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Hyland Healthcare Expands Presence in Europe, the Middle East and Africa

Global software company adds and expands solutions with customers; grows leadership team

Hyland Healthcare, a leader in providing software solutions for managing content, processes and cases, is expanding its presence in Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA), including growing solutions with new or existing customers, and appointing two new leadership positions. Phil Colbourne joins Hyland as the EMEA healthcare leader, and Saduf Ali-Drakesmith is the new manager of the healthcare solutions team in EMEA.

Phil Colbourne joins Hyland Healthcare from IBM Watson Health Imaging, and brings nearly 20 years of healthcare leadership experience. His work has been largely focused on enterprise imaging and content management for both start-ups and multinational blue-chip organisations.

Saduf Ali-Drakesmith has over 16 years of experience working in clinical healthcare and the IT sector. She was recently promoted into her new role following her work with Lexmark, a company acquired by Hyland in 2017. Her expertise includes enterprise medical imaging, vendor neutral archives, enterprise content management and clinical information management systems.

Both Colbourne and Ali-Drakesmith are based in Hyland’s London office.

“The combination of customer expansion and new leadership is creating exciting momentum in EMEA,” said Susan deCathelineau, vice president of global healthcare sales and services at Hyland. “Phil and Saduf exemplify the kind of deep industry expertise, innovative thinking and service-driven approach the Hyland Healthcare team brings to customers every day. Their strengths in these areas make them ideal leaders as we work to be the top provider of content services worldwide.”

Customers introducing or expanding Hyland Healthcare solutions include:

  • HCA Healthcare UK, London, U.K.
  • Birmingham & Solihull Mental Health Trust, Birmingham, U.K.

To learn more about Hyland’s status as a leading provider of content services solutions visit For information about why more than 19,000 organisations choose Hyland to efficiently manage their content, processes and cases visit

About Hyland Healthcare

By combining information management and enterprise medical imaging with business process and case management capabilities, Hyland Healthcare delivers a suite of unparalleled content and image management solutions to address the clinical, financial and operational needs of healthcare organizations around the world. Every day, more than 2,000 healthcare organizations use Hyland Healthcare’s world-class solutions to become more agile, efficient and effective. The Hyland Healthcare suite of products – comprised of Acuo by HylandBrainware by HylandNilRead, OnBase by Hyland, PACSgear by Hyland, Perceptive Content and ShareBase by Hyland – are leveraged to complete patient records, eliminate reimbursement delays and enhance business processes. For more information, please visit

Hyland Healthcare is a part of Hyland, a leader in providing software solutions for managing content, processes and cases for organizations across the globe. For over 25 years, Hyland has enabled more than 19,000 organizations to digitalize their workplaces and fundamentally transform their operations. Named one of Fortune’s Best Companies to Work For® since 2014, Hyland is widely known as both a great company to work for and a great company to do business with. For more information, please visit