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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Supplier Diversity Program Information

The Detroit Medical Center is committed to diversity. At the DMC, all aspects of business enjoy the advantage of diversity. We benefit from diversity in our workforce, our customers, and of course, our supplier base. Moreover, we value diversity in ideas and thinking across our Company, and we are actively identifying and expanding opportunities for minority and women-owned firms within Southeastern Michigan.

Outlined on this website is an overview regarding Supplier Diversity within the DMC. We hope this information gives you an opportunity to make the DMC aware of your presence in the business community.

Phone: (313) 578-2650 (Purchasing Customer Service)

Fax: (313) 578-3953

Minority/Woman-Owned Business Classifications

Minority/woman-owned businesses are defined as:

Businesses listed with the Michigan Minority Business Development Council (MMBDC), Michigan Women's Business Council (MWBC), Majority Business Initiative (MBI) or other authoritative organizations.

OR

At least 51% ownership is by one or more socially and economically disadvantaged individuals.

OR

In case of publicly-owned businesses, at least 51% of the stock is owned by one or more socially and economically disadvantaged individuals.

AND

In all cases, the management and daily business operations are controlled by one or more such individuals.

We do encourage certification since the process identifies bona fide minority or women business enterprises.

Minority/Woman-Owned Business Classifications Definitions

Minority Business Enterprise (MBE)

An enterprise that is at least 51% owned, operated and controlled by minority group members or, in the case of a publicly-owned business, at least 51% of the stock is owned by minority group members.

Minority group members:

  • African Americans
  • Hispanic Americans-All persons of Mexican, Puerto Rican, Cuban, Central, Latin or South American, Portuguese, or other Spanish origins regardless of race.
  • Native Americans-All persons having origins in any of the original peoples of North America and who maintain cultural identification through tribal affiliations or Eskimos, Aleuts, and native Hawaiians.
  • Asian/Pacific Americans-All persons having origins in any of the peoples of Japan, China, Vietnam, Korea, Samoa, Guam, U.S. Trust Territories of the Pacific Islands, Northern Mariana Islands, Laos, Cambodia, or Taiwan.
  • Asian/Indian Americans-All persons having origins in India, Pakistan, or Bangladesh.

Woman-Owned Business Enterprise (WBE)

An enterprise that, regardless of ethnic background, is at least 51% owned, operated and controlled by women members, or, in the case of a publicly-owned business, at least 51% of the stock is owned by women.