About John

John Johnston, CPA, MHA, brings more than 25 years of experience to his role as National Partner at Advisory Board. In this role, John works with hospitals and health systems to improve their strategic direction, operational efficiency, and financial performance. He leads a team of consultants focused on large-scale margin improvement and hospital care redesign consulting.

John’s specific areas of expertise include developing strategies to achieve sustainable financial performance under Medicare rates, large-scale margin improvement initiatives, hospital care redesign and length of stay reduction, service line growth, and profitability strategies. Prior to joining Advisory Board, John served as vice president for Quorum Health Resources where he was responsible for consulting engagements in large health system clients. John also previously served as a vice president at Premier, Inc, and as a financial executive in two community hospitals.

John is a certified public accountant. His educational background includes a master of health care administration from Trinity University in San Antonio, Texas, and a bachelor of science in accounting from Carson-Newman University in Jefferson City, Tenn.


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