Healthcare

Projects in action

Fitnet Tech Hawks

Tech Hawks combines a cutting-edge app and a 10-year-old fitness program to make Kansas City families healthier.

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Children’s Mercy + Sightdeck

Children’s Mercy is the only hospital in the country to feature the immersive telepresence tool SightDeck. Find out how they’re using it to extend the bandwidth of telemedicine.

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KU In-home Monitoring App

A project that uses advanced video and networking to support family caregivers in caring for family members with Alzheimer’s, dementia and related illnesses.

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Plays

News

How Local Health Information Exchanges Are Changing the Patient Data Game

In this digital day and age, transferring information from one health provider to another seems like it would be fairly easy, especially as more providers shift to electronic medical records. Yet an intricate web of challenges—most notably varying interfaces, data input practices, organizational politics and privacy concerns—have hindered (and in most cases, prevented) the transfer […]

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Technology-enhanced Aging in Place homes now open in Lawrence

The numbers tell a compelling—even overwhelming—tale. Currently, the number of people worldwide 65 years and older is estimated at 506 million, according to information shared by Greg Corpier, principal/vice president of technology solutions and strategy, Telecare Global, LLC. This number is expected to surge to 1.3 billion by 2040. And within just one decade, there […]

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Further Reading

How Local Health Information Exchanges Are Changing the Patient Data Game

In this digital day and age, transferring information from one health provider to another seems like it would be fairly easy, especially as more providers shift to electronic medical records. Yet an intricate web of challenges—most notably varying interfaces, data input practices, organizational politics and privacy concerns—have hindered (and in most cases, prevented) the transfer […]

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Technology-enhanced Aging in Place homes now open in Lawrence

The numbers tell a compelling—even overwhelming—tale. Currently, the number of people worldwide 65 years and older is estimated at 506 million, according to information shared by Greg Corpier, principal/vice president of technology solutions and strategy, Telecare Global, LLC. This number is expected to surge to 1.3 billion by 2040. And within just one decade, there […]

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