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COVID-19 Relief Resources PartnersHIP

MHA has partnered with 14 other state and metropolitan hospital associations to develop a list of COVID-19 pandemic-related resources for our members. This partnership works with a coordination team from Affiliated Enterprise Solutions, LLP, to identify resources.

The consultants and vendors included in the resource list are vetted to ensure that your organization is working with only high-quality service providers. In addition, our purchasing size as a group ensures that your organization will receive the best value.

With this partnership, MHA hopes to provide important resources that ensure the financial and operational needs of your organization are being met in this new environment.

On the resource list below, MHA Endorsed Business Partners are noted with the ** symbol and MHA associate members 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.

With questions, contact Joe Schindler, vice president of finance policy and analytics, MHA.

COVID-19 Relief Resources

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.
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.
CommerceHealthcare by Commerce Bank offers solutions tailored for healthcare organizations that help improve cash flow and create a better patient experience.
By utilizing SUNRx as a 340B administrator, hospitals can access increased financial support, allowing them to provide better care, improve patient outcomes and help individuals access discounted medications.
Accurate Background supports hospitals and health systems in accelerating the hiring process for clinical and non-clinical staff by providing employee background screenings quickly, efficiently, and thoroughly. For more than 20 years, Accurate has helped healthcare organizations make informed hiring decisions. Accurate is an industry leader in client retention, accuracy, and candidate satisfaction. its comprehensive suite of screening solutions includes public record checks, professional license verifications, healthcare exclusion and registry checks, electronic I-9 and E-Verify solutions, employment eligibility verifications, vendor management solutions, criminal and sanctions monitoring, drug testing and occupational health services.
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.
Apollo is a web-based platform that matches health care providers with hospitals and other facilities that are actively requiring extra staffing assistance due to COVID-19. Its centralized database of medical providers includes physicians, nurses, APPs, technicians, therapists and others ready to deploy to in-need facilities hit hardest by COVID-19. Apollo uses predictive analytics to match qualified professionals with hospitals that meet their needs and specifications, eliminating the need for a middleman and increasing retention by ensuring a good match. Unlike other hiring platforms, Apollo verifies providers and matches candidates based on profile preferences. Apollo collects references and credentialing information from all matched candidates.
Aureus Medical Group is a nationwide leader in healthcare staffing and an affiliate of C&A Industries, LLC, one of the most respected staffing and recruitment firms in the country with more than 50 years of proven success. Founded in 1984, Aureus Medical serves the medical staffing needs of healthcare facilities in all 50 states through our nationwide network of highly skilled and dedicated healthcare professionals.
CarePort provides care coordination software solutions to manage patient transitions across the continuum. CarePort's end-to-end platform bridges acute and and post-acute EHRs, providing visibility for providers, payers, and ACOs into the care t hat patients receive across care settings so that all providers can efficiently and effectively coordinate patient care. CarePort has also created a COVID-19 Transitions of Care HUB on its website to share best practices and leanings on acute to post-acute transitions for COVID-19 patients.
Fulgent Laboratory has been a leader in cancer and genetic testing and developed two COVID-19 tests. It delivers results for 95 percent of tests performed within 24 hours via a secure web portal. Pricing typically is 10 to 20 percent less than other labs. The FDA granted Emergency Use Authorization (EUA) for its RT-PCR test, including at-home collection kits.
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.
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 recover, 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.
HCCS is primarily a remote coding and auditing company, including Clinical Documentation Improvement auditing and education. Since the onset of COVID-19 we have assisted our clients with Telehealth and COVID-19 Documentation Training and Coding.
HospitalCareers.com is the healthcare industry's career destination site that has helped thousands of healthcare professionals find jobs and career paths. With over 25,000 job postings from more than 1,900 healthcare facilities nationwide, we have guided thousands of healthcare professionals into successful and fulfilling careers. Along with simplifying the job search process, users can browse career profiles, research job and salary trends, read informative articles and utilize other resources to help advance their careers in the healthcare field.
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 urge in demand when the pandemic subsides.
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 t o 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 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 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.
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.