Inspira Health has named Dr. Scott Wagner as president of Inspira Medical Group, effective immediately, the health care nonprofit announced Jan. 24.
“As a highly accomplished health care veteran who is already engrained in the intricacies of Inspira and our community, Scott is the ideal leader to drive the future of Inspira Medical Group,” Warren Moore, executive vice president and COO of Inspira Health, said in a statement. “As a High Reliability Organization, quality and safety are core tenets of Inspira, and throughout Scott’s tenure at Inspira, he has and continues to be focused on the growth of a high-quality, patient-focused clinical enterprise. I look forward to furthering our partnership to transform health outcomes of our community.”
Wagner’s duties will include overseeing Inspira’s physician enterprise, attracting and retaining employees, growing and developing new service lines, and driving Inspira’s work as a High Reliability Organization. He will also continue to serve as interim chief medical officer of Inspira Medical Center Mullica Hill.
Wagner joined Inspira as an emergency physician in 2002, having since chaired the Department of Emergency Medicine for Bridgeton, Elmer and Vineland and most recently as the chief medical officer for Inspira Medical Center Mullica Hill and Inspira Health Center Woodbury.
“I am honored to serve in this new role and am looking forward to entering this next chapter with Inspira Health, especially as we stand on the precipice of such significant growth and expansion,” Wagner said. “The health care landscape has transformed significantly over the past few years, and even more so as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. Rooted in a firm foundation of High Reliability principles, Inspira will continue to deliver, and expand upon the high-quality care that is synonymous with our organization, ultimately fostering healthier communities.”
Wagner earned a bachelor’s degree in biology from Boston University, an MD from Jefferson Medical College of Thomas Jefferson University and an MBA from University of Massachusetts at Amherst – Isenberg School of Management. He is also a Fellow of the American College of Emergency Physicians and served on its Well-being Committee and is a member of the American Association for Physician Leadership.