Endorsed Business Partners

The core focus of the Endorsed Business Partner (EBP) program is to identify innovative organizations that are committed to fostering operational excellence by providing value-added services to the healthcare facilities in North Dakota. Through a deliberate market assessment process, the NDHA EBP program matches issue-specific member needs with products and/or services with the intention of providing healthcare facilities with go-to-market, innovative vendor selections.

Current Endorsed Business Partners: 

John Bretz, Director of Strategic Relations
Services: SunRx implements seamless contract pharmacy networks that are convenient cost-effective and promotes 340B compliance. Its industry-leading auditing, tracking and financial management features provide hospital administrators with up-to-the-minute information about their facility's 340B program savings. 

Medical Solutions
Blake M. Sorrell, National Account Executive    


Services: A leading managed services provider that streamlines the staffing process for hospitals and healthcare systems by serving as the single point of contact for hiring requests.

Hospital Careers
Daniel Herzog, Account Executive
866-870-4885 ext 802


Services: Healthcare industry's leading career destination site, connecting healthcare candidates and hospitals to find their perfect match.

Jackson Physician Search
Brent Barnacle, Director, Business Development
855-220-3674 direct

Services: Specializes in permanent recruitment of physicians and advanced practice providers to hospitals and health systems across the United States.

First American Healthcare Finance
Michael Haines, Vice President
585-643-3318  |  www.fahf.com

Services: We believe that healthcare providers deserve a fundamentally better capital funding experience. We have set out to revolutionize the way healthcare finance is delivered to providers by utilizing a unique business model comprised of high service, low rates, innovative tools and industry expertise. We fund projects and purchases including renovations/expansions, technology, software, medical equipment, utilities, vehicles, and aircraft.

Kimberly Johnson, Regional VP, Western Region
419-841-9172 ext 2630  |  www.mcaginc.com

Services: Managed Care Advisory Group (MCAG) is a revenue recovery consulting firm where teams of advisers, auditors, analysts and IT professionals provide expertise, analysis and technology to ensure its clients capture every recoverable dollar.

Troy Shealy, VP of Sales West Region-Chicago
614-230-6928  |  www.comdata.com

Services: For over 50 years, Comdata has been a leading provider of innovative B2B payment and operating technology. By combining our unique capabilities in technology development, credit card issuing, transaction processing, and network ownership, we help our clients build electronic payment programs that positively impact their bottom line and operate their businesses more efficiently. We continuously evolve our products by focusing on our customer's needs to provide security, accessibility, and profitability. Comdata is one of the largest payment companies in the world and is the largest commercial issuer of MasterCard in Globally. Our suite of solutions drive actionable insights from spending data, analytics, enhanced controls and bottom line revenue. We offer AP Automation, Virtual Credit Cards, Fleet/Fuel Cards, Fleet Operating Solutions and Services, Corporate Card Programs, Workforce Payment Solutions, and Travel Expense Management.

Performance Healthcare Solutions
Tim Liebmann
215-534-8353 |

Services: Performance Healthcare Solutions (PHS) brings decades of healthcare experience to the Pharmacy Benefit Management (PBM) marketplace. PHS’s RXPool PBM Savings solution was developed to provide hospitals of all sizes the ability to have leverage when negotiating their Employee Drug Benefits. The RXPool is an aggregation of hospitals across the country that will be used to leverage a significant Employee Drug Benefit savings for members of the RXPool. PHS is bringing the hospital community the ability to work together to raise everyone up.

John Lazarczyk, Partner Alliance Manager
Phone: 949-242-6551
Email: partnerships@accurate.com
Website: https://www.accurate.com

Services: For over 20 years, Accurate has helped healthcare organizations make the quick, compliant and informed hiring decisions needed for healthcare’s complex staffing requirements and competitive labor market. We are industry leaders in providing employment screening that delivers the speed and accuracy you demand with the personalized customer support you deserve. Accurate offers 24/7, multi-lingual U.S.-based client and candidate support. Our industry leading verification rates, intuitive self-serve reporting capability and seamless integration with Applicant Tracking Systems helps you to streamline your program. And, to ensure a positive candidate experience, we offer a mobile optimized candidate experience and LiveChat support from any device. The comprehensive portfolio of screening solutions includes: Public record checks, healthcare exclusion and registry checks, employment eligibility verifications, criminal, sanctions and MVR monitoring, professional license verifications, electronic I-9 and e-verify solutions, vendor management solutions, driver services, and drug testing and occupational health services.

Rex Burgdorfer, Managing Director
Phone: 312-506-3006
Email: rburgdorfer@juniperadvisory.com

Services: Juniper Advosory works exclusively with nonprofit health systems on evaluating growth strategies, partnerships, joint ventures, and other strategic opportunities.  The Juniper team has been solely dedicated to this area for 30 years and has worked in 42 states, including North Dakota.  Juniper supports leaders in creating a sustainable path for the future to best serve their mission and their communities.

Steve Mohs, Practice Development Manager
Phone: 612-247-5320
Email: smohs@carecredit.com
Website: www.carecredit.com


Services: CareCredit is a leading healthcare credit card designed to help people pay for the healthcare they need in a way that is helpful for them. From dentistry, veterinary care and hearing aids to prescription glasses and cosmetic surgery, CareCredit is a way for people to pay for care not covered by insurance, including elective procedures, copays, deductibles, and coinsurance, often with special financing. CareCredit is accepted at more than 240,000 provider and health related merchant locations and there are more than 12 million CareCredit cardholders. Key Benefits: helping hospitals & health systems Shift collection Risk with risk free payment, Improve Collection Rate, Reduce A/R, Increase Cash Flow with 2-day payments, Increase Revenue, Increase Patient Retention, and Improve Patient Satisfaction and Financial Experience.

For more information on the Endorsed Business Partner program, contact Kim Granfor at kgranfor@hsicoll.com or call 701-204-7123.