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Improve Outcomes

With EMA Gastroenterology™ see how your patients’ health improves over time

Data makes a difference

An effective EMR system isn’t just a repository for information, but a powerful tool to improve patient health. By capturing structured patient data, you now have the ability to trend a disease longitudinally across visits to help gauge efficacy and guide treatment options. You can also learn how other GIs across the US treat similar patients.

MACRA, MIPS and Gastroenterologists

How emphasis on quality over volume is changing the way you get paid

The Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act (MACRA) shifts the thought process behind Medicare payments, offering gastroenterologists positive payment adjustments for providing higher quality care. Should those standards not be met, however, practices could experience negative payment adjustments. And it can add up fast.

Learn more about MACRA and MIPS here.

By combining three existing quality reporting programs, PQRS, MU and the Value-based Payment Modifier, and adding a new program called Practice Improvement, MACRA created the Merit-based Incentive Payment System (MIPS).

When MACRA and MIPS roll out in 2017, data will be key. Having an EHR system like EMA to automate structured data and provide analytics will be crucial to how your practice fares.

Here are five ways EMA Gastroenterology addresses MACRA and MIPS to help you thrive in 2017 and beyond:

  1. Real Patient Engagement and Analytical Tools
  2. Automated Quality Data
  3. Population Health Registries
  4. A Pledge to Interoperability
  5. Professional Support

Virtual Exam Room™

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Gastroenterological procedures and exams are available in EMA’s Virtual Exam Room, along with common symptoms, conditions, impressions and relevant treatment plans for a specific diagnosis. EMA Gastroenterology remembers how you tend to treat irritable bowel syndrome, Crohn’s disease, hepatitis C and other complicated digestive disorders.

Code with Confidence

Get paid for the work you do – code precisely and confidently

Drop Your Code Book

Coding made easy

EMA effortlessly generates accurate codes and populates your superbill right in the exam room. The exam ends, documentation is done and the bill is ready – automatically.

ICD 10 COding Intelligence

ICD coding done for you

Using EMA’s touch-based system, your coding will be done when the patient exam ends. With built-in medical knowledge, you can be confident that all aspects of the exam will be accurately documented according to Medicare guidelines. ICD-10 coding will be easy with EMA. It’s done for you.

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Chart a simple course to ICD-10

ICD-10 may be the biggest hurdle for physicians to overcome in 2015. Practices that aren’t prepared may lose significant revenue. Let EMA’s patent-pending approach make the transition to ICD-10 easy.  Read our helpful white paper.

Drive Down Operating Costs

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Less is more

We want you to be free to treat patients, not worry about computers or software. EMA Gastroenterology is a Software-as-a-Service (SAAS) EMR system that resides in the cloud. Modernizing Medicine manages the installation, maintenance, security, office procedures, system updates and more for you.

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Peace of mind with top security practices

Modernizing Medicine’s engineers obsess over protecting your patient data so you don’t have to. EMA is built with security as a top priority, and we use high-grade SSL encryption between your browser and our servers, so rest assured.

Receive Government Incentives

EMA makes it easy to attest

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Gastroenterologists who use EMA can easily attest for Meaningful Use, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) EHR incentive program that provides financial incentives for the “meaningful use” of certified EHR technology to improve patient care. EMA Gastroenterology captures patient data in a structured format and includes proprietary technology enabling users to view an up-to-date attestation status check. EMA makes it easy to track relevant data and earn your incentive payment.

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