• Sansio Announces Executive Promotions


    DULUTH, MN, September 24, 2010 – Sansio, a leading provider of healthcare software solutions based in Duluth, MN, today announced executive promotions reflective of the company’s commitment to strategically positioning its solutions to provide exceptional customer value and to accommodate recent growth.

    Tim Hakamaki, formerly Vice President of EMS, was promoted to President of Fire/EMS. Tim spearheaded development of Sansio’s Fire/EMS data collection solutions from inception to market leaders in the industries they serve. Recognized as an expert in the Fire/EMS industry, Mr. Hakamaki will continue overall responsibility for development, marketing, and operations of the Fire/EMS product lines. “Tim has been instrumental in Sansio’s growth, and his expertise will help lead Sansio in the future as the company’s newest officer,” stated Dale Pearson, Chief Executive Officer of Sansio. Mr. Hakamaki joined Sansio in 1998, and was promoted to Vice President of EMS in 2001.

    Tom O’Neill, formerly Senior Business Analyst for Sansio’s Fire/EMS product lines, was promoted to Vice President of Fire/EMS. Mr. O’Neill has led successful implementations of Sansio’s data collection solutions in many of the largest and most prestigious Fire/EMS organizations in the nation. Tom is a system process analysis expert, responsible for Fire/EMS installation, training, implementation and support. “Tom O’Neill is an important member of our management team and has greatly contributed to establishing our Fire/EMS solutions as industry standards,” said Hakamaki. Mr. O’Neill joined Sansio in 1998, and was promoted to Senior Business Analyst in 2006.

    “Along with attracting talent from outside the organization, key among my priorities is growing Sansio’s existing leadership team,” said Pearson. “Each of these leaders was promoted as a result of their ability to think strategically, their significant contributions to Sansio, and the respect they have earned from co-workers, customers, and partners. This will further strengthen our senior management team and enhance our ability to continue to provide exceptional service to our growing customer base.”

    About Sansio

    ScanHealth, Inc. d/b/a Sansio is a leading Software as a Service (SaaS) organization that provides cutting-edge, web-based decision support solutions to the Home Care, Fire/EMS, and Assisted Living industries. Many prestigious health care organizations in America capture millions of patient encounters annually, delivering services valued at over $1B using Sansio products. Sansio’s SaaS solutions have proven to help customers save time and money, enhance compliance, and keep the focus on patient care. More information can be found at www.sansio.com.

    Sansio and HealthEMS are trademarks of ScanHealth, Inc.


    Michelle Wiklund

    Vice President, Corporate Relations


    218.625.7226, Ext. 7220