has a long-standing commitment to building healthier communities in the upper Midwest. The health system invests in initiatives that can make a positive impact on health and wellness, education and economic development. Sanford also has a strong and established relationship with its benefactor, Denny Sanford, which makes this partnership in sponsorship a natural fit.
Sanford Health is an integrated health system headquartered in the Dakotas and is now the largest, rural, not-for-profit health care system in the nation with locations in 126 communities in nine states. In addition, Sanford is in the process of developing international clinics in Ghana, Israel and Mexico. The health system includes 39 hospitals, 140 clinic locations and 1,360 physicians in 81 specialty areas of medicine. With more than 26,000 employees, Sanford is the largest employer in North and South Dakota.