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Crystal Run Healthcare Presents Minisink Valley High School Graduate, Jaclyn Doherty, with Health Care Scholarship


Jaclyn Doherty, with Health Care ScholarshipFor more information, contact: Mark Trocino | 845.615.6832 |


Middletown, N.Y. – June 25, 2015 – Crystal Run Healthcare’s Chief Human Resources Officer, Mary DeFreitas and Director of Marketing and Public Relations, Mark Trocino presented Jaclyn Doherty with the Crystal Run Healthcare Scholarship in the amount of $1500 on June 16th. Miss Doherty was presented the scholarship at the Middletown Business and Professional Women’s (BPW) Club scholarship award dinner. This presentation of the scholarship is the third year that Crystal Run has offered it in partnership with the Middletown BPW and is one of numerous scholarships that Crystal Run has given to local high school students pursuing their college studies in a health care related field since 2005.

Jaclyn Doherty is a 2015 graduate of Minisink Valley High School and will attend SUNY Purchase in the fall where she will major in Physical Therapy. Miss Doherty is ranked fourteenth in her class at Minisink and was selected to receive this scholarship based on her academic performance, community involvement, and her interest in health care.

“On behalf of the partners of Crystal Run Healthcare, it is my pleasure to present Jaclyn with our health care scholarship. Jaclyn 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 health care,” 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 thirty thousand dollars in scholarships to local high school students.

About Crystal Run Healthcare: Crystal Run Healthcare is a premier multispecialty group practice with over 300 providers in over 40 medical specialties and more than 30 practice locations in the Hudson Valley and lower Catskill region. Crystal Run has a strong commitment to primary care, employing an outstanding group of physicians in 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. In addition to accreditation by The Joint Commission, Crystal Run is designated by the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) as a Level 3 Patient Centered-Medical Home. The practice is 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). Crystal Run Healthcare achieved NCQA Level 2 ACO Accreditation in 2012, becoming the first health care organization to be so designated in New York State and among the first six in the United States. Leveraging its ACO experience, Crystal Run has entered into value-based care/shared savings arrangements with numerous commercial payers and a Medicaid Managed Care organization. As a result, contracts which reward Crystal Run for health outcomes now cover approximately 50 percent of the group’s attributed primary care patients. Crystal Run has demonstrated its ability to manage population health, improving quality while simultaneously lowering per capita cost for the patients it serves. Crystal Run Healthcare and Mount Sinai Health System have recently announced the established the Mount Sinai-Crystal Run Alliance for Healthcare Transformation, a groundbreaking partnership in which the participants will share and implement best practices, invest and share financial and intellectual resources, strengthen provider networks, and employ innovative approaches to the creation of health care value—all in furtherance of the “Triple Aim” of Better Care, Better Health, and Lower Cost. For more information about Crystal Run Healthcare visit, and follow us on Twitter, LinkedIn and Facebook or call 845.703.6999.