Market Growth

physician and patientPatient Transfers Continue Upward Trend

National recognition for ongoing research, hundreds of clinical trials, and pioneering new medical treatments make Henry Ford Hospital and Henry Ford Medical Group the number one choice for many physicians seeking specialized care for their patients.

Statewide patient transfers have increased 10 percent compared to last year, and since 2014 have increased 45 percent. Patient transfers greater than 50 miles increased by six percent last year, and have grown annually, with a 53 percent increase over the last five years.

In 2018, external referring physician appointments grew to a high of almost 6,000, 18 percent more than 2017 and 51 percent more than five years ago.

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