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Rx Savings Solutions offers alternatives to prohibitive prescription costs

June 30, 2020 by

Based in Overland Park, Kansas, Rx Savings Solutions is an online tool that shows users how to save money on medications. The tool takes information regarding medications users take and finds lower-cost options that treat the same conditions. Savings can come from generic drugs, different pharmacies’ prices, or simply different medications that cost less. Users […]

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Chronic Cow uses education resources to improve the lives of those living with chronic medical conditions and their loved ones

June 29, 2020 by

Chronic Cow is a science-backed, data-driven framework aimed at quality of life improvement. It is a platform to collect data and deliver prescriptive analytics. The company uses data API to enrich mainstream healthcare analytics. The Chronic Cow website offers individual guidance sessions, “Live Well” programs, and group guidance sessions for people living with chronic health […]

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MARC receives a grant to innovate the delivery of food to the elderly

June 29, 2020 by

An Administration for Community Living grant funded the Innovations in Nutrition project led by the Mid-America Regional Council (MARC), with the Shepherd Center Central as the primary agency. Immediate stakeholders and participants were identified as Covenant Community Food Pantry and Health & Wellness Center.  The Innovations in Nutrition project is a statewide effort funded by […]

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PHI provides software solutions to autism healthcare providers

June 29, 2020 by

Pathfinder Health Innovations (PHI) provides software to healthcare practitioners to help children with autism lead more social lives. This software is used by clinic and practice owners,  Board Certified Behavior Analysts (BCBAs), therapists, and educators to make their practices more efficient.  Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) is a focus of PHI. In 2018, one in 45 […]

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Centrus Health uses an integrated network model to make data exchange between health systems easier for patients, physicians, and clinics

June 29, 2020 by

Operating in the Kansas City area since January 2018, Centrus health is a newly-developed, physician-led clinically integrated network. The clinically integrated network model is based on communication and collaboration among multiple providers who share a common commitment to the value of patient care. The organization brings together providers in a partnership designed to improve the […]

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Continuing Legal Education webinar highlights the roles of technology and innovation in the more just and equitable provision of legal services

June 25, 2020 by

The UMKC School of Law, KC Legal Hackers and KC Digital Drive collaborated to organize and host a continuing legal education (CLE). This webinar was part of the 2020 Legal Tech Speaker Series, sponsored by Denton’s, Spencer Fane and Husch Blackwell. The focus of the CLE was: “How technology will change the legal profession, your […]

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ALS Association Mid-America Chapter provides enhanced care through telemedicine innovation

March 25, 2020 by

The ALS Association Mid-America Chapter is a nonprofit social services agency serving the community of people living with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, also known as Lou Gehrig’s Disease, and their associated family members, caregivers, and clinicians. The Chapter’s innovative practices have garnered national attention in the past few years.  It began when researchers at KU were […]

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Community Coordinator – KC Digital Drive

February 19, 2020 by

Position Overview The Community Coordinator will work with the Managing Director to support program activities, maintain communication, and keep track of contacts, events, projects and activities in our civic innovation ecosystem work. We work to build community in a number of domain areas – health care, transportation, smart cities, digital inclusion, and more. Our Health […]

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