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Crystal Run Healthcare's Employees Raise Over $2,000 For St. Jude Children's Research Hospital


Employees Raise Over $2,000 For St. Jude Children's Research HospitalFOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
For more information, contact: Mark Trocino | 845.615.6832 |

Middletown, N.Y. – September 23, 2013 – On Friday, September 13th, Crystal Run Healthcare held a dress down day to help raise funds and awareness to support St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. The employees throughout Crystal Run’s 13 locations in Orange and Sullivan Counties personally donated money and wore jeans in a fundraiser called “Dress Down for St. Jude”. In total, the employees raised $2,084. All funds raised were donated to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital during Thunder 102’s radiothon on September 20th. Crystal Run Healthcare’s Chief Operating Officer, Dr. Michelle A. Koury along with staff members Georgia Hart, Site Supervisor in Liberty and Lauren Ramos, Accounting Clerk in Middletown presented the check to Thunder 102’s on-air hosts Paul Ciliberto, Michelle Semerano, and Mike Sakell on-air during the Country Cares for St. Jude Kids radiothon.

St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital is a pediatric treatment and research hospital whose mission is to advance cures, and means of prevention, for pediatric catastrophic diseases through research and treatment. Discoveries made at St. Jude have completely changed how the world treats children with cancer and other diseases.

“I am so proud of the tremendous support our employees have given to this fund raiser. Our employees never cease to amaze me with their generosity, especially in this tough economic time. Cancer is a disease that has touched so many of our lives and by supporting St. Jude and the great work they do with cancer research we are all helping the fight against cancer,” said Michelle A. Koury, MD, Chief Operating Officer at Crystal Run Healthcare.

--- Cutline: Pictured from left to right, Mike Sakell, on-air host at Thunder 102, Lauren Ramos, Accounting Clerk at Crystal Run Healthcare, Paul Ciliberto, on-air host at Thunder 102, Dr. Michelle A. Koury, Chief Operating Officer at Crystal Run Healthcare, Georgia Hart, Site Supervisor at Crystal Run Healthcare, and Michelle Semerano, on-air host at Thunder 102 all pose for a picture with the check donated by Crystal Run Healthcare to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital during Thunder 102’s Country Cares for St. Jude Kids radiothon.

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 12 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 or call 845.615.6832.