Sound Physicians Enters Agreement to Provide Transitional Care Services for Vibra Hospital of Western Massachusetts

Leading healthcare organization partners with long-term acute care hospital

Feb 02, 2016, 07:00 ET from Sound Physicians

TACOMA, Wash., Feb. 2, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Sound Physicians, a healthcare organization focused on improving quality and lowering cost throughout the acute episode of care, announced today an agreement to provide medical services for Vibra Hospital of Western Massachusetts.

Vibra Hospital of Western Massachusetts is a 202-bed long-term acute care hospital in Springfield, Mass. Vibra Hospital belongs to Vibra Healthcare, a network of hospitals that cares for medically complex patients who benefit from long term, highly skilled care. Vibra Hospital offers pulmonary care, complex wound care, dialysis, pain management, rehabilitation and many other services.

"We chose to partner with Sound Physicians for their reputation of quality care and their focus on transitions from acute care to long-term acute care hospitals to post-acute," said Donna Feinstein, RN, BSN, MM, Chief Clinical Officer/Chief Nursing Executive at Vibra Hospital. "We are confident in their ability to recruit and retain engaged physicians who will provide the best treatment to our patients."

Scott Sears, M.D., chief clinical officer of Sound Physicians, said, "We have a longstanding partnership with Vibra Healthcare and look forward to expanding our partnership to the East Coast. We already have a strong presence within Massachusetts and look forward to offering comprehensive transitional care services to the Springfield community."

Sound Physicians will manage a team of physicians at Vibra Hospital. Working with the hospital's administrative team, Sound Physicians will introduce its SoundConnect workflow and communication platform to drive outcomes and foster effective communication, as it fulfills its vision of being the leader at improving quality effectively and efficiently for patients in the communities it serves.

About Sound Physicians
Sound Physicians is a leading health care organization with a proven record of improving quality, satisfaction and financial performance for hospitals and post-acute facilities nationwide. Our patient-centered approach, web-based workflow platform, experienced leadership team, and more than 2,000 hospitalist, intensivist and transitional care providers drive breakthrough results throughout the acute episode of care for nearly 300 hospitals and post-acute facilities in 33 states across the nation.


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