Modernizing Medicine’s Specialty EHR system, EMA, Receives Industry Accolades for UX Design

Company’s flagship electronic health records system recognized by SaaS and UX Design Award Programs

BOCA RATON, Fla.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Modernizing Medicine®, a leading healthcare technology company, received multiple accolades for its specialty-specific electronic health records (EHR) system, EMA®, from both the SaaS Award and the User Experience (UX) Design Award organizations.

EMA was recognized as a SaaS Winner in both the “Best SaaS for Healthcare” and “Best UX or UI Design in a SaaS Product” categories in the global software awards program. The EHR system also received a special mention by the UX Design Awards in the product category, out of 53 nominated submissions.

The native iPad EHR system, EMA, and Modernizing Medicine’s suite of healthcare solutions and services help bring clinical and operational efficiencies to specialty medical practices in the fields of dermatology, ophthalmology, orthopedics, pain management, plastic surgery and otolaryngology. The company’s EHR is often cited for its intuitive, touch-based user interface built for and by practicing physicians. The EMA EHR system sets the foundation for the suite of healthcare solutions and services that Modernizing Medicine offers.

Andrew Schall, senior director of user experience at Modernizing Medicine, said, “It’s quite an honor to have the user experience of our EHR system recognized by two leading industry organizations. Our team takes great pride when we can work together with our product and engineering teams to create an experience that delights our clients.”

Aaron Gleave, KLAS research director – core ambulatory systems, shared, “Over the last couple of years, KLAS has published reports on both orthopedics and ophthalmology, and those studies revealed that the customer experience for those using EMA for these specialties is exceptional. Modernizing Medicine appears to be positioning themselves well to not only leverage the latest in cloud delivery, but also smooth and easy user interfaces that help providers deliver faster, more effective care. It is exciting to see a vendor step up to the formidable specialty market and deliver this level of experience. We will be watching Modernizing Medicine with great anticipation.”

Graham Beale, the UX/UI design head judge for the SaaS Awards stated, “After much deliberation, the winner of the best UX or UI category is Modernizing Medicine for its EHR system known as EMA. Ultimately, the product seeks to enable better interactions between doctors and patients by reducing well-defined pain points identified via contextual inquiries, surveys and user interviews. They provided clear quantitative and qualitative evidence demonstrating the positive impact on doctors and patients.”

Layla Keramat, UX Design Awards judge and general manager and executive design director at Spark Reply said, “By addressing user pain points such as burdensome tasks causing exhaustion and reduced sense of accomplishment, EMA promises ease-of-use and workflow efficiency delivering a seamless user journey across many touchpoints.”

To learn more about Modernizing Medicine’s award-winning EHR system and its suite of specialty healthcare solutions, visit 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 Connect with Modernizing Medicine via its Blog, Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter and Instagram.

About the SaaS Awards

The SaaS Awards is a sister program to the Cloud Awards, which was founded in 2011. The SaaS Awards focuses on recognizing excellence and innovation in software solutions.

About the Cloud Awards

The Cloud Awards is an international program which has been recognizing and honoring industry leaders, innovators and organizational transformation in cloud computing since 2011. The awards are open to large, small, established and start-up organizations from across the entire globe, with an aim to find and celebrate the pioneers who will shape the future of the Cloud. Categories include the Software as a Service award, Most Promising Start-Up and “Best in Mobile” Cloud Solution.

Finalists are selected by a judging panel of international industry experts. For more information about the Cloud Awards and SaaS Awards, please visit

About the UX Design Awards

The UX Design Awards are a global competition for user and customer experience, organized by IDZ Designpartner Berlin GmbH on behalf of the International Design Center Berlin e. V. (IDZ). For more than 50 years, IDZ has been a leading independent institution for the promotion of design as a motor for innovation in business and society.

IDZ offers companies access to consulting and expertise in the field of design, promotes the exchange of knowledge and realizes projects and events. The institution works in active exchange with representatives from politics, culture and science on a national and international level.


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