Modernizing Medicine Exhibits Award-Winning Dermatology Solutions at the American Academy of Dermatology’s 2017 Summer Meeting

Health IT leader demonstrates continued support for dermatologists in the age of value-based care with intuitive, automated reporting tools

Boca Raton, Fla. – July 26, 2017 – Specialty-specific health information technology leader, Modernizing Medicine, Inc., will showcase its comprehensive dermatology suite, ModMed Dermatology™ and award-winning electronic health record (EHR) system, EMA™, at the American Academy of Dermatology (AAD) Summer Meeting in New York, New York.

Ranked by Black Book as the #1 EHR system for dermatologists for four consecutive years, EMA was designed to help increase efficiencies, drive value-based decisions, reduce healthcare costs and promote quality care. The company recently announced that through Modernizing Medicine’s Physician Quality Reporting System (PQRS) qualified registry, 3,438 providers were able to successfully submit 2016 data to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) and meet the PQRS minimum requirements.

EMA continues to support clients’ compliance mandates under the new Merit-based Incentive Payment System (MIPS) program through built-in MIPS intelligence. Similar to the technology that led PQRS success rates, the solution offers intuitive composite score reporting, robust analytics and benchmarking reports that document healthcare providers’ performance in near real-time directly in EMA.

“2017 has been a year of change and opportunity for the healthcare industry. With value-based payment models currently underway, the sector is one step closer to improving quality of care for patients and ensuring better, more accurate reimbursement for providers,” said Dr. Michael Sherling, chief medical and strategy officer and co-founder of Modernizing Medicine. “At the same time, these changes have constituted a substantial hurdle for many private practices. To benefit from these new models, dermatologists must have the right technology solution in place that can accurately document patient encounters with structured data and track their performance with robust analytics and benchmarking tools. This facilitates more accurate and efficient quality of care reporting and ensures the practice is fully reimbursed for their services.”

At the AAD Summer Meeting, Modernizing Medicine will showcase its cloud, mobile and touch-based dermatology-specific products and services within the ModMed Dermatology suite, including its new patient kiosk, ModMed Kiosk™. The kiosk is Modernizing Medicine’s latest platform built to increase patient engagement by speeding up the check-in process and having  patients update their profile information, medical history and sign consent forms on an iPad. Kiosk integrates with EMA directly, adds data to the patient’s record and is a component of Modernizing Medicine’s patient engagement strategy designed to save practices time and improve efficiencies, leading to better outcomes.

The products and services being showcasing during the event include:

Attendees interested in learning more about the ModMed Dermatology suite and EMA EHR system can visit the team at booth #917 during exhibit hours on Friday, July 28 and Saturday, July 29 . For more information about the conference, please visit the American Academy of Dermatology here.

About Modernizing Medicine
Modernizing Medicine® and its affiliated companies empower physicians with suites of mobile, specialty-specific solutions that transform how healthcare information is created, consumed and utilized to increase efficiency and improve outcomes. Built for value-based healthcare, Modernizing Medicine’s data-driven, touch- and cloud-based products and services are programmed by a team that includes practicing physicians to meet the unique needs of dermatology, gastroenterology, ophthalmology, orthopedics, otolaryngology, pain management, plastic surgery, rheumatology and urology practices, as well as ambulatory surgery centers. For more information, please visit Connect with Modernizing Medicine on our Blog, Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter. Modernizing Medicine is a member of CommonWell Health Alliance.*

For more information, contact:
Modernizing Medicine
Tara Auclair
561-880-2998 x1321
[email protected]

Matter for Modernizing Medicine
Ryan Lilly
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