About Henry Ford Health System

Henry Ford Health System is committed to improving the health and well-being of our diverse Michigan community

Founded in 1915 by auto pioneer Henry Ford and now one of the nation's leading health care providers, Henry Ford Health System is a not-for-profit corporation managed by Chief Executive Officer Wright L. Lassiter, III and governed by a 17-member Board of Trustees, with volunteer-led advisory and affiliate boards providing additional leadership.

It is comprised of hospitals, medical centers and one of the nation's largest group practices, the Henry Ford Medical Group, which includes more than 1,200 physicians practicing in over 40 specialties. The System's flagship, Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit, is a Level 1 Trauma Center recognized for clinical excellence in cardiology, cardiovascular surgery, neurology and neurosurgery, orthopedics, sports medicine, multi-organ transplants and cancer treatment.

With more than 30,000 employees, Henry Ford Health System is the fifth-largest employer in metro Detroit, and among the most diverse.

HAP and Henry Ford Health System

In 1986, HAP joined the Henry Ford Health System family. We’ve been working together ever since to bring the best care and coverage to our patients and members in Michigan. Today, more than ever, we’re connecting our resources to bring you the highest quality health care at the best value.

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How Much Weight Should You Gain During Pregnancy?

A Henry Ford obstetrician discusses pregnancy weight gain recommendations and explains why the amount of weight you gain is only one component of mom and baby's health and well-being during pregnancy.

Tonsils & Adenoids: Your Questions Answered

When your child has frequent bouts of strep throat or sleep apnea, is it time for the tonsils or adenoids to come out? Maybe. A pediatric ENT explains what tonsils and adenoids are, why they're sometimes removed during childhood and when parents should question tonsillectomy.

Understanding Women's Risk For Heart Attacks

Heart disease is the number one cause of death for women in the U.S. A cardiologist explains the health factors contributing to heart disease and how to decrease your risk of a heart attack.

Are Personalized Vitamins Worth the Price?

A daily pack of vitamins personalized to your health needs? Sounds like a cool concept, but are customized supplements worth it? A functional medicine expert addresses the perks and pitfalls of tailor-made supplement technology.

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