About Us

Henry Ford Allegiance Health is a locally-governed health system in Jackson, Michigan.  We combine hospital-based care with a full range of services for all members of our community.  Henry Ford Allegiance is a leader in forming community partnerships which innovatively address wellness and preventative needs.  We are proudly entering our 10th decade of serving the people of south central Michigan with local, high-quality care. 

Comprised of more than 40 different facilities, Henry Ford Allegiance reaches the residents of Jackson, Hillsdale, Lenawee, Ingham, Calhoun and Washtenaw counties and beyond.  Wherever we are in the region, our mission remains constant. We lead our community to better health and well-being at every stage of life. Our vision is to create Michigan’s healthiest community through exceptional health care and inspiring a passion for wellness.

Health System Highlights

  • Henry Ford Allegiance has been serving south central Michigan since 1918.
  • The 475-bed system provides a full range of inpatients and outpatient services, including tertiary level services such as cardiac and neurosurgery.
  • The 20-bed cardiac universal bed unit treats heart surgery patients.
  • An outpatient surgery center for same-day procedures.
  • The Gayle M. Jacob Cancer Center offers state of the art care in a unique healing environment.
  • The only residential hospice in our region.
  • Our Emergency Department receives over 100,000 visits annually.
  • Our medical staff is comprised of more than 400 physicians and 3,700 staff members.
  • Our Clinically Integrated Network of physicians is preparing for population health and the transformation necessary for health care reform.
  • Founded the Health Improvement Organization (HIO) in 2000, with the goal of improving the health of our community through strong partnerships and coordinated efforts. 
  • Recent new service investments include a Graduate Medical Education program and the pursuit Level II Trauma Center verification.
  • Henry Ford Allegiance partners with other regional care providers, such as the University of Michigan Medical Center, St. Joseph Mercy Hospital and Borgess Health Alliance, to develop local programs designed to better serve the community’s needs.
  • Primary health services for the underserved, regardless of their ability to pay, are provided through the Center for Family Health.
  • We are nationally recognized for quality and patient safety. Recent examples include the Healthgrades 2013 Patient Safety Excellence Award and the America’s 100 Best Hospitals Award.


Henry Ford Allegiance Health is accredited by the Joint Commission. Learn more about this and other accreditations within the organization.

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