Faculty Profile for Dr. Scott Kruse

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Dr. Scott Kruse
Associate Professor — School of Health Administration
ENC 250
phone: (512) 245-3556

Biography Section

Biography and Education

Dr. Clemens Scott Kruse is an Associate Professor in the School of Health Administration. He earned his Ph.D. in Health Related Sciences from the Virginia Commonwealth University, M.B.A. in the Management of Technology from University of Texas at San Antonio, M.H.A. from Baylor University, an M.S.I.T. from the University of Texas at San Antonio, and B.S. in Systems Engineering from the United States Military Academy. Dr. Kruse has taught at both the undergraduate and graduate levels since 2007. Since he was hired at Texas State University he has published 38 full-length manuscripts in national or international peer-reviewed journals, presented 27 posters at national conferences, published seven abstracts in conference proceedings, submitted five grant/gift proposals, registered his PhD dissertation with the Library of Congress and archived it through ProQuest. Since 2014, he provided peer-review of 49 full-length manuscripts submitted to two national and six international academic journals.

Research Interests

Health information technology
Patient portals
Medical Informatics
Adoption factors of electronic health records
Adoption factors of computerized provider order entry
Barriers to adoption of electronic health records
Barriers to adoption of computerized provider order entry
Mobile health
Health information exchange
Security of health information technology
Ethics of the use of health information technology

Selected Scholarly/Creative Work

  • Fulton, L. V., & Kruse, C. S. (2019). Geospatial-Temporal, Explanatory, and Predictive Models for Hospital-Based Outpatient Back Surgery. Journal of Medical Internet Research (JMIR), 21(10), e14609. https://doi.org/10.2196/14609, JCR IF: 4.9, Q1 (#1 / 26 in Medical Informatics)
  • Fulton, L. V., Dong, Z., Zhan, F. B., Kruse, C. S., & Stigler, P. E. (2019). Geospatial-Temporal and Demand Models for Opioid Admissions, Implications for Policy. Journal of Clinical Medicine, 8, 993. https://doi.org/doi:10.3390/jcm8070993 2018 JCR IF: 5.7, Q1 15/160: Medicine-General & Internal, CiteScore: 2.7, Q1 6/844 General Medicine
  • Kruse, C. S., Atkins, J. M., Baker, T. D., Gonzales, E. N., & Paul, J. L. (2018). Factors Influencing the Adoption of Telemedicine Utilization for Treatment of Veterans with PTSD. Journal of Rehabilitation Medicine, 50, 385–392. https://doi.org/10.2340/16501977-2302 JCR IF 1.907
  • Kruse, C. S., & Bean, A. (2018). Health information technology continues to show positive effects on medical outcomes. JMIR, 20(2), e41. https://doi.org/10.2196/jmir.8793 JCR IF 4.975
  • Kruse, C. S., Lee, K. A., Watson, J., Lobo, L., Stoppelmoor, A., & Oyibo, S. (n.d.). The effect of telemedicine adoption in the management of alcohol abuse, addiction, and rehabilitation-A systematic review. Journal of Medical Internet Research.

Selected Awards

  • Award / Honor Recipient: 2019 Presidential Distinction Award for Excellence, College of Health Professions. January 1, 2019 - December 31, 2019
  • Award / Honor Nominee: Presidential Academic Excellence Award for Scholarly/Creative Activity, Texas State University. January 1, 2018 - January 1, 2019
  • Award / Honor Recipient: 2018 College Achievement Award for Excellence in Scholarly / Creative Activities, Dean College of Health Professions. January 2017 - June 2018
  • Award / Honor Nominee: Presidential Award of Merit for teaching, Dean College of Health Professions. January 2017 - June 2018
  • Award / Honor Recipient: Gold Medal of Merit, Boy Scouts of America. January 2011 - April 2018

Selected Service Activities

Faculty Qualifications Committee
January 2018-Present
Learning Management System Committee
January 1, 2018-Present
Reviewer / Referee
American Journal of Health-System Pharmacy
January 2017-Present
Electronic Bulletin Board for Department
December 2016-Present
Reviewer / Referee
December 2016-Present