Dane C. Peterson
Emory Healthcare Hospital Group
Co-Chief, Clinical Operations
Chief Administrative Officer
Dane C. Peterson is Emory Healthcare's Hospital Group President, a role in which he is accountable for overall performance and achievement at all of Emory Healthcare's seven hospitals. Peterson is responsible for quality measures, best practices, finances, and satisfaction among patients, staff, and physicians for the hospitals. Peterson is also Emory Healthcare's Co-Chief of Clinical Operations and Chief Administrative Officer. Peterson served formerly as CEO of Emory University Hospital Midtown in Midtown Atlanta, a 529-bed community-based, acute care teaching facility.
Peterson joined Emory Healthcare in 2007 from Medical City Dallas Hospital (HCA) in Dallas, Texas, a 677-bed facility where he was interim COO and an associate administrator. Prior to his move to Texas, he was an associate administrator for ancillary services at Creighton University Medical Center in Omaha, Nebraska.
Peterson, who holds an MBA from Stanford University and a bachelor's in industrial and operations engineering from the University of Michigan, has significant accomplishments in master plan construction and renovation, core measures improvement, employee engagement, and cultural transformation support. These skills are crucial to an organization like Emory Healthcare, the most comprehensive health system in Georgia, with more than 4 million patient service visits a year. In fiscal year 2016, Emory Healthcare had $3 billion in net revenue and provided $72.3 million in charity care. It has more than 16,000 employees and 1,976 hospital beds across the system.
Emory Healthcare hospitals include Emory University Hospital (which includes Emory University Hospital at Wesley Woods), Emory University Hospital Midtown, Emory University Orthopaedics & Spine Hospital, Emory Saint Joseph's Hospital, Emory Johns Creek Hospital, and Emory Rehabilitation Hospital.