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Doug Rufer

Doug Rufer

Business Development Manager – Research Partnerships

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Doug Rufer leads the external strategic research partnership team for AdventHealth, where his team is responsible for establishing key industry relationships and grow clinical research studies within AHRI.  Doug earned his bachelor’s degree in Business from Xavier University in Cincinnati, OH and Associates in Radiology Technology from Kent State University. 

Prior to joining AdventHealth, Doug led business development initiatives at Mach7 Technologies, where he enjoyed a very successful career selling complex Enterprise Imaging solutions to large IDNs, hospitals, and large radiology groups.  Doug has more than 25 years of experience in healthcare IT where he has led sales and sales support teams, launched new products to the market, and grew market share with multiple solutions by developing and fostering key customer relationships.  Doug also has clinical experience in trauma radiography, MRI, and CT.

Doug has frequently contributed to multiple thought leadership white papers on enterprise imaging, as well as healthcare IT blogs, print publications, and IT panel discussions. 


Please reach out to him at 803-818-0903 or to explore partnership opportunities with AdventHealth Research Institute.