SOURCE: Sun Healthcare Group, Inc.

September 17, 2007 16:31 ET

SunBridge Healthcare Corporation Announces New Senior Vice President of Clinical Operations

IRVINE, CA--(Marketwire - September 17, 2007) - SunBridge Healthcare Corp., a subsidiary of Sun Healthcare Group, Inc. (SHG) (NASDAQ: SUNH), has announced the appointment of Sue Coppola as senior vice president of its clinical operations. SunBridge and its subsidiaries operate 216 long-term and post-acute care centers nationwide.

Ms. Coppola will oversee and direct all functions relative to resident services for SunBridge. She brings more than 21 years of experience serving in both clinical and operational leadership positions within the healthcare industry. She was the former senior vice president of clinical operations at Harborside Healthcare, which was acquired by Sun Healthcare Group in April 2007. Prior to her five years at Harborside, Ms. Coppola was a healthcare consulting practice manager for PricewaterhouseCoopers.

"Sue's expertise has been instrumental in the ongoing integration of operations for Harborside and SunBridge. The leadership and drive Sue brings to SunBridge will not only support our nursing center staff and operations but her knowledge and experience will assist us in our continued focus on improving our service and building our reputation as a premier provider of long-term healthcare services," said Bill Mathies, president and chief operating officer of SunBridge Healthcare Corporation and SHG Services, Inc.

About Sun Healthcare Group, Inc.

Sun Healthcare Group, Inc., with executive offices in Irvine, California, owns SunBridge Healthcare Corporation and other affiliated companies that operate long-term and post-acute care centers in many states. In addition, the Sun Healthcare Group family of companies provides therapy through SunDance Rehabilitation Corporation, hospice services through SolAmor Hospice and medical staffing through CareerStaff Unlimited, Inc.

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