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



2021-2022 Sun Sentinel Top Workplace

Health Choice Network is honored to be named a Sun Sentinel Top Workplace in South Florida for 2 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.

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

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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