Henry Ford Health System

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Henry Ford Health System
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The Henry Ford Health System is a comprehensive, integrated, non-profit, managed care, health care organization in Metro Detroit. The corporate office is at One Ford Place, Detroit, Michigan. Henry Ford established the health system in 1915, and it is currently run by a 17-member board of trustees. Henry Ford also owns the health insurance company Health Alliance Plan.

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Annual Budget
December 2018
+6% Growth
Program Spending
Fundraising Spending
Management Spending


Inpatient Hospitals


Henry ford health system is honored to be the only organization in michigan and one of four nationally to receive the 2011 malcolm baldrige national quality award for performance excellence. A key facet of our award-winnning operations is the community pillar, supporting our vision of transforming lives and communities through health and wellness-one person at a time. The organization operates henry ford hospital (hfh), an 877 bed tertiary care hospital, education and research complex in the new center area of detroit, michigan. The hospital is recognized for clinical excellence and innovation in the fields of cardiology and cardiovascular surgery, neurology and neurosurgery, orthopedics and sports medicine, and treatment of prostate, breast and lung cancers among others. The hospital is a multi-organ transplant center and level 1 trauma center. The hospital had revenues of more than $969 million and more than 41,000 admissions during 2016. 1,300 medical residents & fellows along with 1,200 medical students participated in the organization's various educational programs.west bloomfield hospital, an operating unit of hfhs, offers comprehensive medical care, including 24-hour emergency care, neurosciences, women's and children's health, orthopaedics, diagnostic testing and a wellness center with complementary therapies. A greenhouse grows organic produce for patients, staff and community. Henry ford west bloomfield earned the baby friendly hospital designation in 2015. By hfwb implementing 10 important steps, hfwb joined almost 300 hospitals nationwide to offer optimal care for infant feeding and mother/baby bonding. To complement the services at its breast center, hfwb was the first hospital in the system to add tomosynthesis technology for imaging of dense breasts. The hospital had revenues of $274 million, and admitted 13,929 patients during 2016. Teaching, research, and advanced patient care make hfhs a premier academic medical center. Affiliated with wayne state university's school of medicine, henry ford provides innovative physician training programs and collaborates on leading-edge medical research.henry ford medical education overview:henry ford health system has one of the largest medical education enterprises in the united states. The system sponsors 92 graduate training programs in michigan. The system's flagship hospital, henry ford hospital in detroit, is one of the nation's largest research centers. In 2016, external grants and contracts for research reached $82.5 million. The largest amount of external funding awarded to henry ford in its 101-year history. As one of the largest medical education teaching centers in the nation, henry ford trains more than 1,000 doctors every year.henry ford hospital doctors train more than 700 medical school students, 900 residents and 150 fellows across 46 different areas of medicine every year. Henry ford hospital residency and fellowship programs are nationally accredited m.d. (doctorate of medicine) training programs. Henry ford macomb hospitals and henry ford wyandotte hospital train more than 200 medical students and 200 residents every year. These hospitals offer nationally accredited d.o. (doctorate of osteopathic medicine) and d.p.m. (doctorate of podiatric medicine) training programs. As teaching physicians, henry ford medical group doctors are also faculty members at the wayne state university school of medicine, and many other henry ford teaching doctors are faculty members at the michigan state university college of osteopathic medicine. Henry ford hospital health system's center for simulation, education and research allows doctors to practice new skills on life-like mannequins (adult and child) to gain experience before caring for the human patient.this 15,000 square foot training center includes high-tech computers which create hundreds of different medical conditions in surgery, labor and delivery, intensive care, emergency and routine hospital procedures.

Outpatient Clinics


The organization includes the henry ford medical group (hfmg),one of the nation's largest group practices, with 1,200 physicians and researchers in 40 specialties from 60 countries who staff henry ford hospital and henry ford west bloomfield hospital, along with 29 henry ford medical centers, encompassing more than 2.4 million visits. Henry ford's medical centers are located in wayne, oakland, macomb and washtenaw counties. Some medical group physicians also are on staff at other henry ford hospitals. Three medical centers provide 24-hour emergency care and ambulatory surgery and are primary care stroke centers.founded in 1915 after consultations with physicians at johns hopkins hospital and the mayo clinic, the henry ford medical group has established itself as one of the premier group practices in the nation. Our large academic enterprise places us in the top three of traditionally independent group practices through:clinical care: the breadth and depth of the henry ford medical group's clinical services is unparalleled by any other independent academic medical center. Our scale and scope are in the 99th percentile of all group practices, with visit volumes larger than most group practices. We are national leaders in primary care with expertise in preventive care services and the health management of senior citizens. Our specialty centers of excellence are national leaders as well, providing advanced tertiary and quaternary care with a focus on discovery and innovation.education: one-third of all physicians in michigan received training at henry ford, and our post-graduate medical education enterprise is among the largest in the country.research: henry ford is in the top 20% of all institutions granted funding by the nih and u.s. Public health service, and ranks first in michigan for nih-research funding for non-university based health care systems.leaders in academic medicine and clinical care: the henry ford medical group is among the best organized in the country. Our self-governed, employed physician practice program has been copied by many others because of our continuing success even through the toughest economic times. The brightest minds in medicine are attracted to become part of the henry ford medical group because our organization provides physicians the independence to pursue advanced clinical care while undertaking research as well as academic educational initiatives.for over 100 years the henry ford medical group has fostered advancement in patient care, research, and education while encouraging innovation in technology and patient care processes both in the outpatient and hospital settings. For these reasons henry ford medical group physicians are consistently selected by their physician peers as top doctors in various local and national published surveys and to lead national and state medical associations. Henry ford medical group physicians work together in leadership and as everyday partners to continue to bring the best possible care to every patient we serve.

Emergency Room Services


The organization directly operates five 24 hour emergency facilities, one of which is a level 1 trauma center located in the city of detroit. Emergency services recognized more than $140 million in revenue during 2016 representing 229,370 patient visits.


N. Charles Anderson Director - Vice Chair
David J. Breen Director - Vice Chair
Stephanie W. Bergeron Director - Vice Chair
J. Wes Paisley Director - Vice Chair
Wright L. Lassiter III President/ceo
Sandra E. Pierce Director-chair
Leroy C. Richie Director - Vice Chair
Annmarie Erickson Assistant Secretary
Michelle Johnson Tidjani Esq. Secretary
Lynn Ford Alandt Director
Shari L. Burgess Director
David M. Hempstead Director
Alan M. Kiriluk Director
Joseph J. Richardson Jr. Director
Charles G. Mcclure Jr. Director
Lawrence H. Schultz Director
Edgar L. Vann Ii Director
William A. Conway Director- Physician
Alexander D. Shepard Director-physician
Robin S. Damschroder Treasurer/chief Financial Officer
Lynn M. Torossian C.e.o. - W Blmfld Hosp
Richard O. Davis C.e.o.- Henry Ford Hos
Teresa L. Kline CEO - Health Alliance Plan
Veronica M. Hall Rn Int. C.e.o.-hf Hos
John Popovich Jr. Ceo- Hf Hospital
John J. Polanski Ceo-community Care
Robert G. Riney COO /president-healthcare Operations
David F. Shepherd Int. CEO Community CAR
Adnan R. Munkarah Chief Medical Officer
William W. O'neill Physician
Steven N. Kalkanis Physician
Theodore William Parsons Physician
Muwaffak M. Abdulhak Physician
Mani Menon Physician
Edward G. Chadwick Former Treasurer/cfo
Joseph E. Schmitt Former Senior Vp/int. CFO
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