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12/18/2018 General
Modernizing Medinine's EMR

Orthopedic workflows, integrated coding prompts and
highly accessible cloud architecture cited in report as
reasons why EMA™ rates at top of KLAS’ specialty report

Boca Raton, Fla., December 17, 2018 — Modernizing Medicine® today announced its orthopedic electronic health record (EHR), EMA™, delivers one of the best orthopedic workflows for the specialty, according to the KLAS Orthopedic EMR 2018 report. Modernizing Medicine’s EHR system was named a top performer for overall satisfaction and earned above average scores in key performance categories researched by KLAS.

According to KLAS, EMA was highly rated for overall user satisfaction. Customers shared with KLAS that EMA’s cloud-based solution is immensely helpful in allowing clinicians to document while also maintaining meaningful interactions with patients. Overall, KLAS found that Modernizing Medicine’s customers appreciate that EMA is tailored specifically to orthopedic groups, and users reported that EMA’s specialization allows them to quickly and efficiently complete their documentation.

“As a practicing orthopedic surgeon who also develops an orthopedic EMR system, I have always felt confident that we deliver a truly unique solution for orthopedic surgeons, and the results of the KLAS Orthopedic Specialty Report further support that,” said Dr. Jason Weisstein, medical director of orthopedics at Modernizing Medicine. “Heading into 2019, our team will continue to build technology designed to reduce physician burnout, improve efficiencies and support customer success.”

Practices of any size can use EMA, and in fact Ortho Florida, a collaboration of orthopedic practices, chose EMA to help facilitate growth. “While we don’t require our providers to implement EMA, we strongly suggest it to all of them due to the benefits they could experience,” shares Dane Trask, CEO of Ortho Florida. “We see a measurable difference in the performance, efficiencies and profitability of those practices who use EMA as compared to those using other products.”

Built on structured data by practicing orthopedic surgeons, EMA intuitively adapts to each provider’s unique style of practice. The mobile, touch and cloud-based solution was designed to help orthopedic surgeons move through exams efficiently. In addition to EMA, the comprehensive modmed® Orthopedics suite includes orthopedic practice management, revenue cycle management (RCM), a MIPS intelligence platform*, analytics and modmed® Kiosk. To support improved orthopedic care delivery and outcomes, the orthopedic EMR also integrates with Ambra Health, the leading cloud-based, medical image management suite for advanced PACS connectivity, and WebPT, the leading rehab therapy software platform. To learn more about Modernizing Medicine’s orthopedic software, please visit www.modmed.com/orthopedics.

Given the growing utilization of orthopedic treatments, it is more important than ever for orthopedic practices to have EMR technology that supports clinician, patient and financial success. However, KLASArch Collaborative research—which has collected EMR usability surveys from over 65,000 clinicians—indicates that orthopedists are some of the most dissatisfied EMR users. These users understand that just because an EMR is highly usable in other settings doesn’t mean it is the right fit for orthopedics. For this study KLAS interviewed 120 healthcare professionals at both hospitals and standalone orthopedic practices, including orthopedists, directors, CMIOs, practice administrators, nurses and others.

To learn more about or receive a demo of Modernizing Medicine’s orthopedic EMR, visit www.modmed.com.

About Modernizing Medicine
Modernizing Medicine® and its affiliated companies are transforming how healthcare information is created, consumed and utilized in order to increase practice efficiency and improve patient outcomes. Our specialty-specific, data-driven and cloud-based electronic health records (EHR) and practice management (PM) systems, plus revenue cycle management (RCM) services, were built by a team including specialty physicians and practice management professionals. Our suite of products and services is designed to transform the clinical, financial and operational aspects of dermatology, gastroenterology, ophthalmology, orthopedics, otolaryngology, pain management, plastic surgery and urology practices. We also offer products designed specifically for ambulatory surgery centers. For more information, please visit www.modmed.com. Connect with Modernizing Medicine on our Blog, FacebookLinkedIn and Twitter.

About KLAS
KLAS is a research and insights firm on a global mission to improve healthcare delivery. Working with thousands of healthcare professionals and clinicians, KLAS gathers data and insights on software, services and medical equipment to deliver timely, actionable reports and consulting services. KLAS represents the provider and payer voice and acts as a catalyst for improving vendor performance, highlighting healthcare industry challenges and opportunities, and helping build understanding and consensus for best practices.
To learn more about KLAS, go to https://klasresearch.com/home.

For more information contact:
Tara Auclair
Modernizing Medicine
561-880-2998 x1321
tara.auclair@modmed.com

Matter, on behalf of Modernizing Medicine
Jessica Wolter
978-518-4536
modmed@matternow.com
www.matternow.com

KLAS Research
Joshua Schneck
Snow Communications
612-709-8500
josh@snowcommunications.com
*Information relating to our EHR certification, including certain costs and limitations, can be found at www.modmed.com/costs-and-limitations.