Sphere3® Names Rod Corn, Vice President Western Region

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Kansas City, KS (11.20.2015) – Sphere3® would like to announce its recent hire of Rod Corn FACHE, as Vice President of Western Region. In the last twelve months, Sphere3® has experienced intense growth with our flagship product Aperum®. This addition of Corn allows Sphere3® to address the growth demands for Aperum® in the market through strategic partnerships as well as directly with clients.

“Our company has experienced extensive growth and with growth comes a higher demand for our products and services. We’ve spent a lot of time, energy and finances on building a great product and amazing services. Rod provides a unique combination of over 25 years of successful leadership as a C-suite Executive with acute care healthcare systems, 9 years with healthcare technology providers, and healthcare architects. Bringing on someone with Rod’s experience allows us to approach the market to provide a meaningful impact to our customers and future customers,” said Kourtney Govro CEO, Sphere3®.

Rod Corn, FACHE, Vice President of Western Region, was chosen for his cumulative career experiences as he brings a strong understanding of health systems operations. This will enable him to position Aperum® and maximize its capabilities to meet the dynamic needs of the hospital environment.

“I am so excited to be part of Sphere3® as I have seen from the eyes as a healthcare executive the positive impact Aperum® provides in improving patient experiences and decreasing time for organizational improvements,” said Corn. The role of Vice President of Western Region will support the growing advancement of Sphere3® with hospitals and distributors. His focus will be partnering with them to identify how alarm design, caregiver communication and patient engagement improvement strategies can be enhanced using data driven decision making tools.

Sphere3® has developed Aperum®, a leading edge suite of patient engagement analytics and leadership interaction solutions. Aperum® addresses the growing need for hospitals to analyze and measure the effectiveness of their ability to meet the needs of patients in a timely and clinically appropriate manner. Aperum® integrates the alarms and notifications from various disparate systems necessary in serving the patient’s clinical needs. It is the only solution of its kind able to assist hospital leadership in developing a predictable and measurable model for managing patient generated requests, caregiver communication and identifying proficiency in delivering patient services.

“At the core of its operations, the hospital must be able to activate the right team members, at the right time, for the right purpose in order to keep patients safe and achieve exceptional care outcomes. Getting the technology right among vendors who are fiercely competitive.” Govro adds, “Aperum® becomes a critical tool in the relationship between integrator and hospital leadership—it becomes a source of truth.”


Sphere3®, recently named Gartner “Cool Vendor in Healthcare Providers”, contributes products and services offer insight into actual patient need requests and caregiver capacity to help hospitals analyze the reliability of systems and better meet their needs. Sphere3® products and tools dissect this cascade of data associated with these requests and responses, escalations, and time frames. Over time, the organization can better manage the balance of demand-supply challenges and recurring patterns related to adverse events, using actual caregiver feedback compared to threaded alarm data.

For additional information regarding this topic or to schedule an interview please contact Kristal Rayson <krayson@sphere3consulting.com>

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