April 15, 2013

Sound Physicians Enters Agreement to Provide Hospitalist Services at Dearborn County Hospital

Leading Hospitalist Organization Expands Services in Indiana

Tacoma, Wash. – Aug. 15, 2013 – 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 services at Dearborn County Hospital. Located in Lawrenceburg, Ind., Dearborn County Hospital is a 78-bed community hospital that offers a variety of healthcare services such as home health and hospice care, cancer care, and a vascular center.

Dearborn County Hospital is the third hospital in Indiana that Sound Physicians has partnered with. Roger Howard, CEO of Dearborn County Hospital, said, “We chose Sound Physicians because of its comprehensive approach to hospital medicine. We believe they have the infrastructure in place to improve performance outcomes and provide the best possible care for our patients.”

Robert Bessler, CEO of Sound Physicians, added, “We are proud to call Dearborn County Hospital one of our partners. We are looking forward to working together to improve the delivery of inpatient care. Being close to our successful regional presence in Cincinnati of more than 50 providers, our regional team and organization overall is well positioned to be a strong partner.”

Working with Dearborn County Hospital’s leadership team, Sound Physicians will introduce its SoundConnect™ workflow and informatics platform and processes to drive improvements in inpatient care outcomes, as well as financial performance. Sound Physicians will also apply its expertise in building high-performing hospital practices, including strong physician leadership, revenue cycle management and a track record of physician recruiting success.

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