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Michael Peterson


Serves healthcare providers, healthcare services companies, and private equity investors on strategy, transformation, operations, and partnerships; leads McKinsey’s revenue excellence work focused on provider growth, managed care pricing, revenue cycle management, revenue diversification, and M&A

Michael is a partner in McKinsey’s healthcare practice focused on helping healthcare providers and healthcare services companies create strategy, transform operations, and grow top-line performance. He leads McKinsey’s Revenue Excellence capabilities for providers, including growth, pricing, revenue cycle management, diversified revenues, and M&A.

Some of his recent client work includes the following:

  • supporting numerous large-scale transformations targeting over $400m and focused on growth, revenue cycle management, pricing, labor, organizational design, and external spend
  • developing a growth strategy for a technology-enabled healthcare services business focused on organic growth, adjacent services, end-market prioritization, and M&A
  • creating a post-acute and ambulatory strategy for a large, national healthcare provider, focused on growth, partnerships, and portfolio rationalization
  • designing a physician alignment and population health strategy for a large regional healthcare provider, focused on Clinically Integrated Networks (CIN), narrow network products, and utilization management capabilities


Setting the revenue cycle up for success in automation and AI”, McKinsey & Company, July 2023

From revenue cycle management to revenue excellence”, McKinsey & Company, June 2018




University of Pennsylvania, Wharton School

University of Waterloo