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Infrastructure as a Service is Good for Everyone (yes, you too Bank IT guy)

By | February 12th, 2016|News|

My last post generated a lot of great discussion by friends and peers who work in bank IT.  The overwhelming tone of the conversations was, "If I move our bank to hosted infrastructure, am I eliminating my own job?"  I couldn't respond "no" fast enough.  True cloud providers like Amazon Web Services (AWS) will provide lots of cost [...]

Defying the Odds: Epic River Celebrates 10 Years

By | August 4th, 2015|News|

10 years.  A decade.   According to David Wallace of Small Business Trends (http://smallbiztrends.com/2013/03/infographic-failed-small-businesses.html), if a business is started with fewer than 20 people, only 9 out of every 100 make it to 10 years.  I'm glad I didn't know that statistic 10 years ago because 3 people is DEFINITELY less than 20, making that 9% survival [...]

The Results are In!

By | March 9th, 2015|News|

The award for Best Software for New Revenue in a Financial Institution goes to...........MyLoans! Okay, that might have been a bit predictable given the site I'm writing this on, but the numbers don't lie. From January 1st, 2014 until December 31st, 2014, financial institutions embracing patient financing through MyLoans have enjoyed the following successes: Average interest rate per [...]

I’m sorry Mr. Obama, that’s not entirely accurate.

By | March 9th, 2015|News|

In President Obama's State of the Union he made several comments about healthcare.  Some were vague and point to the fact that change is going to continue to be slow.  One good example of this was, "For decades, few things exposed hard-working families to economic hardship more than a broken health care system. And in [...]

“Affordable” means something different to everyone

By | March 2nd, 2015|News|

I see the word "affordable" used in conjunction with "healthcare" a lot.  Even more now that there is a little known bill that made its way to law called the "Affordable Care Act." Heck, if you type "aff" into a Google search the top four suggested searches are: So basically this means more people search [...]

Can we as a community solve the healthcare problem?

By | February 23rd, 2015|News|

Warning.  The sanity in this post decreases as you scroll down.  There.  You've been warned. I was recently at a family gathering in Lyons, CO (a place that was devastated by the flooding in Colorado) and as we were discussing the numerous trials and tribulations of the flood, my uncle made a comment that his [...]

Patients Need Loans

By | February 17th, 2015|News|

How's this for a three pack of charts assembled by our friends at the Huffington Post? Americans spend more than anyone else on healthcare. Americans don't go to the doctor very frequently (probably because we don't know how we're going to pay for it). AND we don't live very long (probably because we don't go [...]

Not Your Mama’s Office

By | February 9th, 2015|News|

When Epic River began planning the build out of the company's new office space at the Rocky Mountain Center of Innovation and Technology, one of the recurring themes was to make the space innovative to mirror the cutting-edge software that has become Epic River's trademark.  Teaming with the locally owned and operated Mac Electric Company, the two entities [...]

Dominating the Market and the Fan Club

By | February 3rd, 2015|News|

When Epic River set out to streamline the medical financing process and provide affordable loans, we knew that we were changing the landscape of medical financing. But hearing from customers like Melissa Grovijohn of Pinnacle Bank reminds us of the daily effect the innovative and easy-to-use software is having in the marketplace. The impact is [...]