Boca Raton, Florida – October 22, 2014 – Modernizing Medicine, Inc., creator of the Electronic Medical Assistant® (EMA™), a cloud-based, specialty-specific electronic medical record (EMR) system, announced today its co-founders Daniel Cane and Dr. Michael Sherling were recognized by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce for the Leadership in Health Care Award. The award was presented to Cane and Sherling at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s 3rd Annual Summit on October 22, 2014, in Washington, D.C.
Each year, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce selects a representative from a company that has made significant contributions and shown tremendous leadership in the health care sector. This year’s focus is on “Advancing Delivery System Reform,” where leaders are specifically creating innovations in how health care services are delivered.
“It is clear that companies like Modernizing Medicine are exactly what our health care system must have to leverage our nation’s medical expertise and create momentum behind sustainable advancements to American health care,” said U.S. Chamber of Commerce Executive Vice President for Government Affairs Bruce Josten. “With Modernizing Medicine, Mr. Cane and Dr. Sherling are not only advancing our health care delivery system, they are transforming what it means to be an entrepreneur.”
“This award is a testament to Modernizing Medicine’s commitment to developing impactful tools to improve physician workflow and patient outcomes,” said Daniel Cane, CEO and co-founder of Modernizing Medicine. “We are excited about the progress the company has made in the past few years, and this award corroborates the level of excellence we strive to provide our customers and innovations to the health care system.”
The Chamber’s 3rd Annual Health Care Summit explores the latest advancements in the health care industry including health policy and technology. Cane is also one of the key participants on the “Perspectives in Innovation” panel on October 22, 2014, from 3:05 PM – 3:55 PM ET in the Hall of Flags room at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce headquarters.
“We are greatly honored to be recognized by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce for such a prestigious award,” said Dr. Michael Sherling, chief medical officer and co-founder of Modernizing Medicine. “As a company, we provide an easy-to-use system for physicians and a new type of learning tool for patients, resulting in a well-rounded solution for diagnosing and treating patients.”
The U.S. Chamber of Commerce is the world’s largest business federation representing the interests of more than 3 million businesses of all sizes, sectors, and regions, as well as state and local chambers and industry associations.
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 almost 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, gastroenterology, rheumatology, urology and plastic and cosmetic surgery markets and to more than 1,400 physician practices across the country. Modernizing Medicine is headquartered at the Research Park at Florida Atlantic University in Boca Raton, FL.
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