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PHO Programs and Services Guide

  COX Communications

COX Communications provides high-speed Internet access and data transport services. For additional information, contact Mike Rigney at 401-615-1221.

  cfg Cornerstone Financial Group, Inc.

Workers' Compensation, Business Owners Property, Disability & Life Insurance, Health, and Dental Insurance. Call Robert Calise at: Phone: 401-821-6200; Fax: 401-821-6003


A Rhode Island-based company providing transcription services via the internet. Advantages include:
33– 40% savings over other local providers, rapid turnaround time, encryption of all voice and Microsoft® Word files for full HIPAA compliance, and transcripts are easily incorporated into EMR products. Contact Paul Bedard, SNSData Representative, at 401-578-0905 to learn more about their transcription service.


On-site document destruction discount services available through Shred-it. Contact Shred-it at 401-383-8866 or check their website at www.shredit.com for additional information.

Lighthouse Medical Management, Inc.

Lighthouse Medical Management provides practice management services including reimbursement management, statement delivery, patient-friendly collections, cash receipts, information system administration, consulting, and education. Contact Nancy Enos at 401-553-0305 or check out their website at www.ingenix.com/ehr/caretracker/ for more information.

Care New England Wellness Centers

40% Fitness Center discount at Care New England Wellness Centers. Call Rose DaSilva at 401-434-7784 or Mike Boyce at 401-434-3600 at the East Providence facility or check their website: www.healthtrax.net

Polaris Management, Incorporated

The Women & Infants PHO members can access certain Polaris Management services at the same prices as RIPCPC members. These services include medical billing service, practice management consultation, Medical Manager support, local network systems support **medical record storage,**Microsoft Office/Windows training,(**these two services are only available if a Practice purchases Medical Manager through RIPCPC). For additional information, contact Chris Dacey at 401-781-7810 or view their website at www.ripcpc.com

Kelly Services

Kelly Services recently joined the PHO's list of preferred vendors. Kelly Services provides thoroughly screened, interviewed, evaluated and reference checked candidates for short term, long term, and temporary to hire positions. Contact Donna Dugas at Kelly Services 401-463-8767 or www.ks5311@kellyservices.com for more information.

Freedom Technology Solutions

PHO members have access to preferred rates with the experienced and professional staff at Freedom Technology Solutions. This healthcare IT firm is locally based in Cumberland, Rhode Island and available to assist PHO members with their computer, networking, hardware, and software needs. Contact Felice Magliari at(800)940-0040. info@freedomtechit.com.


Medical, Surgical, Pharmaceutical, Laboratory, Medical Imaging, and Office Products:

  • VHA Professional Services Program
  • Discount rates from 10-30%
  • For information, call Debbie Pokrinchak, VHA Representative at 781-794-6587 or Tom Small, PSS Representative at 508-291-2800.


WIPHO has arranged for discounted medical waste removal and OSHA training by Steri-Cycle, Inc. Contact Sheila Davis, Steri-Cycle, Inc. at 401-737-9601 or www.stericycle.com for more information.

MedNet Answering Service

WIPHO members pay $35 per month plus $.40/live call. For more information and an application, call the Office of Telecommunications at Kent Hospital 401-736-4282 ext 1340.

Comprehensive Practice Management Services, Inc.

CPM provides billing, practice management, and group purchasing services. WIPHO members receive discounted rates for all CPM services, including free financial analysis. Contact Julie Sylvestre, Vice President at 401-334-9630 for further information.

Medical-Chart Auditing Service & Professional Coding Training

Medical-chart auditing services are available through Lyn Henderson, CCS-P, CHCC, a certified coding, and compliance expert. A chart-audit review includes: correctly coded, incorrectly coded, over coded, under coded, missed billables, coded correctly – however insufficient documentation to uphold coding, payor awareness information, formal summary/recommendations for change. Contact 617-877-4220 or via email at LYNH28@ATTBI.com

WIPHO Payor Application Assistance

The PHO Office will provide assistance in coordinating and completing the payor credentialing application process for PHO physicians. Provide current physician Curriculum Vitae (C.V.), license, DEA, malpractice insurance face-sheet documentation and we will pre-complete requested payer applications. Contact Denise Zonfrillo at 401-274-1122 extension 2012 or at:  dzonfrillo@wihri.org.

Other WIPHO Services

  • Quarterly Newsletter
  • Legislation Advocacy
  • Intermediate Payor Relations Issues

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