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DromosPTM™, an Innovative Software for Specialty Pharmacies

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.
6-Sep-2019 1:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Henry Ford Cancer Institute First-in-Michigan, Second-in-World to Complete Laser Spinal Ablation

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...
4-Sep-2019 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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The Urinary Catheter and Joint Replacement Surgery

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.
20-Aug-2019 2:45 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Henry Ford Cancer Institute Enrolls First Patient in World’s Largest Brain Cancer Clinical Trial

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.
14-Aug-2019 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Return to Play After a Concussion is 19 Days

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...
8-Aug-2019 4:15 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Cat Walks into the ER

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...
7-Aug-2019 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Guidelines Published for Caring for HS Skin Disease

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...
6-Aug-2019 2:30 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Henry Ford Surgeon Named Chair of ABMS “Achieving the Vision” Professionalism Task Force

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...
22-Jul-2019 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites


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Henry Ford Cancer Institute Treats its First Patient with Innovative ‘Living Drug’ Therapy

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...
18-Jun-2019 7:05 AM EDT

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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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