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  Membership Benefits

Our governing body has adopted a philosophy which is designed to use the collective clout of the Medical Society to obtain discounts on items frequently purchased by physicians and their offices. Please note, terms of benefits are subject to change.

This listing of OCMS Vendors provided has been prepared for the convenience of our members. Some of these vendors may pay the the Medical Society a fee. This listing does not constitute a guaranty of the services and products provided by the the Onondaga County Medical Society. OCMS has no control over the services and products of the vendors and it makes no representations or warranties, express or implied, regarding any vendor. OCMS assumes no responsibility for any matters arising, directly or indirectly, between you and the vendors. You are encouraged to perform your own independent evaluation and due diligence of the appropriateness of any vendor for your needs. You are utilizing any vendor listed at your own risk.

American Medical Personnel Services

Since 1983 American Medical Personnel Services, Inc. (AMPS, Inc.) has provided qualified Health Care and Clinical Personnel.

We recruit all disciplines for all settings across the United States: Nurses, Therapists, Imaging Personnel, Laboratory Personnel, Pharmacy Personnel, Office Personnel ( Clinical & Clerical ), Mid-level Providers, and Physicians.

Call Joseph F. Papa, CPC, CTS, PRC / President & CEO at (800) 724-2443, JoePapa@AmericanMed.com, for more information. Joe Papa is extensively trained in areas of employment law, business ethics, personnel management, contract development, managed care, antitrust, stark, safe harbor, etc. We are so confident in our ability to recruit QUALITY HEALTH CARE PERSONNEL we give our clients a 1 YEAR GUARANTEE. Recruiting GREAT employees is a GOOD INVESTMENT!

ARAmatic Refreshment Services

ARAMatic Refreshment Services is the largest coffee service in Upstate New York, with more than 4,500 customers.


Onondaga County Medical Society members will be eligible for a 10% discount off the invoice (pretax) on all items ordered, such as coffee, cups, sugar, creamer, soda, water, juices, snack items, etc. Members can choose the snack items they wish to have in their offices.

Call 463-8681, to place orders or to receive more information.



OCMS members are now eligible for discounts at Dunn Tire.

  • 5% off name brand tires
  • 10% off alignments
  • 50% off Nitrogen inflation
  • 50% of NY or PA State Vehicle Inspections
  • 20% off GO GREEN Package (4-tire rotation + Nitrogen inflation)

Dunn Tire has locations in Cicero, DeWitt, Camillus, and Auburn.

If you need a preferred member card, click here to download an instant e-card, or contact Sandy Emmi at the Onondaga County Medical Society, 424-8118 or semmi@oncms.org to get your Dunn Tire Preferred Customer Discount Card. www.dunntire.com


Members of the Onondaga County Medical Society are now eligible to take advantage of the benefits of membership in the largest credit union based in Central New York! With a branch network covering Onondaga, Oswego, Oneida, Montgomery, Chemung, Broome, Erie and Westchester counties, and a network of over 40,000 ATMs nationwide, Empower Federal Credit Union brings you convenience and a wide array of financial products and services to make your life easier.

Empower offers you real value: higher interest rates on savings and investments and low rates on our lending products. Couple this with superior service to our members, and you’ll agree that Empower is the institution to do all of your financial business.  In addition, Empower membership offers added value for the business owner/manager:

Business Remote Deposit – Manage cash flow from your desk with electronic deposit capture.

▪ Credit-on-Call – This line of credit converts to a term loan. Ask about our easy terms.

Membership eligibility covers only the members of the Society and their eligible family members, but we invite you to open this eligibility to any and all staff members of your practices. If you would like to inquire as to how your staff can become members of the credit union, please do not hesitate to Gail Rizzo-Spilka, Business Development Officer Empower Federal Credit Union. Office:  (315) 477-2200 ext. 5813 Cell:  (315) 751-9426 Email:  gspilka@empowerfcu.com

We welcome the Onondaga County Medical Society to Empower Federal Credit Union and look forward to serving the needs of the Society.


Transworld Systems, Inc. can help you recover slow paying and delinquent accounts, with a success rate over 4 times the industry average. Benefits include:

  • Flat fee pricing. No percentages!
  • Diplomatic approach for patient retention
  • Real time reporting
  • Web access 24/7

Results are guaranteed in writing! For more information, call Tom Venturini at (315) 480-5880, or visit www.transworldsystems.com.


Just the Right Stuff

Just the Right Stuff provides high value furniture for professional, business and home offices. Normal selling prices are generally discounted in the range of 35-45%.

Savings: Members receive an additional discount of at least 10% at all times (contract purchases excluded). Frequently Just the Right Stuff negotiates with its suppliers for further OCMS discounting on specific popular items for a limited time. Just the Right Stuff has professional staff for site visits relating to design, space planning, consultation and installation. For more information call (315) 433-1309.

MAMI of CNY, interpreters and translators, and Onondaga County Medical Society have launched a new partnership – one that will benefit the medical community and the hundreds of new refugees and immigrants who have reached our shores. Members of the Onondaga County Medical Society will be able to download a free poster that provides translations of the tag line: “Attention: If you speak a language other than English, assistance services are available to you in this office free of charge. Please ask.” In addition, the OCMS membership will be able to access interpreting (spoken language) and translating (written language) services at a reduced rate. For on-site interpreting, providers within the OCMS network will be charged $55/hour, saving $5/hour. MAMI will offer the OCMS network written translations at a 10% discount. Current physician membership status with OCMS will need to be confirmed before discounts are applied. For more information about MAMI, go to the website, www.mamiinterpreters.org or facebook.com/mamiinterpreters. To access MAMI services, you can call 315-214-5003 or e-mail: info@mamiinterpreters.org. Please identify yourself as a member of OCMS.

Pace Window and Door

Pace Window and Door has been in business for over eighteen years. Savings: A special discount of 25% off has been established to help reduce the costs related to their products and installation. For more information call Pace at 453-6009 or visit www.pacewindows.com.


Physician Sales and Service

Physician Sales & Service (PSS), the preferred distributor of medical supplies for members of the Onondaga County Medical Society, is a full-service provider of medical products and supplies. PSS has products from well-known manufacturers as well as select label products that save money while maintaining the quality physicians want and deserve. Call Steve Kliment at 1-800-707-3973, ext. 210 for more information about the benefits and incentives PSS offers.

Charles J. Sellers & Co., Inc. is the endorsed administrator for insurance programs for Onondaga County Medical Society members. These programs, which offer discounts and special benefits for members, include:

  • A 5% discount is now available for members on Long Term Care insurance through Charles J. Sellers & Co., underwritten by Mutual of Omaha (A.M. Best rated A+ Superior). Other discounts may apply as well.
  • Disability Income Protection – Members may apply for up to $17,000/month
  • Disability Overhead Expense Protection – Members may apply for up to $50,000/month
  • Group Term Life Insurance – Annual and level term options for physicians and spouses
  • Accidental Death & Dismemberment (AD&D) Insurance – Includes Worldwide Travel Assistance Benefits
  • Group Long Term Disability Insurance – 7% discount for members
  • Insurance for your Medical Office – Business Owners Policies, Workers’ Compensation, New York State Disability Benefits Law
  • Home, Auto, & Umbrella Insurance

For more information, please contact Sellers & Co. at 1-800-333-5440, insurance@sellersinsurance.com, via text at 716-430-7140, or visit www.sellersinsurance.com.

Staples Logo

Save on paper for your office! Staples is now offering OCMS members significant savings on copy paper:

To receive your exclusive member discount from Staples for this and other products, log in to the password protected Secure Login section. Call the Medical Society office if you need your password. Over 4000 specially priced items are offered at discounts averaging 50% off or more. Staples Business Advantage also offers an office and computer supply procurement program to our members. For more information, call 877.826.7755, or visit www.staplesadvantage.com.

OCMS Night at the Crunch

January 25, 26; March 1, 2, 29 and 30 • 7 p.m. War Memorial Arena

Lace up your skates and put on your padding. It’s a new season of hockey and the Syracuse Crunch is back with Special Medical Society game nights! Click here to purchase tickets. Password is OCMS.



*Promotion terms subject to change.