Boca Raton, FL – June 27, 2012 – Modernizing Medicine, the creator of Electronic Medical Assistant™ (EMA), a cloud-based specialty-specific EMR application, announced today that CEO and Co-Founder, Daniel Cane, has been named one of the South Florida Business Journal’s (SFBJ) ’40 Under 40.’
Each year, the SFBJ honors South Florida’s best and brightest young professionals under the age of forty for their professional success and community involvement with a ’40 Under 40′ award.
A successful serial entrepreneur, Dan has founded three thriving companies in his thirty-five years. In 2010, Dan co-founded Modernizing Medicine with Michael Sherling, MD. Together the pair developed the company’s flagship product, EMA, which is used by over 500 practices across the country. In less than 18 months of sales, Dan has helped his team close over $10 million in contacts and secure a number of prestigious awards. In two years, he’s grown the company to over 70 employees, raised over $7.1 million in funding, and achieved certification as a Complete EHR by the Certification Commission for Health Information Technology (CCHIT®), and Surescripts® certification for prescription routing.
Prior to founding Modernizing Medicine, Dan co-founded Blackboard Inc., an ed-tech enterprise software company. Dan was instrumental in growing the company. He helped to raise over $100 million dollars in venture capital and take the company public on the NASDAQ in 2004. In 2011, Blackboard was sold for $1.6 billion dollars.
After Dan left Blackboard in 2007, he started Kadoo Inc., a company that develops a private video cloud for consumers. Dan helped raise $5 million dollars in investments which was used to create a website that managed the content of diverse personal publishing websites like Facebook and MySpace. Kadoo was sold to 3Sixty Enterprises, LLC in 2009.
Currently, Dan is Vice Chairman of the Board of Directors at the South Florida Science Museum, a member of the Foundation Board at Florida Atlantic University, frequently serves as a panelist on the Business Development Board of Palm Beach County, and actively involved at the schools of all three of his children.
“e;I am honored to be named one of South Florida Business Journal’s ’40 Under 40′,”e; said Dan, “I wouldn’t be where I am today without my incredible team at Modernizing Medicine and my former Blackboard and Kadoo teams. I am very excited for the future of our company and know great things are ahead of us.”e;
Details about the ’40 Under 40′ and the full list of honorees are available on the South Florida Business Journal website.
About Modernizing Medicine
Modernizing Medicine is delivering the next generation of electronic medical records (EMR) technology for the healthcare industry. Our product, Electronic Medical Assistant™ (EMA), is a cloud-based specialty-specific EMR with a tremendous amount of medical content already built-in. 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 over 400 different practice management systems. Today, Modernizing Medicine provides specialty-specific offerings for the dermatology, ophthalmology, and optometry markets, and to more than 500 practices across the country.
For more information, contact: