Scott Shreeve, MD -
Speaking Topic: DOHCS: Opening Up: The Inevitable Conversation within Healthcare

Dr. Shreeve is a board certified Emergency Medicine physician who has been actively involved in the design, development, and distribution of life science technologies that improve the delivery of care and enhance the quality of life. Dr. Shreeve was a co-founder of Medsphere Systems Corporation, the first open source electronic health record for the healthcare enterprise. Since leaving the company, Dr. Shreeve has become an expert on the legal issues surrounding open source governance. He is a founding member of the Health 2.0 technology and reform movement, serving as an advisor to the conference and through the Crossover Healthcare blog which focuses on the enabling technologies that transform the delivery, financing, and outcomes of high performance health systems. Dr. Shreeve is currently an entrepreneur in residence with Lemhi Ventures focused on creating the next generation health plan and insurance model. Dr. Shreeve holds a B.S. degree in Zoology from Brigham Young University with a minor in Economics, is a graduate of the University of Utah School of Medicine, and completed his Emergency Medicine residency training at the University of Arizona Health Science Center.


2007 proved to be the year that open source crossed over into healthcare. Beginning with the first ever open source track at SCALE, to Red Hat’s Healthcare Linux announcement at HIMSS, through multiple companies declaring their open source intentions, the penguin has arrived with a stethoscope in hand. Dr. Shreeve reviews the natural synergy between open source and health care and takes a behind the scenes look into how a wide range of health care companies can, should, and are making open source an essential part of their health care strategy.