Associate Members


John Lazarczyk
Partner Alliance Manager


Services: For over 20 years, Accurate has helped healthcare organizations make the quick, compliant, and informed hiring decisions needed for healthcare’s complex staffing requirements and competitive labor market. Accurate is industry leaders in providing employment screening that delivers the speed and accuracy you demand with the personalized customer support you deserve.  Accurate offers 24/7, multi-lingual U.S.-based client and candidate support.  Industry leading verification rates, intuitive self-serve reporting capability and seamless integration with Applicant Tracking Systems helps you to streamline your program.  And, to ensure a positive candidate experience, we offer a mobile optimized candidate experience and LiveChat support from any device.

Avel eCare, LLC

Darcy Litzen
Client Development Officer


Services: Delivering high quality telemedicine care to individuals when and where it’s needed.

Bassford Remele, P.A.

Mark R Whitmore
CEO / Shareholder


Services: Legal – Bassford Remele has been defending medical providers in litigation and at trial for four decades. This representation includes doctors, nurses, hospitals, and other providers, and also includes assistance with credentialing and board matters.

Bek Care Solutions

Darin Rohrich
Sales Executive


Services: BEK Communication’s line of West-Com Nurse Call Systems and Systems Technologies Wireless Nurse Call Systems offer competitive financing, industry-leading customer service, 24/7 emergency service, and seamless integration into your facility to meet all of your communications needs.  Whether you are looking for an efficient way for staff to receive and respond to patient or resident calls, for basic tone visual systems, or integrated hardwired or wireless nurse call solutions, BEK has the solution

Data Communications Management (DCM)

Robert Jamont

Sales Manager


Services: DCM provides print network solutions, digital asset management and positive patient ID equipment.


EAPC Architects Engineers

Brett Donat, AIA


Services: EAPC Architects Engineers is an award-winning Architecture and Engineering firm with an emphasis in designing innovative healthcare facilities. It is our mission to create unique design solutions that promote human-centered care with the efficiency and flexibility to grow and adapt to our clients’ future healthcare delivery needs. Working in partnership with your healthcare organization, we combine innovative thinking and attention to the smallest details with consistent, forward-looking, evidence-based design.



Eide Bailly, LLP

Brad DeJong


Services: Eide Bailly is a CPA and business advisory firm with more than 40 offices across the nation.  By embracing change and innovation, Eide Bailly has grown along with our clients to become one of the top 25 accounting firms in the United States.  We’re passionate about helping clients thrive.  Talented, down-to-earth people work at our firm, and we are inspired to deliver outstanding expertise and care. Our healthcare team has more than 250 professionals dedicated to the industry. We pride ourselves on being leaders in the healthcare industry, offering valuable perspectives beyond our core strength of accounting and tax compliance. We’re business advisors who want to help guide the strategy and operations of your organization. Eide Bailly serves the healthcare industry because we genuinely enjoy supporting others, so they succeed.  We bring our clients sustainable solutions that help their organizations improve.  Accounting is about numbers, but our business is about relationships.


Horizon Virtual

Darin Willardsen, MD
Founder, CEO


Services: Horizon Virtual is an awarding-winning company that provides remote robotic Internal Medicine Physician services to Critical Access Hospitals in the Midwest in an effort to meet the growing demand for highly trained and qualified physicians.  This service allows local patients to fully utilize their hometown hospital and helps local providers and administration to remain confident in the services they provide to their community.

Ideacom Mid-America

Susan Eason
Director of Marketing


Services: Ideacom Mid-America is the Midwest’s leading provider of nurse call systems, workflow automation, and staff and patient security systems.  We offer a full complement of communication solutions that can be tailored to fit any size facility, budget, and need.  Find out how we can help you optimize your workflow, improve staff and patient satisfaction, and provide a safer, quieter and more responsive environment.  At Ideacom, we are creating a better future by connecting people through technology.


Jackson Physician Search

Brent Barnacle
Director Business Development


Services: Specializes in permanent recruitment of physicians and advanced practice providers to hospitals and health systems across the United States.

Juniper Advisory

Rex Burgdorfer
Managing Director


Services: Juniper Advisory works exclusively with nonprofit health systems on evaluating growth strategies, partnerships, joint ventures, and other strategic opportunities. Our team has been solely dedicated to this area for 30 years and has worked in 42 states, including North Dakota.  Juniper supports leaders in creating a sustainable path for the future to best serve their mission and their communities.

Keane Insurance Group

LaTina Jensen

Healthcare Practice Consultant


Services: The Keane Insurance Group is one of the largest medical Professional liability insurance brokers in the Nation. We offer access to more carriers and more innovative solutions than anyone in the industry. All lines of insurance for hospitals, senior care facilities, surgery centers, ACOs, large groups, and individual providers. Product offerings include medical professional liability, free HR assistance, disability insurance plans, coverage for Cyber Liability, and more.

Kraus Anderson Construction Company

Kevin Magstadt
Director – Business Development


Services: One of the nations’ premier commercial general contractors and construction managers.

Marco Technologies

Kevin Johnson
Technology Advisor


Services: Marco is a leading technology services company that specializes in business IT services, cloud services, managed services, telecom carrier services, copiers/printers, phone systems, document management and audio/video systems



Kimberly Johnson
Regional VP, Western Region


Services: Managed Care Advisory Group (MCAG) is an expert at identifying and recovering non-traditional high margin revenue for all types of organizations from class action settlements. They have experience and credibility in getting the most for your claim with the least effort on your part. Clients have received hundreds of millions of dollars from settlement funds via their Settlement Recovery Service (SRS). They don’t create class actions, they continually search for class actions that have already settled and have funds available for their clients.

McGough Construction

Ryan Goodsen
Regional Operations Manager


Services:  Construction

Meagher & Geer, PLLP

Tracy Kolb


Services:  Legal

Medical Solutions

Rory Audino
Senior National Account Executive


Services: A leading managed services provider that streamlines the staffing process for hospitals and healthcare systems by serving as the single point of contact for hiring requests.


Michelle Karjala
Business Support Coordinator

Minneapolis-based MMIC is the Midwest’s leading provider of medical liability insurance and risk management services for medical professionals. For 35 years, MMIC has helped health care systems, physician groups, hospitals and long-term care providers reduce risk and improve patient and resident safety. Today, MMIC supports health care leaders, physicians and all who provide care by enhancing their well-being and performance. This results in better quality patient care, a better patient experience and a lower cost of care. Visit

Modern Capital

Ryan Millman
Sr. Executive Benefits Consultant


Services: Modern Capital’s Executive Benefits Practice has been working with federal and state regulators since 1995 and has years of experience consulting with nonprofit organizations to provide solutions that recruit, reward, and retain their executive leadership and key employees. Through custom design, implementation, and administration, Modern Capital offers all types of executive benefit plans with various funding and cost offset strategies.


Joanna Slaminski
Market Executive


Services:  Mortenson is family-owned organization built on strong values, family heritage, and a commitment to making a difference in the community. We provide a complete range of construction and development services and are currently ranked as the 15th largest contractor in the United States, We are focused on providing solutions that drive value for our customers and our dedicated team of experts are among the most experienced in the industry.



Brian Pyle
ICRA Specialist


Services: Healthcare construction infection control risk assessment training.

ND Professional Health Program

Ann Leiseth
Executive Director


Services: The ND Professional Health Program is a resource that assists with the identification, intervention, referral, monitoring and recovery of physicians, physician assistants and medical students who may be affected by substance use or mental health disorders.  Our goal is to promote patient safety and care by improving the health, well-being, and effectiveness of health care professionals.  Our mission is to facilitate the rehabilitation of healthcare providers who have a physician or mental health condition that could compromise public safety and to monitor their recovery.

Para Healthcare Analytics

Peter Ripper


Services: Provides reimbursement, pricing, coding and contract management services to hospitals.  Services encompass all aspects of the healthcare revenue cycle, and also provide services to physician practices, ambulatory care centers, skilled nursing, and independent testing facilities.


Eric Waldenmaier
VP Business Development


Services: Paymerang processes billions in payments annually for clients around the country in diverse sectors including banking, education, healthcare, media, manufacturing, and services. Our payment network spans over 400,000 vendors from coast to coast, with 75% receiving electronic payments over traditional checks.

Prairie Travelers, Inc.

Shawn Lawson
Chief Operating Officer



Prairie Travelers has provided RNs, LPNs, CANs and Medication Aide staffing to health care facilities in North Dakota, Montana, and South Dakota for over 20 years. We provide staffing coverage from single dates to multiple week contracts. Our staff is experienced, educated and thoroughly screen prior to arrival. All staff is covered under our professional liability, worker’s compensation and unemployment insurance.


Quality Health Associates of ND

Richard Bubach


Services: QHA collaborates with healthcare professionals, organizations, and communities across the state to improve the quality of care provided to the people of ND. QHA works toward this goal through a number of contracts, partnerships, and initiatives to improve the quality of care for the people of ND by successfully balancing the needs of providers, consumers, stakeholds, and payers.

Secure Enterprise Asset Management (SEAM)

Levi Hentges
Director of Business Development


Services: SEAM is a full-service data destruction company specialized in hard drive shredding, paper shredding, electronics recycling, and IT equipment resale. As the only certified provide in the Dakotas, SEAM guarantees compliance for healthcare organizations to minimize risks and maximize return on their decommissioned devices.


John Bretz


Services: SunRx implements seamless contract pharmacy networks that are convenient cost-effective and promotes 340B compliance. Its industry-leading auditing, tracking and financial management features provide hospital administrators with up-to-the-minute information about their facility’s 340B program savings.

University of Minnesota

Erik van Kuijk


Services: Trains the next generation of Physicians.

Vaaler Insurance, Inc.

Carrie Wilson, AINS
Executive Vice President


Services: Providing insurance and risk management products and services.