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Sunshine Named CMIO at University Hospitals

September 2, 2009
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Jeffrey L. Sunshine, M.D., Ph.D., has been appointed as vice president and CMIO at University Hospitals, a 1,032-bed, multi-hospital system based in Cleveland.

Sunshine, who has served as interim CMIO since November 2008, led the rollout of a $100 million EHR system across University’s eight hospitals. He will retain his positions as director of MRI and diagnostic and interventional neuroradiologist with University Hospitals Case Medical Center.

Previously, he served as medical director and director of enterprise clinician adoption at University Hospitals. Sunshine has been on the faculty of the Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine since 1996.

University Hospitals provides care to patients throughout Northeast Ohio. Its flagship medical center, University Hospitals Case Medical Center, is the primary teaching affiliate of Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine. Together, UH Case Medical Center and CWRU School of Medicine form the largest biomedical research center in Ohio.

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