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2014-09-29 12:29:41

DETROIT, Sept. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As part of a two-year succession plan, Nancy Schlichting, CEO of Henry Ford Health System, announced today that she will retire in December 2016 and the appointment of a new president for the health system. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140929/148925 Wright L. Lassiter, III, currently CEO at Alameda Health System in Oakland, California, will begin his new role as president of Henry Ford Health System on Dec. 15. "It is very important...

2014-06-11 23:12:53

NCHL is honoring Schlichting and Steele for bringing high quality and high value healthcare services to their communities with their innovative approaches to leadership development and organizational excellence, as they seek to improve population health. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) June 11, 2014 The National Center for Healthcare Leadership (NCHL), a not-for-profit that works to improve population health by enhancing the capacity of healthcare leaders, is pleased to announce the recipients of its...

2014-06-09 12:30:53

Geisinger, Henry Ford, Kaiser Permanente and CDC investigators team up to record new findings DETROIT, June 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Researchers have found that antiviral therapy may be successful in preventing hepatitis B virus from developing into the most common form of liver cancer, hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC). That was the finding of a study published in the May issue of Clinical Gastroenterology and Hepatology. Investigators from Henry Ford Health System in...

2014-05-29 08:25:34

Nearly 1,000 teens will undergo an intensive football experience with some of the greatest names in the NFL and college coaching HARPER WOODS, Mich., May 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Henry Ford Health System is combining two of their initiatives, "Game On Cancer" and "Live Well" - to teach kids healthy living and sports safety. On June 12-13 Henry Ford Health System will partner with the Sound Mind Sound Body (SMSB) Football Academy to bring teens a unique experience that allows them to...

2014-04-11 08:25:11

DETROIT, April 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Doctors at Henry Ford Hospital reached a medical milestone April 3, performing the 25(th) successful transcatheter valve replacement using a novel way to access the heart. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140411/DE03523-INFO Henry Ford is the only hospital in the United States performing the unique procedure called transcaval valve replacement, which accesses the heart by temporarily connecting major blood vessels. Northern Michigan...

2014-02-04 23:03:10

The Josephine Ford Cancer Institute, part of Henry Ford Health System, was granted a three-year accreditation with commendation by the Commission on Cancer of the American College of Surgeons. Detroit, MI (PRWEB) February 04, 2014 The Josephine Ford Cancer Institute, part of Henry Ford Health System, was granted a three-year accreditation with commendation by the Commission on Cancer of the American College of Surgeons. It received compliance ratings on all 34 standards including six...

2013-10-28 23:01:11

To keep up with the extraordinary need for health care services among Detroit’s medically underserved children, Children’s Health Fund and Henry Ford Health System today unveiled a second mobile medical clinic for the Children’s Health Project of Detroit that will double its capacity to provide comprehensive health care services for school children in Detroit’s most disadvantaged neighborhoods. Detroit, MI (PRWEB) October 28, 2013 To keep up with the extraordinary need for health...


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caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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