Modernizing Medicine to Display Integrated Ophthalmology Software Suite at AAO

Source: Modernizing Medicine

Modernizing Medicine will showcase the latest advancements to its suite of products, modmed Ophthalmology, as well as general availability for a new product offering, modmed ASC, at the American Academy of Ophthalmology Annual Meeting (AAO) in San Francisco. Attendees will have the opportunity to visit with Modernizing Medicine, as well as demo the company’s leading ophthalmology software suite at booth #5261.

Modernizing Medicine’s ASC solution offers an advanced, intuitive electronic reports solution for outpatient ophthalmology surgical procedures. modmed ASC works in combination with the company’s all-in-one ophthalmology EHR, EMA, to further streamline and enhance interoperability between ophthalmology practices and ambulatory surgery centers (ASCs).

Modernizing Medicine customers like Empire Surgery Center utilize EMA, Practice Management and modmed ASC to improve workflow and enhance communication between its ASC and the organization’s ophthalmology practice, Empire Eye and Laser Center. They previously used a paper-based solution at the ASC, and since switching to Modernizing Medicine’s ASC electronic reports the organization has seen significant workflow improvements. The ASC solution allows for operational details including: time-stamping signatures on presurgical clearances, surgery orders, and discharges; making presurgical chart checks; and direct messaging and faxing of surgery documents to easily and electronically share information between locations.

“Selecting Modernizing Medicine’s suite of EHR and Practice Management software for our clinical practice and modmed ASC for our surgery center has been ground breaking for us as an organization,” Jennifer Stambook, CEO of Empire Management Group and Corporate Controller of Empire Surgery Center and Empire Eye and Laser Center, said in a company news release. “The ability to coordinate all of our practice and ASC tasks through the software has given us the ability to become more efficient and reduce time, energy and resources spent. We are greatly looking forward to continued opportunities within Modernizing Medicine to fully streamline all of our patient care as well as surgical and administrative activities.”

Empire Surgery Center has also improved efficiency and procedure documentation specificity since implementing modmed ASC. For example, the facility no longer utilizes the same standard chart for a cataract extraction with IOL insertion that it would utilize for blepharoplasty procedures—each procedure has its own customized chart, improving accuracy and helping to speed documentation time. modmed ASC also has built-in quality assurance and performance improvement capabilities, which can help ophthalmology practices identify disruptions in performance and workflow.

Ms. Stambook will be at Modernizing Medicine’s booth #5261 on Saturday, October 12 from 11 am – 3 pm and again on Sunday, October 13 from 12-2 pm.

Along with its integrated, all-in-one EHR solution, Modernizing Medicine will highlight modmed BOOST, an all-in-one solution that combines the power of practice management technology with business services to address the operational and financial aspects of specialty practices.

Modernizing Medicine Announces Industry Collaborations at AAO

At AAO, Modernizing Medicine will also announce collaborations with three market-leading technology providers, Eyefinity, Clearwave, and Besse Medical, a part of AmerisourceBergen. Modernizing Medicine remains committed to working with key organizations to further improve interoperability and help practices best meet the needs of their patients.

  • Eyefinity: offers optical point of sale and inventory management that will interface with the modmed Ophthalmology suite.

“Eyefinity is pleased to collaborate with Modernizing Medicine to address the needs of eye care practices that provide both ophthalmology and optometry services to their patients. We have combined our respective industry leading solutions together into a powerful, interfaced platform to meet the needs of this market,” shared Charlie Biegel, VP and Chief Operating Officer, Eyefinity.

  • Clearwave: provides a self-registration solution that helps practices improve their patient experience, increase point of service collections, improve workflow, and efficiently handle insurance verification.
  • Besse Medical: provides technology solutions that help retina physicians manage their injections inventory, give fast, accurate billing reconciliation and interface with Modernizing Medicine’s Practice Management solution.

To learn more about the modmed Ophthalmology, visit Modernizing Medicine at booth #5261 during the conference’s exhibition hours from October 12 – 15. For additional information, visit: www.modmed.com/ophthalmology/


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