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2011-11-07 16:35:37

Prostate cancer patients who undergo radical prostatectomy get better results at teaching hospitals than at non-academic medical institutions, according to the findings of an international study led by researchers at Henry Ford Hospital. "While our findings do not imply that teaching hospitals always provide better care than others, it is obvious that teaching hospitals have certain intrinsic characteristics that would explain the better results," says Quoc-Dien Trinh, M.D., a Fellow at...

2011-08-10 22:23:42

A pharmacist-directed anticoagulation service improves the coordination of care from the hospital to an outpatient clinic for patients treated with the anticoagulant drug warfarin, according to a Henry Ford Hospital study. The study, published online today in the July/August issue of the Journal of Hospital Medicine, found that the transition of care directed by the anticoagulation service was seamless in more than 70 percent of patients treated and risk of bleeding and thrombosis declined by...

2011-08-03 13:35:00

DEARBORN, Mich., Aug. 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- What gets your heart racing? A high-speed drive in a Mustang GT? Bidding on a "one of one" collector's car, a 2012 Mustang Boss 302 Laguna Seca? Access to an exclusive, highly restricted test track? A chat with Ford Motor CEO Alan Mulally? You can do all of these at Get Your Heart Racing, 1 - 9 p.m., Saturday, October 15, at Ford Motor Co. in Dearborn, Michigan, as Ford and Henry Ford Health System partner to fight heart disease....

2011-07-28 08:00:00

WOONSOCKET, R.I. and DETROIT, July 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- MinuteClinic and Henry Ford Health System are collaborating to improve access to health care in metropolitan Detroit. MinuteClinic, the retail health care division of CVS Caremark, has 10 walk-in clinics inside select CVS/pharmacy stores in Southeast Michigan, staffed by nurse practitioners and physician assistants who can treat common illnesses, as well as offer wellness and prevention services, seven days a week. The new...

2011-06-22 12:00:00

DETROIT, June 22, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- In one of the country's economically hardest-hit areas: Employees gave back nearly $15 million A foundation donated $2 million to care for the sickest and tiniest babies A family fund provided more than $5 million for heart care There have been 45 gifts of $1 million or greater Launched in 2007, Henry Ford Health System's Envision Campaign has raised more than $176 million of its $250 million goal. Now the seven-year fund-raising campaign is...

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