About the Organization
HFHS is one of the nations leading comprehensive, integrated health systems. It provides health insurance and health care delivery, including acute, specialty, primary and preventive care services backed by excellence in research and education.
Founded in 1915 by auto pioneer Henry Ford, the health system is committed to improving the health and well-being of a diverse community.
Mission: To improve human life through excellence in the science and art of health care and healing. Vision: Transforming lives and communities through health and wellness - one person at a time. The Hospitals: Henry Ford Hospital, Kingswood Hospital, Henry Ford Macomb Hospitals, Henry Ford West Bloomfield Hospital, and Henry Ford Wyandotte Hospital. We also have The Henry Ford Medical Group (one of the nations largest group practices), and The Henry Ford Physician Network, a physician-led HFHS subsidiary. Focused on delivering higher quality care while reducing medical costs, this clinically integrated network of more than 1,700 physicians strives to provide optimal value to patients, payers and employers through collaborative best practices, evidence-based medicine and improved efficiencies. HFHS is a state and national leader in medical education for medical students, interns, residents and fellows and the continuing education of faculty, affiliated physicians, nurses and allied health professionals. Henry Ford develops innovative ways to address the social, economic and educational issues that affect the health of the metro Detroit community. These include: Community Health and Social Services (CHASS) Clinic, Institute on Multicultural Health, School-Based and Community Health Program, and Virginia Park/Henry Ford Hospital Non-Profit Housing Corporation.