Scott Blanchette, BA, MS, MBA
C. Scott Blanchette is currently the Chief Information Officer for Kindred Healthcare (NYSE: KND) the largest diversified post acute provider in the country. Prior to joining Kindred, Scott served as CIO for two other public healthcare companies – Vanguard Health Systems (NYSE: VHS now part of Tenet Healthcare – NYSE: THC) and Healthways, Inc (NASDAQ: HWAY). He previously served in senior roles at Stanford University Medical Center and Ernst & Young. Among other duties, he served as the Chief Security Officer at both Stanford and Healthways. Scott was the recipient of the 2013 MIT Sloan CIO of the Year award. He holds BA, MS, and MBA degrees and previously held CISSP and CISM credentials, in addition to a Department of Defense Top Secret TS/SCI clearance.