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An Indoor Tracking System for Hospitals

A new indoor software tracking system conceived at the Henry Ford Innovations (HFI) in Detroit for use in hospitals is being compared to GPS for its functionality. The two developers behind the system called Novatrack say it has the potential to...
4-Dec-2019 11:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

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Dr. Shravani Mikkilineni Earns Top Honors in Ophthalmology Times® Research Scholar Program

Shravani Mikkilineni, M.D., MBA, resident physician in Henry Ford Health System’s Department of Ophthalmology, was recognized among the top five honorees in the third-annual Ophthalmology Times® Research Scholar Honoree Program, earning first...
15-Nov-2019 1:25 PM EST Add to Favorites

Gaining an Edge with Performance Training

At the new William Clay Ford Center for Athletic Medicine, athletes at all levels of sport, weekend warriors and those who exercise to simply stay active will have access to the latest advancements in sports performance technology and physical...
8-Nov-2019 4:45 PM EST Add to Favorites

New Sports Medicine Center Is a Destination Site for Athletes

Henry Ford Health System’s new modern sports medicine center brings together under one roof a comprehensive lineup of services unique to a health system in Michigan.
8-Nov-2019 4:15 PM EST Add to Favorites

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Dr. Steven Kalkanis Begins Term as President of the Congress of Neurological Surgeons

Steven Kalkanis, M.D., chair of the Department of Neurosurgery at Henry Ford Health System and medical director of the Henry Ford Cancer Institute, recently began a one-year term as president of the Congress of Neurological Surgeons (CNS). Dr....
1-Nov-2019 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Henry Ford Health System, Montfort Launch Pilot Study for Patients with Parkinson's Disease

Henry Ford Health System and Montfort (Mon4t), an Israeli startup specializing in neurological disorders, have launched a pilot study related to artificial intelligence (AI) and Parkinson’s disease. In 2018, Mon4t was the winner of Henry Ford...
24-Oct-2019 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Registration Open for ‘The Eye and The Chip’ Research Congress

Registration is now open for the 11th The Eye and The Chip research congress, which will take place Nov. 10-12, 2019 at The Henry Hotel in Dearborn, Michigan. This year’s research congress will focus on the relationship between neurobiology and...
22-Oct-2019 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Dr. Talia Golan Named Recipient of the Mort and Brigitte Harris Pancreas Cancer Award

The Henry Ford Pancreatic Cancer Center (HFPCC) and Henry Ford Innovation Institute have named Talia Golan, M.D., head of the Sheba Pancreatic Cancer Center, the largest pancreatic cancer care center in Israel, the recipient of the inaugural Mort...
17-Oct-2019 11:05 AM 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


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