Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) April 05, 2012
Eagle Hospital Physicians (SHM) announced April 3 that Eagle’s William Atchley Jr., M.D. FACP, SFHM, was named “Outstanding Service in Hospital Medicine” at The Society of Hospital Medicine’s (SHM) Hospital Medicine 2012 conference, April 1-4.
“We’re proud to have Dr. Atchley honored for his commitment and forward-thinking approach to helping hospitals and hospitalists,” said Mitchell Wilson, M.D., Eagle’s chief medical officer and a 2009 award recipient. “He exemplifies everything we strive to be: innovative, collaborative and aligned with the needs of hospitals.”
According to SHM, this annual award is presented to outstanding hospitalists who demonstrate significant achievements for creating and delivering top-quality hospital medicine programs that serve patients and hospitals.
“I’m proud to be recognized among my peers as a physician who takes professional pride in delivering patient care – and to collaboratively work with hospitals—to drive innovation and excellence,” said Dr. Atchley.
Atchley joined Eagle Hospital Physicians in January 2011. Today, he serves as Eagle Hospital Physicians’ regional senior medical director in which he oversees clinical services and medical affairs in South Carolina, North Carolina and Virginia.
According to SHM, this annual award recognizes exceptional service to the discipline of Hospital Medicine. The award is significant since at least two peers must submit nominations to SHM for a physician to be considered. Other criteria include organizational activities, innovations in hospital or medical groups, leadership in organized medicine or the community and contributions in public policy.
About Eagle Hospital Physicians
Eagle is an independent, physician-led company focused on developing and managing hospitalist practices for client hospitals. Founded in 1998, Eagle’s mission is to deliver inpatient professional services that exceed today’s standards and continue to improve quality, satisfaction and efficiency. For more information, visit http://www.eaglehospitalphysicians.com, or call 866-831-8559. For media inquiries contact Roy Miller or Martha Cook at 214-378-7970.