Personal-Income-Growth-Rates

Tracking the rise and fall of personal income levels sheds a light not only on you and your family’s economic status, but it also allows state governments to follow economic developments. Personal income levels consist of an individual’s wages, as well earnings from investments, and benefits from your employer or the government. Personal income data […]

healthcare-accounts-receivable-days

Those in the healthcare field know very well how numbers serve as key indicators of a patient’s health. When one of the key measurements is out of whack, it’s not proof of an underlying cause, but it’s a starting point in finding the root of illness and disease. The same is true for your practice’s financials. Having […]

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When the leaves start to change and the autumn season rolls around, that means it’s time for the Fall Fundraiser at IC System. Our company’s charitable group ECHO (Employee Charitable Help Organization) leads several days of games and events to gather employee donations for local charities and families in need. No other game or activity […]

patient bankruptcy

Patient bankruptcies in the healthcare industry, as a whole, are on a downward trend. In 2016, the rate had fallen by half compared to those filed just six years before. Still, it’s important for any practice or clinic to take time to consider the legal and ethical implications that come with working with a patient who has filed. Now’s the […]

dental-office-collection-plan

Just as it’s satisfying to remove dental plaque, it would be ideal to completely zero-out the account receivables column in your books. Since that’s unrealistic, the next best thing is to prevent the account receivables from accumulating to the point that the practice finds itself in the midst of a cash shortage. One easy way to […]

debt-recovery-services

Business growth means difficult decisions are often waiting at the crossroads. Do we keep doing this thing in-house? Should we hire someone? Or is it better to partner with a vendor? Luckily, as a small business owner, there’s no need to wait to hire a collection partner for debt recovery services. Hire the right firm to manage […]

state-budget-wildfires

So far, 2017 has been a notably bad year for wildfires, both in the literal and figurative sense. Nationally, wildfires have consumed nearly 9 million acres of land year-to-date, which is about 45% more than the annual average over the prior ten years. Fighting all of these fires is quite expensive, with the federal government […]

IC-System-Earns-President’s-Volunteer-Service-Award

IC System has earned the President’s Volunteer Service Award. The award recognizes United States citizens and groups who have achieved the required number of hours of service over a 12-month period. The President’s Volunteer Service Award (PVSA) is the premier volunteer awards program in the country, encouraging citizens to live a life of service through […]

IC-System-Radiothon-in-the-community

The Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals and the La Crosse Media Group hosted their 16th Annual Radiothon at Gundersen Health System’s La Crosse clinic from October 19-21. Members from IC System’s Onalaska, Wisconsin branch office volunteered to answer phones and take donations during the event. Throughout the Radiothon, the La Crosse Media Group supports and shares […]

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The 2017 Vistage Minnesota IMPACT Award committee recognized IC System’s President and CEO, John Erickson Jr., at the Vistage MN Executive Summit on September 26, 2017. Among many nominees, Erickson was identified for the trust he nurtures in his business, as well as his leadership of IC System’s community outreach. The Vistage MN Impact Award […]