Scott is a project manager, educator, author, and speaker on project management best practices with an emphasis on Healthcare Information Technology (HIT), criminal justice, administrative and financial systems. Scott focuses on combining project management, IT management and change management using FOUR™, software that reduces the complexity, cost and time for system projects. This allows him to focus on the human side of change integral to project success.
Scott has 30 years experience providing integrated project management services involving planning, acquisition, transformation and optimization. Scott’s successes include managing IT projects that transform or radically change how healthcare providers and payers, case management professionals and administrative and financial clients deliver services.
Scott managed EHR requirements definition and acquisition for a national specialty healthcare firm’s multiple facilities and oversaw implementing over nine financial, administrative and clinical applications at three separate Los Angeles County, California hospitals in both in-patient and ambulatory settings.
Formerly with Touche Ross, Booz Allen and Hamilton, and Battelle Memorial Institute, Scott holds an MPA from the University of Washington and a BA from Beloit College. A Project Management Professional (PMP®) and Certified Professional in Healthcare Information Management Systems (CPHIMS), he is a member of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) Computer Society and Project Management Institute (PMI), and serves as a member of and Fellow with the Health Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS). Scott also teaches project management as a Clinical Assistant Professor for the University of Washington School of Public Health’s Master of Health Administration program. McGraw-Hill Publishing recently released Scott’s book, Project Management for Healthcare Information Technology (HIT).