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Virginia Mason Hospital Medicine Director Honored By National Society of Hospital Medicine
SEATTLE – (April 12, 2019) — Stephanie Perry, director, Hospital Medicine Services at Virginia Mason, has been honored by the Society of Hospital Medicine for excellence in practice management.
The national organization noted that among her achievements is building sustainability into the work of providers through the development of a robust onboarding process for new team members and the creation of a flexible scheduling method designed to improve work-life balance. She was also commended for her internal auditing and education platform that has improved revenue cycle opportunities for the teams she serves.
Perry manages four provider teams that include more than 80 physicians and advanced practice providers that exclusively care for patients in the hospital. A Senior Fellow in Hospital Medicine, she has been director of Hospital Medicine at Virginia Mason since 2016.
She received the Award for Excellence in Management in Hospital Medicine at the Society of Hospital Medicine’s national conference March 25 in Washington, D.C. Perry was nominated for the recognition by Evan Coates, MD, chief of Hospital Care at Virginia Mason.
About Virginia Mason Health System
Virginia Mason, founded in 1920, is a nonprofit regional health care system based in Seattle that serves the Pacific Northwest. In the Puget Sound region, the system includes 336-bed Virginia Mason Hospital; a primary and specialty care group practice of more than 500 physicians; outpatient medical facilities and services in Seattle, Bainbridge Island, Bellevue, Edmonds, Federal Way, Kirkland, Issaquah and Lynnwood; Bailey-Boushay House, the first skilled-nursing and outpatient chronic care management program in the United States designed specifically to meet the needs of people with HIV/AIDS; Benaroya Research Institute, which is internationally recognized for autoimmune disease research; Virginia Mason Foundation; and Virginia Mason Institute, which trains health care professionals and others around the world in the Virginia Mason Production System, an innovative management method for improving quality and safety.
Virginia Mason Health System also includes Virginia Mason Memorial, a 226-bed hospital serving Yakima Valley in central Washington since 1950. Virginia Mason Memorial includes primary care practices and specialty care services, including high-quality cardiac care; cancer care through North Star Lodge; breast health at `Ohana Mammography Center; acute hospice and respite care at Cottage in the Meadow; pain management at Water’s Edge; an advanced NICU unit that offers specialty care for at-risk infants; advanced services for children with special health care needs at Children’s Village; and The Memorial Foundation.
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