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President and CEO

Dave Smith

David Smith is the President and CEO of IT HealthTrack, Inc.   716-630-0063 x11

He earned a Bachelors of Arts in Physics from the State University of New York (SUNY) at Buffalo. Dave has many years of experience in information technology. He was previously the Director of Management Information Systems for the Jacobs Neurologic Institute in Buffalo General Hospital, Buffalo, New York and was Senior Network Engineer for Graphic Controls Corporation, also in Buffalo for over 21 years.  Dave served in the Republic of Viet Nam, was honorably discharged and decorated with the Bronze Star.  Dave concentrates solely on research and data analysis as well as development of educational resources and web based applications.  

Service Disabled Veteran Owned Small Business

IT HealthTrack, Inc. (ITH), located at 6500 Main Street, Williamsville, NY has been certified as a Service Disabled Veteran Owned Small Business (SDVOSB) by the Veterans Administration. ITH is owned and operated by David M. Smith who served as a Medical Corpsman in the US Army in the Republic of Vietnam from 1971-1973. David was also a recipient of Bronze Star, National Defense Service Medal, Vietnam Service Medal with Two Overseas Bars and the Vietnam Campaign Medal with ’60 Device. IT HealthTrack has been in business for almost 20 years and provides inpatient medical rehabilitation facilities with follow-up data collection and reporting services; the purpose of which is to track patient functional outcomes after receiving rehabilitation services for such impairments as as stroke, spinal cord injury, head injury and amputation. By collecting and studying outcomes data, facility administrators and clinicians are able to improve quality if care through data driven decision making


Director of Education and Research, Chairman of the Board

Pam Smith

Dr. Pamela Smith is Director of Education and Research for IT HealthTrack (ITH), Inc. She earned a Doctorate in Nursing Sciences from the State University of New York (SUNY) at Buffalo and is a Clinical Nurse Specialist in Rehabilitation. Pam was the first FIM Training Coordinator of the Uniform Data System for Rehabilitation (UDSMR) and co-owner of National FollowUp Services. She served as President and CEO of IT HealthTrack for fifteen years. She co-authored the FONE FIM (in instrument used to collect functional data by telephone interview) and has published many articles about functional outcomes and quality of life. 



Vice President and COO

Erin Baranetsky

Erin Baranetsky is the Vice President and COO of ITHealthTrack.   716-630-0063 x11

In this role, which she first assumed in 2012, she is responsible for overseeing the daily operations and implementing effective growth strategies for the continued success of ITH.  Erin is uniquely qualified for this position as she has worked in most roles at ITH and the experience she gained working for ITH’s predecessor National Follow-up Services beginning in 1999. Erin is passionate about serving our customer and enjoys designing systems and products to meet the needs of the ever changing medical rehab market.  Erin earned a Bachelors of Science from the State University of New York (SUNY) at Buffalo School of Management.


RN Supervisor

Cindy Bykowski is the Nursing Supervisor at IT HealthTrack, Inc.   716-630-0063 x14

She obtained a Bachelors of Science in Nursing from Daeman College. Cindy is responsible for hiring, precepting new employees, provides clinical support and supervision to all ITHealthTrack nurses.  Her past nursing experience consists of; public health nursing, sub-acute orthopedic rehabilitation, long term care, school nursing, CNA clinical instruction and inpatient Hospice care.  Before accepting the position of RN Supervisor, Cindy worked as an ITH nurse collecting patient follow up data. 



ITH Customer Service Specialist and Accounting Representative

Julie Vance

Julie Vance is the ITH Customer Service Specialist and Accounting Representative 716-630-0063 x12

She has been with the organization for 25 years.  Her customer service skills have been appreciated by ITH clients as she assists them with contract issues, data submission, managing facility defined questions and telephone support for a variety of questions.  She is the individual who uploads and downloads quarterly data into our clients’ outcomes systems.   Julie is also responsible for handling billing and accounts receivable.



Operations Director and HIPAA Compliance Manager

Sharon Cefaratti is the Operations Director and HIPAA Compliance Manager 716-630-0063 x15

She earned a Bachelors of Arts in History from Canisius College of Buffalo, NY. She has been with ITH for four years assisting in the operations of database management and reporting along with streamlining policies and procedures in all departments. Her responsibilities also include overseeing the maintenance of all HIPAA policies and procedures within all departments of ITH. Sharon has 20 years experience as an accounting representative and 12 years experience in project management.


Office Support / Administrative Assistant

Pat Petko

Pat Petko is an Administrative Assistant and Data Entry Clerk at IT HealthTrack, Inc. 716-630-0063 x13

Pat has been an asset to our staff for over 15 years in the role of data entry clerk and telephone receptionist. Pat has primary responsibility for scanning and verifying data entry forms and preparing data from scanned forms for import into our follow-up data base.



Clinical Staff

IT HealthTrack has a staff of experienced and dedicated registered Clinicians, some who have been with us for over 15 years. 

Our clinicians are knowledgeable and proficient in follow-up data collection. They reliably and effectively capture clinical and functional data across relevant time frames post discharge.