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Middletown, N.Y. – June 25, 2013 – Crystal Run Healthcare’s Chief Human Resources Officer, Mary DeFreitas presented Kelsie M. Doller with the Crystal Run Healthcare Scholarship, in the amount of $1500, on June 18th. Miss Doller was presented the scholarship at the Middletown Business and Professional Women’s (BPW) Club scholarship award dinner. This annual scholarship, the first of its kind that Crystal Run has offered in partnership with the Middletown BPW is one of numerous scholarships that Crystal Run has given to local high school students pursuing their college studies in a healthcare related field since 2005.
Kelsie M. Doller is a 2013 graduate of Minisink Valley High School and will attend Orange County Community College in the fall where she will major in Physical Therapy. Miss Doller was selected to receive this scholarship based on her academic performance, community involvement, and her interest in physical therapy.
“It was my pleasure to meet and present Kelsie with the scholarship on behalf of all the partners of Crystal Run Healthcare. Kelsie has earned this scholarship through her hard work in academics and contributions to her community and we are happy she chose to continue her education in healthcare,” said Mary DeFreitas, Chief Human Resources Officer at Crystal Run Healthcare.
Crystal Run Healthcare has long been committed to giving back to the local community as well as supporting youth education through scholarships. Since 2005, Crystal Run Healthcare has donated over twenty-two thousand dollars in scholarships to local high school students.
--- Cutline: Crystal Run Healthcare Scholarship winner Kelsie M. Doller (center) receives her scholarship check from Crystal Run Healthcare’s Chief Human Resources Officer, Mary DeFreitas (right) and BPW President, Melissa James (left).
About Crystal Run Healthcare: Crystal Run Healthcare is a premier multi-specialty group practice, and is among the fastest growing medical practices in the country. Crystal Run Healthcare includes over 300 providers, in over 40 medical specialties with 14 practice locations focusing on the healthcare needs of the mid-Hudson Valley and lower Catskill region. Crystal Run has a strong commitment to primary care, employing an outstanding group of physicians representing the specialties of Internal Medicine, Obstetrics/Gynecology, Family Practice, Geriatrics and Pediatrics. The practice also includes unsurpassed sub-specialists in a wide variety of medical and surgical specialties and sub-specialties. Crystal Run Healthcare offers fully accredited digital radiology and laboratory services and is a national leader in the use and advancement of electronic health records (EHR). Crystal Run Healthcare is accredited by The Joint Commission and is designated by the NCQA as a Level 3 Patient Centered-Medical Home. The practice was among the first 27 health care organizations in the nation to participate as an Accountable Care Organization (ACO) in the Medicare Shared Savings Program (MSSP) effective April 2012. NCQA recognition of Crystal Run as an Early Adopter seeking ACO Accreditation in January 2012 culminated in December 2012 with Crystal Run Healthcare achieving NCQA Level 2 ACO Accreditation. For more information about Crystal Run Healthcare visit our website at www.crystalrunhealthcare.com or call 845.615.6832.