N E W S R E L E A S E
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
SARATOGA SPRINGS, NY, August 5, 2019— Kimberly Leon has been named director of specialty practices for the Saratoga Hospital Medical Group. In this role, Kimberly will assume operational oversight for the medical and surgical specialty practices and will work closely with all members of the medical group’s administrative team.
“As we steadily expand our multispecialty network and introduce new programs and services,” said Joseph Bell, MD, president, Saratoga Hospital Medical Group, “this new role will assure our specialty practice members will continue to receive the consistent, quality support and communication necessary to best meet the needs of the community we serve. Kimberly Leon has extensive experience advocating for providers and patients, and we are thrilled to have her join our team.”
Immediately prior to joining the hospital, Leon was the Compliance and Risk Officer/Privacy Officer at New York Oncology Hematology – Cancer Center in Clifton Park. Her responsibilities included managing all audits throughout the organization including billing, compliance, legal and privacy preventions, as well as working closely with providers in staying compliant with documentation, coding, legal requirements, and medical record requests.
“I am delighted to be here at Saratoga Hospital,” said Leon. “The hospital, staff, and medical group members are all clearly dedicated to their patients. In the continually changing medical industry, specialty medicine practices each have unique needs. I am proud to have the opportunity to listen, assess, and assure any operational changes or resource acquisitions are as seamless as possible, so our providers can focus on what they do best—quality, compassionate patient care.”
Prior to NYOH, Leon held leadership positions with Quad Medical and Upstate University Hospital and was the Chief Operations Officer for a large Radiology Group in Central New York. Leon holds a Master of Science Degree in Healthcare Administration. She has two grown sons, and she resides in Glens Falls with her husband.