Boca Raton based Modernizing Medicine, Inc., the creator of the Electronic Medical Assistant (EMA), a cloud-based, iPad native, specialty-specific electronic medical record (EMR) system, announced today that it has incorporated the American Urological Association's (AUA) 2013 Choosing Wisely list in EMA Urology.
EMA Urology was developed by urologists for urologists as a native iPad application with intuitive touch-screen functionality to give doctors a streamlined, efficient EMR system experience while improving the physician and patient relationship. It is the first urology-specific EMR system to incorporate the AUA's statements.
Choosing Wisely is an initiative of the ABIM Foundation that calls upon leading medical specialty societies and other non-physician organizations to identify tests or procedures commonly used in their field whose necessity should be questioned and discussed in order to improve quality of care and cut costs.
Integrating the Choosing Wisely statements directly into EMA Urology's workflow can help to avoid wasteful or unnecessary medical tests, treatments and procedures by promoting conversations between clinicians and patients to choose care that is...