Published in the November 2018 issue of Today’s Hospitalist
Number of hospitalists: 3,500+ providers, including hospitalists, physician advisors, intensivists, telemedicine and emergency medicine providers
Number of hospitals covered/sites: 350+
Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org; careers.soundphysicians.com
Sound Physicians is a physician-founded and -led organization providing services across the acute episode of care—through emergency medicine, critical care, hospital medicine, transitional care, telemedicine, and advisory services—for 350+ hospitals in 40 states across the country.
Employment model: Hospitalist providers work as a team and are employed by Sound Physicians. The practice model includes a manageable workload with a focus on driving quality, satisfaction and efficiency.
Compensation: Sound offers competitive pay in all markets and provides other opportunities to earn additional compensation working as a physician advisor or telehospitalist on off weeks. All providers are on a partnership track with Sound Physicians from the time they join.
Company highlights: Every team has an onsite chief hospitalist, a clinical performance nurse, support staff, and a regional operations team to support its efforts. Teams benefit from accountable leadership, performance feedback to drive continuous quality improvement, and tools designed to help the providers optimize their efficiency.
Sound is committed to developing leaders, and more than 50 promotions to hospital and regional leadership roles occurred in 2017. Learning and development options include in-person training, virtual learning groups and online education modules, including CME courses.
Chief hospitalists utilized an advanced analytics platform for meaningful insights into the operational impact of individuals and team performance.