RightCare Expands Leadership Team for National Commercial Launch of
Breakthrough Care Transitions Software to Reduce Readmissions
Mr. Matthew Ruth Named Chief Operating Officer
FORT WASHINGTON, Pa., May 28, 2013
FORT WASHINGTON, Pa., May 28, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --RightCare Solutions, Inc.,
an evidence-based technology organization specializing in care transitions and
readmission management, announced today the addition to RightCare's leadership
team of Mr. Matthew Ruth, as chief operating officer. Matt joins RightCare as
the company launches nationally its breakthrough care transitions software,
based on cutting-edge technology from the University of Pennsylvania, School
of Nursing. RightCare's care transition platform is powered by D2S2: Discharge
Decision Support System that helps risk stratify patients at hospital
admission, improve workflow and prioritization, as well as connecting to
post-acute care facilities and primary care physicians.
"The expansion of our leadership team with Matt Ruth comes at a key point in
RightCare's growth as we begin our national commercial launch of our care
transitions software platform," said Eric Heil, co-founder, president & ceo.
"He is a proven business executive with an impressive background in building
and leading commercial organizations, launching products and has a dynamic
operational background in both the healthcare and consumer industries. We are
excited to have him join the RightCare team."
Heil added, "D2S2 is proven to help accelerate key decisions and automate
workflow to make the care transition process more effective and improve
patient outcomes. Matt will be essential in helping RightCare achieve our
mission to help hospitals reduce readmissions, save costs, and achieve
important organizational objectives."
About Matthew Ruth
Prior to his appointment as RightCare COO, Mr. Ruth served as Vice President,
CNS Commercial, and Psychiatry Business Unit Lead for Jazz Pharmaceuticals.
He joined the company in January 2012 after the acquisition of Azur Pharma
where he served as Vice President, CNS Commercial since 2007.
Before Azur Pharma, Mr. Ruth held various senior leadership positions at
Avanir, Allergan and Johnson & Johnson, where his responsibilities spanned
sales, marketing, managed health care and commercial operation functions as
well as working along side business development, developing and executing
Mr. Ruth holds a Bachelor's degree from Missouri State University and recently
completed the Executive Program in General Management at UCLA's Anderson
School of Business.
About RightCare Solutions, Inc.
RightCare Solutions believes that evidence-based technology can empower
nurses, discharge planners, and case managers to revolutionize the care
transitions process. With our proprietary Discharge Decision Support System,
D2S2, hospitals, insurers, and homecare agencies improve the quality of care
for patients while alleviating the devastating toll that 30-day readmissions
exact on the healthcare system. Based on a decade of research conducted at the
University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing, the D2S2 platform enables
continuous point-of-care decision support, optimizes workflow, and automates
post-acute care transitions. Visit us at www.RightCareSolutions.com to learn
more, and follow us on Twitter @TeamRightCare.
Co-founder, President & CEO
SOURCE RightCare Solutions, Inc.
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