Trace3 Honors Renown Health CIO Ron Fuschillo for Transforming Remote Care Delivery in Rural Nevada

Wednesday, June 7, 2017 General News
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Renown lauded for driving technology innovation to improve patient care, the patient experience

IRVINE, Calif., June 7, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Trace3, a pioneer in business transformation solutions, today announced

that its 2017 Outlier Award has been given to Ron Fuschillo, CIO of Renown Health, at Trace3's annual leadership and technology conference, EVOLVE, which took place May 17-19, 2017, in Las Vegas. The Trace3 Outlier Award was created to recognize technology leaders who adopt innovative technologies to transform their businesses and drive market success. Winners are selected by an independent panel of judges.

In the healthcare industry, Renown is leading the way in the areas of TeleHealth and communications. With a largely rural population in Northern Nevada, telehealth is a vital part of healthcare delivery, allowing care providers to visit electronically with patients.

As CIO of Renown Health, Ron leads an organization that continues to transform and modernize remote care delivery and business operations with technology innovation. Under his leadership, Renown has made great strides improving the scope and reach of the hospital's overall communications platforms with significant recent investments in unified communications systems that offer enhanced wireless capabilities and improved call handling.

Specifically, Ron drove significant progress modernizing Renown Healthcare's technology infrastructure, including its data center, to improve overall patient care while supporting the hospital's long term growth plans. Under his leadership, the hospital selected Switch SUPERNap with locations in Reno and Las Vegas to eliminate geographic redundancy and create high performance applications that improve the end-user experience, while aligning IT spend with organizational priorities.

"I am honored to be recognized by Trace3 as this year's Outlier recipient," said Fuschillo. "Trace3's EVOLVE truly celebrates technology innovation, and leaves attendees inspired about the future of technology, and passionate about embracing the latest innovations to transform their business."

"The culture at Renown is very much focused on the patient, and we had to move IT's language and approach to be in alignment," Fuschillo added. "Our goals were always similar, but now we align around the patient experience, which unifies our teams. Working in healthcare requires the ability to live in two worlds, and I'm proud of our team for embracing the nuanced ways that we can improve how IT works with the rest of the organization while managing huge change in the data center."

As the Renown IT team continues to grow, Ron makes mentorship a foundational part of the fabric within IT.

"From the day a person starts in our group, we hook them up with a mentor," said Fuschillo. "Seeing people grow their career is an important part of what we are doing here, and we often see people achieve more than they ever thought they could."

Outlier award judges included Barton Warner, Vice President, Information Technology, Capital Group; Richard Giuli, Vice President, VP Engineering Platform Cloud Services, GE Digital; Bill Schlough, Senior Vice President and CIO, San Francisco Giants; Glenn Trattner, AVP-Technology, AT&T /DIRECTV; Mike Steele, Senior Vice President, PIMCO; and William H. Miller, Senior Vice President and CIO, NetApp.

Trace3's Outlier finalists for 2017 included Michael Josephs, Chief Information Officer and Chief Transformation Officer, American Advisors Group; Charlotte Field, Senior Vice President – Application Platform Operations, Network Operations of Charter Communications; Wes North, Senior Director of Technology, Cornerstone OnDemand; Dr. Marc Chasin, Vice President and Chief Information Officer, St. Luke's Health System; and Steve Phillpott, Chief Information Officer, Western Digital.


  • See Ron Fuschillo's Outlier video on driving technology-enabled transformation at Renown Health
  • For information about the 2017 Trace3 Outlier Awards, plus photos and video statements from the finalists, please click here:
  • Nominate your CIO or the IT leader in your company for the 2018 Outlier award, visit
  • Evolve 2018 will be at the Mirage, Las Vegas, May 8-10, 2018

About Trace3As an integrated Transformative IT Authority, Trace3 is the premier provider of IT solutions and consultation services. Through elite engineering and dynamic innovation, we empower executives and organizations to keep pace within the IT/corporate landscape through the transformative power of IT. Please visit our website at

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