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Dr. Eytan Behiri is the Corporate Chief Medical Information Officer (CMIO) at NYC Health + Hospitals, formerly the New York City Health and Hospitals Corporation (HHC). NYC Health + Hospitals operates the public hospitals and clinics of New York City. A public benefit corporation with $6.7 billion in annual revenues, Health + Hospitals is the largest municipal healthcare system in the United States serving 1.4 million patients, including more than 475,000 uninsured city residents. Dr. Behiri also holds an appointment as Adjunct Assistant Professor at the School of Health Professions and Human Services, Hofstra University. Eytan is a licensed physician executive with over 20 years of business, managerial and operational experience in medical informatics, electronic medical records, medical devices and clinical decision support. Prior to Health + Hospitals, he held management positions with Northwell Health of Lake Success, NY as Director, Clinical Information Systems, Evidenced Based Medicine and Order Sets; with PeriGen (E&C Medical Intelligence) Inc. as a Director in both the R&D and US Operations areas; and served previously as Adjunct Professor of Management at Dowling College’s MBA program in Oakdale, NY. Eytan served as a Medical Officer (Lieutenant) in the Israel Defense Forces Medical Corps. He’s a graduate of the School of Medicine at Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, did his medical internship at Hadassah Medical Center in Jerusalem, and is currently finishing an MBA program (with a concentration in Health Services Management) at Hofstra University. In lieu of his sleep time, Eytan is a board member of the Sid Jacobson Jewish Community Center in Roslyn, NY and is the Chair of the Long Island Chapter of Israel Scouts – 'Shevet Gefen'. To date, he considers his 4 children as his greatest accomplishment, an accomplishment impossible to top.