Scott Blanchette has served as Chief Information Officer of Kindred Healthcare since February 2014. Mr. Blanchette has more than 20 years of information technology experience, including serving as Senior Vice President and Chief Information Officer for Vanguard Health Systems, where he was Senior Vice President and Chief Information Officer since 2011. Mr. Blanchette also served as Chief Information Officer for Healthways, Inc. (NASDAQ:HWAY), a provider of well-being improvement solutions. In addition, he held senior management positions at Stanford University Medical Center and Ernst & Young. He received the 2013 MIT Sloan CIO of the Year Award, a recognition that honors Chief Information Officers who lead their organizations to deliver business value and innovative use of information technology in exceptional ways.