technology http://kbia.org en From home to hospital to home: closing the loop in healthcare http://kbia.org/post/home-hospital-home-closing-loop-healthcare <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;</span>Your medical record can be more than just the file in which your doctor scribbles notes during your appointment. With help from movement sensors similar to those in an Xbox Kinect, patient data can be recorded in the home and shared easily with your network of doctors and hospitals, creating a comprehensive and&nbsp;accessible medical file.&nbsp;</p> Wed, 25 Jun 2014 14:37:56 +0000 Hope Kirwan 55092 at http://kbia.org From home to hospital to home: closing the loop in healthcare Safety app allows students more freedom http://kbia.org/post/safety-app-allows-students-more-freedom <p>Students concerned for their safety have a new option when it comes to walking home at night.</p><p> Mon, 17 Feb 2014 22:59:26 +0000 Madeleine Daily 48305 at http://kbia.org Safety app allows students more freedom Missouri's high school equivalency exam gets a reboot http://kbia.org/post/missouris-high-school-equivalency-exam-gets-reboot <p></p><p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.15;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:10pt;"><span style="font-size:15px;font-family:Arial;color:#000000;background-color:transparent;font-weight:normal;font-style:normal;font-variant:normal;text-decoration:none;vertical-align:baseline;">The path to a high school equivalency certificate in Missouri is about to be rewired.</span></p> Mon, 23 Dec 2013 14:21:54 +0000 Tim Lloyd 45701 at http://kbia.org Missouri's high school equivalency exam gets a reboot Columbia public schools use new technology in classrooms http://kbia.org/post/columbia-public-schools-use-new-technology-classrooms <p></p><p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Grants for laptops and </span>iPads<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> in recent years have put more technology in the hands of Columbia Public Schools students .</span></p><p> Fri, 13 Dec 2013 17:10:16 +0000 George Varney 45233 at http://kbia.org Columbia public schools use new technology in classrooms Field Notes: Want to invest in farmland? Now, you can join the crowd http://kbia.org/post/field-notes-want-invest-farmland-now-you-can-join-crowd <p></p><p><em style="line-height: 1.538em;">This is the latest installment of Harvest Public Media’s&nbsp;</em><a href="http://www.kbia.org/programs/field-notes" style="line-height: 1.538em;"><strong><em>Field Notes</em></strong></a><em style="line-height: 1.538em;">, in which reporters talk to newsmakers and experts about important issues related to food production.</em></p><p>The new company <a href="https://fquare.com/">Fquare</a> is bringing crowd-sourcing to the increasingly lucrative market of investing in farmland.</p> Fri, 19 Jul 2013 19:06:37 +0000 Abbie Fentress Swanson 37385 at http://kbia.org Field Notes: Want to invest in farmland? Now, you can join the crowd How technology affects our sense of community http://kbia.org/post/how-technology-affects-our-sense-community <p><strong style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; font-size: 15px; vertical-align: baseline; color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; line-height: 22px; ">Watch the show and join the conversation on the<a href="http://intersectkbia.weebly.com/" style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; vertical-align: baseline; color: rgb(12, 76, 162); ">&nbsp;Intersection website.</a></strong></p><p> Mon, 22 Oct 2012 23:07:35 +0000 Rehman Tungekar 23240 at http://kbia.org How technology affects our sense of community Columbia searches for an Information Technology Department director http://kbia.org/post/columbia-searches-information-technology-department-director <p>Deputy City Manager Tony St. Romaine will temporarily serve as interim director for Columbia’s <a href="http://www.gocolumbiamo.com/IT/" target="_blank">Information Technology Department</a>.</p><p>St. Romaine replaces Bob Simms, who resigned after 12 years. He’ll eventually have to find an IT Director that can handle the challenges of an expanding technology field. St. Romaine is trying to find an update to the position that had stability for more a decade.</p> Mon, 08 Oct 2012 13:54:44 +0000 Dalton Barker 22431 at http://kbia.org Columbia searches for an Information Technology Department director iPads come to Kirksville School District http://kbia.org/post/ipads-come-kirksville-school-district <p>Ray Miller Elementary School will be the first school in the <a href="http://www.kirksville.k12.mo.us/">Kirksville R-III School District</a> to buy iPad tablets for student use.</p><p>The Kirksville School Board approved the nearly $24,000 purchase of 50 iPad tablets last Wednesday night.</p><p>Assistant Superintendent Jane Schaper says the money used toward the purchase was left over from the year’s allotment from the federal government.</p> Mon, 01 Oct 2012 14:15:33 +0000 Jennifer White 22058 at http://kbia.org iPads come to Kirksville School District Columbia's tech scene searches high and low for talent http://kbia.org/post/columbias-tech-scene-searches-high-and-low-talent <p>Compared to the rest of the country, Columbia&rsquo;s economy is pretty good. &nbsp;Unemployment is well below the national average. &nbsp;But the numbers can also tell a different story, one where massive changes are already underway. Wed, 20 Jun 2012 22:44:40 +0000 Scott Pham 16247 at http://kbia.org Columbia's tech scene searches high and low for talent Columbia aims to bring natural gas to residents http://kbia.org/post/columbia-aims-bring-natural-gas-residents <p>Columbia could be the next city in Missouri to bring natural gas fuel to residents.&nbsp; The city is also considering purchasing new natural-gas-powered garbage trucks. Mon, 30 Apr 2012 14:13:02 +0000 Paige Sinker 13253 at http://kbia.org