Some make laws. One makes layups. Two are changing the way we receive medical care. They include two long-serving state lawmakers up for re-election, and a judge whose rulings will help shape the future of the region's most populous town. There's the new mayor of Kingston, soon to be sworn in after toppling the incumbent, and the re-elected mayor of Newburgh, looking to build consensus among council members who seem bent on avoiding it. They're among 16 local people whose paths and particulars vary, but who have one thing in common:
They’re people to watch in 2016
Crystal Run Healthcare CEO
Crystal Run Healthcare Managing Partner and CEO Hal Teitelbaum has made it his mission to improve the quality and availability of health care in the Hudson Valley. To that end, he’s invested time and money in equipment and information technology aimed at improving patient health.
Teitelbaum has expanded the company's medical practice to more than 30 locations in the region, and now has 2,200 employees, including 300 physicians. Crystal Run has entered the lucrative insurance market, and in 2016 it will open a 70,000-square-foot office building in Monroe.
Teitelbaum’s belief is that to remain competitive in a changing health-care landscape, Crystal Run needs to gain patients and financial strength to implement expensive changes. By opening new offices, hiring doctors and offering insurance, Teitelbaum appears to be doing just that.
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Article Reported by, The Times Herald-Record
Posted Dec. 26, 2015 at 11:30 PM | Updated Dec 27, 2015 at 12:13 AM | RecordOnline.com