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Greenwood Village, CO, United States, 2013/08/26 - Appointment of new CEO signals a renewed commitment to partner with healthcare provider organizations to leverage existing systems to deliver better patient care, improved outcomes, and overall savings.
3t Systems announced today that it has appointed Jan Rutherford, formerly Chief Commercial Officer of 3t Systems, as Chief Executive Officer. The appointment of Mr. Rutherford, a leading healthcare executive, signals a renewed commitment to partner with healthcare provider organizations to leverage existing systems to deliver better patient care, improved outcomes, and overall savings.
Rutherford said,“I am honored and humbled to lead 3t Systems, a uniquely qualified and positioned organization serving businesses throughout the United States, especially healthcare provider organizations. I look forward to working with our dedicated team to bring high levels of personalized service and innovative offerings to our clients.”
3t Systems Chairman Ciaran Dwyer said,“Jan is a visionary leader who brings a wealth of executive experience, and was instrumental in developing 3t Systems’ healthcare strategy over the last two years. Jan’s promotion completes the upgrade of our executive team who are very well positioned to manage the growth of 3t Systems and our clients.”
Rutherford brings over 25 years of experience in a variety of healthcare leadership roles including payer, provider, publisher, software, advertising and pharmaceutical segments.
About 3t Systems
3t Systems (3tsystems.com) is a healthcare IT services company providing clinicians and administrators the systems to deliver extraordinary patient care. 3t Systems’ unique combination of consulting, managed services and cloud hosting transforms healthcare organizations to deliver better care, produce better outcomes, and save resources. 3t Systems’ optimize workflow, minimize security risks, and are built on the people-oriented principles of Truth, Trust and Teamwork.
About Jan Rutherford
Jan Rutherford was most recently the Chief Commercial Officer at 3t Systems, where he oversaw sales, marketing, business development and client management. He also developed the healthcare strategy that is now the core focus of 3t Systems.
Jan Rutherford entered the US Army at age 17, and spent six years in Special Forces as a medic and “A” team executive officer, and three years as a military intelligence officer. He has over 25 years of experience in a variety of leadership roles in marketing, sales management, business development, information technology, corporate training, product management and government affairs.
Jan specializes in helping leaders develop self-reliance to create powerful futures. He is also a consistent author on the subject of leadership and change, and as a professional business speaker, he has presented at many prestigious associations in the U.S. and Europe. Jan is a charter facilitator and coach for the Men’s Leadership Institute in Colorado. He is also an adjunct instructor at the University of Colorado Denver where he teaches “Leadership in New Ventures” for MBA students and Doctor of Nursing Practice candidates; and has taught “Leadership & Entrepreneurship in Ireland” in The Republic of Ireland and in Northern Ireland.
Jan is the author of “The Littlest Green Beret: On Self-Reliant Leadership” where half the proceeds go to the Special Operations Warrior and Green Beret Foundations. Jan serves as a Senior Advisory Council Member for the Colorado ESGR (a Department of Defense volunteer program), and the CU Denver Boots to Suits program.
Jan holds an MBA from the University of Phoenix, where his research focused on the effects of long-distance learning on job performance. He earned his undergraduate degree in Political Science from the University of South Florida, and was a Distinguished Military Graduate.
Jan is a dual U.S. and Irish citizen, and he enjoys traveling to see his children and grandchildren, and taking advantage of the trails in the Colorado mountains.