Contract Partners

Health Collaborative members enjoy the combined buying power of more than 170 health care  organizations.  The group purchasing program aims to help members save money and, therefore, enhance their ability to deliver better care.
Certified minority- or women-owned businesses indicated.

Communications and Technology

PBSI - Positive Business Solutions, Inc.
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Ray Cool, President
rayc@pbsinet.com

11880 Kemper Springs Drive
Cincinnati, OH 45240
(513) 772-2255, Fax (513) 772-0627
www.pbsinet.com

Description

PBSI is a technology services company, serving hundreds of healthcare organizations in OH, KY and IN. PBSI provides special discounts on products and services to members of The Health Collaborative, including Dragon Medical software & training (any EHR), managed online security monitoring, healthcare-focused IT services, NEC phone systems, free telco analysis, and special discounts on Dell servers & PCs. (800) 626-2306, or web www.pbsinet.com

Business Partner Member Since: 2015

Facility/Property Management and Energy

Airgas
Contact Information

George Castleberry, Medical Sales Specialist
george.castleberry@airgas.com
1200 Gest St, Suite B
Cincinnati, OH 45203
(513) 432-7650

www.airgas.com

 

Business Partner Member Since: 1999

IGS Energy - ELECTRIC

Contact Information

Don Marshall, President – Eagle Energy
eagleenergy@fuse.net

1065 Woodman Drive
Dayton, OH 45432
(937) 259-7935

 

Service Region
Within State of Ohio

Business Partner Member Since: 2014

IGS Energy - NATURAL GAS
Contact Information

Kraig Lotter, Director of Sales
klotter@igsenergy.com

6100 Emerald Pkwy
Dublin, OH 43016
(937) 748-3560
Fax (877) 336-0255
www.igsenergy.com
Description
IGS Energy is one of America’s largest independent suppliers of natural gas and electricity. We’ve built our business on one simple idea: you should be able to choose the energy supplier that best meets your needs.

Our Vision
An engaged society seeking positive change in the way we manage and consume energy resources.

Our Mission
To serve our customers by bringing transparency, simplicity and ease to energy pricing through the competitive marketplace.

Our Beliefs
We are focused on the promise of the future, fully grounded in the realities of the present. As that future comes into focus, the energy needs of consumers will change. But, our commitment to finding better ways to meet those needs never will.

We are driven by a set of core beliefs that shape our behavior and guide our efforts:

  • We believe in an energy-independent United States, powered by domestically-produced, environmentally-responsible resources.
  • We believe in the value of developing alternative sources and uses of energy.
  • We believe in free markets, where competition, transparency and accountability drive innovation and efficiency.
  • We believe in the individual consumer who will play a vital role in shaping the future of energy.

Service Region

Within Tristate area (OH, IN, KY)

 

Business Partner Member Since: 1999

Rumpke

Contact Information

Tim Kremer, Corporate Account Executive
tim.kremer@rumpke.com

10795 Hughes Rd
Cincinnati, OH 45251
(513) 741-2654
Fax (513) 825-4839
www.rumpke.com

Description

Waste Removal and Recycling Company, as well as Universal E-Waste Recycling, Composting, and Industrial Special Waste.

Business Partner Member Since: 2000

Stericycle
Contact Information

Ted Niehaus, Major Account Executive
tniehaus@stericycle.com

One Technology Pl
Beaver Dam, KY 42320
(513) 237-3789
Fax (866) 300-8690
www.stericycle.com

Business Partner Member Since: 2003

Wright Brothers, Inc.
Contact Information

Nikki Little, Chief Operating Officer
nikki@expectthebest.com

7825 Cooper Road
Montgomery, Ohio 45242
513-731-2222
www.wrightbros.com

Description

Wright Brothers, Inc. produces, sells and distributes high-performance specialty gases to Northeastern, Central, Southwestern Ohio and Northern Kentucky. As a leader in bioscience, research and industrial gas services, Wright Brothers is committed to finding innovative and cost-effective solutions for their customers and for the industry.

Wright Brothers continues to bring new gas solutions to a large base of dynamic industries including healthcare, food and beverage, floral, electronics, energy, manufacturing and others.

Business Partner Member Since: 2014

Food Service

Borden Dairy
Contact Information

Kathy Mink, Key Account Manager
kathy.mink@bordendairy.com

415 John St
Cincinnati, OH 45215-5481
(513) 948-2638
Fax (513) 948-8837

www.bordendairy.com

Business Partner Member Since: 2011

Commercial Parts and Service
Contact Information

Jeff Sliter, Executive Vice President
jsliter@cpsohio.com

6940 Plainfield Rd
Cincinnati, OH 45236
(513) 984-1900
Fax (513) 984-2111
www.cpsohio.com

Business Partner Member Since: 2009

Dean's Country Fresh – A Division of Dean Foods
Contact Information

Dwight Emerson, Key Account Manager
dwight_emerson@deanfoods.com

216 East 11th St
PO Box 721770
Newport, KY 41072-1770
(859) 250-1171

www.deanscountryfresh.com

Description

Country Fresh® has been the favorite dairy brand in Michigan and nearby areas for generations. Families have come to trust them because they know, when they take home Country Fresh, they take home the dairy best!  Country Fresh products include milk and cream, cottage cheese, half and half, eggnog, juices, ice cream, sherbet and other frozen desserts.  A division of Dean Foods.

Service Region

Within Tristate area (OH, IN, KY)

 

Business Partner Member Since: 1994

Klosterman Baking Company
Contact Information

Jerry Prues, Vice President Sales & Marketing
jprues@klostermanbakery.com

4760 Paddock Rd
Cincinnati, OH 45229
(513) 242-5667
Fax (513) 242-3703
www.klostermanbakery.com

Description

Klosterman Baking Company, certified WBE, is an independent, full-service baking company that currently sells fresh product throughout Ohio, Indiana, Kentucky, Northern Tennessee, and Southern Michigan. They produce over 350 varieties of breads and rolls.  Their recently added flatbread line has the capabilities of producing but is not limited to: thin sandwich buns, thin bagels, flat bread and pita bread.

Woman-Owned Business

Service Region

Within Tristate area (OH, IN, KY)

Business Partner Member Since: 1999

 

Performance Foodservice - Ellenbee
Contact Information

Phil Altieri, Vice President of Sales
phil.altieri@pfgc.com

3765 Port Union Rd
Fairfield, OH 45014
(513) 874-3200
Fax (513) 874-3323
www.PerformanceFoodservice.com/Ellenbee

Description

Performance Foodservice-Ellenbee is a Cincinnati based distributor of premium foodservice products. The company services the Ohio, Kentucky, Indiana and West Virginia markets. Considered a broadline distributor, the company services a wide variety of markets including restaurants, healthcare facilities, schools, universities, caterers, cafeterias, chains, hotels and commissaries, while maintaining the specialty selection specific to your establishment. With extensive national and private labels, competitive pricing, on-staff specialists and a commitment to good taste, Performance Foodservice-Ellenbee has created a tradition of food, family and fun.

Business Partner Member Since: 1999

Servatii Pastry Shop and Deli
Contact Information

Kerry Haines, Regional Wholesale Accounts
khaines@servatiipastryshop.com

3888 Virginia Ave
Cincinnati, OH 45227
(513) 271-5040
Fax (513) 271-5010
www.servatiipastryshop.com

Business Partner Member Since: 2006

The Chefs' Warehouse
Contact Information

Pat O’Callaghan, Vice President Midwest
pocallaghan@chefswarehouse.com

619 Linn St
Cincinnati, OH 45203
(513) 721-5503
Fax (513) 721-5519

www.chefswarehouse.com

Business Partner Member Since: 1999

United Dairy Farmers
Contact Information

Tim Brausch, Territory Manager
tdbrausch@fuse.net

3955 Montgomery Road
Cincinnati, OH 45212
513-519-6684
www.homemadebrand.com

Description

Since the first United Dairy Farmers cash-and-carry dairy store opened in Norwood, Ohio over 60 years ago, UDF has been committed to making affordable, quality ice cream and selling it with fast friendly service in clean, bright stores. Three generations later, with almost 200 UDF stores and ice cream sold in numerous states, they still make their ice cream on the site where that first store stood. At United Dairy Farmers, if they put their name on it, you can be sure they’re proud of it!

Service Region

Within Tristate area (OH, IN, KY)

Business Partner Member Since: 2014

Human Resources and Consulting

Selection.com
Contact Information

Wayne Jung, Vice President Sales & Marketing
wjung@selection.com

155 Tri-County Pkwy, Suite 150
Cincinnati, OH 45246
(513) 522-8764
Fax (513) 728-4411
www.selection.com

Description

Selection.com is proud to be the endorsed provider for employment screening services of GCHC; specializing in providing information utilized in that screening process. The reports can be a simple criminal conviction report or a combined report that includes driving information, employment credit reports, employment verifications, education verifications, character references, drug screens, I-9 verification reports and much more.  Selection.com’s daily goal is to help each client, “Hire the Best…Avoid the Rest!”

 

Business Partner Member Since: 1998

Patient Services

Affordable Language Services
Contact Information

Jeff Nelson, Account Executive
jnelson@affordablelanguages.com

4350 Glendale Milford Rd  Suite 230
Cincinnati, OH 45242
(513) 745-0888
Fax (513) 793-4755
www.affordablelanguageservices.com

Description

Headquartered in Cincinnati, OH, Affordable Language Services stands out as one of the nation’s finest translation and interpreting service providers. When you need language translation services delivered on time and done right, they’ll provide you with highly trained professionals for your specific needs.

Woman-Owned Business

Service Region

National

Business Partner Member Since: 2007

Pacific Interpreters
Contact Information

Jason Reczek, Regional Account Manager – Midwest
jreczek@pacificinterpreters.com

One Lower Ragsdale, Building Two
Monterey, CA 93940
(800) 324-8060
Fax (831) 242-8521
www.pacificinterpreters.com

Description

Pacific InterpretersSM, a LanguageLine Solutions® Company, is a comprehensive language services provider, helping to eliminate language barriers for Limited English Proficient (LEP) and Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing individuals. We provide telephonic interpreting, Language Uc ® (video remote interpreting), onsite interpreting—including support for American Sign Language—pay-as-you-go interpreting, document translation, localization, and expert consulting. Learn more.

We make a difference in people’s lives every day, and we love what we do! Pacific Interpreters is on the job 24/7/365, facilitating communication in more than 200 spoken languages and American Sign Language.

 

Business Partner Member Since: 2003

Skytron / Infection Prevention Technologies
Contact Information

5085 Corporate Exchange Blvd SE
Grand Rapids, MI 49512
(800) 759-8766

Skytron Distributor: Stevens, Moon & Associates
Denise Stiebel, Skytron Territory Manager
denise@stevensmoon.com

www.skytron.us
www.stevensmoon.com

Description

Skytron’s mission is to provide clinically superior equipment for our healthcare customers. By listening closely to our customers and working as one team with our distribution and manufacturing partners, we provide quality solutions with lower life-cycle costs. Our objective is long-term relationships with our customers, business partners and employees. We focus on quality performance with integrity to reach that goal, from the products we sell, to each and every service we provide.

Business Partner Member Since: 2010

Vocalink
Contact Information

Lisa Stokesbury, Director of Interpreting
lisa@vocalink.net

405 W First St
Dayton, OH 45402
(937) 401-1471
Fax (866) 264-1163
www.vocalink.net

Description

Vocalink is a language service provider serving global corporations with multilingual managed services, including translation, interpretation, localization, and training solutions.  Vocalink’s vision is making communication with the world easy in any language, with linguists in more than 50 countries.  Interpreting services include professional in-person interpreting, over–the-phone and video remote interpreting services.  Enterprise solutions include centralized scheduling, multilingual asset management, patient education, and interpreter credentials.

Woman-Owned Business

Minority-Owned Business
Business Partner Member Since: 2005