Chuck Podesta is the Chief Digital Officer at Renown Health.
Over thirty seven (37) years’ experience in Information Technology for Healthcare, the last twenty-six (26) years as a Chief Information Officer. Podesta has worked for Academic Medical Centers, Health Systems and Community Hospitals. Before Renown Health, Podesta was Interim CIO for University of Connecticut Health System.
Other positions included CIO of University of California Irvine Health part of the University of California System, SVP & CIO Fletcher Allen Healthcare, (now UVM Health Network) in Burlington, VT, SVP & CIO at Caritas Christi Health Care, (now Steward Health) in Brighton, MA, CIO at Berkshire Health Systems, Pittsfield, MA, Director of IS and Interim CIO for Baystate Health Systems in Springfield, MA. And prior to that, leadership positions at St Vincent Hospital, Worcester, MA; UMASS/Memorial, Worcester, MA and Magee-Women’s Hospital, Pittsburgh, PA.
Over the years Podesta has made numerous presentations, delivered webinars, participated in panels, and is quoted widely in healthcare publications on a variety of IT topics.