Championship Golf for Worthy Causes: A Win-Win for Charities and Fans

The American Family Insurance Championship’s return to Madison’s University Ridge Golf Course, June 19-25, offers golf fans a great opportunity to watch pros from across the PGA Champions tour compete on one of the Midwest’s premier courses. The tournament also provides a number of charities throughout the region with much needed support and donations. Proceeds …

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The top 5 issues hospitals have with their payment processors (that aren’t even known by the organization)

Payment processors play a key role in a hospital’s finances, as well as the organization’s ability to meet minimum requirements and maintain PCI compliance. But as is the case in many institutions, organizational layers, antiquated processes or simply a lack of accountability can lead to issues below the surface that greatly impact efficiency and compliance. …

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The American Family Insurance Championship Returns to Madison

After a successful debut in 2016, the American Family Insurance Championship will be returning to Madison and Wind River Financial is proud to again sponsor this world-class event. American Family Insurance and 12-time PGA Tour winner and Wisconsin native, Steve Stricker will be hosting the PGA Champions Tour. This tournament is a 3-day, 54-hole stroke …

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4 questions every hospital should ask its payment processor

Payment processors play a key role in a hospital’s finances, as well as the organization’s ability to meet minimum requirements and maintain PCI compliance. To ensure that your medical center is ticking all the correct – and critical – boxes on the PCI compliance checklist, it’s important that your payment processor is able to answer …

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April 2017 Interchange and Network Fee Notification for Payment Processing

There are a number of new and revised fee structures effective April 1, 2017 being implemented by VISA, MasterCard, Discover Card, PULSE and NYCE. Wind River Financial believes in transparency of all association fees applicable to your merchant processing costs, so we will be passing through these new fees with no mark-ups or changes. There …

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Point-to-Point Encryption 101: What it is and why it’s so important for healthcare providers

“What’s in a name?” This timeless question was posed by one of William Shakespeare’s most well-known characters, Juliet, as she argued that lineage was irrelevant when it comes to matters of the heart. While we’re no experts on love or blood feuds, we do know that when it comes to protecting your healthcare data, a …

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Are your patients at risk?

Preventing card data breaches.  Hospitals must meet numerous compliance requirements to ensure the security of patients’ financial and medical information, and for good reason – health care institutions are a major target for hackers and a frequent victim of data breaches. According to the Ponemon Institute’s Sixth Annual Benchmark Study on Privacy & Security of …

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