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Crystal Run Ambulatory Surgery Center Welcomes Raquel Rios As Its Administrator


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Middletown, N.Y. – January 28, 2013 – Crystal Run Ambulatory Surgery Center of Middletown (CRASCM), a joint venture between Crystal Run Healthcare and Orange Regional Medical Center  is pleased to announce the addition of Raquel Rios (Ortiz), as its Administrator. Ms. Rios will be responsible for the daily operations of the center as well as lead all process improvement efforts in quality and patient safety, oversee regulatory compliance, and monitor patient access and satisfaction.
Ms. Rios joins CRASCM with over seventeen years of healthcare experience. Rios spent 12 years at Beth Israel Medical Center in New York City where she first served as Quality Improvement Coordinator and most recently served as the Director, Ambulatory Services and Process Improvement. Ms. Rios earned her BS in Health Care Administration as well as her MS in Health Services Administration from Iona College in New Rochelle. In addition, Ms. Rios holds several certifications including Practical Nursing and Advanced Health Care Leadership.
“We are very pleased to welcome Raquel because of her expertise in managing an ambulatory surgery center. Her extensive experience in quality improvement, Joint Commission standards and procedures, and process improvement are a true asset and will facilitate the center’s continual pursuit of providing only the highest quality patient care,” said Michelle A. Koury, MD, Executive Director, CRASCM.
--- Cutline: Raquel Rios (Ortiz), Administrator, Crystal Run Ambulatory Surgery Center of Middletown
About Crystal Run Ambulatory Surgery Center of Middletown: Crystal Run Ambulatory Surgery Center of Middletown(CRASCM) is a joint venture between Crystal Run Healthcare and Orange Regional Medical Center and is a state-of-the-art ambulatory surgery center committed to providing health care of the highest quality, value, and safety to the community it serves. CRASCM, staffed exclusively by Crystal Run Healthcare physicians, boasts the region’s newest technology designed to provide advanced medical capabilities and superior patient care in a modern, comfortable setting. CRASCM has five fully equipped, high-tech operating rooms and two endoscopy procedure rooms. The center provides direct access to Crystal Run Healthcare’s team of exceptional surgeons operating in a multitude of surgical specialties including Gastroenterology, Orthopedic Surgery, Pain Management, Otolaryngology, Gynecology, Urology, Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery and General Surgery. At CRASCM, our experienced team of physicians, nurses and support staff work together with one focus: to provide you with the care and compassion you deserve, in a comfortable, safe environment. For more information about Crystal Run Ambulatory Surgery Center of Middletown call 845.615.6832.