OPEN incorporated (SafetyPAD) has been developing highly successful electronic EMS informatics solutions since 1993. Our SafetyPAD electronic patient care reporting (ePCR) system was released in 1996 and we’ve been developing innovative and successful mobile computing solutions ever since. SafetyPAD is a fully integrated, enterprise-wide information management solution for Emergency Medical Services (EMS) and fire services requiring comprehensive electronic documentation and information management (ePCR). It offers expansive benefits to care providers by optimally collecting, managing, analyzing, and communicating mission critical incident and patient information as it happens, and thereafter.We are a technology company comprised of a staff that has its roots in the EMS community. Our staff possesses extensive experience in various aspects of systems engineering, programming, security, virtualization, networking and wireless technology provides our clients with a wealth of information. Various members of our team specialize in databases, Windows networking, VMWare, NEMSIS and State reporting all of which tie directly in to the core functions provided by our company. Our support system is second to none. We provide detailed tracking with a customer web portal allowing program and 24/7 response.
The SafetyPAD system was developed to initially support high performance systems where rapid, user-friendly and comprehensive EMS documentation and robust backend system-wide management were keys to overall success. Ongoing improvements and system design allow for a completely scalable system supporting 400 to 400,000+ patient care reports annually.
a look at our leadership
Mike Vukovich - President
Michael Vukovich is the founder and President of OPEN incorporated and has over 18 years specifically in EMS field information management systems. He is responsible for senior level oversight of all projects involving OPEN. Mr. Vukovich has been actively involved in nearly all aspects of each project OPEN has been involved with takes a proactive role in many of the process and design discussions of all SafetyPAD implementations.
Scott Streicher - Director of Operations
Beginning a career in public safety in 1999 and has been business and project management since 1991. Mr. Streicher brings unique and solid track record of success and unparalleled expertise to each position he has held. Mr. Streicher is an active duty volunteer Firefighter-EMT with experience to responding and managing hundreds of domestic disasters. Mr. Streicher holds a PMP certification and his project management and business development focuses on design and implementation of project management best practices, workflow management, contract management, financial, inventory and purchasing disciplines. Mr. Streicher holds numerous FEMA and NFPA certifications including a National Paramedic certification (EMT- I), Virginia Paramedic certification and is currently focused on attaining the Associate Emergency Manager certification.
Josh Austin - Director of Information Technology
Josh is a Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer (MCSE) and Florida Paramedic/Fire Fighter. He has nearly 20 years of IT experience which combined with a background in Fire/EMS gives him a unique skill set that is custom tailored for the EMS software development industry.
Robert Mirabelle - Chief Architect
Robert leads the development team and spearheads the continued modernization and innovation of the SafetyPAD platform. Robert brings over 15 years of experience in web/application design/development and graphic design (including digital artwork, corporate branding & 3D) to the OPEN team. Robert specializes in object oriented programming, systems architecture, patterns, web services, APIs, database design & management, usability, graphics, branding, web marketing, e-commerce, desktop app development, multimedia production, streaming media and more. Robert is also an avid music composer and multi-instrumentalist.