SOURCE: Sound Inpatient Physicians

July 18, 2007 09:27 ET

Sound Inpatient Physicians Selected to Provide Hospitalist Services at Snoqualmie Valley Hospital

TACOMA, WA--(Marketwire - July 18, 2007) - Sound Inpatient Physicians (Sound), a leading provider of inpatient care, has been selected to provide hospitalist services at Snoqualmie Valley Hospital, Snoqualmie, WA. Sound will begin implementing the program August 1st.

"Sound's hospitalist physicians are dedicated to providing compassionate, skillful medical care," notes Dr. Robert Bessler, President of Sound Inpatient Physicians. "Sound is redefining hospital medicine and our clinical expertise is directed toward today's healthcare challenges."

Sound Inpatient Physicians has developed and operates a unique hospitalist model that focuses on investing in, training and supporting hospitalist physicians. The model allows Sound to partner with its hospital clients to deliver efficient and cost-effective services. Sound's model provides manageable encounters enabling physicians to deliver the best possible patient care while providing Sound physicians a satisfying career and lifestyle.

"We selected Sound because they are a proven hospitalist company known for great patient care," said Rodger McCollum, CEO of Snoqualmie Valley Hospital. "As we continue to grow, Sound will provide strong teams to support us."

Snoqualmie Valley Hospital is building a new, $35 million dollar facility three times larger than the current hospital. The new hospital is scheduled to open in 2010.

About Sound Inpatient Physicians

Sound Inpatient Physicians is a leading hospitalist company currently providing inpatient physician services in hospitals located in Arizona, California, Colorado, Montana, Oregon and Washington State. Sound's model focuses by training and supporting its physicians, delivering sophisticated services to hospital clients and developing innovative solutions to the clinical, administrative and fiscal challenges facing our nation's healthcare delivery system.

Contact Information

  • For additional information, contact:

    Cris Lafferty
    Sound Inpatient Physicians
    1709 Dock Street
    Tacoma, WA 98402
    (253) 682-1710 (Phone)
    (253) 682-1714 (Fax)