Henry Ford Health System is a non-profit health organization in Metro Detroit. It’s a comprehensive and integrated organization headquartered at One Ford Place, Detroit, Michigan, USA. Henry Ford established this organization in 1915, and now it is run by a 17-member board of trustees. This company serves the area of Metro Detroit, Southeast Michigan.
The current CEO of this organization is Wright Lassiter III. As of 2019, its revenue hit USD 5.8 billion, and its net income hit $86.6 million. It currently has about 31,600 employees and approximately 6.200 nurses working, according to the 2019 stats. There are also 1,200 physicians practicing in 40 specialties. All these numbers make Henry Ford the fifth-largest employer in Detroit and also the most diverse. Henry Ford Health System also owns Health Alliance Plan, a health insurance company.
Hospitals & Services
Henry Ford Health System offers acute, specialty, primary, and preventive care backed by its excellence in education and research. Henry Ford’s regional hospital and services include-
- Henry Ford Hospital
- Henry Ford Allegiance Health
- Henry Ford Macomb Hospitals
- Henry Ford Wyandotte Hospital
- Henry Ford West Bloomfield Hospital
- Henry Ford Kings wood Hospital.
More of the hospitals managed by this health system is-
Henry Ford Hospital
Founded in 1915, it has a bed count of 877 and is situated in an emergency department and a Level I Trauma Center. The official website for Henry Ford Hospital is Henry Ford Hospital.
Henry Ford Kings Wood Hospital
Situated in Ferndale with a bed count of 100, it is a psychiatric hospital run by Henry Ford Health System, and its official website is Henry Ford Kingswood Hospital.
Henry Ford Macomb Hospital
Situated in Clinton Township with a bed count of 361, it has an emergency service and a Level II Trauma Center. The official website for Henry Ford Macomb Hospital is Henry Ford Macomb Hospital.
Henry Ford West Bloomfield Hospital
Situated at West Bloomfield with a bed count of 191, it has an emergency service facility, and the official website for this hospital is Henry Ford West Bloomfield Hospital.
Henry Ford Wyandotte Hospital
Situated in Wyandotte with a bed count of 401, it has an emergency service facility, and to know more about this hospital, visit- Henry Ford Wyandotte Hospital.
Henry Ford Allegiance Health
Situated in Jackson with a bed count of 475, it has an emergency service facility and a Level II Trauma Center. It was founded in 1918 but joined the Henry Ford Health System in 2018. Before joining Henry Ford, it was formerly known as Allegiance Health and Foote Hospital. To learn more, visit- Henry Ford Allegiance Health.
Situated in Vellore in Tamil Nadu, India, it has a bed count of 475, and it was established just recently, in 2020. It has an emergency service facility, but the hospital is tied up between Henry Ford Health System and The Naruvi Hospitals. To know more, visit- Naruvi Hospital.
Henry Ford’s Virtual Care:
Virtual Care program allows patients to access healthcare or consult a doctor anytime. Henry Ford System allows patients to engage with a doctor conveniently. There are four ways of accessing virtual care at Henry Ford-
Video Visits are secure and convenient for patients to access healthcare from their homes. It allows a patient to effectively get advice from a Henry Ford doctor through video calls and chats. So, patients don’t have to bother themselves with visiting the doctor’s chambers when they’re sick.
In case of medical care from your home through video visits service, a patient can use a service called Video Visits on Demand to get access to healthcare from a professional immediately. To know more, visit- Video Visits on Demand.
A patient can also access the Scheduled Video Visit’s convenient service to get a routine or follow-up visit to the doctor.
To access specialized doctors from different clinics, patients can use the service called- Clinic-to-Clinic Video Visits.
Email and Messaging
In this service, a patient can access E- Visit through MyChart, in which a patient submits a form describing their symptoms straight to their doctors in a secure way. To know more, visit- E- Visits.
If necessary, patients can also access a secure conversation in MyChart Messaging with their physician or doctor.
For non-emergency causes and advice, a patient can contact the 24/7 available MyCare Advice Line.
Here, they can consult with an experienced nurse in the events of sick child/sick adult care, medication questions, self-care tips, and assistance in deciding the next steps for care.
In the case of a chronic health condition, patients can now monitor and track their health from the comfort of their homes. They can also send it to their doctors to update their health conditions. It can also prevent patients from going to the hospital in avoidable situations, alert them of emergencies, and increase their quality of life. To know more, visit- Telehealth Remote Monitoring.
Besides all these, Henry Ford System owns and operates nine emergency departments (ED), forty general medical centers, and seven specialized medical facilities.
Other Services and Facilities of Henry Ford Health System:
Henry Ford Health System also supports patients who have a MyChart account.
There are numerous services that this health company provides. Hospitals, clinics, medical centers, special facilities, and other institutions offer patients this health care.
Adult Congestive Heart
Advanced Heart Failure
Allergy and Immunology
Alzheimer’s and Dementia
Back Pain and Spine
Bleeding and Clotting Disorders
Bone and Musculoskeletal Cancer
Broken Bones and Trauma
Center for Reproductive Medicine
Coronary Artery Disease
Ear, Nose, and Throat (ENT)
Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
Foot and Ankle Care
Gallstones and Gallbladder Disease
GERD and Esophageal Disorders
Hand and Wrist Care
Head and Neck Cancers
Headache and Facial Pain
Health Care at Home
Home Health Care
Hyperthermic Intraperitoneal Chemotherapy (HIPEC)
Imaging and Radiology
Inflammatory Bowel Disease
Inpatient Psychiatric Care
Leukemia and Lymphoma
Lung and Respiratory Care
Lung and Thoracic Cancer
Nasal, Skull Base, Pituitary Tumors
Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus (NPH)
Salivary Gland Cancer
Sinus and Nasal
Skull Base Surgery
Stem Cell Transplant
Structural Heart Disease
Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI)
Voice and Larynx Care
von Hippel Lindau VHL syndrome
Walk-In and Urgent Care
Community Health & COVID-19 Situation:
The COVID-19 pandemic hurt community health unlike ever before. Therefore, it was more important for healthcare to be prioritized than ever before. As we reflect on the past year, many lives have been lost to the coronavirus, and numerous families have broken. Henry Ford believes in giving their patients care with value and effectiveness. Henry Ford offered its members certain services during the COVID-19 pandemic, making their lives a bit easier. To learn more about the Henry Ford Health System, visit their official website at Henry Ford.
Henry Ford opened a page to inform and update people about the pandemic. To learn more, visit- Henry Ford Community Health COVID-19.