cerner http://kbia.org en Cerner says thousands of new employees could be housed on new KCMO campus site http://kbia.org/post/cerner-says-thousands-new-employees-could-be-housed-new-kcmo-campus-site <p><a href="http://www.cerner.com/">Cerner</a>, one of the largest employers in Kansas City, announced Thursday afternoon it intends to purchase about 237 acres at the site of the former Bannister Mall, which it hopes to use to build a new campus to house thousands of new employees.</p><p> Thu, 01 Aug 2013 22:39:20 +0000 Ryan Famuliner 38135 at http://kbia.org MU Health System receives federal grant for new 'high-tech, high-touch' program http://kbia.org/post/mu-health-system-receives-federal-grant-new-high-tech-high-touch-program <p>The University of Missouri Health system has received $13.3 million in federal grant funding for a program that will combine high-tech and on-site primary-care initiatives in healthcare, according to a statement released by the university today.</p><p>The so-called LIGHT program is designed to create a specialized workforce in primary care as well as designing enhanced medical records to help patients and healthcare providers better manage care.</p><p>The technology component of the program involves a partnership between the Kansas City-based Cerner Corporation and MU.</p> Thu, 26 Jul 2012 22:24:41 +0000 Janet Saidi 18269 at http://kbia.org MU Health System receives federal grant for new 'high-tech, high-touch' program Rural Mo. town serves as health care experiment http://kbia.org/post/rural-mo-town-serves-health-care-experiment <p>Folks in the western Missouri city of Nevada are getting the chance to make examples of themselves when it comes to health and wellness.</p><p>The town is embarking on an initiative to improve the health of its citizens and the quality of health care they receive.</p><p>The Kansas City-based health care technology company Cerner is teaming up with local officials on the initiative. The city&#39;s hospital will spend $10 million on an electronic medical records system that will allow information to be shared with the town&#39;s two dozen doctors and medical experts in bigger cities.</p> Tue, 24 Jul 2012 13:29:34 +0000 Associated Press 18088 at http://kbia.org Rural Mo. town serves as health care experiment