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Modernizing Medicine

June 19, 2013 09:00 ET

Modernizing Medicine's Medical Director, Tim A. Sayed, MD, Is Elected to the HIMSS EHR Association Executive Committee

BOCA RATON, FL--(Marketwired - Jun 19, 2013) - Modernizing Medicine®, the creator of the Electronic Medical Assistant® (EMA™), a cloud-based, specialty-specific electronic medical records (EMR) system, announces that Tim A. Sayed, MD, the company's Medical Director of EMA Plastic Surgery™ and EMA Cosmetic™, has been elected to the HIMSS Electronic Health Record (EHR) Association Executive Committee.

The EHR Association is a trade group of more than 40 software companies that develop, market and support EHRs in the United States. Member companies work together to share knowledge and best practices to support the safe operation and use of EHRs to improve the safety, quality and efficiency of patient care. The EHR Association is a partner of the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS) and operates as an independent organizational unit within HIMSS for companies who are EHR software solution providers. The EHR Association helps HIMSS establish its strategic direction and official positions on issues related to electronic health records.

Dr. Sayed will be one of two new members joining the Executive Committee, which is responsible for establishing the guiding principles of the EHR Association and for developing and implementing strategic plans. Dr. Sayed will work alongside representatives from Allscripts, Greenway Medical Technologies, Inc., PracticeFusion, Cerner, GE Healthcare IT, McKesson and Siemens.

"I am thrilled to join the HIMSS EHR Association Executive Committee," said Dr. Sayed, "The opportunity will allow me and the Modernizing Medicine team to have a more significant impact on the adoption of EHRs, and I'm excited to work with the other EHR providers to help establish and foster industry best practices."

To see a full list of members of the EHR Association, click here.

About Modernizing Medicine
Modernizing Medicine® is transforming how healthcare information is created, consumed and utilized in order to increase efficiency and improve outcomes. Our product, Electronic Medical Assistant® (EMA™), is a cloud-based, specialty-specific electronic medical record (EMR) system with a massive library of built-in medical content, designed to save physicians time. Available as a native iPad application or from any web-enabled Mac or PC, EMA adapts to each provider's unique style of practice and is designed to interface with hundreds of different practice management systems. Today, Modernizing Medicine provides specialty-specific offerings for the dermatology, ophthalmology, optometry, orthopedics and plastic and cosmetic surgery markets, and to more than 900 physician practices across the country. In 2013 Modernizing Medicine was listed at No. 47 on FORBES annual ranking of America's Most Promising Companies.

About the EHR Association
Established in 2004, the Electronic Health Record (EHR) Association is comprised of more than 40 companies that supply the vast majority of operational EHRs to physicians' practices and hospitals across the United States. The EHR Association operates on the premise that the rapid, widespread adoption of EHRs will help improve the quality of patient care as well as the productivity and sustainability of the healthcare system as a key enabler of healthcare transformation. The EHR Association and its members are committed to supporting safe healthcare delivery, fostering continued innovation, and operating with high integrity in the market for our users and their patients and families.

The EHR Association is a partner of the Health Information Systems Management Society (HIMSS). For more information, visit

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