Sound Physicians

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Overview

Sound Physicians connects post-acute providers with our skilled tele-hospitalists for virtual care on nights, weekends, and holidays. For 20 years, our high-performing and affordable care models have combined physician leadership, clinical process, and technology to improve outcomes for our partners. With our nationwide hospital medicine practice, engaged physicians, and robust operations support, Sound Physicians is uniquely positioned to help SNFs reduce hospital readmissions, and boost provider revenue.

Features and Benefits

On-Demand Physician Services

With our secure, video-enabled technology and integrated diagnostic tools, Sound's tele-hospitalists support a full range of enhanced clinical care, after-hours admissions, and general cross-coverage needs on nights, weekends, and holidays. Services include evaluation and treatment for changes in condition, lab orders and reviews, assessment and treatment for falls, and drug orders or drug clarifications. Along with a daily log of all patient interactions, our tele-physicians document every connect directly into your facility's EMR to ensure a seamless handoff in the morning. With thousands of connects each month, our tele-hospitalists treat 96.6% in place at the SNF.

Emergency Department Transfer Management

When an emergency department (ED) transfer becomes necessary, Sound's tele-hospitalists manage the transfer to support the best outcome for your resident. This includes calling the ED for a peer-to-peer with an emergency room physician to explain the patient's condition and goals of care and expediting a return to the facility as soon as it is safely possible. The results – 33% reduction in hospital readmissions on average for our SNF partners.

Best-In-Class Partner Support

With Sound Physicians, your facility gets an aligned partner, not a one-size-fits-all technology. It starts with a thorough discovery process and customized operating agreement to establish how we can best support your onsite staff. Work with a small pod of dedicated hospitalist physicians with specific skills to treat acute and emergent conditions. Launch the program quickly and stay on track with our go-live and account management teams. A client portal, operations dashboard, and monthly reporting all support your program's success. Tech support is available 24 hours a day.

Easy-to-Use Technology

Our telemedicine video platform, VCP, is built on cloud-based, user-friendly telemedicine technology that runs on a tablet or iPad; no carts or investment in expensive hardware are required.

PointClickCare Integration

Integration between PointClickCare and Sound's telemedicine video call platform, VCP, provides greater ease of use and efficient workflows for Skilled Nursing Facility staff and Sound's clinicians. Existing and new patient profiles will automatically sync from PointClickCare to VCP, allowing users to easily and immediately begin an on-demand video. Patient profile changes in PointClickCare will update in real-time in VCP, ensuring data parity between systems without manual duplication. Clinician video consult notes will also automatically sync from a patient's VCP profile to their PointClickCare profile.

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