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Can we as a community solve the healthcare problem?

on Feb 23, 2015 9:51:52 AM By | Epic River | 0 Comments | News
Warning.  The sanity in this post decreases as you scroll down.  There.  You've been warned.
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Patients Need Loans

on Feb 17, 2015 7:59:56 AM By | Epic River | 0 Comments | News
How's this for a three pack of charts assembled by our friends at the Huffington Post?
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Not Your Mama's Office

on Feb 9, 2015 7:55:59 AM By | Epic River | 0 Comments | 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 began to share the same vision for an energy efficient lighting system.
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Dominating the Market and the Fan Club

on Feb 3, 2015 10:42:54 AM By | Epic River | 0 Comments | 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 felt so much that Melissa was compelled to contact us.
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Can Technology Improve Patient Treatment?

on Nov 24, 2014 9:27:42 AM By | Epic River | 0 Comments | News
In a recent Wired magazine article, "Gadgets Like Fitbit Are Remaking How Doctors Treat You," I was reminded of the quote from the TV show House.   The lead character in the show, Dr. Gregory House, M.D., is portrayed as a genius of diagnostic medicine who frequently quips, "Everybody lies."  He is generally referring to patients who are being asked difficult personal questions, but the Wired article caused me to consider if that was true about patients in general.  For example, do patients listen when a doctor prescribes rest?  Does the patient know if they're lying?  Is one man's "rest" the same as another?  Could activity trackers and heart rate monitors really provide accurate data to the doctors?  Could this data be reviewed by the doctor and eliminate follow-up appointments?  Does the combination of a sensor-laden super-computer in our pocket and an activity tracker on our wrist allow us to provide real information to our doctors?
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Your Community Needs You

on Nov 24, 2014 9:24:59 AM By | Epic River | 0 Comments | News
I had a conversation with a local medical provider this morning, and after we talked I was more sure than ever that if you're a community bank or a regional bank, the community or communities you serve need your help.  Please.
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Use Patient Financing to Kick-Start a New Branch

on Nov 24, 2014 9:24:14 AM By | Epic River | 0 Comments | News
Expanding your footprint into a new market area can be tricky to say the least.  Jumping off takes some very fuzzy math and guesswork.   We have recently learned from a customer that MyLoans™ Patient Financing can actually take a lot of the guesswork out of opening a new branch and improve the odds of success.
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MyLoans + AWS = Great News for Healthcare Financing

on Nov 24, 2014 9:23:26 AM By | Epic River | 0 Comments | News
Amazon Web Services (AWS) has been slowly but sure dominating the cloud hosting world.  Today MyLoans™ Healthcare Financing team is proud to announce it now fully supports AWS deployments.  Utilizing the Relational Database Service (RDS),  Simple Storage Service (S3) and Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2) MyLoans can now be deployed in seconds with no capital outlay for hardware and an infinite ability to support your MyLoans roll out.  Amazon's successful execution and audit of nearly every major assurance program has enabled us to provide a cloud delivery option to our financial institution customers while meeting their stringent compliance requirements.
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Payday Loans as Healthcare Financing? Are you kidding me?

on Nov 24, 2014 9:22:47 AM By | Epic River | 0 Comments | News
Seriously.  I think John Oliver and Sarah Silverman said it best when they said, "Do.  Literally.  Anything else."
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Harvard Business Review is Right - Lending Technology is the Key

on Nov 24, 2014 9:21:35 AM By | Epic River | 0 Comments | News
Harvard Business Review article postulated that lending technology could play a significant role in reviving America's small businesses.  It's a captivating read.  They pull out some fascinating numbers like these charts to show just how hard hit small businesses were and how long the road to recovery can be.  As a founder of Epic River, I can relate.  The cash flow concerns of small businesses can be crippling.  When you put those concerns together with an economy struggling to hold it together, you see why HBR thinks technology aimed at improved access to loans for small businesses could really make an impact on the economy of the entire country.
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