Choice Partners

Diamond Business Services is thrilled to have been awarded a contract with Choice Partners. Contract # 21/019G-04 for Safety Supplies and Equipment Choice Partners is a purchasing cooperative of Harris County Department of Education offering quality, legal procurement, and contract solutions to meet government purchasing requirements

Choice Partners has over 1,800 members in 40 states, 90% are in education, 10% are other government entities and non-profits. There is no fee to be part of the organization. Members who take advantage of these procurement contracts includeschools, colleges, and universities, municipalities, counties, other government and non-profit organizations across the United States. Learn more at :

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The Texas Organization of Rural & Community Hospitals (TORCH) was founded in 1990 and is the leading advocate and resource for more than 150 general acute-care hospitals. The organization provides legislative and regulatory advocacy, specialized programs, publications, services, and resources for rural and community hospitals; and supports rural and community hospitals as the focal point for health care delivery in the community.

TORCH Management Services, Inc. (TMSI) is the wholly-owned subsidiary of TORCH that offers management and operations consulting services. TMSI also provides a preferred vendor program called “Endorsed Partners.” Endorsed Partners are a specially selected group of companies whose experience working with rural hospitals has undergone a thorough verification process. For more information about TORCH, visit


The Interlocal Purchasing System, better known as, TIPS Purchasing Cooperative, began in 2002 as a small regional cooperative of the Region 8 Education Service Center. While the cooperative has far exceeded the initial vision, Region 8 ESC has maintained its role as the Lead Agency for what is now a national operation.

All TIPS contracts are awarded by the ESC 8 seven-member Board of Directors, and each TIPS vendor has met strict Competitive Procurement Process guidelines established by the ESC 8 administration and the TIPS legal team. The bidding statute for the lead agency is Chapter 44.031 of the Texas Education Code.  To learn more about the Region 8 Education Service Center, visit the ESC 8 website.

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  • Contract # 181104 Photo ID Equipment and Supplies – held by Identification Systems Group of which we are a founding member.
  • Contract # 200203 Security and Safety Solutions and Supplies – held by Identification Systems Group of which we are a founding member.