Energy Aggregation Program Drives Over 19% Savings for Participating Healthcare Members!
United Iroquois Shared Services (UISS), the for-profit division of the Iroquois Healthcare Association (IHA) and local group purchasing organization, has saved participating healthcare members more than $1 million on energy market contracts by facilitating an aggregation program based on best practices in energy procurement. On average, UISS members participating in the program have experienced savings of 19.5% on electricity supply and 22.3% on natural gas supply.
David Dermady, Director of Supply Chain for UISS and IHA member, Samaritan Medical Center in Watertown, New York, commented, “The fact that UISS has now sponsored an energy program gave me the assurance that I needed to participate. We have been able to reduce our energy supply costs by 15% and had the support needed to allow us to focus on improving [patient] care.”
“Energy represents a significant spend for healthcare entities across the nation,” said Gary J. Fitzgerald, President & CEO of UISS and IHA. “We saw an opportunity to save our members money if they bought energy together. We are pleased to offer such a program relying heavily on the expertise of Hospital Energy and Zenith Energy. Every dollar saved is a dollar that can be reinvested to improve healthcare in the community.”
“I am proud to serve UISS members and we will continue the stellar experience that these clients have received over the years and work to enhance the experience moving forward,” said David C. Wiers, President of Zenith Energy.
If you would like more information, please contact your UISS Client Relations Representative.
Important Product News
Date: August 20, 2018
UISS will continue to provide updates related to the IV Shortage in an effort to keep you informed of timely developments. Below, please find updated news and resources associated with the IV and related products shortage.read more
UISS members have access to TriState’s comprehensive value program, delivering new, wide-ranging dental practice solutions and benefits to UISS member dental teams!read more
The Sigma P5 Ultrasound Offers Superior Imaging for Multiple Applications at an Affordable Price!read more
Bottled Water Available to UISS Members at Discounted Pricing!
Allen & Daughters Trucking is a Minority and Woman Owned Business!read more
The Tryon Clear View Group offers Expense Analysis in twelve (12) Expense Categories to determine whether you can reduce your expenses and are being correctly invoiced. These services are provided with no upfront cost. You will receive a Findings and Recommendations Report detailing recommendations and erroneous charges. Only once savings are approved, implemented and reflected on your invoice will there be a fee. This fee is a percentage of your savings, which for UISS members is reduced from their regular rates. It sounds like you can’t lose since the Tryon Clear View Group states that their analysis generates savings 98% of the time. We strongly encourage you to take advantage of this service!read more
Respiratory Service Puts Focus on Working with Long Term Care Facilities on Patients Care and Treatment Helps in Prevention of Hospital Readmissions
Lincare offers UISS members special, discounted pricing on oxygen concentrators, liquid oxygen, nebulizer compressors and CPAP and BiPAP units and more. They also included Respiratory Therapy services such as a resident assessment, and on-site consultation at special pricing for UISS members.read more
UISS is pleased to announce that The Forerunner Group, a leading data transparency and analytical applications company, has been selected as a supplier to offer UISS and IHA members its RXTransparent Compliance platform, the first and only end-to-end drug supply chain tracking solution to provide comprehensive Drug Supply Chain Security Act (DSCSA) compliance. Through this agreement, all UISS and IHA members will have access to the platform at negotiated pricing.read more
It’s that time of year where we begin to think ahead and look into ordering our winter supplies. If you are looking to order your ice melt, rock salt and windshield wash products, please check out the new contract UISS has just announced with Allen & Daughters Trucking.read more
Community Coffee representatives will install new state-of-the-art Community branded coffee brewing equipment chosen to meet the needs of each facility and location, and based upon location volume. They also supply coffee air pots and urns, as needed.
New set-up in under 30 days, based upon the equipment required that includes repairs, service and maintenance.
Community Coffee Company has a toll free number with a live operator 24/7 (800) 468-2488.
What makes Community Coffee Company special?read more
Titan LED Inc. is an American manufacturer specializing in energy efficiency and clean tech LED lighting and is offering UISS members substantial discounts on lighting solutions!read more
UISS is pleased to announce a new group purchasing agreement with BioServ, Inc. for waste management services and with Shredsmart, Inc. for on-site document shredding. BioServ, Inc./Shredsmart, Inc. was selected after extensive negotiations and background research. BioServ specializes in providing premium healthcare waste management services at an exceptional value. This agreement includes medical waste services as the primary focus but includes pharmacy waste and Sharps, along with on-site document shredding and electronics disposal.
Want to save big?read more
•Diagnostic Software for Diagnostic Accuracy and Patient Care
•EMS Supplies and Equipment
•Interventional Analytics for Skilled Nursing Facilities
•Negative Pressure Wound Care Systems
•Quality Management System Software for Hospitals and Managed Care Organizations
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Professional Services Contract News
United Iroquois Shared Services, Inc. (UISS) has recently partnered with First Financial Healthcare Solutions (FFHS), to provide enhanced, Premier contracted equipment leasing and financing services directly to UISS members. The contract (PP-MM-418) was enhanced to exclusively supply UISS organization with direct access to a variety of convenient and flexible funding solutions, while providing additional lease incentives to efficiently deliver cost savings for projects that could use assistance on the lease financing.read more
Can our Organization Save Money by Outsourcing Housekeeping, Facility Maintenance or Laundry Services?
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