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UISS Selects SpendMend to Drive Cost-Savings for Members

The United Iroquois Shared Services group inks a deal with SpendMend to drive cost-savings and operating efficiencies to their large New York-based member population.



SpendMend, a leading provider of solutions to optimize the cost-cycle for the healthcare industry, today announced the completion of their strategic partnership agreement with United Iroquois Shared Services (UISS), a regional group purchasing organization representing the interests of more than 650 health care and non-health care members across Upstate New York.

"UISS puts members first," says David Hewitt, Vice President of Sales at SpendMend. "We are impressed and inspired by the work they do, and we are excited to continue our ongoing partnership with the UISS membership to return hard dollars back to the bottom-line at hospitals and health systems.

"Our core focus at UISS is to help members maximize savings, reduce costs and improve outcomes through the power of group purchasing," states Donna Gammarato, Executive Director at United Iroquois Shared Services. "In SpendMend we see a like-minded partner that prioritizes the financial well-being of hospitals and healthcare systems. Their track record of helping hospitals drive cost-savings is one of the leading solutions in the industry today."

SpendMend currently works with over 150 major healthcare systems, uncovering dark data and revealing customized insights to inform and optimize cost reduction strategies. Since their founding in 1993, the company has leveraged their total suite of cost-cycle solutions to deliver billions of dollars in bottom-line savings and recoveries to their clients. Going into 2023, SpendMend has been recognized by Corporate Vision Magazine - for a second consecutive year - as the top solution in healthcare for generating savings and recovering lost profits.

UISS member hospitals and health systems interested in learning more about SpendMend should contact Francine Freise, Senior Regional Direct of UISS at

About SpendMend

SpendMend is the leading provider of tech-enabled, cost-savings solutions in the healthcare industry. Combining the use of data, proprietary technology, and rigorous analytics with its healthcare focus and expertise, SpendMend partners with healthcare networks to improve and optimize their costs in meaningful and collaborative ways. SpendMend's mission is to help its clients improve their patient care through innovative cost-savings solutions.

About UISS
United Iroquois Shared Services (UISS) is a regional group purchasing organization representing the interests of more than 650 health care and non-health care members. UISS combines shared services and consulting activities concentrated on reducing operating costs and promoting performance improvement. UISS represents the for-profit division of the Iroquois Healthcare Association (IHA), a regional trade organization representing more than 50 hospitals and health systems in 32 counties of Upstate New York. For more information, please visit

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