Join us at HAS 17 – September 12-14, 2017 in Salt Lake City



Thursday, September 8
2:40 pm - 3:35 pm

36 - Improve Reported Outcome Measures With Standardized Care Processes (Case Study)

Jess Bouma, MD

Hospitalist, MultiCare Inpatient Services, Tacoma General and Allenmore Hospitals

Dr. Jess Bouma has been practicing as a doctor at MultiCare for over 16 years. Following graduating with his Medical Doctorate from University of Washington in 1996, Dr. Bouma completed a residency in Family Medicine at St. Anthony’s Family Practice Residency Program in Denver, CO. Initially, he joined Multicare as a primary care provider in the University Place Family Medicine Clinic in 1999. He served as the clinic lead physician, as well as the Clinical Quality Committee, Physician Activities Committee and Recruitment Committee. Subsequently, he moved to join the Multicare Inpatient Specialist (MIS) team in 2005. He initiated the formation of the Perioperative Clinic at Tacoma General and has served as the Assistant Medical Director to the MIS team for 2 years starting in 2014. He is currently serving on the Medicine Executive Committee and the Medicine Collaborative Committee. He enjoys caring for patients and working alongside his colleagues in Tacoma, Washington.

Dr. Bouma is married to Rachael S. Griffin and the couple has three children. In his spare time he enjoys playing USTA League Tennis, photography, travelling, and spending time with his family.