American Medical Group Announces the Addition of Health Leader to Board of Directors

Middletown, N.Y. – January 15, 2018 – Crystal Run Healthcare’s Chief Quality Officer and Medical Director, Scott Hines, MD, has been named a healthcare leader joining the American Medical Group Association’s (AMGA) 2018 Board of Directors. Each member serves a three-year term and will actively provide leadership and direction to ensure the success of its member groups and its own operations.

Scott Hines, MD, is board certified in internal medicine, endocrinology, diabetes, and metabolism and joined Crystal Run in 2006.  He earned his Medical Degree from the Wake Forest University in Winston‐Salem, NC and completed his Residency in internal medicine at the Dartmouth‐Hitchcock Medical Center in Lebanon, NH. Dr. Hines completed his endocrinology Fellowship at the University Of Maryland Medical Center in Baltimore, MD.

 

As Chief Quality Officer and Medical Director of Crystal Run’s Medical Specialties Division, Dr. Hines helps to cultivate and implement the clinical programs necessary to deliver value-based care which include the creation of best practice guidelines, a variation reduction program, and continuous quality improvement initiatives.

 

“I’m very excited for the opportunity to serve on the Board of AMGA, an organization that promotes the vision of high performing health systems such as Crystal Run Healthcare for the betterment of our patients.  As a previous chair of their Quality Improvement Council, the current chair of their Public Policy Committee, and an executive in an independent physician practice I feel that I can bring a unique perspective to the Board during a time of great uncertainty and change in healthcare,” said Scott Hines, MD, Chief Quality Officer and Medical Director for Crystal Run Healthcare.