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Middletown, N.Y. – June 3, 2014 – Managing Partner and CEO of Crystal Run Healthcare, Dr. Hal Teitelbaum has been nominated for Modern Healthcare’s “100 Most Influential People in Healthcare.” Among the other nominees are prominent national figures including President of the United States, Barack Obama and Speaker of the House, John Boehner. Dr. Teitelbaum’s nomination, along with such elite company, speaks volumes to his influence in healthcare on the national stage.
“It is a great honor to be nominated, but most importantly, this recognition is a tribute to the commitment of our physicians and staff to transforming healthcare from a transaction-based system to a value-based system of coordinated, comprehensive care,” said Dr. Teitelbaum.
Dr. Hal Teitelbaum is the Founder, Managing Partner and Chief Executive Officer of Crystal Run Healthcare, a premier multi-specialty group medical practice. Dr. Teitelbaum completed his training in Internal Medicine at New York Hospital-Cornell Medical Center, and in Medical Oncology and Hematology at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center. After beginning his career in full-time academic practice, Dr. Teitelbaum established a solo practice in Orange County, New York, in 1982. He established Crystal Run Healthcare in 1996 and has served as its Managing Partner and CEO since. Dr. Teitelbaum is a 1998 Honors graduate of Columbia Business School, where he earned his MBA. He has also earned his Juris Doctor degree from Columbia Law School, Class of 2012 where he was a Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar.
Dr. Teitelbaum’s dedication and drive has resulted in Crystal Run Healthcare being recognized as a market leader in health care delivery in the Hudson Valley, and have contributed significantly to raising the bar in medical care throughout the region by improving the access to and quality of health care. Under Dr. Teitlebaum’s leadership, Crystal Run Healthcare was an early adopter of electronic health records and has fully embraced the philosophy of value-based medical care. Crystal Run Healthcare is accredited by The Joint Commission and is designated by the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) as a Level 3 Patient Centered-Medical Home. Crystal Run 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 and was recognized by the NCQA as an Early Adopter seeking ACO Accreditation in January 2012 which culminated with achieving NCQA Level 2 ACO Accreditation in December 2012. Crystal Run was the first health care organization in New York State and one of the first six nationally to achieve NCQA Level 2 ACO Accreditation.
Dr. Teitelbaum is a member of the Medical Group Management Association (MGMA); a member of the CEO Council of the American Medical Group Association (AMGA); a Member of the New York State Bar Association; a member with Advanced Standing in the American College of Physician Executives; a member of the Medical Society of the State of New York; and a Member of the American Medical Association, among other professional association memberships.
This year marks the 13th annual poll conducted by Modern Healthcare to determine who the 100 Most Influential People in Healthcare are in the United States. Voting began on May 5th and runs through June 13th. The winners of this year’s poll will be those individuals in healthcare who are deemed by their peers and an expert panel to be the most influential individuals in the industry, in terms of leadership and impact. This year's 100 Most Influential People in Healthcare will be honored in a special feature in Modern Healthcare's Aug. 25 edition.
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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 18 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, the first such designation in New York. For more information about Crystal Run Healthcare visit www.crystalrunhealthcare.com, and follow us on Twitter, LinkedIn and Facebook or call 845.615.6832.