Awards and Recognitions

Throughout 2017, Henry Ford Health, its business units, programs, physicians and employees, received numerous awards. System and business unit highlights include:

System, Business Unit and Program Awards


Corp! Magazine

  • Henry Ford Health, Diversity Focused Company

Hour Detroit

  • 200 Henry Ford Health physicians voted “Top Docs”
  • Henry Ford Cancer Institute, Excellence in Care Award for ViewRay MRI-guided radiation therapy

Beckers Healthcare

  • Henry Ford Macomb Hospital, 100 Hospitals with Great Heart Programs
US News

U.S. News & World Report

  • Henry Ford Hospital, Best Hospital, Ear, Nose & Throat
  • Henry Ford Hospital, High Performing Hospital, Neurology & Neurosurgery
  • Henry Ford Hospital, High Performing Hospital, Nephrology and Urology
  • Henry Ford West Bloomfield Hospital, recognized for partnering with a local radio station to provide programming in Aramaic language
JD Power

J.D. Power

  • Health Alliance Plan (HAP), ranked highest in member satisfaction among health plans in the Michigan region
best hospitals for nurses

Best Hospitals for Nurses

  • Henry Ford Hospital and Henry Ford Macomb Hospital, Best Hospitals for Nurses to Work for in Michigan,

Truven Health Analytics

  • Henry Ford Hospital, Top 50 Heart Hospital
best and brightest

Best and Brightest in Wellnes

  • Henry Ford Health
Davies Award

Davies Award

  • Henry Ford Health, Davies Award of Excellence for Health IT, Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society

Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grades

  • Henry Ford Allegiance Health, A grade
  • Henry Ford West Bloomfield Hospital, B grade

Governor’s Awards of Excellence

  • Outstanding Achievement Awards:
    • Henry Ford Health, Improving Coordination of Care
    • Henry Ford Hospital, Effective Reporting and Measurement
    • Henry Ford Macomb Hospital, Henry Ford West Bloomfield Hospital, Henry Ford Wyandotte Hospital, and Henry Ford Hospital: Lowering the Risk of Infection

Beckers Hospital Review

  • Henry Ford Innovations, 58 Hospitals with Innovation Programs

Consumer Reports

  • Henry Ford Macomb Hospital, Top Heart Hospital
Press Ganey

Press Ganey

  • Henry Ford Wyandotte Hospital, Guardian of Excellence AwardSM winner for Behavioral Health
Most Wired

American Hospital Association and Hospitals & Health Networks

  • Henry Ford Health, HealthCare’s Most Wired Award


  • Henry Ford Wyandotte Hospital, America’s 100 Best Hospitals
  • Henry Ford West Bloomfield Hospital, Outstanding Patient Experience Award


  • Henry Ford Health, Top Health System in Diversity and Inclusion

American Heart Association

  • Henry Ford Hospital and Henry Ford Macomb Hospital, Gold Plus and Honor Roll Elite Awards for Stroke Care

Economic Alliance for Michigan

  • Henry Ford West Bloomfield Hospital, Hospital Patient Safety Award

Nurses Improving Care for Health System Elders (NICHE)

  • Henry Ford West Bloomfield Hospital, Exemplar Status

Diversity MBA Magazine

  • Henry Ford Health, Best in Class: Top Ten Company for Recruitment, Representation, and Board Diversity

Great Lakes Women’s Business Council

  • Henry Ford Health, Excellence in Supplier Diversity Award

Governor’s Service Award

  • Henry Ford Allegiance Health volunteers, Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder

American College of Surgeons

  • Henry Ford Cancer Institute, Three-Year with Commendation Gold Level accreditation, Commission on Cancer

Individual Awards

Many individuals, working on behalf of Henry Ford Health, also received recognition at the state and national levels. While there are too many to showcase every individual award, a few highlights include:

  • Mary Alice Annecharico, R.N., senior vice president and CIO (retired), 113 hospital and health system CIOs to know in 2017, Becker's Hospital Review
  • Rana Awdish, M.D., director, Pulmonary Hypertension Program, and medical director, Care Experience, Henry Ford Health:
    • Physician of the Year, Press Ganey
    • National Compassionate Caregiver of the Year, Schwartz Center for Compassionate Healthcare
  • Denise Brooks-Williams, Henry Ford Wyandotte Hospital president and CEO, President’s Award, National Association of Health Services Executives
  • Eugene Berezovsky, Population and Practice Management, Knowledge Award Affirmant Health Partners
  • Veronica “Ronnie” Hall, R.N., MSM, MBA, chief nursing officer and Henry Ford Hospital’s chief operating officer, Michigan Health & Hospital Association Healthcare Leadership Award
  • Michael Harrison, M.D., 2017 Resident Academic Achievement Award, Council of Emergency Residency Directors
  • Meredith Harper, chief information privacy and security officer:
    • 10 Top Women Chief Information Security Officers to Watch, CSO Online
    • Difference Maker Award, SANS Institute
  • Spencer Hoover, vice president and executive director, Henry Ford Cancer Institute, 40 under 40 honoree, Crain's Detroit Business
  • Matt Hussman, Population and Practice Management, Knowledge Award from Affirmant Health Partners
  • Wright Lassiter III, president and CEO:
    • 100 Most Influential People in Healthcare, Modern Healthcare
    • Newsmaker of the Year, Crain’s Detroit Business
  • Mani Menon, M.D., director, Vattikuti Urology Institute:
    • Menon Lectureship in Robotic Surgery and the Menon Medal for robotic surgery, North American Robotic Urology Symposium (NARUS)
    • University Society of Scholars, Johns Hopkins University
    • Featured in the Smithsonian National Museum of American History's new exhibition, Many Voices, One Nation
  • Lisa Newman, M.D., MPH, Breast Cancer Center at the Henry Ford Cancer Institute, Health Care Hero, Crain’s Detroit Business
  • Dana Parke, program coordinator, Global Health Initiative, “10 within 10” Award, Oakland University
  • Bob Riney, president, Healthcare Operations and COO, Henry Ford Health, Distinguished Citizen Award, Boy Scouts of America
  • Emanuel Rivers, M.D., MPH, Emergency Medicine, John A. Rupke Lifetime Achievement Award, Michigan College of Emergency Physicians
  • Amy Schultz, M.D., Henry Ford Allegiance Health, Compassion Award from Affirmant Health Partners
  • Kathleen Yaremchuk, M.D., Otolaryngology – Head & Neck Surgery, Citation Award, Triological Society
2017 System Annual Report

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