Diane Hansen

Diane Hansen is Chief Executive Officer of Palomar Health. Previously, Diane served as Executive Vice President, Finance for Palomar Health, after having twice served as the Director of Financial Planning and Decision Support, as well as the Director of Clinical Business Operations. Diane has more than 15 years of experience in the healthcare industry, including for-profit, not-for-profit and government acute care hospitals. She also has extensive experience in physician networks, insurance providers and consulting, as well as expertise in the areas of Strategic and Financial Planning, Decision Support, and Clinical Business Operations.  

As Executive Vice President, Finance, Diane’s responsibilities included strategic financial planning, treasury, capital formation, financial management, budgeting, contracting, revenue cycle and real estate.

As the Director of Clinical Business Operations for Palomar, Diane focused on cost management in all areas of the organization, with a primary emphasis on labor management and efficiency.

Between her two tenures at Palomar Health, Diane worked for Indiana University Health as the Director of Financial Operations for the IU Health Physicians (IUHP) network and Ambulatory Services. In the two-and-a-half years she spent there, IUHP fully integrated more than 600 physicians. 

Prior to IUHP, Diane worked for WellPoint, Inc., the parent company of Anthem/Blue Cross, a Fortune 35 company. As Director of Cost and Budget, she was responsible for consolidation of the budget for twelve divisions, quarterly projections and reporting.

Diane is a licensed CPA and graduated from the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth with a Bachelor of Science in Accounting. 
  • Palomar Medical Center Escondido


    2185 Citracado Parkway

    Escondido, CA 92029


  • Palomar Medical Center Downtown Escondido


    555 East Valley Parkway

    Escondido, CA 92025


  • Palomar Medical Center Poway


    15615 Pomerado Road

    Poway, CA 92064