Scott has been a Principal with RPA since 1999, working with the healthcare industry since 1994 on areas of safety, emergency management and compliance. He lectures nationally on surgical fires and emergency management for groups such as California Association of Healthcare Facilities, Kentucky Hospital Association / Kentucky DPH, New England Healthcare Engineers Society, Rhode Island Department of Health, Massachusetts Senior Care Association and the Association of periOperative Registered Nurses (AORN).
Scott was a Subject Matter Expert for the American College of Chest Physicians on the CHEST Journal Article for the movement of critical care patients in a disaster (evacuation of NICU, PICU and Adult Critical Care patients). He also provided technical content for and participated in the production of the training video OR Surgical Fire Training: How to Prevent and Respond to Surgical Fires.
Scott has served in a volunteer capacity on review teams looking at the outcome of fires and disasters directly impacting healthcare facilities. In 2006, he served on a review committee alongside American Society for Healthcare Engineering (ASHE), the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) 99 Healthcare Emergency Management Technical Committee, and a FEMA contractor to review the impact of Hurricane Katrina on healthcare facilities. In 2011, he visited Joplin, MO, following the May tornadoes, and met with hospital and nursing home leaders on the full building evacuation plans and surge capacity plans that were implemented. In 2012, the RPA team was directly involved with the preparation, response and recovery from Superstorm Sandy and supported more than 500 healthcare facilities.
In 1998, Scott co-founded Jen’s Friends Cancer Foundation in North Conway, NH, whose primary purpose is to provide supplemental financial assistance for cancer patients in the Mount Washington Valley Region of New Hampshire and is operated entirely by volunteers. Scott served in a leadership role from 1998-2003 and is an Advisor to the Board of Directors.
He received his Bachelor’s degree in Political Science/Justice Studies from the University of New Hampshire and his Masters of Science in Management with a concentration in Homeland Security Management from St. Joseph College. Scott is a member of the American Society for Healthcare Engineering (ASHE).
Scott works out of the RPA office in Hartford, CT.
RPA, a JENSEN HUGHES company, is a team of fire, code compliance and emergency management experts, providing specialized technology and professional services to healthcare facilities throughout the United States and Canada. Since 1976, we have provided unparalleled service to thousands of healthcare facilities (more than 1,300 current clients) and train more than 200,000 healthcare leaders and staff on an annual basis.