by Delonte Brooks
October 6, 2021
Chief Innovation Officer,
Dr. Scott Weingarten is SCAN’s Chief Innovation Officer. In this role, he collaborates with teams across the organization to develop and launch new care delivery strategies for older adults.
Scott has a wealth of experience launching new companies and establishing innovative practices that result in improved quality of care and better outcomes. Prior to joining SCAN, Scott served as senior vice president, chief clinical transformation officer and professor of medicine at Cedars-Sinai, where he helped lead clinical transformation efforts that resulted in improved quality, clinical efficiency, and better outcomes. For more than 15 years he also served as director of Health Services Research at Cedars-Sinai.
In addition to his work at Cedars-Sinai, Scott served as co-founder, president and CEO of Zynx Health, whose order set systems were used by more than 2,000 hospitals in the United States to care for more than 55% of American patients. Scott was also the chief clinical and innovation officer at Premier Inc. and CEO of Stanson Health. Stanson’s systems use artificial intelligence and machine learning in electronic health records to improve the value of care. He is a co-inventor of three software patents granted by the United States Patent and Trademark Office.
Scott is board certified in internal medicine and a fellow of the American College of Physicians. He is a Professor of Medicine at Cedars-Sinai and Clinical Professor of Medicine at the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA. He holds a bachelor’s degree in applied mechanics from USC and both a medical degree and master of public health degree from UCLA.
Scott sits on the boards of the Charles R. Drew University of Medicine and Science, the Downtown Women’s Center and the Scottsdale Institute.