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Modernizing Medicine Named a Finalist for Fierce Innovation Awards: Healthcare Edition

Modernizing Medicine, Inc., announced it has been selected as a finalist in this year’s Fierce Innovation Awards: Healthcare Edition, an awards program from the publisher of FierceHealthIT, FierceHealthcare and FierceMobileHealthcare. Modernizing Medicine was recognized as a finalist in the category of EHRS.

Modernizing Medicine was selected as a finalist for its innovative and industry-leading cloud-based, specialty-specific electronic medical record (EMR) system, Electronic Medical Assistant® (EMA™).

“We’re thrilled to be named among the finalists for this award, as innovation is something we focus on heavily and strive for on a daily basis,” said Daniel Cane, President and CEO of Modernizing Medicine. “We’re hopeful our work to harness the benefits of medical data to improve clinical outcomes and make medicine more evidence-based will continue to improve efficiency and patient outcomes for specialty physicians across the country.”

Finalists were selected by a distinguished panel of CIOs and other executives from renowned U.S. hospitals and healthcare systems, including the Mayo Clinic, Boston Children’s Hospital, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, University of Michigan Hospitals and Health Centers and Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center. A complete list of judges can be found at www.fierceinnovationawards.com/healthcare/2013/judges.

“These finalists are a cross-section of game-changing solutions by providers who are helping providers to transform healthcare delivery and improve care,” said Wendy Johnson, FierceMarkets’ healthcare group publisher. “This is truly an exciting time in healthcare. Disruptive changes are happening that will lead to lasting improvements and millions of saved – and improved – lives.”

All applications were evaluated based on the following criteria: impact on quality of care and patient outcomes; impact on care efficiency; impact on healthcare information exchange; technology Innovation; financial Impact; market validation; compatibility with existing health IT systems; end-user experience and overall level of innovation. Finalists were selected based on the judges’ scores in each area.

Modernizing Medicine is the creator of the Electronic Medical Assistant (EMA), a cloud-based, specialty-specific EMR system. EMA can be accessed through a native iPad application or any computer with Internet capabilities and is pre-coded with deep medical knowledge. EMA adapts to the way each specialist practices and remembers physician preferences.

To learn more about Modernizing Medicine visit, www.modmed.com.

About Modernizing Medicine

Modernizing Medicine® is transforming how healthcare information is created, consumed and utilized in order to increase efficiency and improve outcomes. Our product, Electronic Medical Assistant® (EMA™), is a cloud-based, specialty-specific electronic medical record (EMR) system with a massive library of built-in medical content. Available as a native iPad application or from any web-enabled Mac or PC, EMA adapts to each provider’s unique style of practice and is designed to interface with hundreds of different practice management systems. Today, Modernizing Medicine provides specialty-specific offerings for the dermatology, ophthalmology, orthopedics, otolaryngology and plastic and cosmetic surgery markets, and to more than 1,300 physician practices across the country. In 2013 Modernizing Medicine was listed on Forbes’ annual ranking of America’s Most Promising Companies.

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