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

Teams to implement custom EHR solutions across Ghana over the next year

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Sanford World Clinic pharmacist in Ghana.

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Sanford World Clinic pharmacist in Ghana.

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

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

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MCLEAN, Va., Sept. 18, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- ZH Healthcare announced that blueEHR, the company’s customizable eHealth solution, has been selected by Sanford Health to implement specialized EHR solutions in clinics globally, starting with Africa and Asia. 

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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.  

"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 specialty of care or the language requirement." 

Hameed agrees.

“The ability to customize this software enables health services in vulnerable, developing regions and empowers doctors to provide better, more coordinated care,” 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 is 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 – 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’s 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 Contact for ZH Healthcare: 
Emily Burdeshaw 
https://blueehr.com/ 
Office: 703-340-8546
Email: emily@zhservices.com  
 
Media Contact for Sanford World Clinic: 
Paul Heinert
Sanford Health Media Relations
605-366-2432 / paul.heinert@sanfordhealth.org