BOCA RATON, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Modernizing Medicine, Inc., creator of the Electronic Medical Assistant® (EMA™), a cloud-based, specialty-specific electronic medical record (EMR) system, announced today that it has been selected as the winner of the 2014 Innovation Award by the Association of University Research Parks (AURP). The award was presented to CEO and co-founder of Modernizing Medicine Daniel Cane at the AURP 19th Annual Awards of Excellence Luncheon this afternoon.
The AURP Innovation Award is presented to a company within a university research park that has produced an important and innovative product or service. University research park companies worldwide bring transformative technologies and original ideas to the market, and AURP honors these achievements while recognizing the power of innovation.
“At university research parks, we support companies that make meaningful contributions to a particular field through impactful new products and services,” says Eileen Walker, MIM/MBA, chief executive officer at Association of University Research Parks (AURP). “We are proud to honor Modernizing Medicine with the AURP Innovation Award. Daniel Cane, Dr. Michael Sherling and their promising team show outstanding leadership in innovation.”
“Accepting this prestigious award from AURP signifies Modernizing Medicine’s forward thinking nature within the health IT space,” says Daniel Cane. “Modernizing Medicine’s location in the Research Park at Florida Atlantic University has truly aligned us with the best and the brightest which has helped us to reach this level of impact and improve healthcare.”
Hosted by the Research Park at Florida Atlantic University and taking place in Boca Raton, Florida, the annual conference focuses on the theme of Regionalism for Innovation and Growth. University research, science and technology park executives attend the conference in order to further extend their professional development, network and tour some of Florida’s state-of-the-art institutes with the goal to strengthen the network of university research parks worldwide.
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. Available as a native iPad application or from almost 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, orthopedics, otolaryngology, gastroenterology, rheumatology, urology and plastic and cosmetic surgery markets and to more than 1,500 physician practices across the country.
The Association of University Research Parks is a professional association of university related research and science parks. AURP's mission is to foster innovation, commercialization and economic growth through university, industry and government partnerships. For more information, visit AURP's Web site at www.aurp.net.