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ZH Healthcare announces blueEHR collaboration with Sanford Health to enable global healthcare

ZH Healthcare announces blueEHR collaboration with Sanford Health to enable global healthcare
19 September 2017

Bethesda, MD., Sept. 18, 2017 —¬†ZH Healthcare‚ÄĮannounced that¬†blueEHR, the company‚Äôs¬†customizable eHealth solution,¬†has been selected by‚ÄĮSanford Health¬†to¬†implement¬†specialized¬†EHR solutions in¬†clinics¬†globally, starting with¬†Africa and Asia.

Sanford Health
Sanford World Clinic primary care facility located in Kumasi, Ghana.

Sanford World Clinic is the global arm of Sanford Health, originally created to provide primary care services for children but eventually expanding to serve people of all ages.  The organization aims to make healthcare accessible to as many people as possible.

“ZH Healthcare’s mission matched Sanford World Clinic’s perfectly,”¬†Shameem¬†C.¬†Hameed, CEO of ZH Healthcare said.¬†“Sanford World Clinic needed a¬†flexible, customizable¬†electronic health solution that could adapt to the¬†diverse¬†needs of their clinics in¬†different countries.”

Initial roll out will start in 20 rural community clinics in Ghana, with plans to expand in-country and across the world.

blueEHR with Sanford Health
Sanford World Clinic pharmacist in Ghana.

“The global nature of¬†our work necessitated¬†we¬†look¬†for a malleable¬†solution that will adapt to the needs¬†and regulations¬†of¬†various¬†countries,”¬†Jim Slack, vice president at Sanford World Clinic said. “We can build clinical workflows to fit our exact needs, no matter the¬†speciality¬†of care or the language requirement.”

Hameed agrees.

‚ÄúThe¬†ability to customize this software enables¬†health services¬†in vulnerable, developing¬†regions and empowers¬†doctors¬†to provide better, more coordinated care,‚ÄĚ he said.

blueEHR provides medical teams everywhere with the option of a modular, SaaS, electronic health solution, for both ambulatory and acute care, anywhere. The solution can be fully customized to fit various language, regulatory and medical needs.

About ZH Healthcare, Inc.

ZH Healthcare‚ÄĮis a healthcare technology innovator that is revolutionizing health IT with¬†blueEHR, a truly customizable¬†healthcare SaaS platform with infrastructure, compliance, and application layers, with ambulatory and acute care modules like electronic health records (EHR), ADT,¬† revenue cycle management (RCM), Patient Portal, telehealth, Pharmacy, Labs, radiology, and more ‚Äď integrated across the healthcare ecosystem.¬†blueEHR¬†is used by¬†thousands of¬†healthcare providers, staff, health systems, startups, and IT companies in 100+ countries.

About Sanford Health 
Sanford Health is an integrated health system headquartered in the Dakotas. It is one of the largest health systems in the nation with 45 hospitals and nearly 300 clinics in nine states and four countries. Sanford Health‚Äôs 28,000 employees, including more than 1,300 physicians, make it the largest employer in the Dakotas. Nearly $1 billion in gifts from philanthropist Denny Sanford have allowed for several initiatives, including global children’s clinics, genomic medicine and specialized centers researching cures for type 1 diabetes, breast cancer and other diseases. For more information, visit¬†sanfordhealth.org.

Media‚ÄĮContact‚ÄĮfor‚ÄĮZH‚ÄĮHealthcare:
Kapil Nandakumar
https://blueehr.com/
Email: kapiln@blueehr.com

Media‚ÄĮContact‚ÄĮfor‚ÄĮSanford World Clinic:
Paul Heinert
Sanford Health Media Relations
605-366-2432 / paul.heinert@sanfordhealth.org