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SourceMedical Selects DrFirst for Integrated E-Medication Management Solutions to Drive Higher Levels of Patient Safety

September 29, 2015

Birmingham, Alabama and Rockville, Maryland – SourceMedical Solutions, Inc., the leading provider of software, analytics, and revenue cycle management solutions for surgery and rehabilitation centers, announced today it has entered into a partnership with DrFirst, the leading provider of stand-alone and integrated e-medication management software.

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DrFirst Secures $12 million in Financing from SunTrust Bank

September 2, 2015

DrFirst, a leading provider of healthcare IT solutions, today announced it has secured a $12 million credit facility with SunTrust Bank. This financing represents a refinancing and a credit expansion in a new strategic relationship with SunTrust Bank.

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E-prescribing of Controlled Substance Discussion with Kojo Nnamdi

June 16, 2015

Peter Kaufman, CMO of DrFirst, sat down and chatted with Kojo Nnamdi of The Kojo Nnamdi Show on WAMU to explore the growing effort to prescribe electronically prescribed controlled substances, and how this healthcare IT initiative is affecting doctors, patients and the fight against addiction.

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Net Health Partners with DrFirst to Drive Compliance with Electronic Prescribing of Controlled Substances (EPCS) Regulations

May 5, 2015

PITTSBURGH, PA – Net Health announces a partnership with DrFirst to facilitate client compliance with new mandates for electronic prescribing of controlled substances (EPCS). Legislators in New York are the first to make law around the issue by requiring that all prescriptions for controlled substances be transmitted electronically, per regulations included in their Internet System for Tracking Over-Prescribing (I-STOP) Act.

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The Challenges With Medication Management Vs. Medication Adherence Explained At HIMSS15

April 24, 2015

Cam Deemer, president of DrFirst, describes New York’s I-STOP Act, what its objectives are, and how this impacts the national conversation. Deemer explains the challenges with medication management versus medication adherence and whether or not he sees healthcare becoming more distributed.

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SigmaCare Is the First EHR Provider Serving Senior and Post-Acute Care Facilities to Integrate with DrFirst for EPCS

April 14, 2015

New York, NY – April 14, 2015 – SigmaCare today announced it is the first electronic health record (EHR) provider serving the senior and post-acute care market to integrate with DrFirst, a leader in e-medication management software, to provide electronic prescribing of controlled substances (EPCS) capabilities for the SigmaCare Technology Platform.

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New York e-Prescribing Mandate May Go Into Effect This Month

March 13, 2015

Physicians in New York State face a March 27, 2015, legislative deadline to prescribe all medications electronically, including controlled substances. DrFirst, a leading vendor in that space is offering discounts to MSSNY members and the New York ACP chapter. After clicking the link below, you will be asked to create a free account to view the article.

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Database May Improve Reconciliation

February 26, 2015

Making sure that medication reconciliation lists are accurate can be challenging. But the med/rec task force at Huntington Hospital, a North Shore-LIJ Health System affiliate in Huntington, N.Y., has introduced a new tool—the DrFirst database of patient prescription medications—that can help clinicians spot the missing medications, inaccurate dosages and drug interactions that often result in serious adverse events.

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Electronic Prior Authorization: The Solution To Physician's Headaches?

February 25, 2015

What has happened is that two technology companies, Surescripts and DrFirst, have begun rolling out solutions that embed electronic prior authorization (ePA) in the e-prescribing process. According to the companies, this approach will allow physicians and their staffs to request approval from pharmacy benefit managers.

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Curve Dental Selects DrFirst to Provide Integrated Electronic Prescription Capabilities

February 9, 2015

Curve Dental, the leading developer of cloud-based dental software, has selected DrFirst, the leading provider of e-medication management technology, to provide integrated electronic prescribing capabilities for both legend drugs and controlled substances to Curve Dental customers.

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NY State Ready to Deploy New Weapon in the Battle Against Prescription Drug Abuse

January 8, 2015

Rockville, MD DrFirst, a leading provider of e-medication management solutions, released today an assessment of the marketplace readiness of available technology solutions to support the electronic prescribing requirements that are mandated under New York’s Internet System for Tracking Over-Prescribing (I-STOP) law.

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gloStream Selects DrFirst to Integrate Electronic Prescribing of Controlled Substances (EPCS)

December 29, 2014

TROY, MI and ROCKVILLE, MD gloStream, a performance management services company for independent medical practices, announced today that it will integrate electronic controlled substance e-prescribing (EPCS) capabilities with DrFirst, the leading provider of integrated medication management technology, into gloEMR, gloStream’s electronic medical record system.

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Medical Society of the State of New York Selects DrFirst as Official E-prescribing Solution

December 12, 2014

The Medical Society of the State of New York (MSSNY) and DrFirst announced today that MSSNY has selected DrFirst as its official and recommended provider of legend drug and controlled substance e-prescribing software to its membership.

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CureMD Selects DrFirst for Electronic Prescribing of Controlled Substances (EPCS)

December 2, 2014

CureMD, a leading provider of health information systems, has selected DrFirst, the top provider of integrated medication management technology, to provide controlled substance e-prescribing (EPCS) capability to users of CureMD EHR, its cloud-based electronic health record system.

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Health information exchange shares medication histories

December 1, 2014

The nonprofit Great Lakes Health Connect in Grand Rapids, the largest health information exchange, or HIE, in Michigan, said this month that it will collaborate with Maryland-based DrFirst.

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