Accessibility Statement

We are committed to providing a website that is accessible to the widest possible audience. To do so, we are actively working with consultants to update the website by increasing its accessibility and usability by persons who use assistive technologies such as automated tools, keyboard-only navigation, and screen readers.

We are working to have the website conform to the relevant standards of the Section 508 Web Accessibility Standards developed by the United States Access Board, as well as the World Wide Web Consortium's (W3C) Web Content Accessibility Guidelines 2.1. These standards and guidelines explain how to make web content more accessible for people with disabilities. We believe that conformance with these standards and guidelines will help make the website more user friendly for all people.

Our efforts are ongoing. While we strive to have the website adhere to these guidelines and standards, it is not always possible to do so in all areas of the website. If, at any time, you have specific questions or concerns about the accessibility of any particular webpage, please contact WebsiteAccess@tenethealth.com so that we may be of assistance.

Thank you. We hope you enjoy using our website.

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Our History

The Detroit Medical Center’s (DMC) record of service has provided medical excellence throughout the history of the Metropolitan Detroit area. From the founding of Children’s Hospital in 1886, to the creation of the first mechanical heart at Harper Hospital 50 years ago, to our compassion for the underserved, our legacy of caring is unmatched.

Our medical experts are nationally recognized and each year, hundreds of DMC doctors are included in the list of America’s Best Doctors™. A reputation for excellence draws patients to programs in oncology, organ transplant, cardiology, women’s services, neurosciences, stroke treatment, optometry, orthopaedics, pediatrics and rehabilitation.

We are a leading academically integrated system in metropolitan Detroit and the largest healthcare provider in southeast Michigan. The DMC has more than 2,000 licensed beds and 3,000 affiliated physicians.

Detroit Medical Center facilities employ best practices and conduct business in an atmosphere of respect and professionalism. Our recognition of and attention to diversity in our business operations and healthcare services is unparalleled.

Our volunteer efforts in health education and disease prevention represent an ongoing commitment to the health and well-being of the communities we serve.

The DMC continues to meet the health care needs of a growing community, offering the best in medical research and development, advanced technology and optimum clinical services.