Eric has over twenty-five years of experience in leading hospital operations and information systems management functions.
He has served as the Vice President and Chief Information Officer of the University of Chicago Medical Center and Biological Sciences since 2001.
As a member of the Senior Management Group, he works with the UCMC Board of Trustees to execute the business strategies of the organization.
An advocate for innovation in the healthcare industry, Eric has been invited to speak at numerous technology conferences and meetings on industry topics.
Having written several articles on technology innovation and adoption for trade publications, both Eric
organization have been featured in publications in recognition of their accomplishments.
has guided new companies with their product offerings, market analysis and positioning, as well as with their business planning.
has educated executive teams on how to navigate the healthcare market with a specialty in helping emerging companies work synergistically with more established healthcare companies.
The eco-system he
has deployed at UCMC
can be considered best in class in this regard.
Eric is a Fellow in the Healthcare Information and Management System Society and Fellow of the College of Healthcare Information Management Executives (CHIME).
He has chaired the fall forum planning committee, been chair of the CHIME Foundation (vendor group), Treasurer of CHIME and a member of the CHIME Board of Trustees.
He served as Program Director for the CHIME Healthcare CIO Boot Camp, a program that trains the next generation of CIO's.
Eric holds his MBA from the Advanced Management Program, Broad School of Management at Michigan State University and his BS in Business Studies at the State University of New York College at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY.