Dick Escue


Dick Escue


West Region
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Senior technology executive Dick Escue is a Fortium Partner in Fortium’s West Region who brings 30+ years of technology leadership experience to the Fortium team. Dick’s passion is helping companies get value out of their technology and turn overhead into income. He has an entrepreneurial “can do” attitude toward technology challenges that leads to innovative, forward-leaning solutions that increase productivity, reduce costs and grow revenue. Most of Dick’s experience lies in the healthcare industry, where followed the industry adage “no margin, no mission” and used cloud computing and mobile platforms to revolutionize medical records management, enhance security and dramatically improve healthcare delivery. 

Leadership Roles

  • Senior VP and CIO, Hawaii Medical Services Association

  • CIO, Valley View Hospital

  • President, Bick Health

  • Senior VP and CIO, RehabCare Group

  • Vice President and CIO, Sisters of Mercy Health System

  • Vice President and CIO, Baptist Memorial Health Care Corporation

Dick Escue holds a BBA degree in Management Information Systems and an MBA in Marketing, both from the University of Memphis. He has also earned Global Leadership in Healthcare certification from the University of Michigan. Dick’s awards include a Top 500 IT Innovators Award from Information Week, a 100 Most Resourceful Award from CIO Magazine, an Innovator Award from Hospital and Health Networks, a Cloud Pioneer of the Year Award from Appirio, Inc. and has been named a Computerworld Honors Laureate for  “information technology to promote and advance public welfare, benefit society and change the world for the better.”