Awards and Recognitions
HCN is proud of the accolades we have received throughout the years. Our most recent awards and recognitions are listed below.



2021 Sun Sentinel Top Workplace

Health Choice Network is honored to be named a 2021 Sun Sentinel Top Workplace in South Florida for our culture, which values its associates and amplifies talent. Read More

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.

2021 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 2021 Excellence in Human Resources Award. Read More

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.

2021 Jessie Trice Hero Award

Congratulations to our 2021 Jessie Trice Hero Award Honorees, Crystal King-Brown, RN and Patricia Philippe, MSN, BSN, RN, IV. This award recognizes individuals for their leadership in healthcare, unwavering dedication to servicing and advocating for underserved and minority populations, and commitment to serving their community.

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.

2021 Employee of the Year

Congratulations to Health Choice Network's Kevin S. Kearns 2021 Employee of the Year, Sandro Martinez, Ph.D. CS.! 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. Sandro embodies our standard of customer service through integrity, willingness to assist others and his commitment to bringing HCN's mission and vision to life.

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.

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