As the vice president of information solutions for McKesson Information Solutions Canada, Ronald L. Dunn is responsible for the overall leadership of McKesson Canada’s healthcare information technology. He is also responsible for the general management of the business including customer operations, sales, marketing, customer service as well as strategic and tactical planning.
Ron has been in the healthcare technology industry for 27 years, 22 of which have been with McKesson. Ron graduated from the economics program at the University of Western Ontario and is actively involved in various industry organizations in support of the healthcare information and communications technology (ICT) industry in Canada.
In 2002, he, along with a handful of like-minded individuals, founded Canada’s first trade association solely focused on Health ICT. He served as Founding Vice Chair until 2004 and was instrumental in the merger of this association with ITAC, thereby creating ITAC Health. Ron continued as the vice chair of ITAC Health until 2012 and currently serves on the Governance Committee of the Board. He is a strong advocate for and continues to be an active promoter of Canada’s health ICT industry domestically and abroad.
Since 2001, Ron has lead McKesson’s Canadian technology business achieving growth of more than 400%, including more than $150 million of medical imaging sales. This earned McKesson the prestigious ITAC Health Company of the Year award in 2010. ITAC Health presents the annual award to the company that best represents the interests of its customers and is voted on exclusively by customers. Achieving high levels of customer satisfaction and loyalty are the tenets of Ron’s management practices and the foundation of McKesson’s vision of helping its customers achieve better health outcomes.
Ron’s extensive experience and performance has been recognized continually throughout his career, most notably in 2012, when he was awarded the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Medal for his service to the Canadian health informatics industry. In addition, he currently serves on the Corporate Advisory Council for the Canadian College of Health Leaders (CCHL) to stay abreast in this evolving industry and to maintain McKesson’s presence in the minds of executive decision-makers across the country.
McKesson Corporation, currently ranked 14th on the FORTUNE 500, is a healthcare services and information technology company dedicated to helping its customers deliver high-quality healthcare by reducing costs, streamlining processes and improving the quality and safety of patient care. McKesson has been in continuous operation for more than 175 years, making it the longest-operating company in healthcare today.