MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Oct. 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- ZONARE Medical Systems, Inc., a developer of high-end ultrasound solutions, announced the recent promotion of PJ Ryland to Vice President of Business Development & Corporate Accounts. A 25-year veteran of the ultrasound industry, Ryland has been with ZONARE since 2005.
In addition to managing key accounts and strategic partners, Ryland will lead ZONARE's U.S. based clinical applications group. Previously Ryland served as National Accounts Manager, where she managed and grew key relationships with Broadlane/MedAssets, Department of Defense, VA, HealthTrust Purchasing Group, St. Jude Medical, Sutter Health and Kaiser Permanente, where ZONARE just won a new 3-year contract. Prior to joining ZONARE, she was with Siemens Medical Solutions' Ultrasound Division and Acuson for 20 years, where she held various positions in sales and national accounts. Ryland started her career in the clinical environment at University of Texas Health Science Center in Houston.
"With her extensive ultrasound industry expertise, PJ has been instrumental in building and maintaining relationships with major health systems and strategic partners," said Tim Marcotte, Chief Operating Officer and Chief Financial Officer, ZONARE Medical Systems. "I strongly believe her success is a direct result of her commitment to ultrasound and customer loyalty that echoes ZONARE's focus of delivering meaningful technologies that improve workflow and deliver unprecedented image quality to enable clinicians to deliver a more reliable and confident diagnosis for the patient."
"PJ has the ability to anticipate customers' current and future needs and work with the development and engineering teams to develop solutions," said Glen W. McLaughlin, Ph.D., Vice President and Chief Technology Officer, ZONARE Medical Systems. "Since ZONARE introduced its groundbreaking Zone Sonography Technology more than 12 years ago, we have continually invested to expand the value and versatility of the system with high quality ultrasound solutions that deliver premium performance across a variety of clinical applications."
About the z.one Ultrasound Platform
ZONARE's z.one ultrasound system delivers high-end image quality powered by its proprietary Zone Sonography Technology (ZST). The system's innovative, software-based design and architecture allows continuous performance enhancements and upgrades via software and delivers the highest level of system uptime and customer productivity. The z.one Ultrasound platform delivers premium performance and provides mobility and workflow advantages across a wide range of clinical settings.
About ZONARE Medical Systems, Inc.
ZONARE Medical Systems, Inc., based in Mountain View, Calif, is committed to ultrasound excellence through its innovative, software-based, next generation technology, and putting customers and employees first. The patented design and architecture of the z.one Ultrasound platform deliver high-end image quality and clinical versatility at unparalleled value. ZONARE's exclusive ultrasound focus has resulting in achieving a user loyalty rating of 100 percent in the KLAS Top 20: 2009 Year-End Report. All ZONARE customers interviewed for this ultrasound market report indicated that they would purchase a z.one ultrasound system again. For more information, visit: www.zonare.com.
ZONARE, z.one, and Zone Sonography is a trademark of ZONARE Medical Systems, Inc.
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