Scott Weingarten, M.D., MPH
Chief Clinical and Innovation Officer
Scott Weingarten, M.D., MPH, is the Chief Clinical and Innovation Officer at Premier and Chief Executive Officer of Stanson Health, a Premier company. Dr. Weingarten is a professor of medicine and on the medical staff at Cedars-Sinai. He is also a health sciences clinical professor of medicine (Level 5) at the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA.
Prior to joining Premier, he was the Senior Vice President and Chief Clinical Transformation Officer at Cedars-Sinai. Dr. Weingarten has also worked as a primary care physician at Kaiser Permanente Woodland Hills as part of the Southern California Permanente Medical Group. Board certified in internal medicine and a fellow of the American College of Physicians, Dr. Weingarten has published approximately 100 articles and editorials on healthcare quality improvement, clinical decision support and related topics, and he has authored a number of chapters on improving the quality of patient care in leading internal medicine textbooks. Dr. Weingarten is a board member for the Downtown Women’s Center (DWC), which houses and feeds homeless women in downtown Los Angeles. He is a trustee of Charles Drew University School of Medicine and Science in Los Angeles, the second most diverse four-year private, nonprofit college in the U.S. He is also a New England Journal of Medicine Catalyst “Thought Leader.”
Dr. Weingarten was a member of the National Academy of Medicine’s Committee on Clinical Decision Support. He is currently a Board of Director for the Scottsdale Institute. At Cedars-Sinai, he received the President’s Award, the Golden Apple Teaching Award (as determined by the medical residents) and the Alumnus of the Year (as determined by the Medical Staff). Dr. Weingarten was the co-founder, chief executive officer and chairman of the board of Stanson Health. Additionally, he was the co-founder, president and chief executive officer of Zynx Health, which was the leader for order sets and care plans for electronic health records. He is a co-inventor of three software patents granted by the United States Patent and Trademark Office.
After graduating from UCLA’s medical school, Dr. Weingarten completed his internship, residency and fellowship in internal medicine at Cedars-Sinai. He completed his M.P.H. at UCLA. He later participated in a National Center for Health Services Research Fellowship at the RAND/UCLA Center for Health Policy Study.