Sound Physicians in Tacoma, Wash., named Dr. Scott Sears chief clinical officer.
In his new role at the hospitalist organization, Sears' responsibilities include oversight of clinical outcomes, clinical and physician
policies, and physician training and development.
“This position enables Sound Physicians to hone its performance management expertise even further and fulfill our mission of improving the quality of care for the patients we serve,” Sound Physicians CEO Dr. Robert Bessler said in a release
Before moving into the chief clinical position Jan. 1, Sears, 41, served Sound Physicians as regional chief medical officer for practices in Washington, Montana, Alaska and Nevada.Follow Rachel Landen on Twitter: @MHrlanden