University of Kansas Medical Center

By Dave Muoio May 3, 2018
Garmin and the University of Kansas Medical Center are taking a closer look at the role wearables can play in detecting and managing medical conditions, the groups announced earlier this week. Initially focused on sleep apnea and atrial fibrillation, the collaboration is a clear step beyond the fitness and wellness realm to which Garmin’s wearables have so far been limited. “Garmin Health is...
By Jonah Comstock March 9, 2015
Triomi's Pocket 12-lead ECG The Sprint Techstars accelerator announced its second class of companies, including a mix of new companies and a few that are already reasonably well-known. The companies will be based in Kansas City and will receive $120,000 in funding from the accelerator. "Sprint is proud to be working with Techstars again to bring this world-class accelerator program to Kansas...
By Aditi Pai December 18, 2014
Sprint Mobile Health Accelerator alum Yosko Sprint has partnered with the University of Kansas Medical Center for the company's second Mobile Health Accelerator, a three-month program in Kansas City powered by TechStars. The 2015 Sprint Mobile Health Accelerator will run from March 9 through June 4. “We are pleased to work with Techstars to provide early-stage input and guidance related to our...
By Jonah Comstock July 23, 2014
Fitnet, the instructional video fitness app maker that launched in January of this year, has begun its first clinical pilot, a collaboration with the University of Kansas Medical Center (KUMC) sponsored by a $15,000 grant from Mozilla. Fitnet will work with eight families in KUMC's Health Hawks childhood obesity program and provide an iPad and a data plan to each family in the program. "Most of...