Dane C. Peterson

Dane C. Peterson

Emory Healthcare Hospital Group President

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 and its hospital partnerships. Peterson is responsible for quality measures, best practices, finances, and satisfaction among patients, staff and physicians for the hospitals. Prior to this, Peterson served as CEO of Emory University Hospital Midtown in Midtown Atlanta, a 511-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 largest, most comprehensive health system in Georgia, with more than 4 million patient encounters a year. In fiscal year 2013, Emory Healthcare had $2.6 billion in net revenue and provided $80.3 million in charity care. It has 15,208 employees and 1,830 hospital beds across the system.

Emory Healthcare hospitals include:  Emory University Hospital, Emory University Hospital Midtown, Emory University Orthopaedics & Spine Hospital, Emory Wesley Woods Hospital, Emory Saint Joseph’s Hospital, Emory Johns Creek Hospital and Emory Rehabilitation Hospital in Partnership with Select Medical.