Ken Pool

Dr. Ken Pool (1953–2015)

Our Co-Founder transformed healthcare through thoughtful brilliance and leadership — and the value of sharable information.

Dr. Ken Pool demonstrated the value of health information that is easy to share, access and understand. He rebuilt the bridge between doctor and patient, making it very clear what has always mattered most: care, for you and your baby. Thankfully, his thoughtful brilliance and leadership brought about standards that have been adopted and replicated throughout the world.


Terese Finitzo

Dr. Terese Finitzo

Our leadership is committed to leveraging future technologies to save more lives — and make the healthcare experience smart, honest and caring.

Dr. Terese Finitzo grew OZ Systems from a start-up company into a global team of innovators. Her commitment to developing systems which provide interoperable and verifiable screening results, thus improving patient outcomes, has helped ensure timely care and intervention for more than 18 million babies in the United States alone. Her leadership at OZ is changing patient doctor relationships back to what they used to be – and should be.

Insights From Ken

July 31, 2016

Our founder, Dr. Ken Pool wrote this blog a few years ago. His ideas on health data security offer a unique angle and inspire us to innovate and improve health IT security.

You may or may not trust a man who doesn’t trust his own pants but never trust just one copy of healthcare data. This idea seems almost nonsensical or at least...

March 16, 2016

One baby at a time...

When we are faced with a challenge at OZ Systems, we listen for the late Dr. Ken Pool’s message, even as we continue on during our second year without him. “Slay one beast at a time,” is one of our favorites. In the early days of playing video games with his kids, it was his strategy to avoid...

October 1, 2015

Here is the third of Ken Pool’s blogs written for February 2011. We want to share his insights of healthcare repositories with everyone. As always, we enjoy reading them and hope you do too. His wit and irreverence that was so loved (well, most of the time anyway), shines through. TF

Healthcare Repositories – Their Care and Feeding

Dr. Ken Pool


Insights From Terese

September 10, 2015

By Paul O'Donnell

Influential women in technology leadership positions or working at technology companies make up this year's class of Women in Technology honorees.

The second annual signature program presented by the Dallas Business Journalrecognizes women for their leadership, technical prowess, advocacy and entrepreneurial spirit in technology careers.

The 2015 honorees were selected by a team of independent judges and industry insiders....

October 10, 2014

Newborn Foundation Awards Gala honors global leaders in technology, public health and medicine

MINNEAPOLIS, MN — Dr. Terese Finitzo, clinical pediatric audiologist and CEO of OZ Systems, receives the Eve Award for Innovation in Newborn Health at the Newborn Foundation’s 2014 Awards Gala on Friday, October 10th in Minneapolis. The award recognizes the accomplishments of Dr. Finitzo during a lifetime of service, advocacy...