Saint Francis Medical Group Names New Director of Operations David Ness to Fill Position

David Ness(Hartford, Conn. August 13, 2012) – David Ness, of Torrington, has joined Saint Francis Medical Group as Director of Operations.

In his new role, Mr. Ness will be responsible managing all clinical office practice sites and for overall operational success in meeting quality, productivity and financial goals. He has significant practice management experience running an 11-member physician orthopedic and neurosurgical practice.

“David is a seasoned professional with experience in multiple healthcare environments,” said Mark R. Aresco, Executive Director of Saint Francis Medical Group. “We are pleased to welcome him to the team.”

Mr. Ness has also previously working as a hospital lab manager at Sharon Hospital and as manager of Allscripts electronic medical record system for Alliance Medical Group.

Mr. Ness earned his M.B.A. from the University of Connecticut and his B.S. in Medical Technology also from UConn. He is a member of the Medical Group Management Association, the Connecticut Medical Group Management Association and the American Society of Clinical Pathology.

About Saint Francis 

Saint 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, and the Joyce D. and Andrew J. Mandell Center for Comprehensive Multiple Sclerosis Care and Neuroscience Research. 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