SOURCE: Medefis, Inc.

Medefis, Inc.

April 27, 2011 09:42 ET

Medefis and Arkansas Hospital Association Services, Inc. Enter Into Vendor Management Agreement

OMAHA, NE--(Marketwire - Apr 27, 2011) - Medefis, Inc. ("Medefis"), a national provider of clinical workforce solutions, and Arkansas Hospital Association Services, Inc. ("AHASI"), the service affiliate for the Arkansas Hospital Association, announced that they have entered into a vendor management services ("VMS") Agreement designating Medefis as the preferred workforce solutions provider for professional staffing procurement for AHA participating members. This relationship will permit AHA participating members to leverage industry-leading technology platform and expertise that Medefis provides as the nation's leading provider of workforce solutions.

AHASI provides service solutions for sixty-eight AHA participating member institutions throughout the state of Arkansas. "Our members have requested that we help them identify best-in-class solutions to manage the day-to-day challenges inherent in the area of clinical work force management," said Tina Creel, vice president or AHASI. "After conducting an extensive review of the solutions available, we chose an organization that is uniquely familiar with the staffing procurement process of large health systems, community hospitals and specialty and critical access hospitals. Additionally, Medefis provides the easiest-to-use and fastest to engage vendor management solutions in the industry. By choosing Medefis, we are confident that our members will realize meaningful clinical, operational and financial efficiencies."

Stephen Saville, president and chief executive officer of Medefis, said, "We are very excited to be chosen as AHASI's vendor management provider, and we expect to deliver meaningful results for its hospital members. AHASI is a great partner and a strong services advocate for its members. We consider AHASI's choice of Medefis to be a testament to the quality and performance of our technology and services offerings. Our VMS program will provide AHASI members with an integrated procurement management solution that streamlines and standardizes each facet of staffing from order processing, reporting, invoicing, quality initiatives and payment processing. The result will be improved efficiencies, cost savings and enhanced quality of care. This is sure to be a beneficial relationship for AHASI and its member organizations."

About Medefis, Inc.
Medefis, Inc. is a leading provider of vendor management services (VMS) technology for hospitals, healthcare organizations across the country. The Medefis VMS platform provides centralized, end-to-end management of a hospital's entire supplemental staffing process and is powered by a proprietary bidding and talent ranking engine that ensures medical facilities receive the best-qualified clinical professionals at a true market rate. Medefis, Inc. has streamlined the process of supplemental staffing for healthcare providers nationwide by offering a convenient, centralized web-based VMS technology and service. Medefis, Inc. is based in Omaha, NE. For more information, visit their website at or contact Stephen Saville, President and CEO, at (866) 711-6333 x117.

AHA Services, Inc. (AHASI), a wholly owned subsidiary of the Arkansas Hospital Association, was incorporated in 1985 to provide additional programs and services for AHA members without jeopardizing the association's tax-exempt status. In response to changing client needs, AHASI is constantly expanding its scope of services. There is no cost to member hospitals for these services. When you tap into services and offers provided by AHASI-endorsed companies, you support the AHA, as well. AHASI contributes a portion of its profit toward the funding of AHA operating expenses and activities during each fiscal year. AHASI's financial assistance to AHA helps lower AHA dues. AHA encourages its member hospitals to take advantage, wherever practical, of the lower prices and valuable benefits offered by AHASI's service providers.

Contact Information

  • Media Contacts:
    Stephen Saville
    President and CEO
    Medefis, Inc.