Jump Technologies Appoints Sophie Rutherford as Vice President of Business Development
Eagan, MN – August 6, 2015 – Jump Technologies®, an innovative software company that provides cloud-based mobile solutions for inventory management in hospitals, today announced the appointment of Sophie Rutherford as vice president of Business Development. In this role, Rutherford will lead business development efforts to enable Jump Technologies to quickly and efficiently deliver its established inventory and supply management solutions to healthcare provider organizations.
With 20 years of healthcare experience, Rutherford’s career has steadfastly focused on improving the healthcare supply chain to create a more efficient and sustainable industry. Her early career experience includes serving as Director of Materials Management for Nix Healthcare system. Rutherford then joined HCA as Supply Chain Implementation Manager, where she assessed, analyzed and implemented Supply Chain process improvements at a corporate level. Her hands on experience and knowledge of supply chain business processes helped her effectively transition to roles with supply chain solution vendors delivering services to healthcare organizations. Rutherford most recently served as a Provider Enterprise Solutions Executive for GHX, where she was a leader in driving sales performance and customer success.She was Enterprise Solutions Executive of the Year in 2014 and a member of the prestigious President’s Club every year since its inception.
Rutherford brings a strong blend of customer focus, business strategy, innovation and execution. Throughout her career, Rutherford has successfully implemented new processes and technology to improve supply chain results at provider organizations.
“Working together with Sophie has been a true partnership with great results,” said Dena Jackson, director of Supply Chain at Anne Arundel Medical Center. “Sophie’s focus on improving our supply chain processes has never wavered. She’s committed to helping provider organization’s improve and automate their processes with innovative supply chain solutions. The team at Anne Arundel has received numerous awards and recognition for supply chain improvements working together with Sophie.”
“Sophie’s strong background in healthcare supply chain management, her deep understanding of hospitals and provider organization processes, and her knowledge of technology and systems will be an enormous asset,” said John Freund, CEO, Jump Technologies. “Sophie has been instrumental in driving market acceptance of new technology for healthcare organizations for many years. We are thrilled to welcome her on board, with her proven track record in business development and customer success.”
Rutherford is an active member of many industry groups that help further supply chain optimization in healthcare. She is the membership co-chair for the Virginia AHRMM (Association for Healthcare Resource and Materials Management) Chapter, and an active member of the National AHRMM group, the Maryland Association for Healthcare Materials Management, the National Association for Professional Women, and Healthcare Financial Management Association. Rutherford is based in the Roanoke, Virginia area, where she resides with her husband and three sons.
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About Jump Technologies, Inc.
JumpTech is the first provider of cloud-based inventory management solutions for hospitals and healthcare organizations that are easy to implement, adopt and manage, using mobile devices such as tablets and smart phones. Eliminating extensive investments in hardware, implementation time and training, solutions from JumpTech are guaranteed to deliver immediate return on investment. Easy-to-use interfaces and accurate, timely reports help drive compliance, reduce training, save hard dollars and reduce labor. For more information, visitwww.jumptech.comor call (888) 373-7226. Follow the company on LinkedIn, Twitter @JumpTechNews and on Google+ at google.com/+JumptechInc.