The Essensa Clinical Team (in collaboration with Innovatix) includes registered pharmacists (RPh) and doctors of pharmacy (PharmD). We bring extensive experience in many different specialties within the pharmacy profession including, but not limited to:
- Acute care
- Home Infusion
- Internal Medicine
- Long-term Care Nursing Home Consulting
- Managed Care
- Specialty Pharmacy
Have a question for Essensa’s clinical care experts? Contact:
Sylvia Thomas, MS, PharmD, BCPS
Vice President, Clinical Pharmacy Services
Essensa believes that unparalleled customer service is the cornerstone to our success. With so many contracts and so many opportunities to save, navigating our portfolio can be challenging. Our customer care and field-based teams are responsible for helping Essensa members achieve maximum savings through our purchasing programs.
Our staff of regionally-based field representatives located throughout the country work face-to-face with our members every day. In addition, we assign each member an internal account manager, who is available to help members Monday through Friday from 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. (Eastern Time) by phone or email.
By analyzing purchasing data, following each account closely and working with each member individually to target and identify their purchasing needs and goals, our support teams are focused on securing the most savings possible.
Employee Purchasing Programs
Essensa offers its members a turn-key solution for providing cost-effective employee discount programs. Through the Essensa Employee Discount Program, employers can pass the savings that they enjoy as Essensa members onto their employees as a valuable addition to their employee benefits package. These benefits provide unmatched resources for the sustained growth and profitability of our member organizations.
Employee discount programs are available for select agreements, saving your employees on cell phone services, computers, and more.
Facility Maintenance & Construction
Essensa provides facility maintenance & construction agreements to members in retail, commercial, health care, senior housing, education, and industrial markets nationwide. As an organization affiliated with Premier, Essensa members have access to competitive pricing in a variety of trades. Our facility maintenance & construction services portfolio includes products, services, and equipment in the following categories:
- Heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC)
- Electrical supplies
- Energy management
- Laundry chemicals and supplies
- Lighting and air filters
- Expansions and retrofits
- Special projects and roll-outs
- Project management
- Infection control risk assessment (ICRA)
- Surgical instrument repair and maintenance
- Security products
- Voice and data cabling
- Wall covering and flooring
- Information management
- And more!
From small repair and maintenance to large remodeling and expansions, Essensa helps our members initiate projects efficiently and cost-effectively.
Essensa/Premier Foodservice Program
We’re in it to change the way you see Foodservice.
With the rising cost of food and food-related products and services, balancing the bottom line without compromising quality is tough. But when it comes to significant savings, Essensa (in collaboration with US Foods and Premier) delivers the most competitive foodservice program in the industry.
Aggregating the purchasing volume of all members’ foodservice purchases, our portfolio leads the way in providing the highest quality products at the lowest price.
Offering over 160 contracts representing over 22,000 products from major manufacturers, the Essensa/Premier Foodservice Program offers a full range of quality foods from a variety of brands. Through our distribution partnership with US Foods, a nationally recognized Foodservice program, members enjoy reliable, on-time deliveries across the country.
Benefits of our Foodservice Program Include:
- No fee to access the program
- Up to 15% annual savings or more
- Guaranteed price protections
- A variety of name brand and other products
- Superior customer service
Let us demonstrate how your organization can take the concept of food to the next level. For more information or for a complimentary cost analysis, contact Essensa today.
Hotels And Hospitality Groups
At Essensa, we understand that providing excellent customer service is essential to the hotel and hospitality industry.
As an Essensa member, you have access to discounts on foodservice, heating, ventilating and air-conditioning (HVAC) systems, energy management programs, hotel furniture, carpeting, credit card services, housekeeping products, office supplies, employee training programs, payroll services, parking management, PC hardware and software, construction services, facility maintenance, waste management, and more.
No matter how large or small your business, the Essensa portfolio has you covered.
For more information, visit www.essensa.org/hospitality .
IVIG/Plasma Blood Program
Essensa, through its affiliation with Premier, delivers the most comprehensive Intravenous Immune Globulin (IVIG) and fractionated blood products portfolio serving non-acute care providers throughout the U.S.
Working in conjunction with FFF Enterprises, our distributor in blood products, Essensa members have access to limited-supply products to meet patient needs.
Plasma products are therapeutic proteins manufactured from human plasma (the liquid portion of blood) or recombinant processes (produced by genetic engineering). The purified proteins are used to manage serious conditions such as immune disorders; blood loss from trauma, burns and surgery as well as hemophilia and other coagulation disorders. Products include albumin; intravenous immunoglobulin (IVIG); hyperimmune globulin; various coagulation factor products including Factor VIII and Factor IX; alpha-1 proteinase inhibitor; antithrombin III; and biosurgery products.
Essensa is committed to improving our members’ operating margins by identifying opportunities for cost savings in office supplies. Our Office Supply portfolio includes agreements that encompass a wide range of product and service offerings utilized in the day-to-day operation and maintenance of all types of facilities.
Discounts are available on many product types including but not limited to:
- Binders & Report Covers
- Computer Software & Hardware
- Copy & Print Center
- Folders, Indexes, & Filing Supplies
- In-bound/Out-bound freight (Shipping)
- Labels & Post-it Notes
- Multi-Purpose & Copier Paper
- Notebook & Servers
- Office Chairs & Filing Cabinets
- Office Furniture
- On Demand Print Services
- Promotional Products
- Technology Support Services
- Toner & Inkjet Cartridges
- And much more!
Recreational Facilities & Stadiums
Essensa provides value-added services that help promote the growth of recreational facilities and stadiums throughout the nation. Delivering savings on a vast array of products and services, Essensa is committed to providing high-quality athletic and recreational purchasing opportunities for members and their organizations and professionals. Our savings are aimed at improving the quality of member facilities and the comfort of their patrons.
The Essensa portfolio includes access to discounts on such essential services as clubhouse cleaning and laundry solutions, construction services and facility maintenance, energy management programs, carpeting and flooring, foodservice, furniture, credit card services, PC hardware and software, paper and janitorial supply, office supply, pest elimination, waste management and more.
Our expertise in group purchasing helps recreational facility members remain focused on the business of providing memorable experiences.
In 2010, Essensa became the Official Sponsor of Minor League Baseball (MiLB) Winter Meetings™ and Baseball Tradeshow™.
Essensa is committed to providing members access to contract pricing on hardware, software, and overall technology that can help streamline workflow and improve operational efficiency. We provide significant savings on several medical, surgical, and pharmaceutical technology systems, as well as electronic medical record and work flow technology systems.
Telecommunications / Wireless Services
As businesses continue to grow and diversify, the need to stay connected with your employees and business partners via cellular communication is growing exponentially. To keep up with this rising demand, Essensa offers significant savings on cellular voice and data services through our agreements with national carriers.
Equipment and service plans are available at discount pricing to Essensa members, as well as their employees and immediate family members.