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Great Lakes Health Connect Partners with DrFirst to Deliver Medication History Data to Providers Statewide

November 10, 2014

Great Lakes Health Connect (GLHC), Michigan’s largest Health Information Exchange (HIE), is now making available to its more than 120 member hospitals and their physician providers DrFirst’s MedHx℠, a medication history data tool that will enable users with comprehensive, patient-specific medication history information.

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DrFirst Launches Electronic Prior Authorization for Providers Nationwide with CoverMyMeds

October 18, 2014

Rockville, MD DrFirst, a leading provider of healthcare IT solutions, announced today that its new electronic prior authorization (ePA) service, Patient Advisor ePA+SM, will begin rolling-out to providers on October 28th. Using the service, prescribers and their staff will be able to initiate, submit and complete prior authorizations electronically, and will be able to respond to prior authorizations that are initiated from pharmacies after a claim rejection, from within their eRx/EMR workflow.

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Taking the fight against the deadly prescription drug epidemic online

September 12, 2014

New data from DrFirst, a leading vendor of EPCS technology, shows that electronic prescriptions for controlled substances has taken off in the past year. The number of the company’s EPCS transactions jumped from about 11,000 per month in January 2013 to 60,000 this past July.

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Drug Cost Dilemma Evades Solution

September 10, 2014

Vendors are already deploying technology to help connect healthcare providers with the most inexpensive medications available, says Peter Kaufman, MD, chief medical officer of DrFirst. "We make it very easy for providers using our program to enter brand name drugs and then switch to generic, to help save money if applicable. We also offer formulary...

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EPCS Gold Approaching 700,000 Controlled Substance E-Prescriptions Issued

September 5, 2014

Rockville, MD DrFirst, a leading provider of healthcare IT solutions, announced today that providers using the company’s EPCS GoldSM 2.0 controlled substance e-prescribing technology have issued more than 663,000 controlled substance prescriptions to date, and the company expects to surpass the 700,000 mark in mid-September.

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DrFirst Secures $10 million in Financing from Silicon Valley Bank

August 6, 2014

Rockville, MD DrFirst, a leading provider of healthcare IT solutions designed to improve clinical outcomes for patients, today announced it has secured $10 million in debt financing from Silicon Valley Bank. This financing is an expansion of the existing relationship between DrFirst and Silicon Valley Bank.

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Over 40% of U.S. Pharmacies Now Able to Accept Electronic Prescriptions for Controlled Substances

July 8, 2014

Controlled Substance E-Prescribing Legal in 49 States and the District of Columbia

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Docs Slow to E-Prescribe Controlled Substances

June 1, 2014

Vendors such as DrFirst, a Rockville, Md.-based provider of electronic healthcare solutions for physicians and hospitals, have developed compliant systems that meet all of the DEA’s requirements as well as Surescripts’ strict certification processes.
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DrFirst, Imprivata and Forward Advantage Partner to Enable Electronic Prescribing of Controlled Substances for MEDITECH Users

May 28, 2014

Companies to Highlight Partnership during 2014 International MUSE Conference

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DrFirst and CoverMyMeds Expand Electronic Prior Authorization for Doctors and EMR/EHR Systems

April 30, 2014

Free Service Significantly Streamlines 'Prior Authorization' Process and Reduces Likelihood of Patient Non-Adherence to Drug Therapy

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DrFirst Receives Surescripts 2013 White Coat of Quality Award

April 16, 2014

22 DrFirst EMR Partners Also Receive Award

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ManagementPlus Partners with DrFirst to Bring Rcopia E-prescribing to Eye-Care Providers

April 14, 2014

Rockville, MD DrFirst, a leading provider of healthcare IT solutions designed to improve clinical outcomes for patients, and ManagementPlus, which specializes in eye-care specific electronic health record and practice management software, today announced their partnership to bring the industry’s leading e-prescribing solution, Rcopia®, to eye-care providers.

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DrFirst Partners with Insight Software to Deliver Comprehensive E-Prescribing to Eye Care Providers

March 29, 2014

Fully Integrated E-Prescribing Solution Will Dramatically Improve Prescribing Safety and Efficiency

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Imprivata Partners with DrFirst to Advance Electronic Prescribing of Controlled Substances

February 25, 2014

Imprivata’s Two-Factor Authentication Integrated with DrFirst EPCS Gold Allows Providers to Efficiently and Securely Prescribe Controlled Substances Electronically

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