September 13, 2015
Sound Physicians Enters Agreement to Provide Hospitalist Services for Inova Alexandria Hospital
Leading health care organization partners with Inova Alexandria Hospital to improve quality, reduce cost of care
TACOMA, WA, September 23, 2015 — Sound Physicians, a health care organization focused on improving quality and lowering cost throughout the acute episode of care, announced today an agreement to provide hospitalist services for Inova Alexandria Hospital in Alexandria, VA. Inova Alexandria Hospital is a 318-bed community hospital that offers a full range of health care services and has received national recognition for health care excellence. Sound Physicians will recruit a team to align around outstanding care for patients. The hospitalist service began on Sept. 1, 2015.
“We chose to partner with Sound Physicians for their reputation of hospitalist management expertise, presence in the market, and ability to use their infrastructure and resources to efficiently recruit physicians and design and execute a hospitalist program that best serves our patients and community,” said Susan Carroll, Chief Executive Officer of Inova Alexandria Hospital.
“We are looking forward to hitting the ground running at Inova Alexandria Hospital,” said Robert Bessler, M.D., Chief Executive Officer of Sound Physicians. “We are committed to driving efficiency, satisfaction, and savings for the hospital and great care for the patients and their families.”
Working with Inova Alexandria Hospital, Sound Physicians will introduce its SoundConnect workflow and communication platform to drive improvement in outcomes and foster effective communication as it fulfills its vision of being the leader in improving quality and lowering the cost of care for patients in the communities it serves.