Henry Ford Health System

The Henry Ford Health System was founded by automobile pioneer, Henry Ford in 1915 in the Detroit, Michigan area. Today, the Henry Ford Health System is a mega-medical center which includes numerous hospitals, labs and medical education. The Henry Ford Health System collectively has more than 21,500 medical professional employees including over 3,000 nurses from Canada. The Henry Ford Health System is a fully accredited Trauma Center and treats more than 3-million patients annually. A significant number of patient's medical charges, ($1.72 million) are uncompensated by insurance. Nonetheless, the Henry Ford Health System is able to improve and expand the facilities and was able to show a small net profit of about $105 million for 2008.

Address
Public Relations Department One Ford Place, Suite 3B Detroit, MI 48202
Website
http://www.henryford.com/
Wikipedia
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Henry_Ford_Hospital

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Erectile dysfunction drug relieves nerve damage in diabetic mice

New animal studies at Henry Ford Hospital found that sildenafil, a drug commonly used to treat erectile dysfunction, may be effective in relieving painful and potentially life-threatening nerve damage in men with long-term ...

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CT scans for dizziness in the ER: Worth the cost?

Performing CT scans in the emergency department for patients experiencing dizziness may not be worth the expense – an important finding from Henry Ford Hospital researchers as hospitals across the country look for ways ...

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