Kathy Ford,

Chief Product Officer


“In my journey of healthcare product development, my purpose is clear: to create solutions that tangibly improve lives. Each innovation is a testament to my commitment to enhancing patient care, empowering providers, and ultimately making a meaningful impact on healthcare outcomes. It’s not just about building products; it’s about driving positive change and shaping a future where everyone can thrive.”

As Chief Product Officer, Kathy Ford spearheads Trella Health’s product development initiatives – shaping the strategic vision and execution with her extensive experience in healthcare technology leadership.


With over three decades of experience, Kathy Ford has been a driving force in healthcare technology innovation. She has led the commercialization of numerous clinically impactful solutions across the care continuum.


Prior to her role at Trella Health, Kathy served as Chief Product and Strategy Officer at Project Ronin, driving exponential growth. Before that, she held the position of President and Chief Product Officer at Rhinogram. Kathy also co-founded Jellyfish Health, pioneering advancements in patient flow logistics.


Earlier in her career, she oversaw executive-level portfolios, guided merger and acquisition activities, and led product efforts at GE Healthcare, Siemens Medical, McKesson, and NantHealth.


Kathy is a member of the Women Business Leaders of the U.S. Health Care Industry Foundation and her contributions have been recognized by Becker’s Health in the Top 102 Women to Know in Healthcare in 2019 publication, Becker’s Health Top 25 Women Innovators in Healthcare 2022, and Becker’s Health 116 Women in Health IT to know in 2023, and numerous publications focusing on women in healthcare. Additionally, she is an advisor on the HLTH Foundation and the CSweetner Program, where she offers guidance on business and professional growth for members within the healthcare industry.


Outside work, you can find Kathy on the tennis courts multiple days a week. She is also a dog mom to her black lab, Cooper.