October 30, 2015

Sound Physicians Enters Agreement to Provide Hospitalist Services for Union Hospital

Tacoma, Wash. – October 30, 2015 – Sound Physicians, a leading healthcare organization with a proven record of improving quality of care, patient satisfaction, and financial performance for hospitals and post-acute facilities nationwide, announced today an agreement to provide hospitalist services for Union Hospital in Dover, Ohio. Union Hospital is a 154-bed hospital that Becker’s Hospital Review named one of the “100 Great Community Hospitals” in 2015. It is one of only six hospitals in the nation to achieve Platinum status with MIDAS+ based on effective utilization and clinical effectiveness. Sound Physicians will recruit a team of hospitalists to provide acute patient care for Union Hospital. Sound Physicians has 14 hospital partners and more than 200 providers in Ohio.

“We are looking forward to our partnership with Union Hospital for our shared commitment to quality, efficiency, and patient satisfaction,” said Scott Sears, M.D., Chief Clinical Officer of Sound Physicians.

Bruce James, president, and CEO of Union Hospital said, “We chose to partner with Sound Physicians because our organizations share the same focus on performance and outcomes. We will work together to deliver the best possible care to the Dover community, as Union Hospital has done for more than 100 years.”

Working with the Union Hospital’s administrative team, 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 at improving quality and lowering the cost of care for patients in the communities it serves.

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