September 5, 2014

Sound Physicians Promotes Lasongia Morton, M.D., to Regional Medical Director, Atlantic Region

Leading hospitalist organization grows regional leadership team.

Friday, Sept. 5, 2014– Sound Physicians, a leading hospitalist organization focused on driving improvements in quality, satisfaction and financial performance of inpatient healthcare delivery, is pleased to announce the promotion of Lasongia Morton, M.D., to Regional Medical Director. Lasongia joined Sound Physicians in 2012 and most recently held the Chief Hospitalist position at Southern Regional Medical Center in Riverdale, GA.

As Regional Medical Director, Lasongia will be directly responsible for the hospitalist programs in the southeast, driving improvements in quality, satisfaction and financial performance for medical centers in Georgia, Virginia, North Carolina and South Carolina. Lasongia will be working with the teams to ensure the hospital partner goals are met and will be involved in physician development activities for the hospitalist physicians in the area.

“Lasongia is a true leader is every sense of the word– she is able to rally teams to come together for a common purpose.” said Robert Bessler, M.D., CEO of Sound Physicians. “Lasongia embodies our mission and is passionate and dedicated to making a difference to improve the quality of inpatient care. It makes me proud that Sound is actively working to foster strong leaders through our Physician Development programs.”

Sound Physicians, a physician-led organization, offers a sustainable career with a manageable workload and the necessary support infrastructure hospitalists need. Sound invests heavily in our physicians and focuses on driving high-quality care through manageable encounters. We improve efficiency through physician-designed technology and workflows and continuously improve skills through on-line and in-person training.

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