Business news: environmental forum, Cerner, EnGraph Software
08/05/2014 1:00 AM
08/05/2014 3:15 PM
The 13th annual Community Forum on Kansas Environmental Issues is scheduled for Oct. 2 at Village Presbyterian Church in Prairie Village. The event is sponsored by the Kansas Natural Resource Council, the Prairie Village Environmental Committee and True Blue Women.
The topic: “Environmental Policy and Politics in Kansas: Which One Needs More Help?”
This year’s featured speakers are Joshua Svaty, vice president of the Kansas Land Institute; Kimberly Svaty, owner of Gencur Svaty Public Affairs; and Zack Pistora, vice president of the Kansas Natural Resource Council. The program moderator is Burke Griggs, assistant attorney general for Kansas.
The program runs from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. The deadline for advance reservations is Sept. 26. For more information: Jennifer Byer, firstname.lastname@example.org, Kathy Riordan, email@example.com.
Cerner Corp said it is partnering with Rainbow Services Inc., a crisis stabilization center, as a test site for Cerner’s behavioral health electronic medical records. RSI, a subsidiary of Wyandot Center, is located on Rainbow Boulevard near 36th Street in Kansas City, Kan. It provides a sobering unit, crisis observation unit and a crisis stabilization unit for persons experiencing mental health and substance abuse crises.
Cerner, based in North Kansas City, said it is contributing software and licensing upgrades to the program.
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EnGraph Software, a Lenexa company that specializes in creating geographic information system mapping software, has been selected by Google Inc. to serve as a case-study example of a Kansas business that is using e-commerce to achieve better business results.
EnGraph which is owned by Kyle Archer and Tim Hibbard, was founded in 1999.
Google said it helped provide $611 million of economic activity for more than 11,000 Kansas businesses and nonprofits in 2013.
For more information on Google’s 50-state Economic Impact report, go to www.google.com/economicimpact.
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