News | April 18, 2012

Sound Physicians Enters Partnership To Provide Hospitalist Services At Dameron Hospital

Leading Hospitalist Organization Focuses on Improving Quality and Reducing Cost of Inpatient Care

TACOMA, Wash. & STOCKTON, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sound 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 at Dameron Hospital in Stockton, Calif.

The team of hospitalists at Dameron Hospital will join Sound’s 60 hospitalist physicians and partners serving patients in Northern, Central and Southern California for more than five years.

“We look forward to serving patients and community providers at Dameron Hospital,” said Robert Bessler M.D., chief executive officer of Sound Physicians. “We have had a long-standing practice of making a meaningful difference in the communities we serve with our hospitalist teams. We’re excited to begin a collaborative partnership with Dameron Hospital and provide high quality, patient-centered care to patients in the Stockton community.”

Nicholas Arismendi, Chief Operating Officer at Dameron Hospital, stated "Sound Physicians is a proven partner with a track record of delivering exceptional patient care. We welcome them to our community and our team at Dameron.”

Working with Dameron Hospital’s leadership team, Sound Physicians will introduce its SoundConnect™ workflow and informatics platform and processes to drive improvements in inpatient care outcomes, as well as financial performance. Sound Physicians will also apply its expertise in building high-performing hospital practices, including strong physician leadership, revenue cycle management and a track record of physician recruiting success.

About Sound Physicians
Sound Physicians is a leading hospitalist organization focused on driving improvements in quality, satisfaction and efficiency of inpatient health care delivery. By investing deeply in outstanding physicians, clinical process excellence and its proprietary workflow and informatics technology, Sound Physicians improves the delivery of inpatient care. Sound Physicians aligns with healthcare providers to measurably enhance patient outcomes and strengthen its partners’ financial performance. The organization is the practice of choice of more than 500 hospitalist and post-acute physicians. To learn more visit:

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