**Affinity Partners are Exclusive Industry Partners.
Billing and Practice Management
athenahealth (**Affinity Partner since October 2008)
athenahealth is connecting care nationwide with cloud-based services for electronic health records (EHR), revenue cycle management and medical billing, patient engagement, care coordination, and population health management, as well as Epocrates and other point-of-care mobile apps. athenahealth alleviates
administrative burden by taking on paperwork, tracking claims, managing pre-registration and more. With athenahealth as a partner, practices and health systems are always connected to the latest knowledge and well-equipped to thrive into the future.
(Partner since March 2010)
A niche online career center.
Discount: ISMS members will receive a discounted rate of $115 for a 30-day job posting ($400 for non-members) and $175 for a 60-day job posting ($500 for non-members). Discount is only offered to groups with 100 percent ISMS membership.
Cloud-Based Registry for PQRS Reporting
PQRS wizard for PQRS Reporting(Partner since October 2016)
PQRSwizard provides a step-by-step approach to help ensure that eligible professionals (EPs) meet all of the data, scoring and attestation requirements before they submit their Physician Quality Reporting System (PQRS) reports to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS). Similar to online tax preparation software, the PQRSwizard is a web-based tool to guide EPs through a few easy steps to help rapidly collect, validate, report, and submit the results to CMS.
Credit Card Services
TransFirst Payment Solutions (** Affinity Partner since September 2004)
TransFirst offers medical practices electronic credit card services.
Discount: TransFirst Payment Solutions performs a free analysis of your practice's credit card payment costs. No set-up fee (lease/purchase equipment) or early termination fee.
Foreign Language Translation
CTS Languagelink (**Affinity Partner since October 2008)
CTS LanguageLink provides physicians a simple, cost-effective solution for complying with regulations requiring medical interpretation services with non-English speaking patients.
Discount: ISMS members will receive a 30 percent discount on per-minute fees ($1.40) with no monthly minimum and no sign-up fee, as well as cards, posters, and stickers to promote the availability of translation services to patients.
Group Purchasing for vaccines, medical supplies and more
CCPA Purchasing Partners (Partner since June 2010)
CCPA Purchasing Partners, LP, is a physician purchasing group that offers its members discounts on vaccines, medical supplies, and other products and services commonly used by medical practices.
Discount: All physician members, including ISMS members, receive discounted pricing. Additionally, a portion of the vendor administrative fees received by CCPAPPare returned to physician members who join as partners in an annual distribution. Partner members make a one-time capital investment of $10 per physician and there are no monthly or annual fees. CCPA Purchasing Partners strives to empower physicians
to operate the most efficient, well-informed and successful practices. In addition to discounted vendor and vaccine pricing, CCPAPP members receive benefits such as free access to HR training modules and other practice management resources.
Medical Marketing Services
JPB Medical Marketing (Partner since October 2009)
JPB Medical Marketing provides comprehensive marketing services to medical professionals. Services include but are not limited to: marketing and business development, market research, patient surveys, medical education programs (CEU & CME), workers compensation programs, collateral material development/revision and website development/revision.
Discount: ISMS member offices will receive a 10 percent discount off bills, regardless if they pay a monthly retainer or per hour.
Member Perks Program
Offering YOU Exclusive Benefits and Savings (Partner since December 2016)
The Illinois State Medical Society’s Member Perks Program provides members with exclusive perks and more than $4,500 in savings on everything from pizza and movie tickets to oil changes, hotel rooms, and car rentals! Through ISMS’s partnership with Abenity, you have access to more than 302,000 available discounts across 10,000
cities in the United States and Canada!
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Care Vitality, Inc.,
a subsidiary of EHR & Practice Management Consultants Inc. (Partner since October 2015)
CareVitality offers services to help optimize your EHR to meet workflow needs and Meaningful Use Stage 2 requirements, as well as participate in value-based care initiatives. With an emphasis on doctor, patient and family engagement-related services, their focus is to help you improve your workflow, recurring revenue and patient outcomes. As an ISMS partner, CareVitality has serviced more than 150 EHR Systems and has experience in Practice Transformation, Meaningful Use, ICD-10, PQRS, Privacy/Security, Optimization, and Care Management Services. CareVitality helps physicians develop seamless Chronic Care Management/Transitional Care Management program(s) to improve patient outcomes and drive recurring revenue while creating a better work-life balance without the need to increase staff.
Clickor call 800-376-0212 to learn more about CareVitality’s service offerings.
**Affinity Partners are Exclusive Industry Partners.