WEF witnesses a strategic partnership between Electronic Health Solutions International (EHSI) and Hewlett Packard (HP)

Dead Sea - 25/05/2013

On the sidelines of yesterday’s agenda of the World Economic Forum (WEF), a memorandum of understanding was signed between Electronic Health Solutions International (EHSI) and Hewlett Packard (HP).

The Agreement aims to build a strategic partnership between the two companies to provide integrated technology solutions for health facilities, which include the automation of patient medical files, and providing the necessary tools and equipment for the medical transformation process in the Levant region

EHSI works in the field of health technology by providing comprehensive solutions for electronic health records by using the open source software (VistA). EHSI markets "Hakeem" program; which was launched under the patronage of His Majesty King Abdullah II Bin Al-Hussein in 2009 to implement his majesty's vision in providing the highest levels of health care for the Jordanian citizens within international standards. Due to the success of the program’s implementation in nine medical facilities in Jordan, EHSI is currently marketing the program in the Middle East and North Africa region in order to help health facilities to improve the quality of health care through the use of effective technologies. On the other hand, HP is the world’s largest technology company that brings together a portfolio that spans printing, personal computing, software, services and IT infrastructure to solve customer problems.

The agreement was signed by Mr. Ghassan Al-Lahham; ESHI’s CEO and Mr. Salah Isawi, Managing Director of HP Levant (Jordan & Lebanon) and Iraq

Mr. Al-Lahham highlighted the importance of this agreement; as HP’s equipment and technical solutions hold strong reputation which will positively affect maintaining the quality of "Hakeem" program’s operation and facilitate its application, which will in turn enhance marketing the program as one of the best solutions to automate health sectors in the region. EHSI has used HP products in Farouk Medical Center; a hospital that EHSI is working on automating its processes in Kurdistan - Iraq.

For his part, Mr. Isawi said that the agreement will endorse HP’s products’ excellence in the health sector automation field, especially as EHSI leverages a good reputation in this field within the region, built through experience in the development and application of "Hakeem" program in Jordan, which is now being replicated within region. He said that HP is pleased and proud to be EHSI’s partner in this important development, which will contribute to the development and improvement of health care services in the region through the use of HP products.

The agreement signing was attended by EHSI’s Chairman, Dr. Rami Farraj, as well as a number of people interested in the health and information technology sectors, and a number of members attending the WEF.