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Low-Intensity Electric Fields Applied to Scalp Can Stop, Slow Growth of Tumor Cells in Newly-Diagnosed Glioblastoma

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...
17-Jan-2019 12:05 PM EST Add to Favorites


Henry Ford Health System to Boost Art Influence in Detroit Neighborhood with ArtBlock Project

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...
9-Jan-2019 3:05 PM EST Add to Favorites


Henry Ford Cancer Institute Enrolls First Patient in Pancreatic Cancer Research Study

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.
7-Jan-2019 10:05 AM EST Add to Favorites


3 Henry Ford Health System Hospitals Earn Top Hospital Honor for Patient Safety, Quality

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.
4-Dec-2018 9:05 AM EST Add to Favorites


Henry Ford Health System Announces 2 Appointments

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...
29-Nov-2018 11:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Study Links Shoulder Ultrasound Brightness with Type 2 Diabetes

Henry Ford Hospital researchers may have unknowingly happened on a new predictor of type 2 diabetes as part of a new ultrasound shoulder study. The predictor may be an ultrasound of the deltoid muscle, which researchers found appears much...
19-Nov-2018 2:30 PM EST Add to Favorites

Sucking Your Baby’s Pacifier May Benefit Their Health

Many parents probably think nothing of sucking on their baby’s pacifier to clean it after it falls to the ground. Turns out, doing so may benefit their child’s health. A Henry Ford Health System study found that babies whose parents sucked...
16-Nov-2018 12:05 AM EST Add to Favorites


Five Henry Ford Hospitals Earn ‘A’ Grades for Patient Safety

This achievement marks the first time the hospitals have collectively earned the top safety grade in The Leapfrog Group’s bi-annual safety grades. By doing so, Henry Ford is one of only two health systems nationally – and the only one in...
8-Nov-2018 9:00 AM EST 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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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


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