Modernizing Medicine Named SIIA Software CODiE Award Finalist for Best Healthcare IT Solution

EMA Dermatology Earns Prestigious Software Industry Recognition

Boca Raton, FL – April 3, 2014 – Modernizing Medicine, Inc. announced today that EMA Dermatology™ was named a finalist for the 2014 SIIA Software CODiE Awards for Best Healthcare IT Solution. The SIIA CODiE Awards are the premier award for the software and information industries, and have been recognizing product excellence for 29 years. Judges select finalists based on presentations they receive of the nominated products, which are then voted on by active SIIA members to determine the winners.

EMA Dermatology is a cloud-based electronic medical record (EMR) system designed by dermatologists for dermatologists and includes a native iPad app. EMA Dermatology adapts to each provider’s unique style of practice and produces notes, codes exams and procedures, ePrescribes, orders pathology labs, prints pathology requisitions and more. EMA Dermatology has experienced phenomenal growth in just over four years by capturing more than 20 percent of the dermatology market. The solution helps doctors improve efficiencies by cutting down on documentation time and reinforces the doctor-patient bond through a touch-based technology that can be shared at the exam room table. Using EMA Dermatology, doctors spend less time on medical charts and more time treating patients.

“It is an incredible honor to be named a finalist in this year’s CODiE Awards,” said Daniel Cane, CEO of Modernizing Medicine. “As a software developer at heart, I am very proud of all the work our team has done to develop a technology that improves both the doctor and patient experience, and we appreciate SIIA’s acknowledgement of that work.”

“This year’s CODiE Awards finalists showcase the innovation and creativity in today’s market.  We are happy to recognize them for their products that are breaking ground in the software industry,” said Rhianna Collier, VP for the Software Division at SIIA. “I look forward to honoring all the finalists in May at our awards program at Maximize.”

The 2014 CODiE awards have over 75 categories organized by industry focuses of Content, Education and Software. This year’s program features 28 Software categories, several of which are new or updated to reflect the latest industry trends. Winners will be announced during a special awards dinner on May 21st in San Francisco during the industry’s premier ISV gathering of SaaS, BI, and Cloud providers, called Maximize.

Details about each finalist can be found here.

About SIIA

SIIA is the leading association representing the software and digital content industries. SIIA represents approximately 700 member companies worldwide that develop software and digital information content.  Information technology (IT) and software security are critical issues to SIIA’s members, many of whom strive to develop safe, secure and state-of the-art products that effectively serve their commercial and government customers alike, while protecting their intellectual property.

The SIIA Software Division provides a forum for companies developing the applications, services, infrastructure and tools that are driving the software and services industry forward. For further information, visit

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 and plastic and cosmetic surgery markets, and to more than 1,300 physician practices across the country. In 2013 Modernizing Medicine was listed on Forbes’ annual ranking of America’s Most Promising Companies.

For more information, contact:

Tara Auclair Ryan
561-880-2998 x321
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Andrea Dunbeck
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