Improving Quality and Performance with Integrated Clinical Services
In this hospital, Sound's integrated solution brings together hospital medicine, emergency medicine, and critical care to put the patient at the center of care. This integrated approach has led to reduced decision to admit times, reduced ED door-to-provider times, and reduced ED LWBS.
Home Health Connect Expands Access and Improves Financial Outcomes
In August 2021, Liberty HomeCare launched Home Health Connect, a telemedicine-based service provided by Sound Physicians that gives Home Health agencies access to skilled tele-physicians to expedite home health certifications and increase physician access during the home health episode.
Telemedicine: 86% Reduction in 30-Day All-Cause Readmissions at 100-Bed Skilled Nursing Facility
Abbey Woods Center for Rehabilitation and Healing, a 100-bed skilled nursing facility in St. Joseph, Missouri, faced a common nursing home challenge: on-call coverage after-hours, and no doctor in the building. This standard SNF practice relies on phone consults to address concerns, which results in far too many vulnerable SNF residents going back to the hospital in the middle of the night.
Transitioning to Value-Based Hospital Medicine: A Sound Investment?
The transition from fee-for-service medicine to value-based care implies unique challenges for different types of health systems. For Sound Physicians, that challenge was to develop care models and enabling technology that could be applied at scale and across very heterogeneous practice environments.
Comprehensive Emergency Medicine Implementations: Building a Foundation for Clinical & Operational Excellence
Hospital leadership knew they had talented clinicians; however, they were unhappy with the regional support and leadership provided by their current emergency medicine group. They turned to Sound Physicians to smoothly implement programs and deliver operational excellence.
High Acuity Care at Home: Providing Access to Better Outcomes
This case study highlights how an innovative home health program leveraging engaged tele-hospitalist physicians transformed one high-risk patient's view of the medical system, and enabled a full recovery at home without a hospital readmission.