Maine Hospital Solutions

Maine 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 Steven Michaud

Maine Hospital Solutions is continuously searching for new endorsed companies that offer high quality products and services.  Companies must meet our exclusive criteria and complete a thorough selection process to become endorsed.
Interested in becoming endorsed?
If you‘d like to become endorsed, please contact Brian Stevens at (512) 813-7667 or
Endorsed Business Partner Program Benefits include:
  • Opportunities to promote your products or services to key decision makers for hospitals and health organizations in Maine;
  • Personal email, phone or face-to-face introductions to Maine members, which include acute care and nursing facilities, home health care agencies, assisted living centers and hospice organizations;
  • Special promotional e-mail blast to Maine membership introducing new business partner, new products or new service lines;
  • Complimentary MHA Corporate Affiliate Membership;
  • Invitation to MHA’s educational programs and events at member rates, thus increasing your opportunity to network and build relationships with healthcare executives;
  • MHS vendor table at membership meetings to set out materials;
  • Listing on the Maine website under Endorsed Business Partner program, with your company name, logo, description and a link to your website;
  • Company profile featured in our newsletter once a year;
  • Use of MHS (endorsed) logo for marketing purposes;
  • Access to the MHA’s Annual Desk Reference Guide providing key contact information;
  • Complimentary 1/2-page ad in the MHA annual Desk Reference Guide;
  • Endorsement letter signed by the President of the Maine Hospital Association; and
  • Access to the Association’s expertise and market intelligence.
Why use an Endorsed Partner?
Endorsed businesses have been thoroughly reviewed by the MHS team. We analyze the company’s financials, review their business practices and marketing plan, check references and have an in-person meeting and demonstration.
By negotiating with these Endorsed Partners on behalf of the Maine hospital and healthcare community at large, MHS is able to offer its members special benefits and discounts that will increase efficiency and reduce costs.
Steven R. Michaud, President, Maine Hospital Association
Steven Michaud, joined MHA in 1987 and became President in 1999. In this capacity, he is responsible for the overall strategic direction and management of the Association and its affiliates.

Brian Stevens, Founder and Principle, Affiliated Enterprise Solutions
Brian brings over 20 years of executive experience, including roles in the insurance, staffing, and healthcare industries. Before founding AES, Brian served as Vice President at the Texas Hospital Association, where he focused on corporate business development department, managing the association's corporate memberships, advertising, and sponsorships. Previously, Brian was an executive at HealthSHARE, the shared services company owned by the Texas Hospital Association. At HealthSHARE, he led the growth of the company to become one of the most successful for-profit, state hospital associations in the nation. He also spearheaded the association's “Endorsed Business Partner” Program. 

Acadia Benefits is a locally-owned Maine firm specializing in employee benefits, providing brokerage and consulting services to our customers throughout Northern New England since 1990.  Our mission is to deliver the highest level of service and support, combined with comprehensive, creative, and competitive employee benefits solutions. Personalized, long term relationships are the cornerstone of our business and we are dedicated to customizing our services to meet each customer’s needs.

Actual Energy is a wholesale energy provider that specializes in providing low-cost electricity to healthcare facilities and other businesses in the State of Maine.
Purchasing your electricity at the wholesale power price directly from the ISO-NE grid has traditionally been reserved for extremely large consumers of electricity who could invest in 24-hour Network Operation Centers (NOCs) and a substantial back-office staff. Now Actual Energy has made wholesale pricing available to commercial customers in Maine.

Bisson was founded in 1919 in Brunswick, Maine by Lucien Bisson with only a single horse drawn wagon. Today Bisson operates 100+ vehicles throughout the United States and Canada to accommodate the varied relocation needs of our corporate and private residential customers.

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 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 5,000 clients to date, Class Action Capital's value proposition, reputation and expertise has been recognized by companies of all sizes and in diverse industries.

Commerce Bank is a national leader in payments and revenue cycle management, with an enduring commitment to understanding your healthcare business.
CommerceVantage® combines the latest in accounts payable technology and payment disbursement to offer innovative solutions that streamline accounts payable processes and create revenue for AP departments without changing current banking relationships.
Innovative Business Technology is an outsourcing specialty company offering billing and recovery solutions for the hospital liability line of business. 

Jackson Physician Search is a leader in the permanent recruitment of physicians and advanced practice providers to hospitals and health systems across the United States. The company is recognized for its track record of results built on their clients’ trust in the skills of their team and the transparency of their process.

Retirement Programs
This program allows employees of MHA member organizations to choose from a wide range of investment options through Lincoln Financial Group. Lincoln Financial Group’s Retirement Plan Services has been a proven provider of retirement solutions for over 60 years, managing thousands of retirement plans that enroll millions of people. Headquartered in the Philadelphia region, the operating companies of Lincoln Financial Group had assets under management of $246 billion as of September 30, 2017.

Medical Mutual provides medical professional liability insurance to physicians, hospitals, nursing homes and allied health facilities in Maine, New Hampshire, Vermont and Massachusetts. The Company underwrites all specialties, a long-held principle aimed at providing stability for the medical communities the Company serves and to foster access to comprehensive care.
Maintaining a 98% client retention rate, Medical Solutions provides innovative staffing support in partnership with our hospital and health system clients. Our organic growth, along with strategic acquisitions such as FocusOne Solutions and Aureus Medical, strengthens Medical Solutions for a combined 70+ years of healthcare staffing experience. This makes us "better together.

Performance Healthcare Solutions provides pharmacy benefit solutions that are a market disruptor and provide hospitals with a significant discount on their pharmacy drug benefits for employees. PHS has decades of pharmacy and PBM related experience that we leverage to deliver these first of their kind solutions to the marketplace.

Spacelabs Healthcare offers a unique, software driven approach to patient monitoring.
Their system includes input devices, software for data analytics, support services and supplies
and accessories.

SUNRx is a health care technology company which provides qualified hospitals with software and services to help these hospitals manage and optimize their 340B program.  340B is a federally regulated program funded by the pharmaceutical industry to expand access to affordable medications, provide financial benefits to the hospital and its uninsured.  SUNRx is known for its integrity and delivering to their clients the highest level of regulatory compliance. 

SUNRX has been optimizing safety-net hospitals 340B programs since 2006. 

VISTA Staffing Solutions provides fast and flexible healthcare provider staffing, placing Physicians, Advanced Practitioners and Allied Health Professionals of every specialty in facilities that need them. Your ability to thrive is important to us, so we help you maintain continuity of care for patients, protecting your facility’s revenue.

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