100 Most Influential People in Healthcare
R. Milton Johnson, 60
Chairman and CEO, HCA Healthcare
- Compensation: $21,300,000 - according to 2016 (Modern Healthcare)
- Years on list: 4
Johnson became CEO of HCA in 2014. The for-profit hospital company this year expanded into a new hospital market for the first time since 2003. The $710 million deal to purchase 604-bed Memorial University Medical Center in Savannah, Ga., is one of eight hospital acquisition deals that HCA has made this year since April, a mini-binge for the nation's largest hospital chain.