The Mississippi Rural Health Association is pleased to have these valued partners on-board as a valued asset to our members. We encourage all members to use these vendors as a preferred source for your rural health needs.
Mississippi State Department of Health
Office of Rural Health and Primary Care
P.O. Box 1700
Jackson, MS 39215
Mississippi’s State Board of Health was established in 1877 to protect and advance health throughout Mississippi, and became the Mississippi State Department of Health in 1982. Public health protection takes a wide variety of forms, from ensuring the safety of your food and water to setting standards for health and care facilities. Major operations of the agency such as which involve health protection, health promotion and health planning.
Alliant Purchasing, LLC, is a Premier affiliate partner that offers unsurpassed supply-chain services and programs to healthcare and non-healthcare members all over the country. In addition to best price, Alliant members enjoy enhanced productivity through product standardization, financial stability through multi-year contracts and flexibility through multiple source options and NO cost to join.
The fully integrated, cloud-based Azalea EHR, RCM, Telehealth and Professional Consulting Services suite enables community hospitals, rural health clinics, and practices of all sizes and specialties to tailor a sophisticated solution that meets all of their business needs at a fraction of the complexity and cost. This organization is the leading cloud-based Health IT platform connecting community-based healthcare providers and patients across the lifecycle of care delivery – in the hospital, at the practice and from home. With clients ranging in size and scope from small physician and specialty practices, to large clinics and rural hospitals, Azalea Health has helped them improve their operations, streamline workflows, and boost financial performance as well as customer engagement.
Medhost has been the trusted partner to healthcare providers for 35 years due to their expertise in helping maximize the value of investments every step of the way. For healthcare facilities to provide quality patient care and maintain a healthy business, they need a partner that can provide the right products, at the right price. The hospital is the core of a community and Medhost proudly works to be a part of the hospital’s ongoing clinical, financial, and operational success.
Mississippi Department of Human Services
200 S. Lamar Street
Jackson, MS 39201
As an organization, we are dedicated to serving others while providing a wide range of public assistance programs, social services, and support for children, low-income individuals and families. The agency seeks to empower families so they can become self-sufficient and responsible for their future success.
ENA delivers transformative technology solutions supported by exceptional customer care. Since 1996, we have worked with our customers to design and engineer high-capacity and future-ready connectivity, communication, cloud, security, and data analytics solutions.
UnitedHealthcare is dedicated to helping people live healthier lives and making the health system work better for everyone. We serve millions of people from their earliest years through their working lives and through retirement.
ChartSpan is the largest chronic care management (CCM) service provider in the U.S. We provide a comprehensive set of care services for Medicare beneficiaries across the country. By providing access to care services specifically designed for chronically ill patients, our team of seasoned clinical experts are able to help patients live fuller and healthier lives while also reducing their medical costs.
Mrs. Patty Harper
83 Victorias Drive
Bossier City, LA 71111
InQuiseek, LLC is a business and healthcare consulting company dedicated to helping organizations, and the people who work within them, adapt to the every changing markets, regulations, workforce, and culture. In the firm’s Healthcare Division, support for hospitals and physician practices in the areas of revenue cycle management, patient accounting, finance, reimbursement, health information management, and compliance are provided to partners. Within the Business Division, an extra set of eyes are provided to executives by focusing on four areas: executive coaching, financial analysis, leadership training, and strategic planning.
Medical Disposal Systems (MDS) is a biomedical waste transport and disposal company for biomedical waste generators. We are a locally owned and operated, long-established company, providing our customers with impeccable service. Medical Disposal Systems is offering a special discount to all Mississippi Rural Health Association members for collection and service.
Regional Sales Director
Tango340B is a mission-centric organization, exclusively serving organizations who provide care to vulnerable patient populations. We improve access to care and medication adherence rates, help navigate the complexities of 340B, ensure you maximize your resources, and facilitate full regulatory compliance. Through our holistic pharmacy and 340B program management services, we empower our clients to channel their energy towards their primary mission of patient care delivery.
The Compliance Team (Preferred Partner Program)
Ms. Kate Hill, RN
Vice President Clinical Services
PO Box 160
Spring House, PA 19477
Medicare-approved Exemplary Provider® accreditation for Rural Health Clinics by The Compliance Team features common-sense Safety-Honesty-Caring® quality standards, expert mentoring, self-assessment checklists, Patient Quality Measurement™ database access and great customer service. Ask about our newest program, a simplified PCMH accreditation for Rural Health Clinics.
Indianapolis, IN 46204
OPYS is a hospital physician management group that strives for a reliable local and regional presence and lasting hospital relationships. They are committed to providing qualified health professionals to their partners to improve and maintain quality patient care, leadership, and teamwork in their partner locations.
1020 W. 4th Street, Ste 300
Little Rock, AR 72201
Established in 1972, AFMC is a leading quality improvement organization. They have been performing security risk analysis (SRA) since 2010, as the designated Regional Extension Center for the State of Arkansas. Since that time, AFMC has developed a set of proprietary tools and processes for performing an SRA, which specifically addresses the administrative, technical and physical safeguards required for HIPAA compliance. They currently perform services in the states of Mississippi, Missouri, Louisiana, Tennessee, Oklahoma, and Texas.
Kanopy Healthcare Partners
100 Pioneer Way
Magee, MS 39111
Kanopy Healthcare Partners’ programs are completely customized to a specific hospital, and the Kanopy Healthcare Revenue Cycle Management services can be contracted as a complete program or as a specialized service to target and improve key elements of a specific revenue cycle process. To help make a better determination of how Kanopy can best help your hospital, this organization begins with a full evaluation of your entire revenue cycle process. As every part of a a hospital’s health system is dependent on the billing and collections, this thinking defines Kanopy’s business approach as they offer several different resources for client hospitals, but the core of their business centers around Revenue Cycle Management.
Aesto Health brings together like-minded healthcare IT companies to foster innovation and accelerate the improvement and development of health information technology. The company offers a collaborative environment for progress in the healthcare IT marketplace.
AgriSafe Network is a company formed in 2003 by nurses who aim to protect the health and safety interests of farmers and ranchers. It has since grown more robust in the interest of occupational agricultural health and workers exposed to the unique disparities involved in the agricultural industry.
BadgePass is the fastest growing credential management company in the industry! We are revolutionizing identification by creating the industry’s premiere credential management system. BadgePass applications include ID badging, access control, visitor tracking, time management, campus card systems, driver’s license scanning and more! Unlike many software development companies, we got our start as an identification solutions provider and systems integrator. As we worked with customers from different vertical markets, we consistently received requests for one system with a single database that would allow for the issuance and management of credentials for everything at their facility. That feedback is what inspired the development of what is now the BadgePass Credential Management system.
Director of Sales – Managed Services
442 Highland Colony Pkwy
Ridgeland, MS 39157
For over 25 years, Business Communications, Inc. has been one of the most trusted technology partners in the Southeast. We are passionate about helping our customers design, deploy, and operate technology solutions that are reliable, scalable, and secure. We believe that technology, properly applied, should act as a catalyst that helps businesses unlock potential by making employees more efficient, processes more repeatable, and sound strategy more easily executed. We offer cloud and managed services, networking and infrastructure support, and own/operate a world class SSAE 16, SOC 2, Type II compliant, secure data center.
Headquartered in Dublin, Ohio, Cardinal Health, Inc. (NYSE: CAH) is a global, integrated healthcare services and products company, providing customized solutions for hospitals, health systems, pharmacies, ambulatory surgery centers, clinical laboratories and physician offices worldwide. The company provides clinically-proven medical products and pharmaceuticals and cost-effective solutions that enhance supply chain efficiency from hospital to home. Backed by nearly 100 years of experience, with approximately 50,000 employees in 46 countries, Cardinal Health ranks among the top 25 on the Fortune 500.
Center for Mississippi Health Policy
120 North Congress Street, Ste 700
Jackson, MS 39201
The mission of Center for Mississippi Health Policy is to serve as a catalyst for health policy debate, providing information to policymakers and the general public and communicating research findings that will stimulate dialogue and inform decision-making.
Community Infusion Solutions
316 S. Goliad, Ste 215
Rockwall, TX 75087
With a passion for community service and improved healthcare outcomes, Community Infusion Solutions partners with professionals of the highest ethical standards. CIS specializes in working with the rural hospitals and clinics to develop a new revenue stream that benefits your patients, your hospital, and your community. Community Infusion Solutions’ desire is to help hospitals develop a program that provides the best service to their clients while being focused on the bottom line, the patients, and the communities they serve.
Cura Hospitality was founded in 1996 and currently operates culinary management programs across the United States for senior living communities, community hospitals, and healthcare systems. Cura professionals, which include highly dedicated managers, dietitians, and culinary professionals, currently service 1,500+ locations as the nation’s 5th largest contract foodservice company.
Healthcurity is a healthcare IT company that specializes in cybersecurity services for health care systems. They have offered IT support services for over 18 years, so they understand and tailor their IT solutions to comply with the unique environment of the healthcare industry.
Impact Healthcare was established in 2008 and is a national healthcare consulting and managed services firm that utilizes their extensive experience with rural hospitals, community hospitals, healthcare systems, and physician practices. They specialize in efficiently managing and optimizing Revenue Cycles.
Medical Disposal Systems is a biomedical waste transport and disposal company for biomedical waste generators, servicing areas in Florida, Mississippi, Alabama, and Louisiana. They are a locally owned and operated company that allows for personalized waste removal that fits the customer’s needs.
Mississippi Division of Medicaid, Mede/Analytics
550 High Street, Suite 1000
Jackson, MS 39201
1717 Old Hwy 15
With unmatched technology and industry-pioneering expertise, MedeAnalytics offers solutions that unlock customer’s data’s true business value. Designed for today’s healthcare providers and payers, our MedeWorks platform includes intuitive visualization, predictive analytics, benchmarking, guided analysis, and machine learning. This organization empowers the entire healthcare ecosystem to make even smarter decisions in the clinical, financial, and operational areas that matter most.
Mississippi Drug Card is a free statewide discount prescription assistance program launched to help uninsured and underinsured residents afford their prescriptions. All residents are eligible to get pharmacy discounts through this program. The program may be used to provide savings on prescriptions not covered by your health insurance or Medicare Part D and requires no personal information to get a card. The Mississippi Drug Card has Lowest Rx Price Logic to guarantee that participants get the best pricing on prescriptions and can save up to 80% on medications with average savings at 30%.
Established in 1992, North American Healthcare Management Services offers services in practice management, revenue cycle management, and rural health clinic programs. They also offer a fully-integrated electronic medical record service.
St. Dominic Behavioral Health Services services Mississippi in the quality and compassionate treatment of individuals suffering from mental illness. Their staff includes highly trained psychiatrists, social workers, nurses, chaplains, and counselors to give patients and their families a well-rounded treatment experience.
Healthcare delivery is complicated enough, the technology we use shouldn’t add to that. Our mission is to connect people. Teleconnect™ enables providers to assess, diagnose, and treat patients from virtually anywhere in the world.
The Solutions Team
4294 Lakeland Dr, Ste 300
Flowood, MS 39232
Since its founding in 1992, Strategic Advisory Group, Inc. has specialized in corporate finance and investment banking services. These services have been geared for the small and mid-size private company market, to meet the needs of growing companies requiring more sophisticated financial strategies to reach their next objective. Services provided are as fundamental as bookkeeping to improve record keeping and forecasting and as sophisticated as raising capital or seeking assistance in a merger or acquisition.
Triple Aim Health is an integrated preventative services company that specializes in the nation’s growing Medicare population. They aim to identify and activate a full range of preventative services designed to close clinical care-gaps while generating revenue and clinical benefits for providers and health system partners.
Trilogy Healthcare Revenue Cycle Solutions offers a multi-disciplinary team of professionals that specialize in the revenue cycle and provide a wide array of services for their clients. These services can help improve and optimize every aspect of the revenue cycle and are tailored to fit the needs and maximize opportunities for each client.
UAMS l South Central Telehealth Resource Center
Mrs. Wendy Ross
4301 W. Markham Street, #519
Little Rock, AR 72205
The South Central Telehealth Resource Center (SCTRC) serves Arkansas, Mississippi and Tennessee by targeting health care and health education groups that have an interest in using telehealth. The SCTRC focuses on telehealth media and education coupled with hands-on training in the Adam Rule Training Center or at your site are available. The SCTRC is staffed by telehealth professionals with backgrounds in nursing, business, education & instructional design, and mass media/communications and also works with a dedicated group of professionals who comprise the 2017 – 2020 Advisory Council which provides a grassroots voice for the telehealth initiatives needed in Arkansas, Mississippi, and Tennessee.
The University of Mississippi Medical Center
Center for Telehealth
Mr. Tony Tharpe
Business Development Manager
2500 North State Street
Jackson, MS 39216
The University of Mississippi Medical Center, located in Jackson, is the state’s only academic health science center which includes seven health science schools: medicine, nursing, dentistry, health related professions, graduate studies, population health, and pharmacy. The Medical Center’s three-part mission is to improve the lives of Mississippians by educating tomorrow’s health care professionals, by conducting health sciences research, and by providing cutting-edge patient care. A major goal of the Medical Center is the elimination of differences in health status of Mississippians based on race, geography, income, or social status.