PCMS Offers Members Major Savings on Products and Services

Contact Bill Fearneyhough, executive director, at 795-7985 for more information on these services.

Let's face it, it's not easy to be a physician anymore. Outside forces such as managed care and government have forced doctors to look for ways to manage practice overhead hoping to improving the bottom line.

All of us at The Pima County Medical Society understand your situation and have taken steps to help cut your practice costs and assist you in your every-day practice. 

Take a few minutes to look over these brief descriptions of some of the programs and services we offer. Each is specially designed for our membership, and only our membership!

Top Talent Firm (TTF)

TTF Healthcare Search and Staffing is proud to serve the healthcare community in Pima County with specialized healthcare recruitment and staffing.  TTF has specialty placement divisions in areas such as NP/PA, Revenue Cycle, HIM and Coding, RN/LPN, Medical Assistants, Physician Front Office, Practice Management leadership, Managed Care,  Allied Health, Case Management, Healthcare Accounting and IT, and more.  Our proprietary database of potential candidates includes more than 5,100 candidates in Tucson, over 78,000 in Arizona and over 652,000 nationwide.  Our mission is to provide our clients exposure to Top Talent with honest, ethical and unsurpassed customer support. 

The leadership team at TTF has more than 15 years of experience serving healthcare clients in Pima County and have been ranked in the top 5% of all recruitment and staffing professionals nationwide.  Please contact Todd Dixon or Amy Lindquist at 602-595-0937 or via email at tdixon@ttfrecruit.com and alindquist@ttfrecruit.com.  We look forward to earning your business!

Disability Insurance.   Physicians are finding it more and more difficult to get "good" disability insurance or even find an insurance company willing to write a policy. Don't fret, PCMS has found a carrier interested in working with our physician organization. Through Union Central Life Insurance Co. PCMS can now offer a 15% discount off normal premium rates. Union Central's policy provides excellent definitions of disability and it's non- cancelable plus it's guaranteed renewable to age 65.

Long-term Care.   Various levels of coverage available through Illianz Life. Offered to PCMS members, their employees, and families. Check it out.

Group Purchasing Program.   Through a cooperative venture with McKesson/General Medical, one of this nation's leading medical suppliers, we are able to provide you with significant discounts on medical supplies, pharmaceuticals (both name brand and generic) and durable medical equipment. We are saving our members between 10 and 20 percent.

Medical Records Storage:   A fantastic program that's saving members between 30 and 300 percent on medical records storage. By the way, you can also store financial records, X-rays, etc.

Collection Agency:   Pima and Maricopa County Medical Societies have joined together to offer our membership discounted rates on collection services. The program is call Bureau of Medical Economics. BME has been the collection agency of choice since 1951 for more than 700 Arizona physicians and a number of major Tucson and Phoenix hospitals.

Answering Service: Competitive rates and service, as well as voice mail and other options. And get this, it's a local company. No dealing with out-of-state services. Try and get out-of–state companies on the phone when you have a complaint or request. Good luck!

Patient Referrals.   We make more than 5,000 patient referrals every year. PCMS is "the" community resource for physician information and referral. As a member you will be on our list of physicians for referrals.

Sombrero Magazine.   Each month our physicians receive a copy of our monthly slick magazine that is specifically written for and about our membership. It features a multitude of columns that can enhance your knowledge of society activities and its members, improve the bottom line for your practice and even help you sell unwanted personal or office items free of charge. The society also produces a membership pictorial directory to aid in peer identification, member recognition in the community and referral assistance.

Business Announcement / Public Relations.   If you're spending valuable dollars on outside firms to help you in your PR efforts, put your money back in your pocket. We will assist you with the development of newspaper press releases or announcements about your private practice at no charge. We'll even consult with you about other marketing efforts you may have in mind including print and electronic promotions.

General Information. At times you will have a "professional" question that cries out for a quick answer. We can usually provide an answer to your question/s immediately if you give us a call. If not, we'll research it and report our findings to you in a short turnaround time.