Peter Johnson has more than 25 years of experience as the CIO for the Dartmouth-Hitchcock healthcare system. As CIO, he was responsible for all clinical, operational and financial systems. During this time, Peter oversaw numerous system implementations and successfully managed an Epic implementation – completed ahead of schedule and under budget.
In addition to his role as CIO, Peter served as Dartmouth-Hitchcock’s Security and Privacy Officer and supervised all regulatory compliance in these areas. He has also served as President of Dartmouth’s professional liability re-insurance company. Peter’s technical and management expertise is paired with a deep background in clinical operations and finance. He led and oversaw all commercial insurance contracting negotiations.
Under Peter’s leadership, Dartmouth received national recognition as an “Accountable Care Organization” when it implemented one of the first commercial medical home demonstration pilots and was selected by Medicare as a Physician Group Practice demonstration project.
Peter’s strengths lay in his ability to align IT goals with the goals of the organization while reducing costs through identifying redundancies.
Peter holds a Bachelor’s degree from Dartmouth College and a Masters of Business Administration from Cornell University’s Johnson School of Business. Peter also served on the faculty at Dartmouth’s Geisel School of Medicine. He is a licensed Certified Public Accountant.