Transformation that works

Scott Wallace, JD, MBA

Visiting Professor, Family and Community Medicine
The Audrey and Theodor Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth

Scott Wallace is a Visiting Professor of Family and Community Medicine at The Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth and a Batten Fellow at the University of Virginia’s Batten Institute. 

Scott’s research focuses on employee health as a business strategy and on redefining chronic disease care.  Scott works in the U.S., Canada, Europe and South America with employers, health care providers, governments and others developing new health benefit and health care models to improve health, stop the progression of chronic diseases and effectively treat chronic medical conditions including diabetes, heart disease, congenital defects, hemophilia and organ transplant.

Prior to his affiliations with Dartmouth, Scott was the first president and CEO of the National Alliance for Health Information Technology.  While at the Alliance, Scott co-founded CCHIT, the leading health care IT certification body.

In October of 2004, President George W. Bush appointed Scott as the chairman of the Commission on Systemic Interoperability, an eleven person federal commission created to develop a national health care IT strategic plan.

Scott served four years as a member of the board of directors of Blue Cross Blue Shield of Tennessee, where he chaired the board’s audit committee.