Scott Kashman, MHA, FACHE, is the chief officer of hospital operations for Lee Health. He joined Lee Health in August 2011. He also is the co-author of
Mindful Healthcare: Healthy Team, Healthy Business.
Scott brings more than 25 years of experience numerous areas of healthcare. He began his career as a psychiatric counselor providing inpatient and outpatient therapy. Throughout his career, he has held many managerial positions, including vice president of outpatient services for the Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago and chief operating officer for Mercy Hospital Anderson in Cincinnati, Ohio. Most recently, Scott served as CEO at St. Joseph Medical Center in Kansas City and the chief administrative officer for Cape Coral Hospital.
Scott received his bachelor of science in psychology from the University of Pittsburgh in Pennsylvania and earned his master of health administration from Tulane University in New Orleans, Louisiana. He also completed a fellowship in the area of disability ethics in the Department of Rehabilitation and Physical Medicine at Northwestern University Medical School. He is a fellow (FACHE) and leadership mentor with the American College of Healthcare Executives and has been a presenter on numerous healthcare-related topics.