Henry Ford Health System

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Henry Ford Health System
FounderHenry Ford
Area served
Metro Detroit, Southeast Michigan
Key people
Wright Lassiter III, CEO[1]
RevenueIncrease $3.7 billion USD (2008)[1]
Increase $8.5 million USD (2008)[1]
Number of employees
30,000 total (2017)[1]
3,632 nurses (2008)[1]

The Henry Ford Health System (HFHS) is a comprehensive, integrated, non-profit, managed care, health care organization in Metro Detroit.[1] The corporate office is at One Ford Place, Detroit, Michigan.[2] Henry Ford established the health system in 1915, and it is currently run by a 17-member board of trustees.[1] Henry Ford also owns the health insurance company Health Alliance Plan.


The Henry Ford Health System generates 4.2 million patient contacts yearly, and more than 113,000 patients are admitted to Henry Ford hospitals annually.[1] Henry Ford health care providers perform more than 100,400 surgical procedures each year.[1] There are six hospitals[3] within the health system:

Hospital Location Bed count Emergency Department Founded Notes Website
Henry Ford Hospital Detroit 877 Level I trauma center [1]
Henry Ford Kingswood Hospital Ferndale No Psychiatric hospital [2]
Henry Ford Macomb Hospital - Clinton Campus Clinton Township 361 Yes [3]
Henry Ford West Bloomfield Hospital West Bloomfield 191 Yes [4]
Henry Ford Wyandotte Hospital Wyandotte 401 Yes [5]
Henry Ford Allegiance Health Jackson 480 Level II trauma center 1918 Joined the health system in 2016[4]
The headquarters of the Henry Ford Health System, in June 2008.

Emergency rooms[edit]

The Henry Ford Health System operates eight emergency departments (ED), also known as emergency rooms (ER).[5]

Medical centers[edit]

The Henry Ford Health System operates forty general medical centers and seven specialized medical facilities.[6]

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  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i j "About Us". Henry Ford Health System. Retrieved March 20, 2010.
  2. ^ "Contact Us". Henry Ford Health System. Retrieved March 20, 2010.
  3. ^ "Hospitals". Henry Ford Health System. Retrieved March 20, 2010.
  4. ^ Reindl, J. C. "Allegiance Health in Jackson to join Henry Ford system". Detroit Free Press. Retrieved 2019-10-11.
  5. ^ "Emergency rooms". Henry Ford Health System. Retrieved March 20, 2010.
  6. ^ "Medical centers". Henry Ford Health System. Archived from the original on September 30, 2009. Retrieved March 20, 2010.