Glenn Mason Named Director of Infrastructure Enterprise Services at Saint Francis Hospital and Medical Center

 Will Oversee Networking Telecommunications 

(Hartford, Conn. April 29, 2013) – Saint Francis Hospital and Medical Center has appointed Glenn Mason, a Plantsville resident, to the position of Director of Infrastructure Enterprise Services (IES). 

In this role, Mason will manage the Hospital’s server, networking, and telecommunications infrastructure and core enterprise IT services including network services, telecommunications, the help desk and the network operations center. The Networking and Telecommunications Division manages services that are provided in-house and those provided by vendors. The director is responsible for ensuring that these services are reliable, cost-effective, secure, and well aligned with the strategic and tactical needs of the Hospital. 

“Glenn has a proven track record of analyzing problems and developing solutions that enhance the Hospital’s networking and telecommunications infrastructure,” said Linda Shanley, Vice President, Chief Information Officer at Saint Francis. 

Mason joined Saint Francis in 2008 managing the Servers and System administration within the Hospital’s Division of Enterprise Technology Services. Mason and his team’s accomplishments include the deployment of highly available blade servers, a virtual tape library, and major upgrades to the storage infrastructure.  

Mason was promoted to Assistant Director of Infrastructure and assumed additional responsibility for the Client Support, Account Creations, Physical Data Center, Engineering and Architects for server and desktop, and IT procurement. Since that time Mason has succeeded in moving the Hospital infrastructure forward and has expanded Saint Francis’s visibility with key vendor partners.   

About Saint Francis Care 

Saint Francis Care is an integrated healthcare delivery system established by Saint Francis Hospital and Medical Center, an anchor institution in north central Connecticut since 1897.  Licensed for 617 beds and 65 bassinets, it is a major teaching hospital and the largest Catholic hospital in New England.  Other major entities of Saint Francis Care include The Mount Sinai Rehabilitation Hospital, the Connecticut Joint Replacement Institute, the Hoffman Heart and Vascular Institute of Connecticut, the Saint Francis/Mount Sinai Regional Cancer Center, the Joyce D. and Andrew J. Mandell Center for Comprehensive Multiple Sclerosis Care and Neuroscience Research, and Saint Francis HealthCare Partners.  Its services are supported by a network of five major Access Centers and eight additional medical office centers sited throughout the region.  For more information, visit www.stfranciscare.com.