Member Discount

Atlantic Health Partners
Atlantic Health Partnersí comprehensive vaccine purchasing program provides physician practices with the tools to better manage vaccine expenses. In addition to offering move favorable pricing and purchasing terms for sanofi pasteur, Merck, and MedImmune vaccines, Atlantic also provides ongoing support and guidance so members can successfully address the financial and administrative challenges of providing recommended vaccines to patients. Vaccine orders are placed directly with sanofi pasteur and Merck but Atlantic members receive lower vaccine prices and improved purchasing terms. Atlantic Health Partners is committed to Family Medicine, and supports GAFP educational efforts.

For more information, please visit atlantichealthpartners.com or contact by phone at 800-741-2044 or by email at info@atlantichealthpartners.com.


Prescriberís Letter
The Georgia Academy is pleased to announce that it has negotiated a reduced subscription price with the editors of Prescriberís Letter, a useful monthly drug advisory publication. Prescriberís Letter is not connected with any drug company and does not accept advertising or support, and subscriber information is kept strictly confidential. As a GAFP member, you will pay a reduced subscription price, and the GAFP will receive 20 percent of all incoming new subscription revenue that results from this promotional mailing. This non-dues revenue will be used to fund GAFPís annual November meeting and other educational activities.

For more information, call (800) 995-8712


Group Purchasing Plans
The GAFP does not endorse any one purchasing plan nor does it guarantee a GPP will give the best price.


Healthcare Procurement Solutions LLC

Healthcare Procurement Solutions LLC ("HPS") is a group purchasing organization ("GPO") created specifically to serve physicians and their practices. Developed by seasoned healthcare consultants and purchasing professionals, HPS helps members reduce costs by leveraging the combined purchasing power of thousands of physicians. HPS is not a vendor. HPS is an advocate and a consultative resource for our members. We do not sell supplies - instead, we negotiate on behalf of our members to get better deals from the companies who do sell them. For questions about HPS or any of our programs, contact Don McGahee by telephone at (770) 953-3026 or email at Don.McGahee@HealthcareProcurement.com.


As a value-added benefit of membership in the Georgia Academy of Family Physicians, Office Depot is pleased to provide the GAFP Office Supplies Purchasing Program. Through our strategic alliance with Healthcare Procurement Solutions (“HPS”), we are able to provide GAFP members with free next day delivery, a dedicated account management team, and the most deeply discounted pricing available in the marketplace.

Whether you prefer to order over the phone, fax, or internet and receive next day delivery, or shop at one of our 1,000+ retail stores, GAFP members (even existing Office Depot customers) are invited to take advantage of this program. To enroll and/or learn more about the program, click here. If you have additional questions you can contact Jody Alderman at 770-953-3026 or James Williams at 770-806-4060, ext. 4010.


Physicians' Alliance
www.physiciansalliance.org
Physicians' Alliance is a non profit group purchasing organization founded in 1992 by a handful of physicians concerned about the rising cost of running a practice. PA serves its members by giving them access to deep discounts on a full range of goods and services they use every day. By providing meaningful savings and strong customer service we have grown to where we are now (as of mid June 2005) serving 1825 physician members. For more information go to our web site, www.physiciansalliance.org call us at 770-446-9808 or email us at physall@aol.com.


Georgia Academy Offers Discount Pricing with Local EMR Company

The Georgia Academy of Family Physicians Board of Directors is pleased to announce a new member benefit offered by Greenway Medical Technologies. In light of the healthcare industry being under a federal mandate to modernize via technology to comply with HIPAA regulations and to meet the requirements for providing the highest quality medical services, the leadership has taken action. In support of these mandates and as a result of our extensive research and evaluation, the GAFP has selected Greenway as its recognized vendor for an electronic health records (EHR) software solutions.

In making the selection, the GAFP noted that Greenway's 08 CCHIT(r) Certified EHR, PrimeSuite(r) 2008, has been designed and developed as a fully integrated EHR, practice management and interoperability solution with versatility that accommodates a variety of medical practices. As a GAFP endorsed product, Greenway's software and services are available to your practice at an exclusive discount. GAFP expects this recognition of Greenway to ultimately improve our members' current work environment and help make the practice of medicine more satisfying for family physicians and their staffs.

As an additional bonus, the Georgia Academy will receive an administrative fee for any GAFP member who signs on as a user of Greenway's technology. The Practice Management Committee recommended Greenway to the Board as it offers a solution for the family physician who is ready to invest in this technology today.

To learn more or to request a free consultation for your office, please contact Bill Carter at 770-853-7405, or via e-mail at billcarter@greenwaymedical.com, or visit greenwaymedical.com.


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