BOCA RATON, FL, September 17, 2013 — Modernizing Medicine®, the creator of the Electronic Medical Assistant® (EMA™), a cloud-based specialty-specific electronic medical record (EMR) system, is marking the important role health information technology plays in improving healthcare delivery in America by celebrating National Health Information Technology (NHIT) Week, September 16-20, 2013.
Health information technology improves the quality of healthcare delivery, increases patient safety, decreases medical errors and strengthens the interaction between patients and healthcare providers.
“We have seen our EMA technology help physicians practice medicine more effectively,” said Daniel Cane, President and CEO of Modernizing Medicine. “We’re harnessing the benefits of medical data to improve clinical outcomes and make medicine more evidence-based in the specialty and sub-specialty markets. Our participation in NHIT Week highlights our commitment to work with our partners and colleagues to better our healthcare system. In addition, we are thrilled that EMA Plastic Surgery™ and EMA Cosmetic™ Medical Director Dr. Tim Sayed represents Modernizing Medicine year-round on the HIMSS Electronic Health Record Association Executive Committee.”
For additional information about National Health IT Week, visit www.healthitweek.org/ .
About Modernizing Medicine
Modernizing Medicine® is transforming how healthcare information is created, consumed and utilized in order to increase efficiency and improve outcomes. Its 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, designed to save physicians time. 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, optometry, orthopedics and plastic and cosmetic surgery markets, and to more than 1,100 physician practices across the country. In 2013 Modernizing Medicine was listed on Forbes’ annual ranking of America’s Most Promising Companies.
About National Health Information Technology Week
Now in its eighth year, National Health IT Week is a collaborative forum assembling key healthcare constituents — vendors, provider organizations, payers, pharmaceutical/biotech companies, government agencies, industry/professional associations, research foundations, and consumer protection groups — working together to elevate national attention to the necessity of advancing health IT. Log onto www.healthitweek.org for more information.