Carson Scott is the Director of Telemedicine and the TexLa Telehealth Resource Center at the Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center.
Carson is working to expand telehealth services by providing telemedicine services, technical assistance, program evaluation, sustainability, and education to new and existing telehealth programs.
In addition, for the last four years and since the inception of the West Texas Health IT Regional Extension Center (WTxHITREC), Carson has held the position of Director of Marketing, Outreach, Education and Communications for the Regional Extension Center.
During his role with the WTxHITREC, he has been able to support health care providers and hospitals to successfully adopt, implement, and achieve meaningful use of certified electronic health records throughout the 108 most-western counties of Texas.
Prior to joining the Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center in 2010, Carson provided leadership for approximately 7 years in health care administrative roles serving clinic, hospital, community-based, and senior care settings.
Carson received a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from Texas Tech University and in 2004 earned a Master of Public Administration in Health Care Administration from the Graduate School at Texas Tech University. His greatest passion comes from serving others and providing the tools and leadership to support exceptional health care.