Healthy Food Options Trims Fat and Costs
Henry Ford Health System cut 7 tons of fat from food and increased fruit and vegetable purchases by 10 percent annually in an effort to offer patients more healthy food choices.
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Sun Mar 09, 2014
Ford remembered for his contributions to Michigan, auto industry
Government, community and business leaders praised William Clay Ford Sr. Sunday for his many contributions to Michigan and Michigan's automobile industry.
Sat Mar 08, 2014
Local organizations to improve dangerous Detroit properties, surrounding areas
The AmeriCorps Urban Safety Project, in a joint effort with Henry Ford Health System, plans to board up vacant properties in the neighborhood near Henry Ford Hospital.
Thu Feb 27, 2014
Too Often, Doctors Miss Suicide's Warning Signs: Study
Nearly 37,000 Americans kill themselves each year, according to federal statistics.
Wed Feb 26, 2014
Detroit Free Press
Tom Walsh: Health care CEO rides rapids of Detroit crisis
How does this sound for doubly difficult duty? You must manage a maddeningly complex group of seven hospitals, one HMO, 40 medical centers, 1,700 doctors and more than 23,000 employees: And do it during the chaotic implementation period for the Affordable Care Act ... And do it in America's most impoverished major city during Detroit's Chapter ... (more)
Medical News Today
Most suicide victims had undiagnosed mental health conditions
The mental health conditions of most people who commit suicide remain undiagnosed, even though many visit a primary care provider or medical specialist in the year before they die, according to a national study led by Henry Ford Health System with the Mental Health Research Network.
Mon Feb 24, 2014
Preventing suicide should start in a general medical setting
The mental health conditions of most people who commit suicide remain undiagnosed, even though most visit a primary care provider or medical specialist in the year before they die.
Sat Feb 22, 2014
Health system CEO named 2014 TRUST Award Recipient
Nancy Schlichting, CEO of Henry Ford Health System in Detroit, will receive the Health Research & Educational Trust's 2014 TRUST Award at the Health Forum/AHA Leadership Summit July 20 in San Diego.
Fri Feb 21, 2014
American Society for Quality
Fragmented Care: Gaps in Patient Data Sharing
In 2011, Henry Ford Health System signed an affiliation agreement with CVS Caremark Corp.'s MinuteClinic unit under which Henry Ford doctors act as MinuteClinic medical directors and do consulting for the retailers' patients.
UnifyVoice: Connected Hospitals Give Patients Real-Time Access To Health Information
Healthcare providers have long been the gatekeepers of health information. If a patient wanted answers, he or she often had to place a phone call, leave a message, wait for an appointment, wait for test results, and wait for the doctor's analysis.
Wellbe Named a Finalist in the Henry Ford Innovation Institute HealthTech Challenge
Wellbe, Inc. today announced that it was chosen as a finalist in the Henry Ford Innovation Institute HealthTech Challenge.
Thu Feb 13, 2014
Detroit Free Press
Test Kitchen heart-healthy recipe: Spicy Cornmeal Cod with Tartar Sauce
Heart disease is still the nation's No.1 killer of women and men. But there are plenty of steps people can take to protect their hearts, especially through the foods they eat.