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Newswise: Henry Ford Health System Kicks Off David DiChiera Music Therapy Program with Detroit Symphony Orchestra and Michigan Opera Theatre
Released: 11-Aug-2020 12:40 PM EDT
Henry Ford Health System Kicks Off David DiChiera Music Therapy Program with Detroit Symphony Orchestra and Michigan Opera Theatre
Henry Ford Health System

Henry Ford Health System, in partnership with the Detroit Symphony Orchestra (DSO) and Michigan Opera Theatre (MOT), has begun offering virtual musical performances to cancer patients via its music therapy program named for the founding general director of Michigan Opera Theatre, David DiChiera. Through the David DiChiera Music Therapy Program, patients of Henry Ford Cancer Institute will be able to enjoy both live and archived virtual performances from the DSO and MOT at no cost.

Newswise: Dr. Kathleen Yaremchuk Recognized with Trailblazer Award
Released: 5-Aug-2020 3:20 PM EDT
Dr. Kathleen Yaremchuk Recognized with Trailblazer Award
Henry Ford Health System

DETROIT – Kathleen Yaremchuk, M.D., chair of the Department of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery at Henry Ford Health System, was announced as the 2020 Helen F. Krause, MD Trailblazer Award recipient by Women In Otolaryngology (WIO).The announcement was published in the August issue of the American Academy of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery magazine.

Newswise: Study: Enzyme Could Prove Effective in Treating Tumors and Inflammatory Diseases in Lung
Released: 4-Aug-2020 3:05 PM EDT
Study: Enzyme Could Prove Effective in Treating Tumors and Inflammatory Diseases in Lung
Henry Ford Health System

Findings from a research study, led by scientists at Henry Ford, suggest an enzyme could play an important role in the treatment of cancer and autoimmune diseases in the airway.

Newswise: Dr. Ted Parsons Named 2020-2021 President for The American Orthopaedic Association
Released: 4-Aug-2020 10:00 AM EDT
Dr. Ted Parsons Named 2020-2021 President for The American Orthopaedic Association
Henry Ford Health System

DETROIT – Ted Parsons, M.D., chair of the Department of Orthopedics at Henry Ford Health System, was named 2020-2021 president of The American Orthopaedic Association (AOA) at the annual leadership virtual meeting held in June.First elected to the AOA’s Presidential Line in 2018, Dr. Parsons has been active in leading committees in planning a range of the AOA’s leadership education programs.

Released: 22-Jul-2020 11:10 AM EDT
Partnership Brings More Than 20,000 Onsite COVID-19 Tests to Senior Facilities, Other Vulnerable Populations in Detroit
Henry Ford Health System

A partnership among Altimetrik, a Southfield-based fast-growing global business transformation company, the 501(c)(3) Vattikuti Foundation, Henry Ford Health System and the City of Detroit has provided more than 20,000 onsite COVID-19 tests to residents in 163 of Detroit's senior and congregate living facilities, as well as the city's first responders and essential workers.

Newswise: Study: High School Athletes Require Longer Recovery After Concussion
Released: 20-Jul-2020 4:50 PM EDT
Study: High School Athletes Require Longer Recovery After Concussion
Henry Ford Health System

High school athletes sustaining a concussion require careful attention when determining return-to-sport (RTS) readiness. The purpose of this study was to determine epidemiological and RTS data of a large cohort of high school athletes who sustained 1 or more concussions.

Newswise: The Eye, The Brain & The Auto: Call for Research Abstracts from Healthcare and Automotive Experts
Released: 8-Jul-2020 2:35 PM EDT
The Eye, The Brain & The Auto: Call for Research Abstracts from Healthcare and Automotive Experts
Henry Ford Health System

The Detroit Institute of Ophthalmology, the research arm of the Henry Ford Health System Department of Ophthalmology, is accepting abstracts for The Eye, The Brain & The Auto 9th World Research Congress on Health and Modern Mobility: Autonomous Vehicles, Driver's Fitness to Function, and Naturalistic Driving Methods to be held Dec. 7-8, 2020. This will be a virtual event.

Newswise: Managing Pain After Sports Medicine Surgery
Released: 17-Jun-2020 2:40 PM EDT
Managing Pain After Sports Medicine Surgery
Henry Ford Health System

A Henry Ford Hospital study published in the Journal of Arthroscopic and Related Surgery has found that patients who underwent knee surgery and other types of sports medicine procedures could manage their pain without opioids or a minimal dosage. “This is a large prospective study and our hope is that non-opioid use will gain momentum and that others may tweak our protocol and use it throughout orthopedics, from joint surgery to spine surgery and other surgeries” says Vasilios (Bill) Moutzouros, M.D., chief of Sports Medicine, a division of the Department of Orthopedic Surgery and the study’s lead author.

Newswise: Pulmonary Embolism and COVID-19
Released: 2-Jun-2020 3:10 PM EDT
Pulmonary Embolism and COVID-19
Henry Ford Health System

Researchers at Henry Ford Health System in Detroit say early diagnosis of a life-threatening blood clot in the lungs led to swifter treatment intervention in COVID-19 patients. In a new study published recently in the journal Radiology, researchers found that 51 percent of patients found to have a pulmonary embolism, or PE, were diagnosed in the Emergency Department, the entry point for patients being admitted to the hospital.

Newswise: Henry Ford Health System Receives $25 Million Gift, Largest Single Donation in its History
Released: 10-Mar-2020 10:10 AM EDT
Henry Ford Health System Receives $25 Million Gift, Largest Single Donation in its History
Henry Ford Health System

Nationally-known developer Chris Jeffries and his wife Lisa have donated $25 million to Henry Ford Health System, the largest single gift from an individual in the health system’s 105-year history. This historic gift will rapidly accelerate the growth and expansion of Henry Ford’s Precision Medicine program, with the ultimate goal of creating a Precision Health Center. The efforts will have a robust focus on the advancement of cancer research and treatment, while also expanding to other medical specialties treating behavioral health, cardiovascular and metabolic diseases.

Newswise: Henry Ford Medical Group Names New Chair of Board of Governors
Released: 4-Feb-2020 12:15 PM EST
Henry Ford Medical Group Names New Chair of Board of Governors
Henry Ford Health System

Kathleen Yaremchuk, M.D., chair of the Department of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery at Henry Ford Health System, will begin a two-year term as chair of Henry Ford Medical Group’s Board of Governors, making her the first female physician in its history to serve in this role. Henry Ford Medical Group, founded in 1915, is one of the foremost group practices in the nation, comprising 1,900 physicians and researchers across 40 specialties.

Newswise: An Indoor Tracking System for Hospitals
Released: 4-Dec-2019 11:05 AM EST
An Indoor Tracking System for Hospitals
Henry Ford Health System

A new indoor software tracking system conceived at the Henry Ford Innovations (HFI) in Detroit for use in hospitals is being compared to GPS for its functionality. The two developers behind the system called Novatrack say it has the potential to be a “game changer” in health care for its capability and precision to optimize operations and improve efficiencies.

Newswise: Dr. Shravani Mikkilineni Earns Top Honors in Ophthalmology Times® Research Scholar Program
Released: 15-Nov-2019 1:25 PM EST
Dr. Shravani Mikkilineni Earns Top Honors in Ophthalmology Times® Research Scholar Program
Henry Ford Health System

Shravani Mikkilineni, M.D., MBA, resident physician in Henry Ford Health System’s Department of Ophthalmology, was recognized among the top five honorees in the third-annual Ophthalmology Times® Research Scholar Honoree Program, earning first place for her presented research, “T2 Magnetic Resonance Assay for Detection of Ocular Candidiasis.”

Newswise:Video Embedded gaining-an-edge-with-performance-training
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Released: 8-Nov-2019 4:45 PM EST
Gaining an Edge with Performance Training
Henry Ford Health System

At the new William Clay Ford Center for Athletic Medicine, athletes at all levels of sport, weekend warriors and those who exercise to simply stay active will have access to the latest advancements in sports performance technology and physical therapy to boost performance and rehab an injury.

Newswise:Video Embedded new-sports-medicine-center-is-a-destination-site-for-athletes
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Released: 8-Nov-2019 4:15 PM EST
New Sports Medicine Center Is a Destination Site for Athletes
Henry Ford Health System

Henry Ford Health System’s new modern sports medicine center brings together under one roof a comprehensive lineup of services unique to a health system in Michigan.

Newswise: Dr. Steven Kalkanis Begins Term as President of the Congress of Neurological Surgeons
Released: 1-Nov-2019 12:05 PM EDT
Dr. Steven Kalkanis Begins Term as President of the Congress of Neurological Surgeons
Henry Ford Health System

Steven Kalkanis, M.D., chair of the Department of Neurosurgery at Henry Ford Health System and medical director of the Henry Ford Cancer Institute, recently began a one-year term as president of the Congress of Neurological Surgeons (CNS). Dr. Kalkanis previously served as president-elect of the CNS since his election in October 2018.

Newswise: Henry Ford Health System, Montfort Launch Pilot Study for Patients with Parkinson's Disease
Released: 24-Oct-2019 1:05 PM EDT
Henry Ford Health System, Montfort Launch Pilot Study for Patients with Parkinson's Disease
Henry Ford Health System

Henry Ford Health System and Montfort (Mon4t), an Israeli startup specializing in neurological disorders, have launched a pilot study related to artificial intelligence (AI) and Parkinson’s disease. In 2018, Mon4t was the winner of Henry Ford Innovations’ first AI challenge. The multi-disciplinary team responsible for leveraging Henry Ford Health System’s intellectual property, Henry Ford Innovations’ AI challenge was part of its Global Technology Development Program in Israel.

Released: 22-Oct-2019 2:05 PM EDT
Registration Open for ‘The Eye and The Chip’ Research Congress
Henry Ford Health System

Registration is now open for the 11th The Eye and The Chip research congress, which will take place Nov. 10-12, 2019 at The Henry Hotel in Dearborn, Michigan. This year’s research congress will focus on the relationship between neurobiology and nanoelectronics with respect to artificial vision. The ultimate goal of the research congress is to advance progress toward artificial vision for many people who suffer from blindness.

Newswise: Dr. Talia Golan Named Recipient of the Mort and Brigitte Harris Pancreas Cancer Award
Released: 17-Oct-2019 11:05 AM EDT
Dr. Talia Golan Named Recipient of the Mort and Brigitte Harris Pancreas Cancer Award
Henry Ford Health System

The Henry Ford Pancreatic Cancer Center (HFPCC) and Henry Ford Innovation Institute have named Talia Golan, M.D., head of the Sheba Pancreatic Cancer Center, the largest pancreatic cancer care center in Israel, the recipient of the inaugural Mort and Brigitte Harris Pancreas Cancer Award, awarded to a pancreatic cancer specialist who demonstrates exceptional courage and devotion in the fight against this devastating disease.

Released: 4-Oct-2019 11:05 AM EDT
Henry Ford West Bloomfield Hospital Earns Thrombectomy-Capable Stroke Center Certification
Henry Ford Health System

Henry Ford West Bloomfield Hospital is one of two Michigan hospitals to earn a Thrombectomy-Capable Stroke Center certification 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.

Released: 2-Oct-2019 12:05 PM EDT
Study: Biomarker in Urine May Offer Non-invasive Detection of Prostate Cancer
Henry Ford Health System

A research study published in the journal Neoplasia and led by principal investigator Nallasivam Palanisamy, Ph.D., associate scientist in the Vattikuti Urology Institute at Henry Ford Health System, has identified a novel prostate cancer gene fusion involving the KLK4 protein coding gene and KLKP1 pseudogene. This unique biomarker can be detected in the urine samples of patients with prostate cancer, offering a non-invasive means of detection.

Newswise: DromosPTM™, an Innovative Software for Specialty Pharmacies
Released: 6-Sep-2019 1:00 PM EDT
DromosPTM™, an Innovative Software for Specialty Pharmacies
Henry Ford Health System

Henry Ford Innovations (HFI) has signed an exclusive licensing agreement with a Detroit software and health care company to market an innovative software application that will be appealing to specialty pharmacies worldwide.

Newswise: Henry Ford Cancer Institute First-in-Michigan, Second-in-World to Complete Laser Spinal Ablation
Released: 4-Sep-2019 12:05 PM EDT
Henry Ford Cancer Institute First-in-Michigan, Second-in-World to Complete Laser Spinal Ablation
Henry Ford Health System

Henry Ford Cancer Institute is the first-in-Michigan and second-in-the-world to complete an innovative cancer treatment known as Spinal Laser Interstitial Thermal Therapy (SLITT), which destroys cancer cells that are adjacent to the spine without the need for open surgery.

Newswise: The Urinary Catheter and Joint Replacement Surgery
Released: 20-Aug-2019 2:45 PM EDT
The Urinary Catheter and Joint Replacement Surgery
Henry Ford Health System

A new study by Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit has found that joint replacement surgery can be performed safely without patients needing a Foley urinary catheter, which for years has been part of the standard practice for this type of surgery.

Newswise: Henry Ford Cancer Institute Enrolls First Patient in World’s Largest Brain Cancer Clinical Trial
Released: 14-Aug-2019 11:05 AM EDT
Henry Ford Cancer Institute Enrolls First Patient in World’s Largest Brain Cancer Clinical Trial
Henry Ford Health System

A next-generation clinical trial program and the first-ever adaptive platform trial for brain cancer, GBM AGILE is a move away from the traditional, one-size-fits-all approach to clinical trials – a major step forward for Precision Medicine.

Newswise: Return to Play After a Concussion is 19 Days
Released: 8-Aug-2019 4:15 AM EDT
Return to Play After a Concussion is 19 Days
Henry Ford Health System

With NFL training camps under way for the 2019 season, a Henry Ford Hospital study on concussions found that the time players are sidelined has nearly doubled in the past 20 years. Sports medicine researchers at Henry Ford evaluated data from the 2012-2015 seasons and found that players who sustained a concussion returned to play on average 19 days later. That’s the equivalent of missing about 1 ½ games. When players returned to play, however, researchers found no significant decline in performance up to three years after injury compared to those who didn’t sustain a concussion. The study specifically evaluated data involving NFL running backs and wide receivers.

Newswise:Video Embedded cat-walks-into-the-er
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Released: 7-Aug-2019 1:05 PM EDT
Cat Walks into the ER
Henry Ford Health System

He had walked into the Emergency Department at Henry Ford Hospital to escape the cold and rain on that fateful day in April. His brown coat matted from the rain, he had entered through the automatic sliding door at the walk-in entrance, turned the corner and stepped through the metal detector without setting it off. Standing in front of the towering security desk and unaware of his surroundings, he then tried to get someone’s attention as he only knew how. He began meowing. What happened next will warm your heart.

Newswise: Guidelines Published for Caring for HS Skin Disease
Released: 6-Aug-2019 2:30 PM EDT
Guidelines Published for Caring for HS Skin Disease
Henry Ford Health System

An international team of dermatology experts including two from Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit have published – for the first time in North America - guidelines for diagnosing and managing hidradenitis suppurativa, a chronic and debilitating skin disease for which there is no cure.

Newswise: Henry Ford Surgeon Named Chair of ABMS “Achieving the Vision” Professionalism Task Force
Released: 22-Jul-2019 3:05 PM EDT
Henry Ford Surgeon Named Chair of ABMS “Achieving the Vision” Professionalism Task Force
Henry Ford Health System

Christie L. Morgan, M.D., senior staff surgeon in the Department of – Head and Neck Surgery at Henry Ford Health System, was named chair of the Professionalism Task Force for the American Board of Medical Specialties (ABMS), Continuing Board Certification: Achieving the Vision Initiative. ABMS is the leading organization that oversees the standards for physician Board Certification in the United States.

Released: 18-Jun-2019 7:05 AM EDT
Henry Ford Cancer Institute Treats its First Patient with Innovative ‘Living Drug’ Therapy
Henry Ford Health System

Henry Ford Cancer Institute has treated its first patient with CAR T-cell therapy, an approach that uses engineered cells from a patient's immune system to destroy cancer. The altered cells remain active for years after the treatment, acting as a 'living drug' Only specially-certified trained hospitals can offer CAR T-cell therapy to patients with B-cell acute lymphocytic leukemia (ALL) and diffuse large B-cell lymphoma (DLBCL).

Released: 6-Jun-2019 12:05 PM EDT
Henry Ford Stroke Centers Earn American Heart Association Quality Awards
Henry Ford Health System

All five of Henry Ford Health System's hospitals that are equipped to treat stroke recently earned an American Heart Association/American Stroke Association Get With The Guidelines™ recognition, which recognizes the hospitals' commitment to ensuring stroke patients receive the most effective treatment according to nationally-recognized, research-based guidelines.

Released: 3-Jun-2019 10:05 AM EDT
Henry Ford Cancer Institute Earns Full 3-Year Accreditation from National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers
Henry Ford Health System

The Henry Ford Cancer Institute has earned a full three-year accreditation designation by the National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers (NAPBC), a program of the American College of Surgeons. Henry Ford Hospital, Henry Ford Macomb Hospital and Henry Ford West Bloomfield Hospital each earned full re-accreditation, along with new accreditation for Henry Ford Wyandotte Hospital and Henry Ford Allegiance Health, meaning each hospital program within Henry Ford Cancer Institute is now fully-accredited.

Newswise: Space Travel and Your Joints
Released: 21-May-2019 4:00 PM EDT
Space Travel and Your Joints
Henry Ford Health System

A novel Henry Ford Hospital study of mice aboard a Russian spaceflight may raise an intriguing question for the astronauts of tomorrow: Could traveling in space be bad for your joints? Researchers found early signs of cartilage breakdown in the mice, suggesting that the reduced biomechanical forces of spaceflight are at play on the musculoskeletal system. While it’s premature to translate the finding to humans, this first-of-its kind study adds to a growing body of research about the health effects of spaceflight on the musculoskeletal system.

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Released: 16-May-2019 10:15 AM EDT
Henry Ford Health System's Artsy Investment
Henry Ford Health System

Henry Ford Health System’s newest investment in the city of Detroit features just about every color on the color wheel. The artwork on the walls is splashy and spirited and the floor is the original – scruffy and worn – from days of a bygone era.

Newswise: Three Michigan Health Systems Collaborate on $48 Million Laundry Service Facility
Released: 29-Apr-2019 11:15 AM EDT
Three Michigan Health Systems Collaborate on $48 Million Laundry Service Facility
Henry Ford Health System

Henry Ford Health System, Michigan Medicine and Saint Joseph Mercy Health System have formed a joint venture to build and operate a $48 million modern medical laundry service facility in Detroit. The collaboration brings together three prominent Michigan health care systems in a major economic investment in the state’s largest city and represents the latest health care development in the ongoing revitalization of the Northwest Goldberg neighborhood north of I-94 and west of the Lodge Freeway.

Newswise: Study Identifies Potential Fix for Hospital Star Rating Program
Released: 2-Apr-2019 4:35 PM EDT
Study Identifies Potential Fix for Hospital Star Rating Program
Henry Ford Health System

Allowing for more quality measures in the federal government’s Quality Star Rating program would create a fairer and more equitable model for assessing the level of quality at U.S. acute-care hospitals, according to a Henry Ford Health System study. The study is published online in the American Journal of Medical Quality

Newswise: Collaboration Aims to Reduce Racial and Ethnic Disparities in Clinical Trials
Released: 21-Mar-2019 8:55 AM EDT
Collaboration Aims to Reduce Racial and Ethnic Disparities in Clinical Trials
Henry Ford Health System

Spencer Hoover, vice president and executive director of the Henry Ford Cancer Institute, is co-author of a manuscript published in the Journal of Oncology Practice aimed at establishing best practices to promote diversity in clinical trials. In-depth interviews were conducted with leaders from U.S. cancer centers with above average recruitment of racial and ethnic minority groups into clinical trials, with the goal of identifying specific strategies that were used to facilitate participation among racial and ethnic minorities.

Released: 19-Mar-2019 8:05 AM EDT
First in Michigan: Patient-Controlled Tissue Expanders for Breast Reconstruction After Mastectomy
Henry Ford Health System

Henry Ford Cancer Institute is the first in Michigan to offer a needle-free, patient-controlled tissue expansion system for women undergoing breast reconstruction after mastectomy.  The FDA-approved AeroForm Tissue Expanders eliminate the need for weekly saline injections at the physician’s office, improves patient comfort and may decrease the rate of expander infection.

Newswise: New Study Shows How Adjusting for Social Risk Factors 
Can Impact Readmission Penalties for Safety Net Hospitals
Released: 14-Mar-2019 12:30 PM EDT
New Study Shows How Adjusting for Social Risk Factors Can Impact Readmission Penalties for Safety Net Hospitals
Henry Ford Health System

New research shows that U.S. safety net hospitals could benefit substantially from a new model that accounts for social risk factors like poverty and living in a disadvantaged neighborhood in determining how the federal government penalizes hospitals financially for their readmission rates.

Newswise: I Had a Part in That'
Released: 5-Mar-2019 3:05 PM EST
I Had a Part in That'
Henry Ford Health System

Each backed by journeyman skill level and decades of experience as seasoned veterans in the construction industry, these women bring their own individual spirit to the job site, no matter big or small. Car plants, hospitals, schools, nuclear power plants. They’ve been there, done that.

Newswise: Henry Ford Health System Names New Chair of Urology Department
Released: 1-Mar-2019 11:05 AM EST
Henry Ford Health System Names New Chair of Urology Department
Henry Ford Health System

Henry Ford Health System has appointed Craig Rogers, M.D. the new chair of its Department of Urology, effective April 1, 2019.

Newswise: Michigan’s First Patient Treated with Thalamic Deep Brain Stimulation for Epilepsy at Henry Ford Health System
Released: 28-Feb-2019 10:05 AM EST
Michigan’s First Patient Treated with Thalamic Deep Brain Stimulation for Epilepsy at Henry Ford Health System
Henry Ford Health System

Neurosurgeon Jason Schwalb, M.D., with help from the team at the Henry Ford Comprehensive Epilepsy Center, implanted the first complete Deep Brain Stimulation system in Michigan for the treatment of Epilepsy.

Released: 12-Feb-2019 12:05 PM EST
Minimally-Invasive Treatment Option for Early Stage Oral Cancer Reduces Recovery Time, Improves Survival
Henry Ford Health System

Henry Ford Cancer Institute oral cancer patient Marlene Calverley, a minimally-invasive sentinel node biopsy meant having three instead of 30-60 lymph nodes removed, and a two-inch scar instead of a five-to-six-inch scar. It also meant no neck drains, no physical therapy, and a decreased risk of complications.

Newswise: Innovative Ice-Free Scalp Cooling During Chemotherapy Prevents, Reduces Hair Loss for Breast Cancer Patients
Released: 29-Jan-2019 9:40 AM EST
Innovative Ice-Free Scalp Cooling During Chemotherapy Prevents, Reduces Hair Loss for Breast Cancer Patients
Henry Ford Health System

Breast cancer patient Laura Carey returned to work one week after beginning chemotherapy, but without a demoralizing side-effect indicative of this type of cancer treatment – hair loss. Carey is among the first breast cancer patients at the Henry Ford Cancer Institute to successfully prevent and reduce hair loss during chemotherapy by using an ice-free cooling cap system, called Paxman. Dr. Haythem Ali explains more about this innovative treatment option, and what it means for breast cancer patients like Laura.

Released: 24-Jan-2019 11:05 AM EST
Keloids Linked to Early Onset and Late Stage Breast Cancer
Henry Ford Health System

Findings from a new study conducted by researchers at Henry Ford Health System suggest a link between keloids and increased risk of being diagnosed with breast cancer, particularly among African Americans. Keloids are benign fibroproliferative tumors, which can result in excessive growths of scar-like tissue on the skin. Keloids have been reported to affect some 11 million people worldwide. Despite this prevalence, the exact cause of keloid formation is unknown.

Newswise: Low-Intensity Electric Fields Applied to Scalp Can Stop, Slow Growth of Tumor Cells in Newly-Diagnosed Glioblastoma
Released: 17-Jan-2019 12:05 PM EST
Low-Intensity Electric Fields Applied to Scalp Can Stop, Slow Growth of Tumor Cells in Newly-Diagnosed Glioblastoma
Henry Ford Health System

Henry Ford Cancer Institute is one of the few cancer programs in Southeast Michigan fighting the most common and deadly brain cancer with tumor-treatment fields, a low-intensity alternating electric field applied with a wearable device that stops or slows the growth of tumor cells in patients with newly diagnosed glioblastoma (GBM).

Newswise: Henry Ford Health System to Boost Art Influence in Detroit Neighborhood with ArtBlock Project
Released: 9-Jan-2019 3:05 PM EST
Henry Ford Health System to Boost Art Influence in Detroit Neighborhood with ArtBlock Project
Henry Ford Health System

Henry Ford Health System announced today a community arts project that will enhance the bustling art community in a Detroit neighborhood and showcase the talents of local artists. Supported by a $200,000 youth and family grant from the Vera and Joseph Dresner Foundation, Henry Ford will revitalize a vacant commercial building and its property at 1411 Holden and Lincoln into a vibrant art destination and education and community meeting space. It will be called ArtBlock.

Newswise: Henry Ford Cancer Institute Enrolls First Patient in Pancreatic Cancer Research Study
Released: 7-Jan-2019 10:05 AM EST
Henry Ford Cancer Institute Enrolls First Patient in Pancreatic Cancer Research Study
Henry Ford Health System

The Henry Ford Cancer Institute announced today it has enrolled the first patient in a new clinical trial to test the effectiveness of using precise, higher dose MRI-guided radiation therapy to treat pancreatic cancer.

Newswise: 3 Henry Ford Health System Hospitals Earn Top Hospital Honor for Patient Safety, Quality
Released: 4-Dec-2018 9:05 AM EST
3 Henry Ford Health System Hospitals Earn Top Hospital Honor for Patient Safety, Quality
Henry Ford Health System

Henry Ford Health System announced today that three of its hospitals were named a Top Hospital for patient safety and quality by The Leapfrog Group. They are: Henry Ford Hospital, Henry Ford Macomb Hospital and Henry Ford West Bloomfield Hospital.

Newswise: Henry Ford Health System Announces 2 Appointments
Released: 29-Nov-2018 11:05 AM EST
Henry Ford Health System Announces 2 Appointments
Henry Ford Health System

Betty S. Chu, M.D., MBA, has been appointed associate chief clinical officer and chief quality officer at Henry Ford Health System. Dr. Chu had previously served as chief medical officer and vice president of medical affairs at Henry Ford West Bloomfield Hospital.


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