Chuck Podesta
Chief Information Officer
Renown Health
Chuck Podesta is a national IT leader leveraging technology to improve the health and well-being of Nevadans as Chief Information Officer of Renown Health. Podesta is a seasoned executive with over 30 years of experience leading some of the nation’s top healthcare IT teams from coast to coast.
Chuck is using the power of technology to bring a new level of convenience to patients and providers and will use his talents and team to improve the health and well-being of Nevadans.”
Chuck previously served as Interim Chief Information Officer for UCONN Health’s John Dempsey Medical Center, School of Medicine and Clinical Research IT. Prior to that, Chuck served as CIO for UCI Health/UC Irvine School of Medicine and the University of California Health System. He also served as CIO for University of Vermont Health Network/Fletcher Allen Health; Steward Health/Caritas Christi Healthcare; Berkshire Health; Baystate Health and UMASS Medical Center.
Podesta specializes in creating, resourcing and implementing strategic technology plans; maximizing the power of the Epic electronic medical record; streamlining governance and priorities; aligning IT and medical informatics needs across affiliated entities including a medical school environment, Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs), Clinically Integrated Networks (CINs) and medical practices; partners to implement best of breed customer-driven digital tools; leads participation in state-wide health exchanges (HIE) and coaches and mentors IT teams.

Podesta is a graduate of the Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts and an active member of CHIME, HIMSS and the Society for Information Management (SIM). He is a member of the executive committee for the Trustworthy Technology and Innovation in Healthcare Advisory Board.
Chuck Podesta