Mission, Vision, Values Guide Lee Health

Updated guiding principles outline commitment to caring, empowering health and continuous improvement

(Fort Myers, Fla. – June 1, 2017) --- Following the rebranding of Lee Memorial Health System to Lee Health last fall, the health system revisited and revised its mission, vision and value statements to better reflect its commitment to improving coordination of care, and empowering and inspiring healthier lifestyles.

Lee Health’s new guiding principles include:

  • Mission: To be a trusted partner, empowering healthier lives through care and compassion.
  • Vision: To inspire hope and be a national leader for the advancement of health and healing.
  • Values: Principles that guide the important work we do every day and night…
    • Respect: We respect you, your life and your health care choices. We respect one another as colleagues, caregivers and people.
    • Excellence: We strive for excellence in everything we do. We uphold the highest standards of safety and quality, deliver an exceptional experience to our patients and manage our resources responsibly.
    • Compassion: We care for your family like our own. We truly embody “caring people, inspiring health.”
    • Education: We support education to continuously improve ourselves, develop an effective workforce and empower healthier lifestyles throughout our community.

“We share these mission, vision and value statements with our community as a means of transparency,” explains Larry Antonucci, M.D., Lee Health Chief Executive Officer. “Sharing these statements also serves as our promise to strive for continuous improvement and to work hard to always provide the safest, highest quality, compassionate, collaborative care every day and night.”

About Lee Health

Since the opening of the first hospital in 1916, Lee Health has been a health care leader in Southwest Florida, constantly evolving to meet the needs of the community. A non-profit, integrated health care services organization, Lee Health is committed to the well-being of every individual served, focused on healthy living and maintaining good health. Staffed by caring people, inspiring health, services are conveniently located throughout the community in four acute care hospitals, two specialty hospitals, outpatient centers, walk-in medical centers, primary care and specialty physician practices and other services across the continuum of care. Learn more at www.LeeHealth.org

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