Committed to Diversity and Inclusion

Committed to Diversity and Inclusion

Henry Ford Allegiance Health values the wealth of diversity reflected in our patients, their families, our workforce and the communities we serve. We are committed to continuous evaluation to identify barriers to inclusion, as we further our efforts to provide equitable access to high-quality health care.

“Henry Ford Allegiance Health strives to live out our values of respect and compassion by acting with integrity toward everyone and delivering culturally appropriate care for all.”

Paula Autry, president and CEO, Henry Ford Allegiance Health

Steps Forward

  • Jackson Collaborative Network: More than 400 community partners are working together to improve outcomes for all Jackson County residents by focusing on health improvement, education and economic stability.
  • Leader in LGBTQ Healthcare Equality: Henry Ford Allegiance Health was designated as an LGBTQ Healthcare Equality Leader on the 2019 Healthcare Equality Index.
  • Pride Parade and Festival Sponsor: Henry Ford Allegiance Health sponsored the 2019 parade in downtown Jackson. Rainbow Pride flags were displayed at Henry Ford Allegiance Health campuses.

“Even as we make strides forward, a great need for equity of care exists in our community. I am passionate about making a difference here,” said Paula Autry. “Together, we will continue working on narrowing the gaps.”

Learn more about diversity and inclusion at Henry Ford Health System.