October 9, 2019

Sound Physicians Expands Hospital and Emergency Medicine Services in the Northeast

Tacoma, WA – October 8th, 2019 – Sound Physicians, a national network of physicians committed to improving the quality of care while lowering the cost to patients, is now providing hospital and emergency medicine services in six new hospitals, inclusive to two large hospital systems, the Westchester Medical Center System and the Montefiore Health Care System in New York through a recently completed transaction with MedExcel USA, Inc. and its affiliates. Sound will provide these hospitals with a proven performance management model, a dynamic leadership team, and a robust infrastructure to help improve clinical outcomes.

Hospital Medicine care will be provided at:

  • St. Joseph’s Medical Center
  • Bon Secours Community Hospital
  • Good Samaritan Hospital

Emergency Medicine services will be provided at:

  • Bon Secours Community Hospital
  • St. Anthony Community Hospital
  • Montefiore Westchester Square Campus
  • Montefiore Mount Vernon Hospital

Sound Physicians has an 18-year history of providing services across the acute episode of care – through emergency medicine, critical care, hospital medicine, population health, telemedicine, and physician advisory services. In collaboration with regional leadership, Sound Physicians will focus on improving quality, satisfaction, and financial performance for these hospitals through a unique focus on developing leaders and engaging providers with a proven performance management model.

“We are excited about this opportunity with our new hospital partners and are impressed with the great care provided by MedExcel,” noted Robert Bessler, MD, Chief Executive Officer, Sound Physicians. “With Sound’s tools, resources, and professional development, we are enhancing the career for physicians and advanced practice providers and focusing on improving quality and lowering the cost of healthcare in the communities we serve.”

“We conducted a thorough due diligence in our search for an organization that we believed would be the best for our patients, physicians, and hospitals,” stated Anthony R. Ruvo, MD, FACEP, owner, and CEO of MedExcel USA, Inc. “Focusing on a succession plan, Sound Physicians was our clear partner of choice. We are aligned with their focus on clinical quality and their meaningful investments in physicians and are excited to see what the future holds. The transition was seamless, with both teams operating as one— the execution and teamwork were excellent.”

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