Sara Rutherford

Quality Program Manager
Eastside Health Network
Sara Rutherford joined Eastside Health Network as the Quality Program Manager in 2017. Prior to that, she was the Quality Coordinator at EvergreenHealth Partners for nearly three years. Before joining EHP, she served as a Senior Practice Consultant helping community health centers in Washington State design reporting solutions for optimizing capitated managed care contracts and quality performance incentive programs. As part of this work, she also assisted with constructing interventions to identify and manage health centers’ at-risk patient populations. Prior to that position, Sara spent five years developing and managing the Health Information Management department for a direct primary care practice centered in downtown Seattle and across the Puget Sound region. Sara earned her Master of Public Health in Health Services (2012), Certificate in Medical Management (2013), and Bachelor of Health Informatics and Health Information Management (2008) from the University of Washington, and she is credentialed as a Registered Health Information Administrator (2008) by the American Health Information Management Association.