Byron C. Scott, MD, MBA
Associate Chief Medical Officer, Truven Health

Byron Scott

Dr. Scott brings more than 20 years of healthcare leadership experience to Truven Health Analytics. In his current role, he supports the Commercial Division which includes Providers, Health Plans, Employers, and Life Sciences to improve overall healthcare, clinical performance, quality, and leadership initiatives using health analytics. Prior to Truven, he worked for EmCare (a hospital-based physician practice management company) for more than 20 years in various roles, including Site Medical Director, Director of Medical Program Development, Regional Medical Director, and most recently as Executive Vice President in the West Division where he managed the Client Services Teams for 140 hospital contracts, responsible for financial and clinical quality initiatives. He previously worked as Medical Director of the Emergency Department at Methodist Richardson Medical Center where he has practiced for more than 19 years. At Methodist Richardson, he served as past Chief of Staff where he also chaired and participated on multiple hospital committees including Medical Executive, Peer Review, and Credentials. He is also a past Trustee of the Richardson Hospital Authority Board where he participated on several committees of the Board including Finance/Audit and Compliance committees for 5 years. He is a past consultant for a State Medical Board for 17 years.

Dr. Scott received his undergraduate degree in Psychobiology from the University of California, Los Angeles, and his medical degree from the University of California, San Diego. He received his Masters of Business Administration from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst. He completed his Emergency Medicine Residency where he was Chief Resident and an Administrative Fellowship at Orlando Regional Medical Center where he also served for 2 years as a faculty attending physician supervising residents and medical students.

He is a Certified Physician Executive by the Certifying Commission in Medical Management, board certified in Healthcare Quality Management, and board certified by the American Board of Emergency Medicine. He is also a Fellow of the American College of Physician Executives, American College of Emergency Physicians, and Fellow of the American Board of Quality Assurance and Utilization Review Physicians. Dr. Scott has authored and lectured on various topics in academic emergency medicine, healthcare quality, and management over his career.