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

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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Code Across KC: Hacking for a healthier community

Five teams of coding gurus and health care experts banded together to make Kansas City healthier earlier this month at the Code Across KC event. The marathon day of planning yielded projects that could gather pertinent health data for the homeless population, as well as an app to make access to condoms easier. And those […]

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