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Time for a Check-Up: Improving the Business Health of Your Practice 

November 13, 2014

Café La Cave

Des Plaines, IL


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IPHCA's 2014 Annual Leadership Conference  

October 2, 2014 
The Ritz-Carlton 
St. Louis, MO

ACOG 2014 Annual District Meeting
October 10-12, 2014
JW Mariott
Indianapolis, IN  
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Welcome New Members!
Pekin Family Practice
Pekin, IL

Charles J. Waisbren, MD
Wauwatosa, WI

Specialist in Gastroenterology
Elgin, IL

George B. Elvove, MD PC
Libertyville, IL

Integrative Pain Management
Oshkosh, WI

Michael Stelman, MD
Ventura, CA

Bikashagarwal Inc.
Michigan City, IN

Jeffrey A. Buckner, MD
New York, NY

Pearce Pediatrics
Richton Park, IL

Skypoint Medical Center
Schaumburg, IL

Hillel Y. Marans, MD
New York, NY

Premium Care Pediatrics
Glencoe, IL

Steven Batash, MD PC
Rego Park, NY

North Shore Osteopathic Healthcare, LLC
Highland Park, IL

North Park University Health Services
Chicago, IL
LifeMine Health, LLC
Willowbrook, IL
Shirley S. Wong, MD SC
Chicago, IL
Stamat Pediatrics, LLC
Palos Heights, IL
Chicago Family Wellness
Chicago, IL
Devang Gandhi, MD, SC
Milwaukee, WI
Meridian Medical Associates
Joliet, IL
OB-Gyn P.C.
Kalamazoo, MI
Kansas City, MO
Fidai Medical Group
Elgin, IL
Suburban Medical Center
Schaumburg, IL
Edwards County Health Office
Albion, IL
Family Medical Care, LTD
Oak Park, IL
Lemont ENT, SC
Lemont, IL
Oak Lawn Immediate Care
Oak Lawn, IL
Pediatrics on Demand, Inc.
Oak Lawn, IL
Dear CCPA Purchasing Partners Members,

We have exciting news and updates to share with you in this edition of our quarterly newsletter!

We welcome Kena Norris as CCPAPP's new Executive Director. Kena joins CCPAPP after five years as the Chief Operating Officer of the Illinois Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics (ICAAP). Please read more about Kena and visit the Our Team page of the CCPAPP website for additional information about each of CCPAPP's staff.

We also want to thank all members who utilize our vendors and help contribute to the success of our organization. Please be reminded of the great savings offered through Illinois Paper & Copier Company, Medix Staffing Solutions, and CDW; they are just three of CCPAPP"s vendor partners featured in this newsletter. Read more about these vendors and review CCPAPP's full listing of vendor partners on the Vendor Partner Listing page of our website.

We hope you continue to enjoy the many savings and benefits offered by our program. Please contact a member of our staff at any time with questions, comments or feedback regarding our organization! 


CCPA Purchasing Partners, L.P.
News & Updates
  • Physician Registration in Open Payments
    Physicians who are Limited Partner members of CCPAPP are encouraged to complete Phase 1 and Phase 2 of registration in the CMS Open Payments system and to review and dispute as necessary their respective information reported by CCPAPP by September 8, 2014, the new deadline announced by CMS. Please view the most recent communication sent by CCPAPP to learn more about the registration process.
  • Sanofi Pasteur Supply Update
    Sanofi Pasteur recently announced that allocations for Pentacel Adacel, Datacel, and Tubersol have been lifted. View the recent communication sent by CCPAPP.
  • Merck New Prefilled Syringe Images
    Merck recently introduced new prefilled syringe cartons containing 10 syringes in each carton for certain products including Gardasil. View the recent communication sent by CCPAPP.
  • Rhinodox Storage Division Acquired by Access
    Rhinodox was recently acquired by Access, a nationwide leader in records and information management. Please learn more about this exciting update on our website and be sure to contact Access should your practice be in need of a solution for document storage, scanning, and/or shredding services.
  • Hemoccult Promotion Through McKesson
    Please be reminded of a special promotion for new Hemoccult customers and complimentary educational resources offered by Beckman Coulter to members participating in the McKesson agreement. Members typically save 10-25% on total purchases through McKesson. For more information or to enroll, please contact Jesse Baker, Area Manager for McKesson, at 312.806.7025.
Practice Management Resources 

Save the Date!

CCPAPP is committed to supporting the practice management needs of our members. Save the Date for our annual practice management seminar: Time for a Checkup: Improving the Business Health of Your Practice, co-hosted with the Illinois State Medical Society on Thursday, November 13, 2014. Please read more about topics and speakers and stay tuned for details regarding registration.


Enhancing Team Behaviors  


Please be sure to read Enhancing Team Behaviors, authored by Keith Olson, Director Physician Consulting Services for Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago. Mr. Olson will be presenting, "Why Can't Everyone Just Get Along? Enhancing Team Behaviors" at the November 13th event.    


Featured Vendors

Print Fleet Management  

What is Print Fleet Management? Print Fleet Management is a cost savings program that helps many organizations, similar to yours, bundle their imaging fleet cost into a manageable expenditure.  Illinois Paper & Copier Co. is able to save companies an average of 15-20% per month by bundling together their copiers, printers, service, supplies (including toner) and paper.  

Current CCPAPP members are eligible to receive a complimentary document and print management needs analysis to determine savings potential. Learn More 

Workforce Solution

Medix is a national workforce solutions company that recruits skilled personnel for the 
healthcare industry. They have earned a reputation as an industry leader by providing  unsurpassed customer service and top quality professionals to clients across the country. Medix has the expertise and dedication to provide top-industry professionals to timely and effectively secure your practice's staffing needs. Learn More

Savings Offered Through CDW CDW Logo

CCPA Purchasing Partners would like to remind members of our partnership with CDW for discounts on computer hardware and large office equipment including desktop computers, laptops, tablets, and more. Practices have access to savings and special pricing for Lenovo and HP products as well as products from other reputable manufacturers. Learn More


Please note: Your email address is used by CCPA Purchasing Partners (CCPAPP) only for the purpose of sending out important communications. Email addresses are not shared with anyone outside of CCPAPP including our own partner vendors. We ask that your practice provides CCPAPP with at least one valid email address to ensure that you are in receipt of the information. If the email address to which this communication was sent should be updated, please respond to this email and include your practice name, the email address that should be removed from this distribution, and an updated email address to be added to our distribution. Thank you!