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. 

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