Medical Home for Children

Henry Ford Pediatrics provides a Medical Home for Children to support families with children facing chronic diseases such as diabetes or developmental and physical disabilities. A Medical Home is not a building. It is a way to provide high-quality, family-centered care to promote good health, care for minor illnesses and manage chronic conditions.

Our goals:

  • Identify children who may be at risk of a chronic disease such as asthma and diabetes, and provide ongoing medical management to prevent any complications.
  • Identify children with developmental disabilities, and provide ongoing medical management to prevent secondary medical conditions.
  • Promote healthy lifestyles for children with disabilities.

What to expect from the Medical Home for Children

At Henry Ford’s Medical Home, we work with you to identify and help you access medical and non-medical services needed by your child. You can expect:

  • A partnership between your family and your pediatrician to help your child reach his or her potential.
  • Connections to support services and resources to meet the needs of your child and your family.
  • Your child’s pediatrician to work together with all other care providers involved in your child’s care.

For more information or to schedule an appointment, please call (313) 916-1985.

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If this is an emergency, call 911 or go to your nearest emergency department.

For your safety, please select a MyChart video visit on demand or call our MyCare Advice Line at 844-262-1949 before scheduling if:

  • You currently have a temperature greater than 100.4 degrees Fahrenheit
  • In the past 21 days, you have been diagnosed with COVID-19
  • In the past 14 days, you have had contact with anyone diagnosed with COVID-19
  • You are experiencing a new loss of taste and/or sense of smell
  • If you have experienced two or more of the following symptoms in the last 3 days:
    • fever
    • chills
    • drenching sweats
    • new cough
    • shortness of breath
    • body aches
    • headache
    • sore throat
    • runny nose or nasal congestion
    • nausea/vomiting/diarrhea

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.

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