Founded in 1915 by auto pioneer Henry Ford and now one of the nation's leading health care providers, Henry Ford Health System is a not-for-profit corporation managed by Chief Executive Officer Nancy M. Schlichting and governed by a 21-member Board of Trustees, with volunteer-led advisory and affiliate boards providing additional leadership. It is comprised of hospitals, medical centers and one of the nation's largest group practices, the Henry Ford Medical Group, which includes more than 1,200 physicians practicing in over 40 specialties. The System's flagship, Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit, is a Level 1 Trauma Center recognized for clinical excellence in cardiology, cardiovascular surgery, neurology and neurosurgery, orthopedics, sports medicine, multi-organ transplants and cancer treatment.

Research Grants 2,244 show all






Publications 9,457 show all

  • 61
    Heart Failure/drug therapy
  • 60
    Magnetic Resonance Imaging/methods
  • 60
    Quality of Life
  • 55
    Heart Failure/therapy
  • 53
    Sleep Initiation and Maintenance Disorders/drug therapy
  • 48
    Heart-Assist Devices
  • 45
    Magnetic Resonance Imaging
  • 44
  • 41
    Postoperative Complications/epidemiology
  • 40
    Heart Failure/physiopathology

Patents 199show all

  • 52
    A61K - Preparations for medical, dental, or toilet purposes
  • 31
    A61B - Diagnosis
  • 18
    C12N - Microorganisms or enzymes
  • 16
    A61M - Devices for introducing media into, or onto, the body
  • 14
    A61F - Filters implantable into blood vessels
  • 11
    G01N - Investigating or analysing materials by determining their chemical or physical properties
  • 10
    C07K - Peptides
  • 10
    C12Q - Measuring or testing processes involving enzymes, nucleic acids or microorganisms
  • 6
    A61L - Methods or apparatus for sterilising materials or objects in general
  • 6
    G16H - Healthcare informatics, i.e. information and communication technology [ict] specially adapted for the handling or processing of medical or healthcare data

Clinical Trials 1,484show all

458Phase 3376Phase 2200N/A72Phase 170Phase 4112Other

Contact Information

1 Ford Place
Detroit, MI 48202
United States


Total FundingEmployeesLast Funding DateStatus

Crunchbase Investment Rounds

DateAmountRoundValuationLead InvestorOther Investors
2016-12-05$20,000,000GrantMort Harris