Denis J. Lukes - Chief Financial Officer

Denis joined Healthcare Council in March 2012 as vice president of Payor Relations & Reimbursement and now holds the title of Chief Financial Officer.

Prior to joining Healthcare Council, his financial experience included several senior management roles at St. Francis Health System and Pitts Management Associates, a national hospital consulting firm. He also served as the vice president of Finance at West Penn Allegheny Health System.

Denis’ responsibilities include working with Healthcare Council member Chief Financial Officers and other financial leaders on reimbursement-related issues, revenue cycle, and regulatory and payor related issues. He also manages Healthcare Council’s Flash Survey.

He serves on the board of directors of the Western PA Healthcare Financial Management Association and is an adjunct faculty member of the Carnegie Mellon University’s Heinz College of Information Systems and Public Policy.

Denis earned a Bachelor of Science in business administration from Indiana University of Pennsylvania, Indiana, Pennsylvania and is a certified public accountant.