

In new research published in Liver International, researchers at Henry Ford Health System have found that people hospitalized for alcoholic hepatitis – a life threatening liver disease fueled by alcohol use – increased a staggering 50 percent in the early months of the COVID-19 pandemic. Researchers said the role of gender and race had no meaningful impact on the spike in admissions.

Newswise: Henry Ford Health System Receives Generous Gift to Support its Head and Neck Cancer Program
Released: 18-Jan-2022 5:20 PM EST
Henry Ford Health System Receives Generous Gift to Support its Head and Neck Cancer Program
Henry Ford Health

Henry Ford Health System has received a generous seven-figure gift to establish an endowed chair and support its Head and Neck Cancer Program. The gift is from prominent Detroit business leaders and philanthropists Peter and Julie Cummings. Peter Cummings is the Executive Chairman and CEO of The Platform real estate company and a member of the Board of Trustees on the Henry Ford Health System Foundation.

Newswise: Henry Ford Study Finds Low Risk of Myocarditis in College Athletes Who Recover from Mild COVID Symptoms
Released: 17-Jan-2022 4:15 PM EST
Henry Ford Study Finds Low Risk of Myocarditis in College Athletes Who Recover from Mild COVID Symptoms
Henry Ford Health

In a small study of college athletes who tested positive for COVID-19, researchers at Henry Ford Hospital have found they were at low risk of developing myocarditis, an inflammation of the heart muscle. Researchers retrospectively evaluated cardiac MRI images of 39 athletes and said there was no evidence they developed the heart condition after a COVID infection between June 2020 and January 2021.

Newswise: Henry Ford Sports Medicine Physician Weighs Health Risks, Benefits of Virtual Sports Gaming
Released: 17-Jan-2022 11:30 AM EST
Henry Ford Sports Medicine Physician Weighs Health Risks, Benefits of Virtual Sports Gaming
Henry Ford Health

Participation in virtual sports gaming has grown exponentially in the last couple of years as young athletes looked for an escape after their physical sports were sidelined during the pandemic. Henry Ford family and sports medicine physician Nithin Natwa talks about risks and benefits from E-sports and video gaming.

Newswise: When Shoveling Snow Is Bad for Your Heart
Released: 10-Jan-2022 12:00 PM EST
When Shoveling Snow Is Bad for Your Heart
Henry Ford Health

Winter snowfalls can provide a beautiful wintry landscape. They also bring the chore of clearing heavy snow from your driveway and walkway. What may seem like a simple task, though, can also raise your risk for a heart attack.

Newswise: World Renowned Cancer Physician and Researcher Philip Philip, M.D., Ph.D., to Join Henry Ford Cancer Institute
Released: 6-Jan-2022 8:30 AM EST
World Renowned Cancer Physician and Researcher Philip Philip, M.D., Ph.D., to Join Henry Ford Cancer Institute
Henry Ford Health

Internationally renowned medical oncologist Philip A. Philip, M.D., Ph.D., has joined Henry Ford Cancer Institute (HFCI) as director of Gastrointestinal Oncology and Neuroendocrine Oncology, medical director of Research and Clinical Care Integration, and co-leader of the Henry Ford Pancreatic Cancer Center (HFPCC). Joining Henry Ford’s team of leading cancer experts, Dr. Philip has led numerous breakthroughs over the course of his career in the areas of pancreatic cancer and neuroendocrine tumors.

Newswise: Henry Ford Health System First in Michigan to Implant Novel Therapy for Recurrent Brain Tumors
Released: 20-Dec-2021 2:50 PM EST
Henry Ford Health System First in Michigan to Implant Novel Therapy for Recurrent Brain Tumors
Henry Ford Health

Surgeons at Henry Ford Health System have treated a patient with a recurrent brain tumor by delivering a dose of radiation directly to the cancer inside the brain, a novel approach that could delay or prevent future tumors cells from regrowing.

Newswise: Henry Ford Surgeons Perform World’s First Precision Prostatectomy with Unique Approach
Released: 13-Dec-2021 3:40 PM EST
Henry Ford Surgeons Perform World’s First Precision Prostatectomy with Unique Approach
Henry Ford Health

Surgeons at Henry Ford Health System’s Vattikuti Urology Institute (VUI) performed what is believed to be the first precision prostatectomy through the bladder using a single port robotic surgical system.

Newswise: ’Tis the Season with a Miraculous Story of Recovery from Cancer, then Heart Failure
Released: 13-Dec-2021 10:30 AM EST
’Tis the Season with a Miraculous Story of Recovery from Cancer, then Heart Failure
Henry Ford Health

This holiday season will be especially merry for Dennis Brant who has made miraculous recoveries from heart failure and cancer.  Last month he completed a 5K run in Plymouth alongside his daughter Ava – the first time he was able to participate in this kind of event in more than 13 years because of his medical issues.

Newswise: Henry Ford West Bloomfield Hospital Earns Re-Certification as Thrombectomy-Capable Stroke Center
Released: 7-Dec-2021 1:05 PM EST
Henry Ford West Bloomfield Hospital Earns Re-Certification as Thrombectomy-Capable Stroke Center
Henry Ford Health

Henry Ford West Bloomfield Hospital has earned re-certification as a Thrombectomy-Capable Stroke Center from The Joint Commission, an independent, not-for-profit organization that accredits and certifies more than 22,000 healthcare organizations and programs in the United States.

Newswise: Henry Ford Study Shows Non-Opioids Provide Effective Pain Relief After Knee Surgery
Released: 17-Nov-2021 2:35 PM EST
Henry Ford Study Shows Non-Opioids Provide Effective Pain Relief After Knee Surgery
Henry Ford Health

Henry Ford Health System Sports Medicine team research shows that non-opioids provide effective pain relief following ACL reconstruction surgery. The study was recently published in The American Journal of Sports Medicine and lead researcher Dr. Vasilios (Bill) Moutzouros says the study's data is 'practice changing'.

Newswise: A Unique Case Highlights the Expertise of Henry Ford’s Orthopedic Trauma Team
Released: 29-Oct-2021 4:15 AM EDT
A Unique Case Highlights the Expertise of Henry Ford’s Orthopedic Trauma Team
Henry Ford Health

DETROIT – In his 14 years as an orthopedic trauma surgeon at Henry Ford Health System, Joseph Hoegler, M.D., has seen his share of broken bones and crushing injuries. But the degree of trauma suffered by a local football coach from a near-fatal car accident presented its own unique challenges.

Newswise: 5 Henry Ford Hospitals Earn Top Quality Recognition for Stroke Care Excellence
Released: 17-Sep-2021 11:05 AM EDT
5 Henry Ford Hospitals Earn Top Quality Recognition for Stroke Care Excellence
Henry Ford Health

All of Henry Ford Health System's five hospitals that are equipped to treat stroke earned Gold Plus and Honor Roll status for stroke care excellence from the American Heart Association and American Stroke Association.

Released: 16-Aug-2021 1:55 PM EDT
Dr. Tom Mikkelsen Recognized as a Worldwide Expert for Brain Cancer
Henry Ford Health

About Henry Ford Health System Founded in 1915 by Henry Ford himself, Henry Ford Health System is a non-profit, integrated health system committed to improving people’s lives through excellence in the science and art of healthcare and healing. Henry Ford Health System includes Henry Ford Medical Group, with more than 1,900 physicians and researchers practicing in more than 50 specialties at locations throughout Southeast and Central Michigan.

Released: 3-Aug-2021 2:40 PM EDT
Returning to Golf After Total Knee Replacement
Henry Ford Health

Avid golfers who have knee replacement surgery can take comfort that they’ll be able to return to the sport with less pain and fewer limitations on their golf swing, according to a Henry Ford Health System study published in the journal Sports Health: A Multidisciplinary Approach.

21-Jul-2021 4:00 PM EDT
Study of Cancer Patients and COVID-19 Highlights Health Disparities
Henry Ford Health

Findings from a study led by researchers at Henry Ford Cancer Institute, in collaboration with Advocate Aurora Health, the Food and Drug Administration and Syapse®, show an elevated risk for severe COVID-19 effects or death among patients with cancer, with the highest risk being among low-income and Black patients.

Released: 21-Jul-2021 2:00 PM EDT
Metro Detroit Woman is Recipient of First Total Wrist Replacement Surgery at Henry Ford
Henry Ford Health

DETROIT – For the past 21 years, Keisha Triplett lived with pain in her left wrist that limited her quality of life. After undergoing total wrist replacement surgery on May 4, 2021 at Henry Ford West Bloomfield Hospital, Triplett is on her way to recovery and a return to a more normal, pain-free life.Also referred to as total wrist arthroplasty, the surgery involves replacing a severe arthritic wrist joint with an artificial joint made of metal and plastic components.

Released: 24-Jun-2021 7:30 PM EDT
Henry Ford Health System Therapeutic Choir Finds Its Voice Through COVID-19
Henry Ford Health

DETROIT – Henry Ford Health System is using the healing power of singing to help patients with voice disorders that result from various medical conditions such as Parkinson’s disease, stroke and vocal cord paralysis to help improve their voices. Patients in a therapeutic choir called the Motor City Upbeats regain their vocal strength and range and breathing through a series of simple exercises and techniques taught in a welcoming, cheerful environment where just hearing the sound of your voice is music to the ears.

Released: 24-Jun-2021 4:35 PM EDT
Dr. Kathleen Yaremchuk Elected President-Elect of National ENT Organization
Henry Ford Health

DETROIT  – Kathleen Yaremchuk, M.D., chair of the Department of Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery at Henry Ford Health System, was elected president-elect of the American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery (AAO-HNS).Dr. Yaremchuk will serve as president-elect for one year, beginning with the AAO-HNS’s annual meeting this October.

Released: 23-Jun-2021 2:20 PM EDT
Henry Ford’s Christina Eyers Inducted into Michigan Athletic Trainers Hall of Fame
Henry Ford Health

DETROIT – Christina Eyers, Director of Athletic Training & Community Outreach in the Division of Sports Medicine at Henry Ford Health System, was inducted into the Michigan Athletic Trainers’ Society (MATS) Hall of Fame.The distinguished honor recognized Eyers for her contributions to the field of athletic training and being a role model for the profession.

Released: 17-Jun-2021 6:00 PM EDT
If You Ride an E-Scooter, Take Safety Precautions
Henry Ford Health

DETROIT – As pandemic restrictions begin to loosen around the country and summer temperatures rise, more people will be moving about on public rideshare electric scooters. With that comes this warning: Ride with safety.A Henry Ford Health System study published in The Laryngoscope, shows that head and neck injuries caused by use of e-scooters have been on the rise since rideshare systems were introduced to the public in late 2017.

Released: 14-Jun-2021 4:00 PM EDT
Henry Ford Hospital Launches Program to Enhance Patient Safety, Reduce Workplace Injuries
Henry Ford Health

Henry Ford Hospital has partnered with Atlas Lift Tech, Inc. and Arjo Diligent Clinical Consultants to launch a program aimed at enhancing the safety of patients and team members. The program, named Project Mobility: How Motown Moves, was implemented with Henry Ford's focus on safety, continual improvement, and innovation in mind.

Released: 3-Jun-2021 1:10 PM EDT
Cardiologists at Henry Ford Are First in U.S. to Implant New Device to Treat Heart Failure, Improve Kidney Function
Henry Ford Health

Cardiologists at Henry Ford Hospital are first in the U.S. and second in the world to implant a circulatory support device that is being investigated in a clinical trial for patients hospitalized with acute decompensated heart failure (ADHF) and worsening kidney function, a condition known as cardiorenal syndrome.

Released: 17-May-2021 1:00 PM EDT
Family History, Race and Sex Linked to Higher Rates of Asthma in Children
Henry Ford Health

A national study on childhood asthma led by Henry Ford Health System has found that family history, race and sex are associated in different ways with higher rates of asthma in children. In a study published in JAMA Pediatrics (hyperlink goes here), researchers found that children with at least one parent with a history of asthma had two to three times higher rates of asthma, mostly through age 4.

Released: 3-May-2021 3:45 PM EDT
Henry Ford Hospital Cardiologist to Perform Procedure During Worldwide Live Aid Event
Henry Ford Health

A world-renowned interventional cardiologist at Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit who specializes in catheter-based treatments for heart blockages will perform a live procedure during a 16-hour marathon of cases taking place around the world on May 6.

Released: 30-Apr-2021 9:00 AM EDT
Should NFL Players Opt for Surgery after Shoulder Injury?
Henry Ford Health

DETROIT (April 30, 2021) – A study by Sports Medicine researchers at Henry Ford Health System determined that NFL players who underwent surgery for their first shoulder dislocation enjoyed a longer career, while those who opted for nonsurgical treatment returned to play faster. Researchers found no differences in performance and games played or started whether a player had surgery or not.

Released: 29-Apr-2021 9:25 PM EDT
Grub with Gratitude Supports Restaurants, Celebrates Healthcare Workers
Henry Ford Health

DETROIT (April 29, 2021) – Henry Ford Health System has launched an appreciation and giveback program dubbed Grub with Gratitude that will support multiple restaurants across Michigan that have donated meals to its hospitals and facilities throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, while celebrating its team members for their heroic efforts caring for patients.

28-Apr-2021 10:55 AM EDT
Results from the National Cardiogenic Shock Initiative Demonstrate Significant Increase in Heart Attack Survival
Henry Ford Health

The results of a large, national heart attack study show that patients with a deadly complication known as cardiogenic shock survived at a significantly higher rate when treated with a protocol developed by cardiologists at Henry Ford Hospital in collaboration with four metro Detroit hospitals.

Released: 26-Apr-2021 11:30 AM EDT
Researchers Say Prescribing Opioids for Pain Relief after Knee Surgery is Unnecessary
Henry Ford Health

Researchers find that opioids are not necessary for managing post-knee surgery pain.

Released: 21-Apr-2021 3:50 PM EDT
Henry Ford Cancer Institute Receives Grant to Reduce Prostate Cancer Disparities Among Black Men
Henry Ford Health

Henry Ford Cancer Institute has received a $250,000 grant from Pfizer Global Medical Grants and the American Cancer Society to reduce prostate cancer disparities among Black men. While all men are at risk for prostate cancer, Black men are at an increased risk for developing and dying from prostate cancer.


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