Modernizing Medicine unveils Population Health platform, Apple Watch app

Modernizing Medicine unveils Population Health platform, Apple Watch app

Modernizing Medicine announced technological advancements to its suite of products and services at the company's third annual user conference, MOMENTUM. An enhancement to the company's specialty-specific electronic health record (EHR) system, EMA, and Practice Management system – Analytics is designed to give physicians near real-time population health data to help support the transition to value-based healthcare.

From patient check-in to discharge, Analytics is designed to allow specialists to identify and track key clinical, financial and operational metrics to uncover insights to help optimize their practice, plus measure and enhance performance by making high-quality medical decisions and helping to keep costs down.

Modernizing Medicine also announced the general availability of its Apple Watch app that allows users to view scheduling to provide insight into the day's agenda, including which patients are coming in, what time the appointments are and which rooms patients are in, viewing Notes, and more. Apple Watch application functionality is facilitated through an iOS app – modmed Pocket Practice.

"Having practicing physicians that actually code software work for our company, we understand clients not only need to be able to capture and access insightful data, but also turn that data into actionable information, anywhere, anytime," Michael Sherling, MD, MBA, chief medical officer and co-founder of Modernizing Medicine, said in a statement. "Our specialty-specific suite of products and services empowers providers to compare their quality of care and quality of business against their own benchmarks, as well as that of other practices, to support pay for performance and value-based healthcare."

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