Sound Physicians Enters Agreement to Provide Hospitalist Services
for Riverside Community Hospital
Leading Hospitalist Organization Focuses on Improving Quality and Reducing Cost of Inpatient Care
TACOMA, Wash. & RIVERSIDE, Calif. – February 24, 2012Sound 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 for Riverside Community Hospital, a 373-bed acute-care facility in Riverside, Calif.
Sound Physicians will provide its full suite of inpatient management services at the hospital.
“Riverside Community Hospital has a 110-year tradition of providing excellent service to patients,” said Robert Bessler M.D., CEO of Sound Physicians. “We are excited to be part of that tradition by bringing our model of care to the Inland Empire.”
Patrick Brilliant, President and CEO of Riverside Community Hospital stated, “We chose Sound Physicians because of their proven ability to deliver improved outcomes in quality and satisfaction. We look forward to them joining our team and serving the needs of our patients and community providers.”
Working closely with Riverside Community Hospital leadership, Sound Physicians will build a high-quality hospitalist team and introduce its proprietary SoundConnectTM workflow and informatics platform to drive improvements to inpatient care outcomes and financial performance. Sound Physicians will bring its considerable expertise in building a high-performing hospital practice to Riverside Community Hospital, including strong physician leadership, Lean-focused processes, revenue cycle management and a track record of recruiting success.