Scott Reiner is the chief executive officer of Adventist Health, a faith-based, nonprofit integrated health system serving more than 80 communities in California, Oregon and Hawaii with a mission of living God’s love by inspiring health, wholeness and hope. As CEO, he is responsible for setting the vision and direction of Adventist Health and positioning the organization for community health impact and growth. Reiner has been in his current role since 2014.
Founded on Seventh-day Adventist heritage and values, Adventist Health provides compassionate care through its Care Division to more than 27,000 associates in 23 hospitals, more than 290 clinics, 15 home care agencies and eight hospice agencies. The system, which launched a Well-being Division in 2020, owns Blue Zones, a pioneer organization in taking a systemic and environmental approach to improving the health of entire cities and communities. Other services include a California virtual hospital, which provides acute care in patients’ homes, as well as a health plan and joint ventures with four retirement centers in both urban and rural communities.
A registered nurse with nearly 30 years of healthcare leadership experience, Reiner has a passion for advancing mission through whole-person health. An inspiring motivational leader with a realistic take on the current healthcare environment and an optimistic view of what is possible in the future, Reiner espouses a benevolent and thought-provoking philosophy dedicated to improving the well-being of the community and individuals. He is committed to quality, innovation, experience, consumer value and mission expansion into the community.
Previously, Reiner served as executive vice president/chief operations officer of Adventist Health and was responsible for the day-to-day operations of the nearly $5 billion health system. Prior to that, he was president and CEO of Adventist Health Glendale, a 515-bed facility in Southern California.
Reiner has chaired the governing boards of numerous Adventist Health business units. In addition, he will serve as the 2021 chair of the California Hospital Association board of directors. He also serves a member of the board of directors for Loma Linda University Health as well as Premier, Inc.
Reiner has a bachelor’s degree in nursing from Pacific Union College in Angwin, California, and a master’s degree in health administration from California State University, Northridge.