EXTENSION, INC. Hires Chief Nursing Officer

EXTENSION adds expert clinical resource to further advance customer experiences

FORT WAYNE, Ind.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- EXTENSION, INC. announced today that the company has hired Tom Berger, RN, BSN, MS as its new Chief Nursing Officer (CNO) to help connect the needs of its growing customer base with the capabilities of its award-winning clinical alerting and messaging solutions. In his new role, Berger will work with the implementation team to provide clinical integration support, advice, and direction of production, trial, and lab implementations of EXTENSION solutions.

“Given that our main user base is nurses, there is no better person to discuss clinical workflow with them than a fellow nurse,” said Josh Mahler, Chief Operations Officer at EXTENSION. “Tom brings the unique combination of experience of being a Registered Nurse and Hospital IT director to this position, which will allow him to have comprehensive clinical workflow discussions with end users.”

Berger will assimilate his clinical knowledge and expertise in health IT with EXTENSION’s solutions to consult with clients about their most pervasive communications problems and help determine the most appropriate workflows and rules to solve them. EXTENSION’s most popular workflows include nurse call alerts, critical lab result notifications, HIPAA-compliant text messaging, full report availability notifications, and staff assignment.

“I am excited to begin my new role with EXTENSION and put to good use my vast clinical and IT experience,” said Berger. “When I originally engaged with the executive team at EXTENSION, I immediately recognized the value of EXTENSION’s enterprise solutions which enable healthcare professionals to communicate quickly across multiple departments. Now I want to help our prospects and customers fully understand the value of EXTENSION and how we improve patient safety, clinical workflows, critical communications, and patient care in a transformational way.”

EXTENSION, INC. – to include Mr. Berger – will demonstrate its advanced clinical workflow solutions at the Annual HIMSS Conference and Exhibition in Las Vegas, February 21-23. Those interested in scheduling meetings, interviews, or demonstrations at the conference should email [email protected].


EXTENSION® offers award-winning software solutions that facilitate instant communication between patients and clinicians. Our solutions enhance common communication devices used as clinical workflow tools by aggregating data from various HIS/IT systems and delivering time-critical alerts to devices. The results are better patient care, increased satisfaction, and greater return on IT investments. For more, visit www.OpenTheRedBox.com.


Jenny Kakasuleff, 317-345-4176
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