Recognitions & Awards
Among innumerable national, state, and local recognitions, Leon Medical Centers has the distinction of being featured as one of the four best healthcare institutions in the nation in a study published in Health Affairs, a prominent Washington, DC healthcare policy journal. The article written by Arnold Milstein, M.D. entitled “American Medical Home Runs” was published in the September/October 2009. Leon Medical Centers is lauded for its integrated care and patient-centric system.
RESEARCH AND EDUCATION
Leon Medical Centers is the only managed care organization in the State partnered with Florida International University’s Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine to provide a teaching curriculum that focuses on geriatric care. The Benjamín León, Jr. Family Center for Geriatric Research and Education will develop valuable research that will improve care for the elderly.
EXCELLENCE IN HEALTHCARE
Leon Medical Centers has also won the South Florida Business Journal’s Excellence in Healthcare Awards on multiple occasions for its Medical Excellence.