Boca Raton, FL – January 29, 2014 – Modernizing Medicine, Inc. announced today that its Chief Financial Officer, Karen O’Byrne, received the South Florida Business Journal’s 2014 CFO Award in the small private company category. The award recognizes top financial executives across the region, selecting winners based on financial management, strategic thinking and contributions to corporate reputation.
“Karen consistently demonstrates how a talented CFO can profoundly impact a company,” said Daniel Cane, President and CEO of Modernizing Medicine. “No matter what project Karen works on, she exhibits leadership and expertise that inevitably leads to the continued growth and success of Modernizing Medicine, and we are confident she will continue to serve as a vital member of the team.”
This is the second time South Florida Business Journal has recognized Karen’s work since she joined Modernizing Medicine in 2011, naming her one of its Most Influential Business Women in 2013. Karen’s accomplishments at Modernizing Medicine include implementing foundational accounting and revenue recognition policies, growing the company from 20 to 150 team members, introducing employee affiliate programs and helping to raise approximately $14MM in growth capital during the summer of 2013.
“The 2014 CFO’s we honored this year are those in the organization that are continually scrutinizing their companies business models and certainly catalysts for driving change,” said Melanie Dickinson, President and Publisher, South Florida Business Journal. “South Florida is seeing tremendous success and a good reason we are ahead of the curve and poised for growth are CFOs such as winner Karen O’Byrne with Modernizing Medicine.”
Award winners were revealed at a reception on January 22 held at the IGFA Fishing Hall of Fame & Museum in Dania Beach, which recognized all other finalists and honorees as well. Winners and finalists were also profiled in South Florida Business Journal’s January 24 edition.
For the full list of finalists and more information on the event, please visit the South Florida Business Journal’s website.
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 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.
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Tara Auclair Ryan