Faculty Profile for Dr. Scott Kruse

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Dr. Scott Kruse
School Director - Professor — School of Health Administration
ENC 250
phone: (512) 245-3494

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 48 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 58 full-length manuscripts submitted to two national and six international academic journals.

Research Interests

Health information technology, Patient portals, Medical Informatics, Telemedicine, 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

  • Shanmugam, R., Fulton, L., Ramamoonjiarivelo, Z., Betancourt, J., Beauvais, B., Kruse, C. S., & Brooks, M. S. (2021). A Report Card on Prevention Efforts of COVID-19 Deaths in US. Healthcare, 9(1175), 1–13. https://doi.org/doi.org/ 10.3390/healthcare9091175
  • Brooks, M. S., Beauvais, B. M., Kruse, C. S., Fulton, L. V., Mileski, M., Ramamonjiarivelo, Z. H., … Lieneck, C. H. (2021). Accreditation and Certification: Do They Improve Hospital Financial and Quality Performace? Healthcare, 9, 887. https://doi.org/https://doi.org/10.3390/healthcare9070887
  • Beauvais, B. M., Kruse, C. S., Fulton, L. V., Shanmugam, R., Ramamonjiarivelo, Z. H., & Brooks, M. S. (2021). Association of Electronic Health Record Vendors With Hospital Financial and Quality Performance: Retrospective Data Analysis. Journal of Medical Internet Research. https://doi.org/10.2196/23961
  • Ramamonjiarivelo, Z. H., Lieneck, C. H., Kruse, C. S., Greene, L., & Fulton, L. V. (2020). Assessing the impact of professional certifications on time-to-hire, job satisfaction, and career growth of health administration alumni. Journal of Health Administration Education, 37(1), 25–44.
  • Betancourt, J. A., Stigler-Granados, P. E., Pacheco, G. J., Shanmugam, R., Kruse, C. S., & Fulton, L. V. (2020). Obesity and Morbidity Risk in the U.S. Veteran. MDPI - Healthcare 2020, 8(3), 191–204. https://doi.org/doi:10.3390/healthcare8030191

Selected Awards

  • Award / Honor Nominee: Best paper of conference, Geospatial-Temporal, Explanatory, Demand, and Financial Models for Heart Failure. January 10, 2020 - Present
  • Award / Honor Recipient: 2020 Presidential Distinction Award for Excellence in Scholarly/Creative Activites, Texas State University. January 1, 2019 - September 1, 2020
  • Award / Honor Nominee: Presidential Award of Excellence, Associate Professor level. January 1, 2019 - July 1, 2020
  • 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

Selected Service Activities

School of Health Administration
June 1, 2020-Present
CHP Strategic Planning Committee
June 1, 2020-Present
Faculty Qualifications Committee
January 2018-Present
Reviewer / Referee
American Journal of Health-System Pharmacy
January 2017-Present
Reviewer / Referee
December 2016-Present