When Henry Ford Medical Center – West Bloomfield opened in November 1975, it was one of the first places to provide multiple physician services miles away from a hospital. Henry Ford Medical Center – Fairlane in Dearborn was constructed that same year.
Models of quality care
As pioneers in ambulatory care, the facilities have been models for those that followed. The two medical centers were built on the premise that patients want to receive health care close to home. They were also intended to serve communities in the fast-growing regions of Southeast Michigan. At the same time, Henry Ford Health System maintained its commitment to Detroit.
An explosive start
The West Bloomfield groundbreaking was done in a spectacular fashion—with dynamite! The original parcel of 78 acres was later expanded to 160 acres. Today, it extends one mile to 14 Mile Road.
We’ve certainly come a long way and hope to keep providing you with the best possible care now and in the future.
Learn more about the 100 year anniversary of Henry Ford Health System.