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Not Just Healthcare: How Cerner Shaped Kansas City

August 31st, 2018|0 Comments

“True to our corporate mission, we seek to develop the communities where our associates live and work, so that individuals have access to the tools they need to be educated, healthy and productive.” – [...]

More Than Money: Cerner’s Legacy

August 3rd, 2018|0 Comments

“Habitat for Humanity Kansas City is grateful to the Cerner Corporation for their support over the years.  This year Cerner has provided over 2000 hours of volunteer service both in our ReStores and on our [...]

  • Since it began 40 years ago, Cerner has grown into a cornerstone of Kansas City.

A Solid Foundation: Cerner’s Place in the KC Technology Galaxy

July 13th, 2018|0 Comments

“Cerner is the world’s largest publicly traded health information technology company providing leading-edge solutions and services for health care organizations worldwide.” – Company fact sheet, accessed June 10, 2018. Along with Marion Labs, Cerner is [...]

Marion Labs: A Pillar of the Community

June 29th, 2018|0 Comments

“It’s one of the counterintuitive facts of entrepreneurial ecosystems: If you want to see more startup business in your community, it helps if you already have some big established firms (like Marion Labs) to [...]

Learning from the Legacy of Marion Labs

June 15th, 2018|0 Comments

“Kauffman held steadfast to two principles to guide the philosophy and culture of Marion Labs: (1) Share the rewards with those who produce and (2) Treat others as you wish to be treated.” – Megan [...]

Marion Labs, the Father of K.C. Pharma

June 1st, 2018|0 Comments

“Those who do not learn from history are doomed to repeat it.” In the case of Kansas City, the local pharma industry strives to emulate history and hopes to repeat it. One of the [...]

The Significance of Solubility in Oral Drugs

November 10th, 2017|0 Comments

"It is generally recognized that poor solubility is one of the most frequently encountered difficulties in the field of pharmaceutics.” – Kumar and Singh. American Journal of Pharmacological Sciences. 2013; 4: 67. Many challenges [...]

Orbis Biosciences awarded CPhI Excellence in Formulation Award

October 30th, 2017|0 Comments

CPhI Worldwide, the world’s leading pharmaceutical and manufacturing conference, hosted more than 42,000 visitors October 24 -26 in Frankfurt, Germany. The event, which included more than 2,500 exhibitors from 153 countries, represents every sector [...]

Born This Way: Congenital Cytomegalovirus

September 15th, 2017|0 Comments

“About one out of every 200 babies are born with congenital CMV infection.” –CDC, Cytomegalovirus (CMV) and Congenital CMV Infection. Accessed May 6, 2017 Most parents of newborn babies experience joy when welcoming a [...]

Obviously Orodispersible: When ODTs are a Good Fit

August 11th, 2017|0 Comments

“Orodispersible tablets (ODT) can be administered to any patients having difficulty in swallowing.” – Hannan, et al. Indian J Pharm Sci. 2016; 78: 2-7 Demand for patient-friendly formulations is increasing to address the diverse [...]

Peace of Mind: Schizophrenia Compliance

September 12th, 2014|0 Comments

“Up to 50% of patients with schizophrenia are non-adherent with antipsychotic medication.” – von Bormann, et al., Int J Soc Psychiatry. 2014; preprint In the United States, about 3.5 million people have schizophrenia, according [...]

Under the Mask: Another Method of Taste Masking

September 5th, 2014|0 Comments

“Taste masking of bitter drugs has significantly improved the quality of treatment provided to suffering patients, especially children.”  – Das et al., International Journal of Preclinical and Pharmaceutical Research. 2010;1(1)7-13 Orbis Biosciences has developed Optimµm™ [...]