MDI Solutions has assembled a seasoned executive and software development team with a proven track record in building application integration solutions and services.


Terry Durette – President

Terry is responsible for setting the company direction at MDI Solutions and overseeing the software and service sales for the Canadian,US and UK divisions. Through a diverse career in health care IT, Terry brings a deep understanding of what constitutes a successful business model in the ever changing healthcare software market. He has built a team of executive leaders who posses similar experience and knowledge of healthcare technology and hospital operations. In Terry’s previous role as Canadian Operations Director of HAS Solutions (now CSC), he successfully achieved market acceptance and deployment of several healthcare applications. His success working at a health care facility and market-leading HIS firms brings a unique blend of leadership, IT and sales knowledge to MDI solutions.

You can contact Terry at tdurette@mdisolutions.com


Will Petrone – Executive Director

After leaving McKesson in 1996 as a software developer, Will became Vice President of SCI, a software and services company which provided application integration (EAI) technology to the healthcare community. In 2004, SCI’s application integration division was sold to MDI Solutions.

Will brings 20 years of experience in product and application integration development. He has produced a host of successful software products and is regarded as a thought leader in the field of application integration. He was responsible for the start-up of MITEM’s Health Care Division and initial development for the Blue Iris product line.

Will joined IBM General Systems Division in 1987 after spending 12 years developing new computer systems for Fortune 500 companies in the Boston area; primarily at the Rochester AS/400 development laboratory where his role included various positions in systems and testing design.

You can contact Will at wpetrone@mdisolutions.com


Alan McLaren – VP Business Development

Alan’s diverse background includes successful sales, project management, software product management and government relations. This includes Xerox Canada, IBM and several niche software development tool companies. Through the acquisition of customers such as GE, Alan assisted Sitraka achieve an overall valuation of $50 M in its acquisition by Quest Software.

Alan has focused his efforts on Health Information Systems supporting HL7 interface tools, integration application development, HL7 Standards participation and supporting software vendors with successful implementations in hospitals.  This experience base is ideally suited to drive MDI Solutions efforts to reduce cost and complexity of integration projects for hospitals and vendors.  This is exemplified by forging strategic relationships with Sunquest and Sectra,  acquiring UK NHS customers at Royal Derby Trust and Northern Ireland’s NIPACS and UK vendors like Savience. Other customers include HCA International and hospitals that use Meditech, Cerner or iSOFT for patient administration.

Alan’s goals and interests include expanding MDI Solution’s geographic reach and to assist customers in their efforts to intensify their innovation and to automate specific healthcare processes. These include facilitating the flow of Diagnostic Imaging and Laboratory detail, and patient discharge correspondence in conjunction with physician EMR’s.

Alan is a graduate of Carleton University and originally hails from Ottawa.   Alan is a family man, with wife Elizabeth and 2 young children, James & Samantha.  Alan’s personal interests include acting as minor hockey coach and trainer in Peterborough, Ontario, Canada.

You can contact Alan at amclaren@mdisolutions.com


Timothy Tang – Director of Implementation Service

Timothy joined the staff of MDI Solutions in August 2002, bringing with him many years of valuable technical experience in healthcare data integration. He is responsible for managing the direction of the company’s professional services and ensuring the company remains on the leading edge of latest trends and technologies in data integration. Through his extensive background in working with hospital end users, application experts, IT professionals and application vendors, Timothy has gained an in-depth knowledge of consulting, architecting, and implementing integration projects.

Timothy has reached a high level of knowledge and proficiency in interfacing with major integration engines, including DataGate™/e*Gate™ and Cloverleaf™. He obtained his Cloverleaf Level 2 Analyst certification in 1998. Timothy graduated from York University in 1998 with a Specialized Honors Bachelor degree in Space and Communication Science.

You can contact Timothy at ttang@mdisolutions.com


Eugene Hoo – HL7 “certified specialist”, Lead Integrator, e*Gate™

Eugene has been part of the MDI Solutions team since August 2002, and is responsible for providing technical direction and training to staff who are working with MD Link™, DataGate™ and e*Gate. He has been designing, developing, and supporting interfaces within the healthcare industry for over ten years, and has extensive experience and expertise with the integration tools from Sun Microsystems.

Prior to joining MDI Solutions, Eugene held the title of Senior Interfacing Analyst with another Toronto-based organization and was directly responsible for the success of mission critical DataGate and e*Gate interfaces in several healthcare facilities across Canada. During his years in interfacing, Eugene gained valuable experience working and collaborating with hospital staff, IT professionals, system vendors, application designers and computer operators. Eugene graduated from the University of Toronto in 1999 with a Bachelor of Science degree.

You can contact Eugene at ehoo@mdisolutions.com


Kenneth Leung – HL7 certified specialist, Lead Integrator, Cloverleaf™

Kenneth has held the title of Lead Integrator, Cloverleaf with MDI Solutions since August of 2002. His responsibilities include providing technical direction and training to staff that are working with Cloverleaf and QDX Integrator. Ken has been involved with data integration in the healthcare industry for well over ten years, and his most recent work experience before joining MDI Solutions was specifically focused on using Cloverleaf tools to interface healthcare systems within major facilities in the Toronto area. Over the course of his career, Kenneth has gained substantial knowledge and expertise relating to the operation and function of Information Technology within the healthcare industry. In addition to his skills with interfacing and related tools, Kenneth also has a high level of proficiency in programming with various languages such as C, C++, Perl, and Tcl. Kenneth graduated from York University in 1999 with a Bachelor of Science degree.

You can contact Kenneth at kleung@mdisolutions.com


Brent Fenderson – Senior Cloverleaf™ and Sybase Specialist

Brent has held the title of Senior Integration Specialist with MDI Solutions since October of 2003. His responsibilities include providing professional services and training to staff that are working with Cloverleaf and QDX™ Integrator, Sybase e-Biz Impact™ or McKesson Series 2000™. Brent has been involved with data integration in the healthcare industry for well over ten years and has more than twenty years experience in healthcare information systems. His most recent work experience before joining MDI Solutions was Senior Integration Analyst with SCI Healthcare Group. He has a wide range of expertise with Cloverleaf, Sybase e-Biz Impact and McKesson Series 2000™, and focuses on these products to interface healthcare systems within major facilities across the United States and Canada. Over the course of his career Brent has gained substantial knowledge and expertise relating to the operation and function of Information Technology within the healthcare industry. In addition to his skills with interfacing and related tools, Brent also has a high level of proficiency in programming with various languages such as Tcl, RPGle, ODL, and Visual Basic. Brent is also an IBM Certified AS/400 Professional Administrator.

You can contact Brent at bfenderson@mdisolutions.com