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Leon Medical Centers, Inc. Recognized Nationally for Technology Advances that Improve Patient Care

October 1, 2018

MIAMI--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oct 1, 2018--Miami-based Leon Medical Centers, Inc. announced today an industry-breaking achievement earning the Summa Cum Laude Honor by the national healthcare software firm, Epic. As part of its Honor Roll Grant Program, Epic honors healthcare organizations across the country who use their Electronic Health Record (EHR) system. These recognized organizations demonstrate an elite level of EHR adoption to further advance the improvement of patient care. Awarded to Leon Medical Centers, this honor grants recognition of the healthcare organization’s stance in waving the path of technology in the medical field through its ongoing efforts to improve patient care and healthcare delivery.

“We are honored to receive this recognition by the Epic Honor Roll Grant Program and would like to thank our staff of health professionals for all their efforts in making these advancements imperative to our patient care,” said Albert Maury, President and CEO, Leon Medical Centers. “We are committed to providing an array of the highest-quality healthcare services and thrive to continue improving our patient outcomes, ensuring that they are receiving the best performing outpatient services available,” added Maury.

In addition, Leon Medical Centers has recently been honored with the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS) Analytics Stage 7 Award, for its continuous efforts to improve patient outcomes through the implementation of EHR technology practices. HIMSS is the world’s leading non-profit advocacy and accrediting organization in the healthcare IT industry, which recognizes and ranks the preeminent healthcare organizations across the globe. National rankings are evaluated based on healthcare technology adoption within the organization on a scale from 0-7; with zero being completely paper-based and seven being a fully electronic implementation across all health records and associated tools within the organization.

Standing as the one and only Stage 7 Outpatient Medical Care Institution in Miami-Dade County, Leon Medical Centers is applauded by the healthcare industry and the Miami-Dade community for its innovative advancements in technology to further aid in the improvement of patient care and health services.

About Leon Medical Centers, Inc.

Established in 1996, Leon Medical Centers has grown to become one of Miami’s leading healthcare services providers, serving Medicare patients in seven conveniently located centers throughout Miami-Dade County, and at satellite locations in various South Florida hospitals. Learn more about Leon Medical Centers at http://www.leonmedicalcenters.com, and at @leon.medical on Instagram, @LeonMedicalCenters on Facebook, and @LeonMedical on Twitter.

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CONTACT: Leon Medical Centers, Inc.

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KEYWORD: UNITED STATES NORTH AMERICA FLORIDA

INDUSTRY KEYWORD: TECHNOLOGY SOFTWARE HEALTH CONSUMER HISPANIC GENERAL HEALTH

SOURCE: Leon Medical Centers, Inc.

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