Scott H. Johnson, MBA, FHFMA
Executive Vice President & Chief Financial Officer, St. Luke's
Scott H. Johnson, MBA, FHFMA, was appointed to the executive vice president and chief financial officer of St. Luke's in 2018. He previously served as senior vice president and chief financial officer at St. Luke's Hospital since 2011. His executive responsibilities include oversight of all aspects of finance, St. Luke's Medical Group and employed physician network, population health, risk management, patient financial services, payor relations, materials management, facilities and support services, and information systems.
Scott was named a 2015 CFO of the Year by the St. Louis Business Journal. The award honors CFOs who provide outstanding leadership and financial stewardship. In addition, he was recognized on the 2015 Becker's Hospital Review list of 150 Hospital and Health System CFOs to Know, which features healthcare finance executives across the nation.
Under Scott's leadership, St. Luke's has received the Healthcare Financial Management Association's MAP Award for High Performance in Revenue Cycle for four years straight (2014-17). Winners of this national award demonstrate patient-friendly billing practices and innovative revenue cycle practices that deliver sustainable financial performance.
Previously, Scott served as vice president of finance for Legacy Health, a five-hospital health system in Portland, Oregon, for over a decade. He began his career in public accounting as a CPA with Arthur Andersen & Co. and has held finance and leadership positions in long-term care, physician practice management, hospitals and health systems since leaving Arthur Andersen & Co. in 1989.
Overall, Scott has more than 35 years of combined experience in finance and healthcare. He is a Fellow of the Healthcare Financial Management Association and a recipient of the HFMA Founders Medal of Honor.
Scott earned his bachelor's degree in business administration from Portland State University and his MBA in healthcare management from Oregon Health & Science University.