Ruth Fisher, MBA, is the Vice President of the Heart & Vascular Service Line at Cone Health, headquartered in Greensboro, NC. Ruth is accountable for the system-wide strategic, operational, and financial leadership of all Heart & Vascular Service Line areas, including acute care, outpatient clinics, and physician offices. For two years during the pandemic, Ruth served in the Interim role of Vice President of Operations at Moses Cone Hospital, the flagship hospital of Cone Health.
From 2012 to 2019, Ruth was the Vice President of Heart and Vascular Services for Henry Ford Health System in Detroit, Michigan, where she helped establish the Center for Structural Heart Disease. Before that, she was the Chief Administrative Officer for the Michigan market Ascension Health physician practice organization. Ruth started her career at Beaumont Hospital in Royal Oak, Michigan, where she led the development of the state's first Women’s Heart Center.
Ruth is a Medical Group Management Association member and the American College of Healthcare Executives. In addition, she has served in volunteer leadership roles in the Detroit and Greensboro American Heart Association (AHA) Walk, AHA Go Red for Women campaign, and the United Way.
Ruth is a native of Ann Arbor, Michigan, where she obtained her undergraduate degree and her master’s degree in business at the University of Michigan Ross School of Business. She enjoys cycling, walking, reading, and spending time with her husband and two children.