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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 […]

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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 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 […]


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 […]

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The patient-physician relationship is built on trust. Even if all the treatment protocols are followed and the patient makes a complete recovery, things like rudeness from staff and a bad bedside manner can quickly undermine what was built. Billing and payment is one overlooked area that can seriously undermine the patient-physician relationship. When a patient falls behind […]

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It’s a common scenario for a public utility company: Every few years, the governing body must hold its nose and vote to write off millions in uncollected debt. Of course, in many states, statutes of limitations force this unwanted step because after a debt reaches a certain age, it’s no longer legal to collect it. Despite best […]