William Schramm

Senior Vice President of Strategic Business Development
Henry Ford Health System

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William Schramm is responsible for developing and facilitating the vision, structure and partnerships of major initiatives for Henry Ford Health System, including the development and implementation of the Henry Ford Hospital campus master plan, which includes a $350 million capital expansion; facilitating and collaborating on the strategic, operational and facility designs for a new $300 million regional hospital; and operational planning and deployment for the health system's next generation electronic medical record. He was instrumental in the establishment of the Henry Ford Early College, a collaborative of Henry Ford Health System, Henry Ford Community College, and the Dearborn Public Schools to educate and train future allied health professionals.

Prior to his current role, Schramm was vice president of operations of Henry Ford Hospital, a 903-bed academic medical center that serves as the hub of the health system. In that role, he was responsible for oversight of various patient care areas and support operation. Schramm also has been vice president of planning, research, marketing and management services for the health system.

Schramm is a very active community volunteer. He has worked with the Appalachian Service Project in Salyersville, KY, the West Virginia Ministry of Advocacy and Workcamps, Inc., and with Habitat for Humanity in metro Detroit and New Orleans. He is a member of the Society for Health Systems (senior member), Institute for Industrial Engineers and Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (fellow and former officer and committee volunteer at the local and national level). He serves on the New Center Council and the Virginia Park Non-Profit Housing Joint Venture. Schramm is a commissioner of the Greening of Detroit and on the Board of Advisors to Henry Ford Community College M Tech Program. He holds a bachelor's degree in biology and master's degree in management, both from Oakland University, Rochester, MI.