Scott Dresen is senior vice president & CTO/CISO, information services, for Spectrum Health, a $7 billion not-for-profit integrated health system based in West Michigan. As the chief technology and information security officer, Scott is accountable for leading the enterprise technology and information security functions for Spectrum Health and Spectrum Health entities. Responsibilities include enterprise operations, enterprise and cloud infrastructure management, enterprise architecture, and enterprise security. Key to success in this role is effective collaboration with the respective executive leadership teams at the system level and within each SH subsidiary to establish service offerings and expectations, service levels, and refine the shared service delivery model as necessary.
Prior to joining Spectrum Health in 2007, Scott served as chief information officer for the Wayne State University Physician Group, where he was responsible for the strategic growth and development of the information technology services department, which supported the multispecialty group practice and the Wayne State University School of Medicine.
Additionally, Scott has significant experience delivering innovative information technology solutions in academic, for-profit, and not-for-profit health care systems and has published articles on a variety of technology topics including wireless technology for physician practices, directory services, security, and the application of technology in a clinical environment.
He holds a Bachelor of Science in sociology with a minor in computer science from the University of Minnesota and a master’s degree in business administration from the University of Michigan.
Scott is a fellow of the American College of Healthcare Executives and a fellow of the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society. Scott is an ISACA® Certified Information Security Manager, an (ISC)2 Certified Information Systems Security Professional and an HIMSS Certified Professional in Healthcare Information and Management Systems.
Updated November 2019