Awards and Recognitions
HCN is proud of the accolades we have received throughout the years. Our most recent awards and recognitions are listed below.
Sun Sentinel Leadership Award Recipient
Congratulations to our very own President & CEO, Alex Romillo, for being the recipient of the Sun Sentinel Leadership Award in the South Florida Mid-Sized business category. He was chosen for his award based on Associate feedback as an exceptional leader for both HCN and the entire health center movement.
South Florida Hospital News Article Recognition
Niurka Diaz, IT Controller at HCN, was recognized in South Florida Hospital News with a Member Spotlight article for ACHE of South Florida. Niurka joined ACHE of South Florida in 2016 and is now the Membership Chair-elect. The full article can be found here.
2021-2023 Sun Sentinel Top Workplace
Health Choice Network is honored to be named a Sun Sentinel Top Workplace in South Florida for 3 consecutive years. This award is based on feedback from our own HCN Associates and was given for our rich culture, which values its Associates and amplifies talent.
Terisa James Retirement Recognition
Honoring one of Health Choice Network’s founding members, Terisa A. James for 41 years of serving the health care community. HCN has immense gratitude for her passion and dedication to advancing the mission of community health centers.
2022 Jessie Trice Hero Award
Congratulations to our 2022 Jessie Trice Hero Award Honoree, Johann Torres, MD. In recognition of his leadership in healthcare, his unwavering dedication to serving and advocating for vulnerable populations, and his commitment to serving his community.
Board Chair Recognition
Thank you to Dennis Kruse for serving as the past Board Chair for Health Choice Network, Inc. and to Bakari Burns for serving as the past Board Chair for Health Choice Network of Florida.
2022 Employee of the Year
Congratulations to Health Choice Network's Kevin S. Kearns 2022 Employee of the Year, Tere Rios! This award recognizes an Associate annually for consistent, outstanding professionalism and service that merits honor and praise both internally at HCN and externally to our member centers throughout the year. Tere embodies our standard of customer service through integrity, willingness to assist others and her commitment to bringing HCN's mission and vision to life.
NAHSE 2019 Newsletter Recognition
Maylee Sanchez, CIO at HCN, was recognized in the 2019 NAHSE Fall Edition Newsletter Publication in an article titled Breaking Barriers All the Way to The Healthcare Technology C-Suites. The full article can be found here.
2023 Excellence in Human Resources Awards Honoree
Congratulations to Priscilla Torres, Chief Human Resources Officer at HCN, for being selected as an Honoree of the South Florida Business & Wealth’s 2023 Excellence in Human Resources Award for Healthcare Organizations! The Excellence in Human Resources program celebrates the region’s outstanding HR professionals who build and nurture the talent within their organizations.
CHCIO Certification Recognition
Congratulations to Maylee Sanchez, CIO at HCN, for becoming a CHIME Certified Healthcare CIO. The CHCIO Certification is designed exclusively for leaders in health information technology and represents one of the highest professional achievements in the industry.
2019 Chief Executive Officer’s Award
Congratulations to Rick Friedfeld and Zaida Naranjo-Holland for receiving the 2019 Chief Executive Officer’s Award from Community Health of South Florida (CHI) for outstanding contribution to the overall mission of CHI.
Awards and Recognitions
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