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Henry Ford Health System's Artsy Investment

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...
16-May-2019 10:15 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Three Michigan Health Systems Collaborate on $48 Million Laundry Service Facility

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...
29-Apr-2019 11:15 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Study Identifies Potential Fix for Hospital Star Rating Program

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...
2-Apr-2019 4:35 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Collaboration Aims to Reduce Racial and Ethnic Disparities in Clinical Trials

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....
21-Mar-2019 8:55 AM EDT Add to Favorites

First in Michigan: Patient-Controlled Tissue Expanders for Breast Reconstruction After Mastectomy

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...
19-Mar-2019 8:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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New Study Shows How Adjusting for Social Risk Factors Can Impact Readmission Penalties for Safety Net Hospitals

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...
14-Mar-2019 12:30 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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I Had a Part in That'

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...
5-Mar-2019 3:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

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Henry Ford Health System Names New Chair of Urology Department

Henry Ford Health System has appointed Craig Rogers, M.D. the new chair of its Department of Urology, effective April 1, 2019.
1-Mar-2019 11:05 AM EST Add to Favorites


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Michigan’s First Patient Treated with Thalamic Deep Brain Stimulation for Epilepsy at 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.
28-Feb-2019 10:05 AM EST

Minimally-Invasive Treatment Option for Early Stage Oral Cancer Reduces Recovery Time, Improves Survival

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...
12-Feb-2019 12:05 PM EST

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Innovative Ice-Free Scalp Cooling During Chemotherapy Prevents, Reduces Hair Loss for Breast Cancer Patients

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...
29-Jan-2019 9:40 AM EST

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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

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

30-Jun-2015 10:05 AM EDT

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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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Henry Ford Health System, one of the country's largest and most comprehensive integrated health care systems, is a national leader in clinical care, research and education. The system includes the 1,200-member Henry Ford Medical Group, six hospitals, Health Alliance Plan, Henry Ford Physician Network, a 150-site ambulatory network and many other health-related entities throughout southeast Michigan, providing a full continuum of care. In 2016, Henry Ford provided nearly $300 million in uncompensated care. The health system also is a major economic driver in Michigan and employs more than 27,000 people. Henry Ford is a 2011 Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award recipient. The health system is led by President and CEO Wright Lassiter, III. To learn more, visit HenryFord.com.

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