As part of a larger effort to foster economic growth in Detroit, Henry Ford Health System plans to build a $110 million comprehensive cancer facility in the city, expected to open in the summer of 2018.
Until 2012, before the Affordable Care Act began cutting revenue, most tax-exempt hospitals in Southeast Michigan made profits on their Medicare business. Since then, reimbursement cuts, readmissions penalties and overpayment recoveries have eroded profits for many Detroit-area hospitals and health...
Rates of kidney transplants among white patients used to far surpass those in blacks, but U.S. data on nearly 200,000 end-stage kidney disease patients show that disparity disappeared by 2010. Rates remained stable in 2011 and that trend likely has continued, a 13-year study found.
The one-year pause in big payouts to top officials at the nation's hospital systems is over. Executives in many of the top-paying positions saw large pay bumps in 2015, driven in part by bonus packages triggered by improved quality and financial performance.
Henry Ford Health System is opening a new downtown Detroit medical clinic that's aimed at tech-savvy younger adults.
Delvecchio Finley, 38, will become CEO at Alameda Health System, a safety net provider based in Oakland, Calif., effective in August.
Regarding coverage of the 50th anniversary of Medicare and Medicaid, in 1979 as an American Hospital Association/Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association fellow, I had the privilege of meeting Wilbur Cohen, the architect of Medicare and Medicaid, and the first secretary of the Department of Health,...
Henry Ford Health System in Detroit recorded higher inpatient and outpatient volumes in the first three months this year. The company also got past the instability of its Epic electronic health-record rollout.
Preferred SNF networks represent an aggressive new strategy by hospitals to gain more control over quality and costs in the largely independent skilled-nursing facility sector.
Henry Ford Health System hits triple digits this year, turning 100 years old. The Detroit Historical Museum is marking the anniversary with a special exhibit exploring the system's 10 decades of history, beginning with its origins in the Detroit General Hospital Association.
For women who aspire to healthcare's executive-level roles, advanced education and the willingness to take risks may not be enough. Surveys of corporate leadership and healthcare management point to a continued, though narrowing, disparity of women to men in leadership roles.
Henry Ford Health System CEO Nancy Schlichting explains why the Detroit-based integrated system is doing well even as hospital admissions fall.