About Scott Foster

What makes Scott the leading expert on health care engagement and outcomes?

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Scott will help you improve and simplify your health care experience.

As a health care executive that lives a healthy lifestyle and still relies on the medical system, Scott Foster was led to the inspiration that if he can't live doctor (and medical bill) free then most other organizations can’t either. Scott became engrossed with how expensive, low-value health care is encouraged over more effective, evidenced-based prevention. He identified patterns and created systematic takeaways that organizations of all types can easily implement. 

Scott Foster is the founder of Wellco™, an award-winning population health strategies firm since 1996. He helps leaders measurably improve health care engagement and outcomes. Scott's clients are leaders at leading brands including AT&T, Home Depot, Chrysler, Hitachi and Ascension Health. Scott specializes in systems, speaking programs, training and consulting to quantitatively improve health care engagement, analytics and high-value care.

Scott was recently named one of the top Rockstars of Consulting, an Entrepreneur of Distinction and has been honored as an Economic Bright Spot and Company to Watch in his region.

He developed his unique mastery as a former health system cardiology executive following his expertise as a clinician and health educator.

After launching Wellco and, and after more than a decade of rigorous research, Scott created the award-winning HealthHammer™, the first and only Zero Trend Appraisal® system to help companies accurately benchmark and fully achieve flat health costs over time

Although there are countless resources on the subject of employer health and wellness, Scott Foster’s programs are the first to say “The emperor has no clothes” and that a disturbing amount of attention is given to costly programs that should be the last resort. Also, his programs are the first to follow the imaginative design of an executive and clinician who shares fascinating real-life examples and experiences. Scott infuses his programs with startling first-hand insights packed with takeaway tips for organizations of all sizes, types and budget. Participants will appreciate the encouraging, specific, cut-through-the-baloney tone of his programs and will be motivated to take action on a daily basis. Scott’s passion is contagious in the best sense of the word.

Scott’s thought leadership has been featured in interviews in CNBC, Crain, SHRM, Human Resource Executive, Corp and other leading business publications.

An engaging and high-energy expert, Scott delivers captivating keynote speeches at major conferences. He provides compelling, actionable takeaways that will get you excited about health care.

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Rave Reviews for Scott's Programs...

Scott Foster knocked his keynote out of the park during our annual conference with his expertise and engaging presentation style!

Don Creveling CEO, Montana Association of Health Care Purchasers

I’ve had the privilege to host Scott as a presenter at a regional conference four years in a row. Scott brings an abundance of credibility in wellness and well being. However, what I appreciated most was his eagerness to adapt his presentation to the needs of my audience. We collaborated to determine learning objectives for the presentations, and then Scott customized his delivery to maximize the likelihood that our learning objectives would be met. A finer person one won’t meet! He’s witty and engaging, intelligent yet genuine.

Kimberley Gordon, EdD President, Western Arkansas Human Resource Association Associate Professor, University of Arkansas – Fort Smith

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