Physician Liaison Program
The Physician Relations Department is designed to build strong, mutually beneficial relationships among community physicians and the hospital. The Executive Director of Physician Relations and Business Development reports directly to the President and CEO. Physician feedback is provided to administration on patient satisfaction, physician satisfaction, network expansion and service delivery. Ongoing physician office visits act as a conduit to develop trust, foster physician loyalty and improve hospital efficiency.
Physician Relations serves as a communication pathway for internal and external physicians. The department is responsible for educating physicians and their office staff on Stamford Hospital programs and services. The Physician Relations Department identifies and resolves physician issues and customer service concerns. In addition, the department identifies business development and physician recruitment opportunities for Stamford Hospital and its affiliates based upon philosophies that are consistent with our mission and strategy. Physician Relations coordinates with medical staff leadership and service line directors to ensure operational effectiveness.
The department collaborates with the medical staff office, providing new physician orientation, coordinating medical staff functions and physician networking events. Physician Relations provides input to the marketing and strategy department regarding physician publications, Speakers Bureau, physician referral services and growth opportunities for affiliated physicians.