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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Give Yourself The Gift Of Self-Care For The Holidays

The holidays can be wonderful but for those who living with grief, depression or chronic stress, the season may compound sadness. One way to make this time easier is to give yourself the gift of self-care for your body, mind and spirit.

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