Today’s EHR and HIT News includes an update from Modernizing Medicine , on their membership into the HIMSS EHR Association. Additionally, athenahealth has announced that they’ll be participating in the Baird 2013 Growth Stock Conference next month in Chicago.  There is also partnership news from Nightingale Preventive Care and HealthFusion where Nightingale medical providers will use HealthFusion’s products while treating patients in Kmart Modernizing Medicine Is Unanimously Voted In as a Member of the Exclusive HIMSS EHR Association Modernizing Medicine, the creator of the Electronic Medical Assistant ® (EMA™), a cloud-based, specialty-specific electronic medical records (EMR) system, today announced that it has been unanimously voted in as a member of the exclusive HIMSS Electronic Health Record (EHR) Association, a trade association of EHR companies addressing national efforts to create interoperable EHRs in hospital and ambulatory care settings. “We welcome Modernizing Medicine to the team and look forward to working with them,” said Mickey McGlynn, EHR Association Chair and Senior Director of Strategy and Operations for Siemens Healthcare. ”Every new member brings fresh perspectives and energy to the work we do in representing the industry and our customers on a variety of impactful issues.” Members of the EHR Association work together to accelerate health IT (HIT) adoption, advance interoperability and provide education to all healthcare industry stakeholders including standards organizations and policymakers. Members share the belief that widespread EHR adoption will help improve the quality of patient care and the productivity of the US healthcare system

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EHR and HIT News for April 22nd