Challenges

Henry Ford Innovations is changing the way hospitals leverage their resources to create new healthcare technologies and solutions. Our goal is to attract and develop solutions that address the world’s most pressing healthcare problems. We recognize that great ideas can come from anywhere; it is our job to engineer the collisions of talent and resources that bring those ideas to reality. To do this, Henry Ford Innovations introduced the Innovation Challenge platform to harness cutting edge ideas from both our employee population and the global community as a whole, to generate solutions from those working closest to the problems, and to attract innovations from the world’s leading innovators.

HFII Internal Challenge

The Henry Ford Innovation Institute internal Challenge draws on the entire Henry Ford Health System and Health Alliance Plan communities, from nurses and doctors to engineers and administrators, to submit product and technology concepts that dramatically improve the quality of healthcare and lower costs for patients, providers, and payers alike. Competition finalists have the opportunity to compete for cash prizes as well as commercialization expertise from practitioners.

Global Health Tech Challenge

The Henry Ford Innovation Institute’s Global HealthTech Challenge is a unique means for commercializing early-stage technologies that address the root causes of the world’s most pressing healthcare problems. The HealthTech Challenge attracts entrepreneurs, clinicians, engineers, designers and other innovators from around the world to address targeted issues identified for the competition.

The direct goal of the Challenge is to leverage the clinical, development, and capital resources of Henry Ford Health System to accelerate the growth of cutting edge technologies. This powerful package of development resources is truly unique in the world of healthcare, and intended to establish Henry Ford Health System as a global leader in accelerating the development of healthcare solutions.

Learn about our current challenge

Discover more

Contact Henry Ford Innovations

Schedule Appointment Online

Please call 911 if you have an emergency or urgent medical question.

If you are having symptoms of COVID-19, for your safety, please select a MyChart video visit on demand or call your primary care provider. For symptoms of COVID-19, please visit our website www.henryford.com/coronavirus.

Please note: Appointments for the COVID-19 vaccine can ONLY be scheduled through the COVID-19 vaccine button on eligible Henry Ford MyChart accounts at this time. Due to limited supply, they are only available at select locations and by appointment only. Get more details here.

Henry Ford Health System is committed to ensuring our Deaf or hard-of-hearing patients and visitors have equal access to all services. We provide the appropriate auxiliary aids and services, including qualified sign language interpreters, TTYs and other assistive listening devices, at no cost. To request assistance, call 313-916-1896 or email CommunicationAccess@hfhs.org.

Schedule Appointment for