The Healthcare Hub

The Healthcare Hub blog focuses on how greater collaboration and visibility across the supply chain can improve both clinical and financial performance in healthcare. Working with hospitals, manufacturers, distributors and group purchasing organizations (GPOs) in North America and Europe, GHX provides a global perspective on issues such as healthcare reform, standards adoption, automation, e-commerce and demand planning, among others.

With 20 years of healthcare experience, Sophie Rutherford joined GHX in 2005 to lead a leader in driving sales performance and customer success. Sophie’s career experience includes serving as Director of Materials Management for Nix Healthcare system and as Supply Chain Implementation Manager for HCA. In 2015 Sophie joined Jump Technologies as VP of business development and returned to GHX in 2005 to cover large strategic GHX partners in the West Region.

Sophie’s career has steadfastly focused on improving the healthcare supply chain to create a more efficient industry. With deep knowledge stemming from years of experience improving business processes within provider organizations.

With a focus on bringing a smarter approach to hospitals, Sophie will help providers gain visibility to utilization information about supplies purchased and used by their organization, helping support value analysis efforts and their Cost, Quality and Outcomes initiatives.

Sophie holds a business degree from Cameron College and is an active member of many industry groups that further supply chain optimization in healthcare.