Vendor Directory

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.

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Gold Level

Mississippi State Department of Health
Office of Rural Health and Primary Care
Tasha Brown
P.O. Box 1700
Jackson, MS 39215
601.576.7216
tasha.brown@msdh.ms.gov

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. 


Silver Level

First Choice Cooperative        (Preferred Partner Program)
Paul Kelly
4815 Troup Hwy.
Tyler, TX 75703
601-383-7313
pakelly@fccoop.org
http://www.fccoop.org

FirstChoice is a Texas non-profit corporation created and operated to provide “purchasing” (which is a governmental/administrative function pursuant to Chapter 791 of the Texas Government Code) of goods. The Cooperative satisfies governmental competitive bidding requirements pursuant to Texas Government Code Section 791.025(b), which notes that “a local government” may agree with another local government, including a non-profit corporation that is created and operated to provide one or more governmental functions and services, “to purchase goods.” Its purpose is to establish an association of healthcare providers, city and county municipalities, school districts and universities as a cooperative with emphasis on the administrative function of cooperative purchasing for all the members of the corporation.

Magnolia Health
Earl Robinson
111 E. Capitol St., Ste. 500
Jackson, MS 39201
866.912.6255
erobinson@centene.com
http://www.magnoliahealthplan.com

Magnolia Health has a commitment to improving the health of the community one individual at time through affordable and reliable health care plans. A subsidiary of Centene Corporation, Magnolia Health was awarded a contract to serve Medicaid beneficiaries in Mississippi. Magnolia has a commitment to deliver results for the people we serve. They partner with physicians, specialists, hospitals, and other providers to ensure each member receives the right care, at the right time, in the right setting. 

Medhost        (Preferred Partner Program)
Richard Crook
6550 Carothers Parkway, Ste 160
Franklin, TN 37067
615-761-2047
richard.crook@medhost.com

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. 

Molina Healthcare
Dan Okonak
Director, National Network Development and Contracting
200 Oceangate, Suite 100
Long Beach, CA 90802​​
614.212.6332
Daniel.Okonak@molinahealthcare.com
http://www.molinahealthcare.com

Molina Healthcare, a FORTUNE 500, multi-state health care organization, arranges for the delivery of health care services and offers health information management solutions to nearly five million individuals and families who receive their care through Medicaid, Medicare and other government-funded programs in fifteen states. The mission of this organization has been to present quality health care to people receiving government assistance for over 35 years . Molina Healthcare provides NCQA-accredited care and services that focus on promoting health, wellness and improved patient outcomes.

Telequality Communications      (Preferred Partner Program)
Natalie Verette
Director of Sales
21232 Gathering Oaks, Suite 107
San Antonio, TX 78260
210.408.0388
NatalieVerette@telequality.com
http://www.telequality.com

Medicare-approved Exemplary Provider® accreditation for Rural Health Clinics features common-sense Safety-Honesty-Caring® quality standards, expert mentoring, self-assessment checklists, Patient Quality Measurement™ database access and great customer service. Inquire about The Compliance Team’s CMS-Approved simplified PCMH accreditation for Rural Health Clinics.

United Healthcare
Teresa Morris
Sr. Provider Relations Advocate
795 Woodlands Pkwy, Suite 301
Ridgeland, MS 39157
601.718.6594
teresa_morris@uhc.com
http://www.uhc.com

UnitedHealthcare is a an organization working to create a system that is connected, aligned and more affordable for all involved. One that delivers high quality care, responsive to the needs of each person and the communities in which they live.  Serving millions of people from their earliest years through their working lives and into retirement, UnitedHealthcare’s mission is to help people live healthier lives and make the health system work better for everyone.


Bronze Level

ChartSpan Medical Technologies  (Preferred Partner Program)
Walker Hale
Regional Sales Vice President
615.585.9041
walker.hale@chartspan.com

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.

Greenway Health       (Preferred Partner Program)
Richard Davis
Sales Executive
One Metroplex Drive, Ste. 500
Birmingham, AL 35209
601.812.7752
Richard.Davis@greenwayhealth.com

Greenway Health’s roots go back to 1989 with the founding of Medical Manager; following several acquisitions and name changes, the company became the present-day Greenway Health after combining with Greenway Medical Technologies in 2013. With senior leadership that has significant experience in both healthcare and health IT, Greenway Health has instilled a culture of innovation and service throughout the organization that continues to be recognized by customers and throughout the industry. The three areas of focus for Greenway Health include designing solutions and services that delight, inspiring practice transformation and restoring the care in healthcare through a partnership that provides the resources that make it easier for you and your team to improve patients’ lives.

InQuiseek
Mrs. Patty Harper
CEO
83 Victorias Drive
Bossier City, LA 71111
318.243.2687
pharper@inquiseek.com

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  (Preferred Partner Program)
Pam Thompson
CEO
228.217.7002
pam@refusemgmt.com

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.

The Compliance Team        (Preferred Partner Program)
Ms. Kate Hill, RN
Director, Clinical Services
PO Box 160
Spring House, PA 19477
215-654-9110
khill@thecomplianceteam.org
http://www.thecomplianceteam.org

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.


General Directory

Ascentium Healthcare
Brian Enis
100 Pioneer Way
Magee, MS 39111
601-849-6440
BrianEnis@ascentiumhcr.com

Ascentium Healthcare programs are completely customized to a specific hospital, and the Ascentium 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 Ascentium 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 Ascentium’s business approach as they offer several different resources for client hospitals, but the core of their business centers around Revenue Cycle Management.

Azalea Health
Davis Bayles
5871 Glenridge Drive Drive, NE, Suite 300
Atlanta, GA 30328
770.846.6469
davis.bayles@azaleahealth.com

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.

BCI
Shane Tuttle
Director of Sales – Managed Services
442 Highland Colony Pkwy
Ridgeland, MS 39157
601.427.4221
stuttle@bcianswers.com

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.

Caravan Health
641 Beaver Dam Rd.
Taccoa, GA 30377
706.491.3492
lkilawee@caravanhealth.com

Caravan Health is a mission-driven company bringing population health to life. Caravan Health builds Accountable Care Organizations – ACOs – which means they support physicians and community health systems in goals of improving patient care, clinician satisfaction, and financial performance, while allowing each organization to maintain their independence and autonomy. This organization works together to help their ACO partners create, operate, and manage successful population health programs to achieve sustainable success.

Cardinal Health
Kylie Wyant
Product Sales
417.296.0534
kylie.wyant@cardinalhealth.com

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
Therese Hanna
120 North Congress Street, Ste 700
Jackson, MS 39201
601.709.2133
thanna@mshealthpolicy.com

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
Mitch Berenson
316 S. Goliad, Ste 215
Rockwall, TX 75087
mitchell@communityiv.com

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.

Evident/CPSI
Ms. Lauren Adair
Account Manager
6600 Wall St.
Mobile, AL 36695
800.323.6987
lauren.adair@cpsi.com

Evident’s sole focus is on rural and community healthcare where individuals become more responsible for their personal health, data analytics becomes key to population health management and the advancement of quality care, and hospitals and providers are ready for new mandates and payment models long before they arrive. Rural health is a unique environment – one where resources are often limited, and personal relationships mean a great deal. Healthcare is different when the people you care for are your friends and neighbors, and Evident works to ensure this type of relationship.

H3CI
Herb Krumbein
Business Development
205.910.1852
herb.krumbein@h3ci.com

H3C has engineered a comprehensive platform to manage patient engagement services, including CCM, AWV, TCM and all patient contact management.  It is designed to work in conjunction with the client EHR system, enabling H3C to deliver its services securely and efficiently. The H3C platform features include data and analytics, contact management and applications.

Health Providers Insurance Co.
Lisa Noble
Marketing Account Executive
116 Woodgreen Crossing
Madison, MS 39110
601.368.3355
lnoble@hpico.com

HPIC was formed in July of 2003 and is dedicated to serving the liability insurance needs of healthcare facilities and other health care providers. It is sponsored by the Mississippi Hospital Association and was created with three overarching objectives: long term financial stability, member ownership and governance, and commitment to quality service. HPIC’s conservative reinsurance approach and disciplined underwriting are highly regarded in London and Bermuda markets and has left the organization financially able to weather insurance cycles, and as a result, over $30 million has been returned to members.

Information and Quality Healthcare
Ms. Bonnie Mangum
Outreach Coordinator
385 B Highland Colony Pkwy, Ste 504
Ridgeland, MS 39157
601.957.1575
bmangum@iqhquitline.com
601.213.6981

QH has promoted quality medical care and has worked with providers in a variety of healthcare settings for over 40 years. Through tobacco cessation programs and prevention education, IQH strives to improve the health of Mississippians. Success has been recognized through IQH’s dedicated staff educating and sharing evidence-based methods to drive powerful change in quality improvement for providers.

Mississippi Division of Medicaid, Mede/Analytics
Nancy Marini
Clinical Advocate
662-231-7715
550 High Street, Suite 1000
Jackson, MS 39201
1717 Old Hwy 15
Ecru, MS
nancy.bartonmarini@medeanalytics.com

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
Ken Gresham
Senior V.P. Program Development
kgresham@mississippidrugcard.com
601.750.2631

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%. 

Strategic Advisory Group
Teddy Gibson
401 Fontaine Place, Ste 101
Ridgeland, MS 39157
601-707-5950
tgibson@stradvgrp.com

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.

The Solutions Team
Mike Miller
4294 Lakeland Dr, Ste 300
Flowood, MS 39232
601.933.1118
mmiller@mysolutionsteam.com

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.

UAMS l South Central Telehealth Resource Center
Mrs. Wendy Ross
Program Coordinator
4301 W. Markham Street, #519
Little Rock, AR 72205
855.664.3450
wross2@uams.edu

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
601.815.2051
ttharpe@umc.edu

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.

Valley Services
Shane King
Business Development Director
4400 Mangum Drive
Flowood, MS 39232
601.259.9202
shane.king@elior-na.com

Valley Services, a national company leading the way in contract foodservice management since 1960, is a food-focused, chef-centric company that is part of the Elior North America family of brands. This organization’s team of extraordinary professionals delivers innovative culinary experiences uniquely tailored to each customer and the local communities they serve with more than 1.4 million meals and created unique culinary experiences for the people within their local communities each week. With a focus on culinary innovation and exemplary service, Valley is committed to making a positive difference in people’s lives every day.