Resources: Endorsed Services

Accu Medical Waste Service, Inc.

A full service medical waste management company. Academy members get a special rate of a maximum of $30 for each 30 gallon container. Call toll free at 866-696-8379, email accumedical@hotmail.com or visit www.accumedicalservices.com.

DocBookMD

A mobile, secure, HIPAA-compliant smartphone platform for your iPad, iPhone or Android device. Provided free to Associate and Fellow members of The Academy of Medicine, DocBookMD offers HIPAA-compliant messaging; sending and receiving of images (X-rays, EKGs, wounds, etc.); a directory of your Academy of Medicine colleagues; a local pharmacies list; and much more. Register today directly from your iPad, iPhone or Android device. Only physicians who are members of The Academy of Medicine can access DocBookMD. Go directly to the iTunes App Store or Google Play on your device and download DocBookMD and then complete the registration process. To register, you will need your Academy of Medicine Member ID Number. If you do not have your ID number, contact Debra Guhl at The Academy at 419-473-3200, ext. 3 or by email at debra.guhl.aom@gmail.com. For more information, visit www.DocBookMD.com.

Doctor Dial

Reduce no shows and fill in last minute cancellations. Academy members get a 10% discount and a free week. Call PK Singh toll free at 877-373-4257 x 107, email psingh@drdial.com or visit www.drdial.com. The PROMO CODE is AMTL.

Fifth Third Banking

For assistance in managing your finances, call Senior Private Bankers Erika Rizzo, 419-259-0234, or Private Banker Jennifer Witt at 419-259-7884. Special rates and services for Academy members.

Financial Design Group (FDG)

The FDG team is committed to working with The Academy of Medicine by providing customized, long-term strategies for Academy members in the following areas: Investment and Portfolio Management; Retirement Income Strategies; Life Insurance and Annuities; Disability and Long-Term Care Insurance; Asset Protection Strategies; 401(k) Plan Services; Comprehensive Financial Planning; Personal Estate Planning; Family Wealth Counseling; and Charitable Giving Strategies. Please contact Greg Mikesell, Steve Superits or Kathy Pigott at 419-843-4737 or greg.mikesell@fdgonline.com, steve.superits@fdgonline.com, kathy.pigott@fdgonline.com. Visit their website at www.fdgonline.com. FDG is offering concierge level service and pricing for Academy members.

Highland Meadows Golf Club

New Member Winter Promotion for Academy members. Promotion is limited and many expire on March 21, 2013. In addition to the Promotion, a new Active, Golf or Intermediate member will receive drawing entries for the chance to win 6 months of complimentary 2014 dues. Entries are accepted now through August 31, 2013. The winner will be announced at the 2013 September annual meeting. The winner must be a member in good standing at time of drawing. If you are interested in taking advantage of these promotions, please contact Melissa Lohbauer, HMGC Membership & Marketing, at 419-882-7153 or by email at lohbauer@hmgolfclub.org.

Huntington Huntington Insurance, Inc.

Their team will help develop a beneficial professional liability program effort for The Academy membership. Professional liability continues to be one of the biggest expense factors a practice has and Huntington Insurance will work closely with Academy members to help create an effective risk management strategy. Huntington Insurance is a commercial and personal lines insurance agency offering coverage from leading insurance companies. Commercial lines sales and expertise includes property/casualty, professional liability, directors and officers, group health, life, and disability. Personal lines sales and expertise includes auto, home, umbrella, boat, motorcycle, and valuable personal property. Advance Life Insurance focuses on high-net-worth individuals with business succession and estate planning needs. For further information on your professional liability program, or additional insurance needs, please contact Senior Sales Executive Bill Hummer at bill.hummer@huntington.com and 419-720-7906 or Rick Loss at rick.loss@huntington.com and 419-720-7911.

I. C. System

Collection services recommended by nearly 500 associations/societies with $60+ million in healthcare collections annually. Count on skilled healthcare collectors, custom programs for early-stage (soft) through intensive recoveries with national credit bureau reporting, legal services and more. I.C. System's practices are ethical and effective with strict compliance programs (FDCPA, HIPAA, etc.) and is a BBB Accredited Business (A Rating). Call 800-279-3511, email info@icsystem.com or visit www.icmemberbenefits.com to request a quote (members receive a 20% DISCOUNT) and view free resources for improving your internal collections. To review a number of archived educational webinars, please go to www.brighttalk.com/channel/10535.

Managed Care Advisory Group (MCAG)

Experts in assisting physicians and practices recover funds from EHR Meaningful Use, as well as settlements resulting from class action litigation. For more information, please contact MCAG's customer service at physicianservices@mcaginc.com or 800-355-0466. You can also visit MCAG's website at www.mcaginc.com.

Meridian Profit Advisors (MPA)

Offers expense reduction strategies on a contingency fee basis for healthcare organizations and Academy of Medicine members. MPA's compensation is based on the savings they deliver. They assume 100% of the risk for identifying expense reduction opportunities and there is no obligation to implement any of their recommendations. Their typical cost consulting engagement delivers 15-40% savings to the client practice. As an Academy member you save seven percent off their contingency-based fee, which means you keep fifty-seven cents of every dollar MPA saves you. Please contact Dan Murphy, MBA, at 317-769-3814, by email at dan@meridianprofit.com or check the MPA website at www.meridianprofit.com if you are interested in learning more.

National Credit Systems

Get help with the management and collection of delinquent and past due accounts and bad checks. Call Cheryl Outly at 419-450-3650.

Savage and Associates

Individual long term disability program. Availability of several carriers that are competitive in the physician marketplace. Get thorough income protection review on your existing policy to make sure you are paying the best price for the best coverage and make sure you have an adequate amount of coverage. Understand how group coverage and individual coverage work together. Availability of overhead expense coverage, disability buyout, key person, retirement and loan completion coverage. Contact Tony Desch to learn more about this value added benefit at 419-725-7287 or tony.desch@savageandassociates.com.

Seaway Surgical, Inc.

Get 10% off all Stethoscopes and all Manual Sphygmomanometers and a free cost comparison if provided with a competitor's invoice. Seaway has contracts with many manufacturers, including 3M, Kendall, Johnson and Johnson, Becton Dickinson, Welch Allyn, Tidi, Midmark/Ritter, Miltex, as well as many injectable and vaccine companies. Call Mark Ridenour at 419-475-1573, email Mark@seasurg.com or go to www.SeaSurg.com.

Superior Resources

For coding, billing, consulting, credentialing or auditing assistance, call Kathy Stull at 419-794-1006, email KathyStull@SuperiorResources.info or visit www.SuperiorResources.info.

The Ashley Group

For Long Term Care, Retirement Funding Strategies or Employer sponsored benefits like Health Insurance & 401(k) plans, cal Raj Laungani, MBA, CFP at 419-794-7761. Discounted Long Term Care rates for Academy members.

Toledo Mud Hens

Purchase tickets in locations not available to the public or available for purchase online, first pitch opportunities, behind the scene tours and player autographs. Call Erik Ibsen at 419-725-4399 or email eibsen@mudhens.com.

Toledo Walleye

Purchase tickets in locations not available to the public or available for purchase online, behind the scene tours and player autographs. Call Erik Ibsen at 419-725-4399 or email eibsen@mudhens.com.