Telehealth IT Support Manager
Michael Haschker is the Telehealth Technology Team Manager, and the MUSC Network Systems Team Manager. Mr. Haschker has worked at the Medical University of South Carolina for 27 years in a variety of IT and telehealth capacities. His roles at MUSC have included telehealth, telecommunications and network systems management. Michael began his career with MUSC as a Data Communications Engineer, which evolved into Network Systems Engineering. Mr. Haschker’ s network team manages a 60,000-node wired and 1,600-access-point wireless network installed in 110 buildings and 40 wide area network sites.
In 2007 and on behalf of MUSC, Michael Haschker participated in the design, implementation and management of a statewide 40 GB high-speed network known as the South Carolina Light Rail. In 2008, he participated in the implementation and development of South Carolina’s only dedicated healthcare network, The Palmetto State Providers Network (PSPN). Mr. Haschker’ s interest in telehealth grew as a result of his participation in the PSPN network and in identifying needs for applications and improving healthcare disparities in rural areas.
As the manager and technical lead for MUSC’s telehealth programs, Mr. Haschker’s work includes collaboration with the providers and technical support of the South Carolina Telehealth Alliance, and recently he assisted with the development of global telehealth connections between MUSC, Honduras, and Uganda. He is U.S. Navy veteran and a graduate of Trident Technical College, where he majored in Electronics Engineering. Mr. Haschker holds a number of certifications in wireless networking, routing, switching and video systems management and administration.
Wendy A. Sosebee
Wendy A. Sosebee is a System Engineer II and provides direct technical support to the Medical University of South Carolina’s Center for Telehealth. Ms. Sosebee works to ensure the integrity of MUSC Health’s video conferencing infrastructure, including portals, routers, and gateways. She has been an integral part of the telehealth team with work that includes the technological support for the development of a telehealth simulation center and MUSC Health’s Specialized Medical Unit.
Ms. Sosebee received her associate’s degree in science from Trident Technical College, and began her career at MUSC in 2003 where she worked with classroom support and distant education that utilized video conferencing technology. It was from this experience that her interest in telehealth-specific technology was born.
David Geddings is a Telehealth Engineer II and provides direct technical support to the Medical University of South Carolina’s Center for Telehealth & S.C. Telehealth Alliance. Mr. Geddings works to ensure the integrity of MUSC Health’s video conferencing infrastructure, including portals, routers, and gateways. His primary focus is the programs related to schools, jails & prisons, & assisted living.
Mr. Geddings received both his master’s & bachelor’s degree in science from Charleston Southern University and began his career at MUSC in 2010 where he worked on the Department of Pediatrics IT Team. It was here where he became involved in telehealth. Mr. Geddings has a background in law enforcement and the steel & auto industry prior to coming to MUSC.
Richard Ancrum joined the Telehealth Technology Team in March of 2016 as a Telehealth Engineer II. His main focus is to proactively provide the Medical University of South Carolina’s Center for Telehealth & the South Carolina Telehealth Alliance with technical assistance. In addition to providing technical assistance, he assists in developing and implementing MUSC Health’s video conferencing infrastructure, which involves communication between endpoints, configuration of portals, routers, firewalls and gateways. He primarily works with the Tele-ICU, VTC and Outpatient programs.
Richard began his career at MUSC in 2007 as a Field Engineer. After a few of years, he transitioned into a career as an Information Resource Consultant II for the College of Medicine.
Jason Davis is a Telehealth Engineer II and provides direct technical support to the Medical University of South Carolina's Center for Telehealth. Mr. Davis works to ensure the integrity of MUSC Health's video conferencing infrastructure, including portals, routers, and gateways. His primary focuses are AHEC Programs, Continuing Medical Education, and the Simulation Center.
Mr. Davis has over 9 years of experience in the area of Information Technology. He began his career at MUSC in 2012 as an Information Technology Consultant with HealthCare Simulation South Carolina providing technical consulting services for a 14 institution collaborative network. In early 2016, he joined MUSC's Telehealth Technology Team.