United Iroquois Shared Services, Inc. Partners with Conductiv to Unlock Member Savings, Supplier Diversity Through Industry-first Purchased Services GPO Program
The multi-year partnership brings sustainable purchased services savings to United Iroquois Shared Services, Inc. (UISS) members with access to market-leading spend and category analytics, a carefully vetted contract portfolio, and individualized support.
We have partnered with Conductiv to bring a first-of-its-kind regional Purchased Services Readiness Program to our members. UISS will leverage Conductiv’s analytics software, contract intelligence products, and local group purchasing expertise to achieve savings at scale.
The program is designed to meet each member where they are in terms of their purchased services sourcing management lifecycle. Conductiv’s sourcing experts will evaluate individual members’ needs and develop a tailored Purchased Services Program complete with an actionable sourcing roadmap. By implementing a strong program governance structure, UISS is positioned to collect more uniform data to address gaps and deliver savings at a greater scale.
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.”
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The Sigma P5 Ultrasound Offers Superior Imaging for Multiple Applications at an Affordable Price!
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!
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.
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!
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.
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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.
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