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All Affiliated Partners

AzHHA finds and vets value-added vendors that make a difference to hospitals’ and healthcare facilities’ bottom lines. The following Partners have undergone extensive screening by hospital CEOs to join our elite services program.

 

Vizient

Vizient is the nation’s leading healthcare performance improvement company. By serving more than half of the healthcare organizations across the United States—from large integrated networks and academic medical centers to community hospitals, pediatric facilities and non-acute care providers—Vizient is able to scale data, insights and purchasing power to help AzHHA members perform at their best.

Benefits:

  • Achieve price performance in supplies, services and pharmacy
  • Manage spending through standardization and utilization
  • Attain operational efficiency
  • Build effective strategies with best practices and expertise to consistently offer cost-effective, high-quality care
  • Prepare your organization for future growth with rich data, robust analytics and healthcare consultants
  • Leverage data and expertise to optimize your clinical, financial, quality and operational performance
  • Create a culture of continuous improvement
  • Prepare your pharmacy operations for the future, by maximizing performance, managing spend and improving clinical pharmacy care
  • Improve care delivery with powerful analytics and expert guidance to balance quality and total cost of care, reduce clinical variation and optimize service line performance
  • Optimize your supply operations to drive operational efficiency, lower supply costs and achieve clinically integrated supply goals with strategic solutions that deliver industry-leading savings and value

To participate in this program, email John Koeneke.


Adaptive Workforce Solutions


AdaptiveWFS combines best practices of People, Process, and Technology through their Managed Services Provider Program and third-party, web-based Vendor Management Software (VMS). Collaborating along with Hospital Associations across the Country, AdaptiveWFS offers their Members a unique client-centered philosophy that has successfully launched many MSP solutions that extend beyond traditional MSP/VMS partnerships. The AdaptiveWFS team, headquartered in Arizona, listens to truly understand the client’s need then designs solutions around those needs to meet and exceed expectations. The vendor-neutral technology gives Members the ability to broadcast their needs to 100’s of staffing vendors at one time encouraging true competition to keep billing rates competitive and to fill needs faster.

As way of introduction, AdaptiveWFS is offers AzHHA Members a free Workforce Assessment bench-marked by industry experts to provide AzHHA Members with a customized contract labor workforce plan that is transparent, consistent, and sustainable.

Benefits:

  • Customized, vendor-neutral MSP Model to encompass full-cycle requisition management of contract labor with the ability to share resources between AzHHA Members.
  • Platform Recruiting – AdaptiveWFS tracks start and end dates of contracts and has visibility of Member needs so contract hire can be moved easily from one Member facility to another.
  • Learning Management System (LMS) to streamline orientation and on-boarding process to include online testing capabilities and learning modules that can save AzHHA Members up to 20 hours in non-billable orientation hours.
  • Standardized system of credential tracking and compliance requirements for utilization of shared resources among all AzHHA Member facilities.
  • Per Diem Scheduling tool for flexing contract staff during times of high census and crisis management with the ability to share resources between AzHHA Member facilities.
  • Payroll Service Program – Members can refer valued, former employees or candidates to AdaptiveWFS. The referral is added to the AdaptiveWFS payroll, benefits and 401(k) plan. When a need opens at a Member facility, AdaptiveWFS will onboard them as a contract hire rather than a W2 employee. Saves up to 25% on traditional agency recruitment costs.
  • Consolidated billing process to include integrated time keeping solutions.
  • Trusted advisors with boots on the ground that provide forward-thinking advice on market conditions, contingent talent landscapes, risk mitigation, and contract labor balancing with sustainable workforce approaches to help AzHHA Members improve the overall management of their contract labor spend.

To participate in this program or request a free Workforce Assessment, contact Chris Ford at 480-237-3632 or email him at cford@adaptivewfs.com.


AzHealthJobs.com


AzHealthJobs.com is a unique career job board where healthcare HR professionals can connect with qualified healthcare candidates right here in Arizona.

Benefits:

  • Find highly qualified permanent placements from a pool of Arizona or national candidates
  • Have a laser focus on targeting the right healthcare candidates, unlike other general online job boards
  • Enjoy substantially lower fees, as an AzHHA member
  • Get 200+ views for each job posting from top Arizona job seekers
  • Expand your hospital recruitment efforts to the national level through the National Healthcare Career Network (NHCN)

To participate in this program, email John Koeneke, or call him at (602) 445-4313.


Universal Background Screening


Universal Background Screening (UBS) has helped AzHHA members for more than 10 years with background screenings and new-employee pre-hire checks.

UBS offers hospitals and health systems certainty in the employment process through a comprehensive selection of employment background checks, drug testing, physical exams and compliance management. A licensed private investigator oversees procedures to insure compliance with legal regulations and background screening best practices.

Benefits:

  • Simplify your comprehensive background screening process
  • Trust you are receiving accurate information from this fully accredited company
  • Know everything you need to know about prospective employees
  • Ensure all compliance guidelines are met or exceeded
  • Experience responsive, exceptional turnaround

To participate in this program, contact Alan Lasky at (877) 263-8033 ext. 3215, or email John Koeneke, AzHHA VP of Business Development.


Alagen Cybersecurity Solutions


Alagen Cybersecurity Solutions is committed to understanding each client’s business, infrastructure and threat landscape to assess, enhance and optimize your security posture. Our efforts lead not only to the security, but to the prosperity of clients, who can focus more on their core business knowing that their network security needs are in good hands.

Benefits:

  • Receive exclusive AzHHA member pricing on services, such as multi-year Threat + Vulnerability Assessment programs with semi-annual internal and/or external scanning, and annual penetration testing
  • Get assistance with HIPAA/HITECH requirements and the HITRUST frameworks associated with overall data security
  • Monitor threats and extend your security staff with Managed Security Services that assess, test and implement systems
  • Identify and assess threats and vulnerability with a security partner that does a lot more than simply meet compliance standards
  • Implement a security plan that is optimal for your existing infrastructure
  • Rely on advice from governance, risk and compliance experts

To participate in this program, email Mark Crauwels or call him at (480) 510-4691.


Arizona Risk Management & Safety Association
(a Sunbelt Insurance Holdings company)


Arizona Risk Management and Safety Association (ARMSA) supports Arizona-based employers who share a common need for easily accessible resources to keep their employees safe in the workplace at an affordable cost.

Lean on ARMSA if your focus is on the safety of your workers and achieving the most effective risk management programs possible, while reducing the total cost of labor through discounted workers' compensation risk financing.

Benefits:

  • Receive a 10% discount on workers’ compensation programs and discounted consultation services as an AzHHA member
  • Promote a safer work environment for your employees
  • Integrate safety, risk management and workers’ compensation into your daily habits
  • Get free safety awareness classes

To participate in this program, contact Carly Baez at (480) 378-3735, email John Koeneke, or call him at (602) 445-4313.


ARMSRx


ARMSRx is a pharmacy benefit consulting firm specializing in reducing employee pharmacy benefit expenditures for healthcare providers. 

ARMSRx offers AzHHA members established, successful, all-inclusive multi-employer Pharmacy Benefit Manager (PBM) program services, including a complimentary savings analysis, implementation, ongoing monitoring, audits and account management. In addition, PBM audits, contract review and clinical consulting are available upon request.

Benefits:

  • Reduce expenses associated with your employee pharmacy benefits
  • Receive a complimentary savings analysis
  • Contract with ARMSRx for implementation, ongoing monitoring, audits and account management
  • Leverage payor assets
  • Align objectives with PBMs and payors
  • Become a vested partner in payor success and long-term viability

To participate in this program, email John Koeneke, or call him at (602) 445-4313.


Bank of America Merrill Lynch Healthcare Banking


Bank of America Merrill Lynch Healthcare Banking™ is a powerful ally to healthcare companies of every size. With more than 30 years of industry experience, we seamlessly deliver an unrivaled range of advisory, capital raising and treasury management solutions for hospitals, healthcare facilities and institutions.

Benefits:

  • Define focus areas to drive hospital revenue
  • Ascertain the strength of a merger, acquisition or partnership
  • Find out how leaders create sustained success with nonprofit healthcare strategies
  • Rethink your hospital’s cost structure to find hidden savings
  • Learn how to stay safe from healthcare cyber crime
  • Identify new and future impacts on financial performance by looking at payment and reimbursement strategies
  • Understand the impact and opportunity of risk-based reimbursement
  • Discover industry solutions for growth, efficiency and achieving goals

To participate in this program, visit baml.com/healthcare.


Cross Country Search


Cross Country Search is a physician, executive and advanced practitioner search and recruitment firm that has been connecting healthcare organizations with top healthcare talent for more than 35 years. It identifies and recruits top talent for organizations such as hospitals, medical group practices, academic medical institutions, ambulatory centers, health systems and more.

Cross Country Search’s recruitment services cover more than 120 medical specialties and sub-specialties, including the in-demand primary-care areas. Its proprietary network database and relationships with more than 900,000 talented healthcare professionals ensures that clients can leverage and reach a diverse population of healthcare talent.

Benefits:

  • Devote your search exclusively to healthcare
  • Recruit top healthcare talent through the skills of experienced search professionals
  • Leverage evolving digital technologies, media and award-winning strategies to quickly and creatively reach active and passive job seekers
  • See results, as Cross Country Search prides itself on “getting the job done”
  • Benefit from relationship-building that is developed and maintained year-round

To participate in this program, email Thomas Hoecker or call him at (314) 236-4521.


Equifax


Engage a team of professionals from a nationally known company for statistical data, court representation and claims expertise. With compliance challenges, ongoing legislative changes and an unpredictable economy, more hospitals and health systems turn to Equifax for the pertinent data, innovative technology and proven analytical solutions needed to successfully manage a myriad of industry-specific challenges.

Benefits:

  • Rely on data, technology and analytical solutions needed for success in healthcare
  • Manage unemployment compensation costs
  • Recover taxes that have been overpaid
  • Manage employment tax liabilities
  • Minimize compliance risk
  • Enjoy customized solutions as an AzHHA member

To participate in this program, email Diane Gomez, or call her at (314) 684-2728.


Healthcare Resource Group


Healthcare Resource Group’s (HRG) expertly crafted revenue cycle management services provide customized solutions for your healthcare facility’s unique needs. Its client-centric service suite provides the tools to optimize any part of your revenue cycle or Health Information Management (HIM) Department and increase your facility’s efficiency and profitability.

HRG combines industry-leading technology and credentialed, experienced professionals in all areas of service, including: Complete Business Office (CBO), Extended Business Office (EBO), Early Out Self-Pay, Remote Coding, Audits and Assessments, Clinical Documentation Improvement (CDI), and Consulting and Management.

Benefits:

  • Strengthen your revenue cycle and cash flow with an efficient workflow
  • Increase your cash collections, account resolution, process flow and support with CBO services
  • Decrease your loss of revenue, AR days, denial process, improper reimbursements and bad debt with CBO services
  • Increase collections (typically by as much as 23%), patient satisfaction, office integration and patient security with Early Out Self-Pay

To participate in this program, email Kelly Ryan.


Managed Care Advisory Group


MCAG is an industry leader, representing over one thousand hospitals and recovering over $250 million for its clients. Little time and effort is required to activate MCAG to recover money from these settlements on your behalf. You may engage MCAG now to ensure that you take advantage of the next opportunity, the Auto Fleet Settlement, which has a deadline of Dec. 31, 2019, and a $1.2 billion fund to reimburse your organization for vehicles you purchased or leased new from 1995 - 2018.

The enrollment process is fast, easy, and has no upfront fees. AzHHA members enroll in the service directly with MCAG for a no risk contingency fee for a percentage of any recoveries.

Benefits:

  • Improve revenue and overall financial performance
  • Strengthen operating efficiency
  • Focus on core business competencies
  • Uncover unexpected revenue opportunities

To participate in this program, email John Koeneke, or call him at (602) 445-4313.


Medical Air Services Association

Medical Air Services Association (MASA) Medical Transport Solutions (MTS) provides protection to nearly two-million members a year covering medical transport and potential out-of-pocket expenses when they need it the most. MASA MTS is offering an enrollment opportunity to all eligible Arizona Hospital and Healthcare Association member employees with special group rates starting at $14 a month. MASA MTS offers membership providing coverage for all 3 emergency transportation methods (ground, helicopter, and fixed-wing air ambulances) regardless of ambulance provider. There are no deductibles, no claim forms, no health questions and best of all, all providers are considered "in-network.” Nowadays, it is up to business owners and benefit managers to ensure that employees are covered during medical emergencies. Get comprehensive coverage and peace of mind for your employees by offering MASA MTS. Download information guide.

Benefits:

  • Special group rates available exclusively to AZHHA member employees starting at $14 a month
  • Provides coverage for all 3 emergency transportation methods (ground, helicopter and fixed-wing air ambulances) regardless of ambulance provider
  • No deductibles, no claim forms, no health questions

To participate in this program email, Chad Frazier or call him at (916) 390-0460.


MDsave


MDsave is a web-based healthcare marketplace used by hospitals and their providers to engage self-pay and high-deductible consumer patients by allowing patients who are uninsured, under-insured or denied coverage the ability to shop within their network for outpatient procedures. 

Patients prepay for procedures at a bundled or global rate online, giving them an Amazon-like experience to pay for outpatient services.

Benefits:

  • Increase patient volume
  • Decrease bad debt
  • Be the conduit for patients seeking affordable, quality care
  • Offer patients a simplified healthcare billing process with negotiated rates, bundled pricing and up-front payment

To participate in this program, email John Koeneke, or call him at (602) 445-4313.


MedPro International


Since 1983, MedPro Healthcare Staffing has partnered with clients to fill both short- and long-term staffing needs. They have successfully recruited, trained and placed more foreign-educated healthcare professionals into the U.S. healthcare system than any other company in the nation.

MedPro’s custom programs are designed to ensure all foreign-educated healthcare professionals undergo comprehensive clinical and U.S. assimilation training to meet quality and U.S. licensure standards. From recruitment and immigration, to licensing, credentialing and training, MedPro manages every aspect of the process.

Benefits:

  • Build a quality, long-term workforce of highly proficient registered nurses who specialize in everything from physical and occupational therapy, to medical technology
  • Plan your long-term and short-term workforce needs
  • Fill ongoing needs for core staffing
  • Rely on an international pool of healthcare candidates
  • Have the heavy lifting taken care of for you, from recruiting, immigration and licensing, to credentialing and training
  • Enjoy no additional costs for international candidates

To participate in this program, email James Ireland, Vice President of Domesic Staffing or call him at (954) 332-4465.


NJHA Healthcare Business Solutions, Inc.


Offered regularly throughout the year with new ones always on the forefront of development, HBS programs include hands-on workshops and lectures presented dynamically to foster better learning experiences. Affordable and flexible, all programs also are offered at NJHA-HBS’ Princeton location or onsite at client facilities.

Benefits:

  • In-source your coding function to gain greater control of expense and quality
  • Become a productive coder for member facilities via the live, web-based I-Code training program
  • Receive coder mentoring, which includes training for two employees and the engagement of an NJHA-HBS trained coder for one year
  • Keep up to date with coding training topics such as Conquering Coding Challenges, Hot Topics for HIM Professionals, and Coding Clinic Updates
  • Master the ICD-10 coding system with the ICD-10 Helpline
  • Get help with RAC and HIPAA requirements with AUDIT Trax and HIPAA Trax software solutions
  • Receive CEU credit for AHIMA and AAPC

To participate in this program, email Tim Keough or Chris Russo.


PatientPing


PatientPing is a care-coordination platform that reduces the cost of healthcare by seamlessly connecting providers to coordinate patient care. The platform allows providers to collaborate on shared patients through Pings, or real-time notifications when patients receive care, and Stories, which are important patient context at the point of care. 

The technology allows provider organizations, health plans, governments, individuals and the organizations supporting them to leverage real-time data to reach their shared goals of improving the efficiency of our healthcare system.

Benefits:

  • Rely on Ping technology for real-time notifications when patients receive care elsewhere
  • Rely on Story technology for real-time patient information at the point of care
  • Connect with healthcare providers across the country through simple, powerful technology in real-time
  • See the patient's care program, visit history and attributed provider upon admission
  • Receive real-time notifications once the patient is discharged, providing you with actionable insights to inform care decisions
  • View the patient's Story upon admission to a post-acute care facility, and get notified on their care events post-discharge
  • Apply timely interventions to improve care outcomes and potentially reduce avoidable readmissions if patients present back to the hospital post-discharge
  • Decrease costs associated with redundant or unnecessary treatment
  • Deepen referral relationships and community partnerships
  • Join a national community of hospitals sharing information to help fight the opioid crisis, lower ED utilization and proactively manage patient care
  • View patient's entire care team contact information to enable timely communication
  • Triage patients more effectively
  • Direct patients with social determinants to appropriate community resources
  • Avoid penalties due to proactive care management of high-risk patients (i.e. readmissions, bundled payments)

To participate in this program, email Zach Mitchell or call him at (708) 287-9318.


Tryon Clear View Group


Tryon Clear View Group (TCVG) has served more than 1,300 hospitals, clinics and healthcare providers since 2011, auditing their non-clinical G & A expenses on services to provide sustainable cost reductions and the recovery of provider overspend.

TCVG’s Expense Category Specialists have more than 500 years of professional experience auditing purchased services from vendors ranging from telecom, print, waste and utilities to equipment maintenance, staffing, document storage and credit card fees.

Benefits:

  • Cut your costs with sustainable cost reductions
  • Find additional cost-reduction opportunities that your team hasn’t yet identified
  • Recover overspends from your existing vendors
  • Cash in on vendor savings ranging from 39% to 60% over three years
  • Receive a minimum 65% subsidy on eligible expenses if you’re a rural provider
  • Audit your credit card processing fees and miscellaneous charges that are not legitimate and save, on average, 21%
  • Negotiate lower rates with your existing card merchant
  • Analyze the fixed costs of uniform, linen and laundry services for an average savings of 17%

To participate in this program, email Rob Kaponyas, Director of Business Development, or call him at (718) 848-8548.


Visante


For almost 20 years, Visante has been advancing the Business of Pharmacy™ by focusing exclusively on helping clients optimize medication-use systems and pharmaceutical utilization. Visante approaches each client engagement in a collaborative manner to design a work plan and deliverables that meet the unique needs of each client.

Just a sampling of Visante’s consulting services include: Comprehensive Pharmacy Assessments, Sterile Compounding Compliance (USP 797/800), Antimicrobial Stewardship, Medication Reconciliation,  Ambulatory and Retail Pharmacy, Specialty Pharmacy Services, Pharmacy Benefit Management Services, Staffing and Metrics / Benchmarking, Drug Diversion Prevention, Process Improvement Mapping, Facilities Design, Operational & Strategic Planning, Business Plan Development, Leadership Coaching & Mentoring, 340B Drug Program Integrity Assessment and Audit Readiness, Medicare Part D Audit Assessments and Support, Medicare Part C Compliance Assistance, and more.

Benefits:

  • Receive operational, clinical, risk management and financial assessments and solutions that improve efficiencies, optimize patient outcomes, support compliance and foster organizational growth across the continuum of care
  • Avoid under-utilizing or under-resourcing pharmacy and medication management, which results in a negative impact on revenue and patient care
  • Diagnose and solve complex issues to more effectively deliver compliant healthcare and pharmacy services
  • Discover innovative solutions that deliver lasting results
  • Draw on the practice and leadership experience and expertise of more than 60 multi-disciplinary consultants
  • Move the practice of pharmacy in the right direction

To participate in this program, email John Koeneke, or call him at (602) 445-4313.


WageWatch


WageWatch is a web-based salary and benefits survey program that provides compensation and benefit data online to human resources professionals, hiring managers and executives.

Benefits:

  • Get compensation data by department, job title and more
  • Be privy to a workforce database that grows by 1M each year
  • Keep on top of leading wage and salary compensation trends
  • View real-time healthcare salary survey data
  • Access unlimited, customizable reports 24/7
  • Produce customer surveys that are high-quality

To participate in this program or schedule a demo, contact Randy Pullen at (888) 330-9243 ext. 210, or email John Koeneke.


3WON

3WON helps hospitals, health systems, medical professionals and health plans simplify credentialing and/or health plan enrollment functions, and reduce administrative burden and costs.

Through its automated and centralized data collection, management and distribution, this healthcare information technology company and Credentials Verification Organization (CVO) offers real-time credentialing, health plan enrollment, and provider data management services.

  • Automate the data collection, management and distribution process of your credentialing and health plan enrollment services
  • Store data in a simple and secure cloud-based system
  • Access your entire roster and file status from any device, anywhere, any time
  • Learn how improved provider data management reduces payment friction and improves cash flowCollect, validate and attest to information for both practitioners and their proxies
  • Increase practitioner engagement
  • Increase compliance while decreasing risk
  • Improve the quality and accuracy of health plans’ provider data, and improve auto-adjudication rates

To participate in this program, email Tim Smith or call him at (630) 992-7777.