This profile was last updated on //
Is this you? Claim your profile.
1950 West Cook Road Suite 101
EXTENSION, INC., an innovator in healthcare IT, is committed to serving the medical community and improving patient care. Part of our mission is to empower patients and providers but that notion is not applicable only to empowering our healthcare clients
Find other employees at this company (547)
(196 Total References)
Leadership Team - Extension Healthcare
Todd Plesko, Chief Executive Officer
Todd Plesko is co-founder, CEO, and Chairman of the Board of Extension Healthcare - the leading provider of clinical alarm management and event response solutions.
current position Todd
plays a vital role in strategic planning including product and regulatory strategy, branding, capital planning, business development, and strategic partnerships.
Through continuing education, speaking engagements, and participation in a bevy of professional associations and boards, Todd
is highly active in the Healthcare Information Technology (HIT) community.
A technically-oriented executive, his
areas of subject matter expertise include communication challenges and workflows in both ambulatory and acute care settings, regulatory matters relating to mobile healthcare (mHealth), VoIP, wireless, and messaging technologies, and business transformation.
Prior to Extension Healthcare, Todd served as CIO for a large provider network and led two other successful startups focused on ambulatory care practice management systems, ambulatory care EHR's, hosting, and clinical workflow solutions and infrastructure.
Extension Healthcare in the News - Extension Healthcare
July 7, 2015 of 21Alive - Watch 21Alive Insight interview Extension Healthcare's CEO, Todd Plesko.
During this interview Todd explains what Extension Healthcare does and how Extension is rapidly growing.
November 21, 2013 | HIStalk - healthcare IT's go-to site for news, rumors, and opinion since 2003, interviewed Todd Plesko, the CEO of Extension Healthcare.
In this interview, Todd
clarifies the difference between alerts and alarms and explains how there are only a handful of vendors that can actually solve the problem of alarm fatigue, which was named the number one technology hazard by ECRI.
Read the full article
"We are excited and proud to ...
"We are excited and proud to have received this important award recognizing Extension's contribution to health technology and to our local community," said Todd Plesko, Chief Executive Officer at Extension Healthcare.
Plesko added, "Our solutions have transformed the alarm middleware space and with a rapidly growing customer base we will continue to seek more talent from Indiana-based residents to support our growth."
Extension's Chief Executive Officer, Todd Plesko, will discuss the upgraded Engage platform, and explain how alarms, alerts, and messaging unified into a single platform and mobile application improves care team collaboration, and enhances the clinical experience for patients and staff.
Press Release - December 2, 2014 - Extension Healthcare announced today that its Chief Executive Officer, Todd Plesko, will present on alarm management strategies at the upcoming mHealth Summit.
As part of a session titled "How mHealth is Changing Nursing", Plesko
will describe how hospitals are utilizing mHealth solutions in combination with an advanced alarm management and event response platform to comply with The Joint Commission's
National Patient Safety Goal (NPSG) on clinical alarms.
According to Todd Plesko, ...
According to Todd Plesko, CEO of Extension Healthcare, "Out of the box, our advanced rules engine and event response solutions help improve alarm safety and help hospitals satisfy Joint Commission compliance; beyond that, hospitals can - and should - exceed compliance by using Engage to manage alarms from regulated medical devices, alerts from other clinical systems like nurse call and CPOE (ordering) systems, and facilitate secure caregiver text messaging.
"It's an exciting time for our ...
"It's an exciting time for our company," said Todd Plesko, CEO at Extension Healthcare.