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2014-07-29 08:31:36

Dr. Bryan K. Williams, former customer service expert for the Ritz-Carlton, joins Dr. Scott Sears, Chief Clinical Officer at Sound Physicians. TACOMA, Wash., July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sound Physicians, a leading hospitalist organization focused on driving improvements in quality, satisfaction, and financial performance of inpatient healthcare delivery, will host a complimentary webcast on Sept. 4, 2014, at 10 a.m. PST entitled, "Giving Meaningful Feedback to Physicians." The...

2014-07-18 08:24:33

Leading hospitalist organization takes over management of local hospitalist group. TACOMA, Wash., July 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sound Physicians, a leading hospitalist organization, focused on driving improvements in the quality, satisfaction and financial performance of inpatient healthcare delivery, announced an acquisition of certain assets of Inpatient Specialists. Twenty-six full time hospitalists from Inpatient Specialists will join Sound Physicians and will continue to...

2014-06-19 08:30:22

Rural hospitals may especially benefit from effective and efficient nighttime telehospitalist care ATLANTA, June 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Progressive smaller hospitals have begun replacing hospitalist night calls and moonlighter duty with hospitalist telemedicine, typically to avoid physician burn-out and improve recruiting and retention. A new study conducted by researchers from Eagle Telemedicine and the Medical University of South Carolina, and published in the peer-reviewed...

2014-06-13 12:25:09

Medicare's physician-payment data reveals high billing outliers PHOENIX, June 13, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Over one thousand primary care physicians providing hospital-based services billed Medicare more than five times the average, raising questions about their billing practices, according to a detailed analysis published by Abhay Padgaonkar, President of Innovative Solutions Consulting. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140613/117778) The independent billing practice analysis...

2014-06-13 08:23:46

Hospital seeks performance management infrastructure and leadership to support growing hospitalist team. TACOMA, Wash., June 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sound Physicians, a leading hospitalist organization, announced an agreement to provide hospitalist services for Trinity Mother Frances Hospitals and Clinics in Tyler, Texas. The inpatient management program will consist of 41 hospitalist physicians most of which were previously employed by Trinity Clinic. Sound Physicians will also...

2014-06-06 08:24:49

Sound Physicians provides comprehensive training and celebrates its top performing hospitalist teams and providers who have demonstrated leadership and excellence in the critical mission of improving the patient experience. TACOMA, Wash., June 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sound Physicians, a leading hospitalist group focused on driving improvements in quality, satisfaction and financial performance of inpatient healthcare delivery, announced their Patient Experience (PX) award winners at...

2014-06-03 08:31:09

Leading Hospitalist Organization Expands Partnership with CHE Trinity Health TACOMA, Wash., June 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sound Physicians, a leading hospitalist organization focused on driving improvements in the quality, satisfaction and financial performance of inpatient healthcare delivery, announced today an agreement to employ and manage a team of hospitalist physicians at Mercy Hospital & Medical Center in Chicago, Ill. Mercy Hospital & Medical Center, operating 200...

2014-05-29 08:28:36

Leading hospitalist organization partners with another Abrazo Health hospital to improve quality, reduce cost of care TACOMA, Wash., May 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sound Physicians, a leading hospitalist group focused on driving improvements in quality, satisfaction and financial performance of inpatient healthcare delivery, announced today an agreement to provide hospitalist services for Arizona Heart Hospital. Arizona Heart Hospital, a campus of Phoenix Baptist Hospital and part of...

2014-05-22 08:28:39

Dedicated to caring for acutely ill patients in the communities we serve every day DENVER, May 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sound Physicians, a leading hospitalist organization focused on driving improvements in quality, satisfaction and financial performance of inpatient healthcare delivery, assembled 2,500 repurposed hygiene kits to donate to the Denver Rescue Mission. As part of an annual National Leadership Conference, Sound Physicians coordinated a Geoteaming GeoClean team building...

2014-05-19 23:11:17

New data summarizing concierge medicine and direct-pay physician salaries in the U.S. Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) May 19, 2014 Concierge Medicine Today, the industry’s oldest national trade publication for the direct primary care and concierge medicine marketplace, released data this week summarizing concierge medicine and cash-based physician salaries in the U.S. The data is based upon surveys, polling analysis and verbal responses received from concierge doctors throughout the U.S. during the...


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  • A rich embroidered or brocaded silk fabric woven originally with a warp of gold thread.
'Baudekin' seems to be an alternative form of 'baldachin,' from the Italian 'Baldacco,' Baghdad, the city where the material was made.
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