GI Alliance Strengthens Its Business Connection With Modernizing Medicine Gastroenterology


Largest gastroenterology group in the U.S. standardizes on health IT company’s gGastro suite as its preferred solution for its current and future practice groups

Boca Raton, Fla. – May 18, 2020 – Modernizing Medicine® Gastroenterology, formerly gMed®, announced today that the largest gastroenterology group in the nation, GI Alliance, has selected the company’s top-rated gastroenterology electronic health records (EHR) system, gGastro®, and integrated software suite as its preferred solution.

GI Alliance was formed in 2018 with the leadership of Texas Digestive Disease Consultants (TDDC) and Waud Capital Partners, forming the largest gastroenterology group in the United States by both provider count and revenue. Some of the groups that are now a part of GI Alliance include Illinois Gastroenterology Group, Arizona Digestive Health, Gastroenterology Associates, LLC (Baton Rouge, LA), Indianapolis Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Gastro Arkansas, and all of the practices of Texas Digestive Disease Consultants.

Joe Harpaz, president and chief operating officer at Modernizing Medicine stated: “We greatly value GI Alliance’s trust in both our organization and our gastroenterology software and services. As the largest GI group in the country, we are proud to provide GI Alliance with a cloud platform and the expertise to help enable scale across the fast-growing group. Furthermore, we are excited to collaborate and innovate together to optimize patient and provider experiences in the face of healthcare’s new normal. We continue to invest heavily in our GI electronic health record and practice management solutions and will be announcing an exciting new major release towards the end of this year.”

Modernizing Medicine Gastroenterology and GI Alliance have been closely aligned on technology to positively impact its practices, providers and patients. As GI Alliance brings on new affiliate practices, using the gGastro software suite will help to provide a unified platform that can help bring operational efficiency and practice stability.

Chief Executive Officer of GI Alliance, James (“Jim”) Weber, MD, shared: “The GI Alliance is leading the way in innovation and scale in the gastroenterology market. As a physician, I know personally how technology in the practice has a big impact on physician effectiveness and patient satisfaction. As a CEO, I know how important the EHR, practice management and ASC technology platform are as the basis of supporting our growth initiatives. Choosing Modernizing Medicine Gastroenterology as our preferred, comprehensive technology solution will further enable us to build standard and efficient workflows to best serve our patients and support future growth in a changing landscape. We value the Modernizing Medicine Gastroenterology team as an extension of ours and look forward to a future of streamlining GI Alliance’s growth through a single, leading platform with gGastro.”

Modernizing Medicine Gastroenterology offers a full suite of GI solutions for practices and ambulatory surgery centers (ASCs). The suite includes gGastro EHR, gGastro ERW, gInsights™, gPM™, Business Operations Services, gAdvisor™ and patient engagement tools including gPortal™, gKiosk™, gReminder™, gSurvey™ and most recently gTelehealth™ and ModMed® Pay. In 2020, gGastro EHR earned the number one spot on the Black Book™ Physician Practice and Ambulatory Solutions top EHR list for the tenth consecutive year.

About Modernizing Medicine
Modernizing Medicine® and its affiliated companies are transforming how healthcare information is created, consumed and utilized in order to increase practice efficiency and improve patient outcomes. Our specialty-specific, data-driven and cloud-based electronic health records (EHR) and practice management (PM) systems, plus revenue cycle management (RCM) services, were built by a team including specialty physicians and practice management professionals. Our suite of products and services is designed to transform the clinical, financial and operational aspects of dermatology, gastroenterology, ophthalmology, orthopedics, otolaryngology, pain management, plastic surgery and urology practices. We also offer products designed specifically for ambulatory surgery centers. For more information, please visit Connect with Modernizing Medicine on our Blog, Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter.

About GI Alliance
GI Alliance is a physician-led GI services organization supporting the needs of more than 350 independent gastroenterologists operating in Texas, Louisiana, Illinois, Arizona, Indiana, and Arkansas. GI practices that are part of the GI Alliance are focused on providing the highest quality care to their patients. In addition to providing operational support for practices, GI Alliance is working to unite gastroenterologists nationwide to align interests and improve quality of care for patients.

For more information, contact:
Modernizing Medicine
Alexandra Bimonte
561-880-2998 x1576
[email protected]

Matter for Modernizing Medicine
Alexandra Foley
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