St. Vincent Healthcare Selects Sound Physicians to Manage Hospitalist Program – Leading Hospitalist Organization Provides Management Services to Hospitalist Program of 286-bed Montana Hospital
TACOMA, Wash., Nov. 13, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — Sound Physicians, a leading hospitalist organization focused on driving improvements in quality, satisfaction and financial performance of inpatient healthcare delivery, announced today an agreement to provide hospitalist management services to St. Vincent Healthcare’s hospitalist program.
Sound Physicians assumed management of the hospitalist program at the St. Vincent Healthcare’s 286-bed hospital on Oct. 24. The hospital and its hospitalist team will benefit from the support of Sound Physicians’ entire leadership and management infrastructure.
“We’re excited to partner with St. Vincent Healthcare and help support its mission of improving the health of patients and the communities it serves,” said Robert Bessler, M.D., CEO of Sound Physicians. “We look forward to leveraging our performance management expertise and strong physician leadership to drive improvements in quality, efficiency and satisfaction.”
Steve Loveless, COO of St. Vincent Healthcare, said “We managed our own hospitalist program for many years. We chose Sound Physicians because we see the value of their management experience and strong focus on creating infrastructure, fostering medical staff and patient satisfaction, and managing quality and financial performance goals.”
About Sound Physicians
Sound Physicians is a leading hospitalist organization focused on driving performance in quality, satisfaction and efficiency of inpatient health care delivery. By investing deeply in outstanding physicians, clinical process excellence and its proprietary workflow and informatics technology, Sound Physicians improves the delivery of inpatient care. Sound Physicians aligns with healthcare providers to measurably enhance patient outcomes and strengthen its partners’ financial performance. To learn more visit: www.soundphysicians.com.
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