Founded in 2002, Healing House is Missouri’s largest provider of substance use recovery housing. In its twenty years of operation, it has served over 1,100 individuals by providing transitional housing, substance abuse recovery programming, and job search assistance. Healing House manages sixteen properties spread across northeast Kansas City, and on any given day almost 200 […]
Comeback KC Ventures is an innovation-based entrepreneur support program originally funded through an 18-month SPRINT Challenge grant from the U.S. Economic Development Administration and administered in partnership by KC Digital Drive and the University of Missouri-Kansas City (UMKC) Innovation Center, launched to accelerate innovation. 2021/2022 – Cohort 1 A Traveled Path A Traveled Path […]
1SRCE is a new remote patient management solution being developed by the company illumisoft. The platform is designed to help physicians and researchers monitor patient outcomes by tracking the data recorded by personal health devices like weight scales, blood pressure cuffs, pulse oximeters, and blood glucose monitors.
BioKansas is organizing the three day Innovation Festival beginning on August 4th, 2022. Innovation Festival is an economic, workforce and community development effort meant to celebrate the role the Midwest plays in driving innovation.
The Enterprise Center is a peer organization of KC Digital Drive that manages a range of digital inclusion programs aimed at improving connectivity and access to digital technologies in Chattanooga, Tennessee. Three of the most important are the Quick Connect and HCS EdConnect programs, which helped Chattanooga residents stay connected during the COVID-19 pandemic, and […]
University Health is one of the first health systems in the nation to take advantage of a new update to Apple’s Health app that makes it easier for physicians to access the health data collected by their patients’ personal devices and wearables. Dr. David Voran is currently leading an effort across University Health to encourage the adoption of these tools and explore how physicians can take advantage of the data to improve treatment outcomes.
On June 3rd the Kansas City Coalition for Digital Inclusion hosted BJ Tanksley, Director of Missouri’s Office of Broadband Deployment, who spoke about the upcoming opportunities to use state and federal funds to support digital inclusion efforts throughout the region.
On February 3rd, KC Digital Drive hosted a demo day at the T-Mobile campus for the Augmented Reality/Virtual Reality (AR/VR) Heartland Developer Challenge, a year-long program to bring together entrepreneurs, hackers, makers, developers, and other creative minds with the goal of building AR applications that solve local problems. The full list of developers who presented […]
Kansas City innovators get support to accelerate KC’s comeback from COVID-19. Seven Kansas City tech startups have taken the leap to launch new technologies and startups in response to challenges posed by COVID-19 — and have received technical and financial assistance through Comeback KC Ventures. These innovations were conceived after two years of the coronavirus […]