Maine Hospital Solutions

image001.jpgMaine Hospital Solutions, a for-profit entity that is wholly-owned by MHA, was created in 1992 to provide MHA member hospitals, their affiliates and their employees statewide with access to a wide range of high quality products and services at reduced costs.

For more information about Maine Hospital Solutions, contact  Tammy Butts

Maine Hospital Solutions Board of Directors

 

Class Action Settlements

Class Action Capital is a provider of class action settlement claim management and monetization to the global corporate community. Launched in 2012, Class Action Capital has quickly gained traction amongst the corporate community to become the premiere provider of outsourced class action settlement claim management and monetization. From 30 clients in 2012 to over 4,000 clients to date, Class Action Capital's value proposition, reputation and expertise has been recognized by companies of all sizes and in diverse industries.
 
Class Action Capital is led by its CEO and founder, J.J. Thomas, Esq., a former class action attorney with unrivaled experience in class action settlements. The rest of the team is composed of professionals with a diverse set of experiences across the marketing, financial and legal sectors, delivering clients two primary services: claims management and claims monetization.
 
Class Action Capital's pricing model is simple in that they work on a commission basis whereby they receive a percentage of the client's financial recovery and only receive their  fee when their client recovers.
 
 

Contact: John Borley Phone: (914) 200-0020

Medical Liability

Offered through Medical Mutual Insurance Company of Maine, the program offers competitively priced medical liability products emphasizing risk management.
 

Contact: John Doyle Phone: 1-800-942-2791

Temporary Physician Staffing

This program is offered through VISTA Staffing Solutions, which recruits, credentials, and places physicians from a broad range of specialties in temporary assignments for a few weeks or several months.
 

Contact: Mary Bowers Phone: 1-800-366-1884 ext. 6404

Physician Recruitment

VISTA Staffing Solutions provides permanent placement and consulting services for all medical specialties.

Joslyn G. Breuer
Consultant
VISTA Physician Search & Consulting
Direct: 855.302.6506 | Main: 800.366.1884 | Cell: 414.418.0406
 
or
 
Paul Winston
Consultant
VISTA Staffing Solutions
Direct: 855.632 6522 | Toll free: 800.366.1884  | 855 578 6890 Fax
Cell: 917.855.9452
 

Contact: Joslyn G. Breuer or Paul Winston Phone: 855-302-6517 (Joslyn) or 855-632-6522 (Paul)

Hospitals First Program

Offers MHA member organizations, their employees and medical staffs an opportunity to take advantage of substantial discounts and preferred service on local and interstate facility and household moves. The program is offered through Bisson Moving & Storage Company.
 

Contact: Brian Hughes Phone: 1-800-370-8469

Advocacy-Based Enrollment Services

Advanced Patient Advocacy, LLC (APA) provides a comprehensive suite of enrollment to health care organizations to assist patients in navigating and connecting to local, state and federal payer solutions.  Coverage solutions include Enrollment, Disability, Motor Vehicle Accidents, Workers Compensation, Third-Party Liability and Healthcare Exchange Navigation.
 

 

Contact: Rodney Napier Phone: (877) 272-6001

Emergency Telephone Back Up

Teleira is an industry pioneer in the continuity of service during a telecommunications outage, with a unique focus on communications tools to facilitate business continuity and disaster recovery.
 

Contact:
Tim Brunson  866-479-8379
Mark Spiers 801-419-8299

 

Contact: Tim Brunson Phone: (866) 479-8379

HIT Consultants and HIM Coders

Oxford Healthcare Technology provides strategic and advisory Services, and delivers senior-level HIT consultants and contracted coders for HIM.



 

Contact: John Demeritt Phone: 978-685-4050 ext. 21540

Long Term Disability and Life Benefits

Offers participating hospitals and other organizations group discounts on the cost of insurance premiums for life and long term disability. The program is offered by UNUM and brokered by Acadia Benefits, Inc. of Portand.
 

Contact: John Condon Phone: 866-761-2426

Cooperative Recycling Program

Offered through the Institution Recycling Network this program offers hospitals a tool to help meet waste reduction and recycling goals.
 

Contact: Mark Lennon Phone: 603-229-1962

Retirement Programs

This program allows employees of MHA member organizations to choose from a wide range of investment options through Lincoln Financial Group.
 

Contact: Roberta Tielinen Phone: 207-926-5321

Student Loan Refinancing

Laurel Road, a division of Darien Rowayton Bank, has partnered with Maine Hospital Solutions to help Maine hospital employees save money on their student loan payments. The exclusive endorsement gives employees of MHA members the opportunity to refinance their existing federal and private, undergraduate and graduate school loans at some of the lowest interest rates in the industry.

Laurel Road customers will save more than $20,000 over the life of their loans on average, and Maine Hospital Solutions has secured an additional 0.125% rate discount on top of the already low rates offered by DRB for employees who apply through Maine Hospital Solutions’s unique application link. Maine Hospital Solutions recognizes that many young healthcare professionals have considerable student debt at the start of their careers and increasingly look to their employers for assistance.
 
Contact: Laurel Road Phone: (855) 245-0989

 

Contact: Jenny Large Phone: (646) 681-0216

Automated Accounts Payable

Commerce Bank offers an automated accounts payable solution that allows hospitals to pay invoices electronically and receive a revenue share. 
 

Contact: Marla Freeman Phone: 973-467-5578

Custom Designed Communications for the Healthcare Market

The Creative Companies provides communications for the entire healthcare revenue cycle including appointment reminders, dynamic postcards, marketing materials, statements, invoices, collection notices, dunning notices, on-line bill presentment and payment and customized portals.  The Creative Companies
 

Contact: Sheryl Ross Phone: 207-561-9942

Interim Management Services

Offers hospitals a discount on securing individuals to fill management vacancies and other short-term needs on a temporary basis. At Calais Regional Hospital, interim health leaders bring a consultant-like perspective based on years of experience in a number of organizations. The case study involving Redington-Fairview General Hospital illustrates the value of using Nielsen Healthcare Group to meet a staffing challenge. Mid Coast Hospital benefited from their expertise in finding an interim lab manager. Birch Bay retirement community used NHG to find an interim Nursing Director. Another case study shows how the group helped Penobscot Bay Medical Center. Mercy Hospital used NHG to improve their accounts receivable. The program is offered through the Nielsen Healthcare Group of St. Louis, Missouri.
 

Contact: Bruce Nielsen Phone: 1-800-581-8901

End-to-end Health Care Revenue Cycle Management Solutions to Ensure Payment Certainty for Every Patientâ„¢

Experian Health and Passport deliver the health care industry’s only solution that orchestrates every facet of the revenue cycle, resulting in greater patient engagement, a touchless workflow, client-driven innovation and unmatched payment certainty. Over 2,800 hospitals in the United States and more than 10,000 provider, ancillary and billing groups rely on us for an integrated, end-to-end revenue cycle platform.
 
From initial patient access interactions to actionable, real-time financial data and analysis, our eCare NEXT® platform supported by Touchless Processing™ empowers health care organizations with comprehensive revenue cycle solutions and consultative services that mitigate risk, automate workflow, optimize payments and create business intelligence across all payment sources.

 

Contact: Thomas Symington Phone: (781) 588-0881

Liability Claim Billing & Collection

An outsourcing specialty company, Innovative Business Technology, offers billing and recovery solutions for the hospital liability line of business, specifically workers' compensation, motor vehicle accident and general liability claims.
 

Contact: Vaughn Clark Phone: 1-800-639-2408

Electronic Meeting Materials

BoardEffect® provides a board portal that is a secure, web-based interface with accompanying iPad App designed to be extremely user-friendly and intuitive for directors to use. 

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Contact: Dottie Schindlinger Phone: (866) 672-2666

Executive Compensation Consulting

Olney/HRadvantage is a Boston-based management consulting firm  specializing in staff, management and executive compensation programs, particularly in health care. Olney is also a leading designer and publisher of health care compensation surveys in New England, the Northeast and beyond and conducts the annual MHA Executive Compensation Survey.
 

Contact: Mary Cogan Phone: 617-227-1642

Leadership Development, Interpersonal Communication Improvement and Conflict Resolution

These services offered through Healthcare Management Consulting Group are provided by organizational psychologist Maggie Palmer, Ph.D.


 

Contact: Margaret J. Palmer Phone: 207-926-4117