Modernizing Medicine Wins Stevie® Award for COVID-19 Response
Leading healthcare technology company receives honor for rapid deployment of its telehealth solutions, ModMed® Telehealth and gTelehealth™, during the pandemic
BOCA RATON, Fla. —September 16, 2020—Modernizing Medicine®, a leading healthcare technology company, was named a winner of the Silver Stevie® Award for Most Valuable Medical Innovation in the COVID-19 response category in the 17th Annual International Business Awards®.
The company launched two fully integrated audio and video telehealth solutions, ModMed Telehealth and gTelehealth, for its specialty-specific EMR systems during the COVID-19 pandemic. Modernizing Medicine realized the need for integrated telehealth solutions and fast-tracked what would typically take 12 to 16 weeks to complete down to a four-week timeframe.
“The rollout of our telehealth solutions took a concerted effort from a cross-section of the organization. Roughly 40 dedicated individuals comprising a team of software engineers, UX specialists, mobile and backend architects, and cloud-service engineers worked around the clock to build out the platforms needed to bring two telehealth solutions to market,” shared Modernizing Medicine’s Chief Technology Officer, Patric Edmondson. “The goal and motivation was to help provide both business continuity to practices and continuity of care for patients, as many practices had to close their doors.”
ModMed Telehealth serves physicians, physician assistants and nurse practitioners in the fields of dermatology, ophthalmology, orthopedics, pain management, otolaryngology and plastic surgery, while the gTelehealth platform serves healthcare professionals in the gastroenterology space.
Long Hoang, Business Manager of United Dermatology Associates and ModMed Telehealth user, noted, “When the stay-at-home order went into effect, we didn’t know how our offices were going to function. ModMed Telehealth helped alleviate some of the stresses of the decrease in visits. Without the ModMed Telehealth option, we most likely would have shut our doors until the stay-at-home ban was lifted. We are very thankful Modernizing Medicine was able to release this solution in a matter of weeks.”
The International Business Awards are the world’s premier business awards program. All individuals and organizations worldwide – public and private, for-profit and non-profit, large and small – are eligible to submit nominations. The 2020 IBAs received entries from organizations in 63 nations and territories.
Stevie Award winners were determined by the average scores of more than 250 executives worldwide who participated in the judging process from July through early September.
“Despite the unprecedented impact the COVID-19 pandemic has had on organizations and working people worldwide, the number and quality of nominations we received in this year’s International Business Awards attests to the continued outstanding performance of many organizations. The commitment we’ve seen through these nominations to maintaining the success, health, and safety of employees, customers, and communities is truly impressive,” said Stevie Awards President Maggie Gallagher.
Modernizing Medicine provides a suite of healthcare solutions for specialty medical practices including its award-winning, electronic health record (EHR) systems, EMA® and gGastro®, along with integrated Practice Management, Analytics, Business Operations Services and patient engagement tools. To learn more, visit modmed.com to request a demo.
About Modernizing Medicine
Modernizing Medicine and its affiliated companies empower healthcare providers and medical practices with a suite of solutions designed to transform how healthcare information is created, consumed and utilized to increase practice efficiency and improve patient outcomes. The award-winning healthcare technology company works with providers nationwide in the specialties of dermatology, ophthalmology, orthopedics, otolaryngology, plastic surgery, gastroenterology, pain management and urology, as well as ambulatory surgery centers. Modernizing Medicine and its affiliated companies provide a suite of solutions including the electronic health records (EHR) system, EMA®, and the GI-specific EHR, gGastro®. The healthcare suite includes Practice Management, Business Operations Services, Analytics, payment processing services and patient engagement tools such as telehealth. Built with the help of on-staff practicing physicians, the all-in-one EHR systems help provide a more complete picture into the clinical, operational and financial aspects of specialty medical practices with the goal of helping practices focus even more of their time on patient care. For more information, please visit www.modmed.com. Connect with Modernizing Medicine via its Blog, Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter and Instagram.
About the Stevie Awards
Stevie Awards are conferred in eight programs: the Asia-Pacific Stevie Awards, the German Stevie Awards, the Middle East & North Africa Stevie Awards, The American Business Awards®, The International Business Awards®, the Stevie Awards for Women in Business, the Stevie Awards for Great Employers, and the Stevie Awards for Sales & Customer Service. Stevie Awards competitions receive more than 12,000 nominations each year from organizations in more than 70 nations. Honoring organizations of all types and sizes and the people behind them, the Stevies recognize outstanding performances in the workplace worldwide. Learn more about the Stevie Awards at www.StevieAwards.com.
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