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
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.