Shawn Valenta MHA, RRT
Shawn Valenta is the Vice President of Clinical Hub at Wellpath, one of the largest private correctional healthcare companies in the country. With nearly 20 years of clinical and health care leadership experience, Shawn has a demonstrated record in successfully achieving results with a focus on quality improvement and cost-efficiency.
In Shawn’s previous Administrator of Telehealth role at the Medical University of South Carolina, he oversaw the strategic initiatives and operations of the MUSC Center for Telehealth, a HRSA-designated National Telehealth Center of Excellence. In this position, he managed the operations of telehealth services that range from the ICU to the home, including a 32-hospital telestroke network and one of the fastest growing school-based telehealth networks in the country.
Shawn also worked collaboratively in statewide strategic planning and furthering the health of South Carolinians with telehealth technology through the South Carolina Telehealth Alliance (SCTA). MUSC Health is the headquarters of the SCTA, which was awarded the 2019 American Telemedicine Association’s President’s Award for Transformation of Health Care Delivery.
Shawn was highlighted in 2020 by the SC Department of Commerce’s innovation hub, Scribble, for the creation of TSIM™ (the Telehealth Service Implementation Model), a guiding framework for the development, implementation and long-term sustainability of high quality telehealth services.