Scott Ferguson



Aesto Health

"Ferg" provides leadership in healthcare technology, data analytics, and strategic growth gathered across 26 years of serving in the role of CEO for a diverse group of organizations.

Today he serves as the CEO of Aesto Health, which provides Software as a Service and Data as a Service for private-equity-backed healthcare groups leveraging technology and data to grow faster.

Over 41,000 healthcare executives, providers, and support staff utilize Aesto solutions to exchange, organize, and analyze healthcare data.

The company’s enterprise software suite provides tools that accelerate healthcare acquisitions, migrate patient data, and uncover opportunities for multiplying EBITDA.

As an extension of his responsibilities within Aesto Health, he serves as an advisor to many of the fastest-growing healthcare companies in the US. His book, "The Enterprise Healthcare Playbook," is scheduled for publication in Q422.


9:00 AM - 9:30 AM

Wednesday November 15, 2023

Healthcare M&A Best Practices: Leveraging Data Pre and Post-Transaction

  • Data-driven due diligence to uncover hidden risks, operational efficiencies and growth opportunities
  • Predictive modeling for valuation and the role of data analytics in determining the true value of healthcare assets
  • Post-merger integration and data synergy
  • Continuous monitoring and performance optimization
9:30 AM - 10:00 AM

Wednesday August 24, 2022

Finance & Operations Using the Latest Technologies to Support Growth

  • Understanding the financial and operational issues impacting growth
  • How to maximize profits using simple automation tools
  • Key instruments for increasing EBITDA in a downturn
4:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Wednesday August 24, 2022

The Health Tech Outlook: M&A, Private Capital, and the Policy Landscape (Software is Eating the World: Healthcare Services Edition)

  • Trends and themes behind the recent surge in HCIT M&A activity, particularly via private equity
  • Key drivers of valuation for HCIT firms in the private and public markets
  • Convergence of health tech and MSOs / tech-enabled services firms
  • Impact of recent policy shifts and upcoming changes in the landscape
2:00 PM - 2:25 PM

Friday October 22, 2021

Five Ways to Accelerate MSO Enterprise Growth

  • Techniques to vet deals quickly in order to beat your competition to the LOI
  • How to increase your accuracy of projected return on investment
  • The importance of starting the integration process within weeks of the transaction
  • Keeping providers productive to maximize cash flow during integration
  • Learning how to measure and manage clinic profitability post-integration
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