ServiShare, a wholly owned subsidiary of the Iowa Hospital Association, has compiled the following list of trusted companies for hospitals to help navigate the COVID-19 crisis. These companies provide vetted solutions to hospitals’ operational and financial challenges resulting from this unprecedented event.
Companies that ServiShare already endorses are noted with the * symbol. Other companies that are not officially endorsed but are included on the list have completed a due diligence process, are vetted and offer a meaningful solution for today’s hospital challenges.
DISASTER RECOVERY ASSISTANCE
Hagerty | HagertyConsulting.com
Hagerty works with clients and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to help clients recover from disasters, including public health and medical emergencies. For hospitals and healthcare systems seeking to leverage federal funding opportunities for COVID-19 financial recovery, Hagerty provides expert advice and help with short-term liquidity and long-term recovery funding guidance. The company’s experience includes understanding how the suite of federal recovery programs facilitates a comprehensive recovery within a community.
MANAGED SERVICES PROVIDER
* Medical Solutions | medicalsolutions.com/for-healthcare-facilities/
Medical Solutions is an industry-leading workforce solutions provider which streamlines clinical and non-clinical healthcare staffing through fully customized programs. Nationwide, Medical Solutions has helped healthcare facilities gain whole-house efficiency, control labor costs, and enhance patient care standards by finding the right people at the right time.
* Merritt Hawkins | MerrittHawkins.com
Merritt Hawkins is the largest permanent placement physician search and consulting company in the US and is a company of AMN Healthcare. Merritt Hawkins has enjoyed partnering with the Indiana Hospital Association for over 25 years. Founded in 1987, Merritt Hawkins is acknowledged as the industry's leading source of permanent physician recruiting expertise.
AUTONOMOUS MONITORING PLATFORM
Care.ai | care.ai
Care.ai is an autonomous monitoring platform that can help hospitals in several ways with COVID-19. The first is the ability to unobtrusively detect higher-than-normal temperatures of everyone who comes to a facility. The second is in the creation of “self aware” patient rooms that can detect changes or risks and alert caregivers to take action. An overview of its contactless thermal sensor system is available here.
REVENUE CYCLE ENHANCEMENT
Meduit | Meduitrcm.com
Meduit delivers efficient and effective revenue cycle management solutions that lead to measurable, high-performing results that maximize ROI for hospitals, health systems and physician groups. Meduit is working with hospitals in response to COVID-19 to reduce claim denials, maximize revenue and take care of patient concerns all through its unique, patient-centered approach to RCM.
Mobile Smith | MobileSmith.com
MobileSmith Health provides turnkey mobile applications that improve health outcomes, patient satisfaction and adherence for the new generation of digital health consumers. To help hospitals with COVID-19 communications internally and externally, Mobile Smith has developed two COVID-19 apps. One is designed for hospital staff and the other for the community at large. Both apps can be deployed in as little as 72 hours and provide timely push notifications and alerts to convey breaking news, vital updates, and customized facility information.
Groundswell Health | OurGroundswell.com
Groundswell Health is a custom health care communications firm with experience in advocacy campaigns as well as service line marketing. Groundswell Health develops digital and traditional messaging, integrating reputation and brand management solutions to take on crisis communications challenges as well as initiatives to decrease the complexity and confusion around nuanced health care issues. Provides assistance with public ballot initiatives, complex health care and Medicaid finance messaging, as well as communications programs during health plan disputes.
INSURANCE AND RISK MANAGEMENT
* LMC | lmcins.com/healthcare.html
As one of the nation’s largest independent brokerage firms, LMC Insurance & Risk Management partners with individuals, business and industry leaders across the nation in the areas of property casualty insurance, employee benefits, financial services, and risk management services. Serving over 200 hospitals and health systems across the Midwest, our extensive experience allows us to negotiate high-quality, cost-effective programs, specifically designed for our healthcare clients. To help our clients navigate today’s complex benefits and insurance market, we supply customized resources for the decision-making process, a strong portfolio of national insurance carrier partnerships, as well as progressive communication tools and resources to help with implementation and ongoing support.
CLASS ACTION SETTLEMENT MANAGEMENT
* MCAG | mcagenroll.com, code IOWA12
MCAG is an expert in obtaining money for businesses and healthcare organizations through our class action Settlement Recovery Service. We provide Settlement Recovery Services to over 1,400 hospitals across the country. The COVID-19 outbreak underscores the need to be focused on revenue recovery in the face of the global crisis. The MCAG team is applying best practices during each phase of our response, in order to help position our clients to survive the crisis and meet the surge in demand when the pandemic subsides.
HEALTH CARE MANAGEMENT CONSULTING
PYA | pyapc.com
Providers have begun receiving some much-needed financial relief from the COVID-19 pandemic. There are several available sources for relief funding and loan proceeds, each with unique terms and restrictions. PYA is helping our clients navigate their real-world scenarios related to these funding mechanisms, evaluate operational and financial options to sustain their business, and track sources and uses of funding for reporting purposes.
* SunRx | SunRx.com
SUNRx is a leader in 340B administration, offering solutions that include world class 340B compliance and savings optimization. The overall combination of SUNRx’s expertise and technologies provides organizations with a transparent partner that will implement a successful, compliant and high-performance program.
Affiliated Enterprise Solutions| AESLLC.org
Providing grant writing and management solutions, our expert consultants will partner with your organization to help assess the issues at hand, strategize on the path to take, and help implement the solutions that work.