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MO: Health Care Technology Company Hart Inc. Selects Kansas City for New HQ, Bringing 35 Jobs

Jan 19, 2024
The company joins more than 100 digital health companies in the Kansas City region

Hart, Inc., will locate its new national headquarters in Kansas City, Missouri, announced the Kansas City Area Development Council. The innovative health care data transformation company known for facilitating access and unification of information for health care service providers and clients, serves notable industry companies including Oracle Health, Netsmart and Baptist Health.

“We are thrilled to announce the relocation of our headquarters to Kansas City. This is a strategic decision that aligns with our commitment to innovation and growth. Kansas City’s thriving digital health ecosystem provides a foundation for us to tap into cutting-edge resources, foster collaborative partnerships and drive advancements in health care data transformation. This move positions us at the forefront of a dynamic community, bolstering our efforts to make health care data more accessible, and we could not be more excited,” said Dominique Gross, CEO of Hart.

Originally founded in 2012 in Orange County, Calif., transitioning to Kansas City will allow Hart direct access to key clients located in the region. The new headquarters, located in the River Market district, will create 35 high-paying jobs representing more than $3 million in annual payroll. 

"Hart will join more than 100 digital health companies located in the region,” said Dick Flanigan, CEO of Digital Health KC. “From startups to large enterprises, the companies in the Kansas City market are working to solve health care's toughest challenges through the power of information technology.”

Kansas City is at the center of health care and data, with 25,000 experienced professionals working in digital health. Firms throughout the area are continuously innovating in the areas of virtual care, health data management and visualization, health care analytics and more.

"Kansas City is on a roll," said Steven Anthony, vice president of business development with the Economic Development Corporation of Kansas City, Missouri. "Our economy and specifically our digital health sector has seen tremendous growth in recent years and it's rewarding to see Hart, Inc. adding to that momentum." 

Several of the tech industry’s most recognizable brands are headquartered in the Kansas City region, including Garmin, H&R Block, T-Mobile and VML. In 2023, the region was recognized as a federal “tech hub” of elite innovation and advanced research and development.

“With more than 100,000 people employed in the region’s tech sector, digital health is a critical industry hiding in plain sight in Kansas City,” said Tim Cowden, president and CEO of the Kansas City Area Development Council. “The legacy of digital health companies in the region and the innovation coming out of this sector creates opportunities for our market to attract companies, including Hart, that are building the next generation of digital health technology.”

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