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DrFirst to integrate Backline, its HIPAA-Secure Communications
Platform, into BestRx Pharmacy Management System

June 1, 2016

DrFirst, a pioneer in electronic prescribing, electronic medication management, secure messaging and care collaboration solutions, today announced it has partnered with Best Computer Systems to integrate Backline, DrFirst’s secure, HIPAA-compliant communication and care collaboration platform, into the BestRx Pharmacy Management System.

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DrFirst to educate healthcare leaders and ONC policy makers on the latest trends in healthcare price transparency

June 1, 2016

DrFirst, a pioneer in electronic medication management, secure communications and other SaaS solutions, will educate healthcare leaders, technology providers, ONC leaders and other policy makers June 1st during the Price Transparency Showcase at the ONC Annual Meeting in Washington, D.C.

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DrFirst Acquires The IN Group

May 31, 2016

DrFirst, a pioneer in e-medication management software and services, today announced it has acquired certain assets of California-based The IN Group, a consulting services firm that helps hospitals using MEDITECH healthcare information systems optimize clinical and technical workflows in order to enhance patient safety, increase provider efficiency and meet regulatory requirements.

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DrFirst’s Rcopia E-Prescribing Platform Earns
Surescripts White Coat of Quality Award

May 2, 2016

DrFirst, a pioneer in electronic prescribing, secure messaging and other healthcare SaaS solutions, has again been awarded the Surescripts White Coat of Quality Award for the e-prescribing excellence of Rcopia, the company’s market-leading e-prescribing platform. The 2015 White Coat of Quality Award recognizes organizations that meet rigorous e-prescribing standards around quality assurance.

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DrFirst Report Details the Current State of
Electronic Prescribing of Controlled Substances in the U.S.

March 24, 2016

ROCKVILLE, Md.— DrFirst, a pioneer in electronic prescribing, secure texting and other healthcare SaaS solutions, today released a report providing data on the use of electronic prescribing of controlled substances (EPCS) nationwide. EPCS is one of the most valuable tools we have in the fight against the abuse of opioids and other controlled substances (EPCS).

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Trilogy of Comedy Videos Spotlight the Healthcare Industry’s Stubborn Reliance on Pagers, Fax Machines

March 16, 2016

DrFirst has teamed-up with medical satirist Dr. Zubin Damania to release the "Doc Vader" series of comedy videos that spoof the healthcare industry’s continued reliance on pagers, fax machines and other seemingly antiquated forms of healthcare communication.

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Backline, secure texting by DrFirst, featured in MedCityNews

March 10, 2016

A leading news resource that chronicles the business of healthcare innovation has shined a spotlight on the unique approach DrFirst took at the HIMSS16 show in Las Vegas to highlight Backline, the company’s HIPAA-compliant, secure texting solution. DrFirst premiered a series of three comedy video shorts at the health IT conference that use satire to underscore the serious communication gaps that interfere with patient care and safety at hospitals throughout the country.

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Huntington Hospital and DrFirst Selected to Present on Secure Communications at the HIMSS16 Conference & Exhibition in Las Vegas

March 2, 2016

ROCKVILLE, Md.— DrFirst, a leading provider of electronic prescribing, secure texting and other SaaS software and services for healthcare, will jointly present a session on secure texting with the Chief Medical Information Officer of New York’s Huntington Hospital at the HIMSS16 Conference & Exhibition in Las Vegas.

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DrFirst Releases Rcopia 4: Next-Generation e-Medication Management

January 28, 2016

DrFirst, a leading provider of SaaS software and services for healthcare, announced today the release of Rcopia® 4, the newest version of its flagship e-medication management platform. The new release, widely available in the first quarter of 2016, offers advances in integration architecture, interface design and user customizability.

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DrFirst acquires the assets of iPrescribe.net

January 12, 2016

DrFirst, a leading provider of electronic prescribing and secure texting solutions for healthcare providers, has acquired the assets of iPrescribe.net, a mobile e-prescribing application for iOS and Android devices.

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SmartCEO Magazine Recognizes DrFirst for its Innovative, Performance-Driven Culture

December 15, 2015

DrFirst, a pioneer of e-prescribing and secure messaging solutions, was awarded SmartCEO’s Corporate Culture Award for its performance-driven culture.

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DrFirst Named One of the Fastest Growing Companies in North America on Deloitte's 2015 Technology Fast 500™ List

November 24, 2015

ROCKVILLE, Md. — DrFirst, a leading provider of e-prescribing, secure messaging and care collaboration IT solutions, is pleased to announce it has been named to Deloitte’s elite 2015 Technology Fast 500™, which identifies the 500 fastest growing, innovative North American companies in the technology, media, telecommunications, life sciences and energy tech sectors.

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DrFirst Launches myBenefitCheck Real-Time Benefit Check Capabilities to Help Patients Better Manage Medication Costs and Adherence

October 22, 2015

Rockville, MD ­– DrFirst, a leading provider of e-medication management software and services, today announced the launch of its new myBenefitCheckSM service, which provides real-time, patient-specific information to providers regarding a patient’s prescription drug benefit coverage as well as the out-of-pocket costs the patient will incur at pharmacy for prescribed medications.

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Doctors To Get Real-Time Prescription Drug Benefit Info To Cut Red Tape For Patients

October 21, 2015

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — The era of getting a prescription from your doctor, only to learn later that the medication is not covered, is coming to an end. Health and wellness company Humana Inc. (NYSE: HUM) has announced a real-time prescription drug benefit service that gives doctors information about their Humana patients’ drug coverage, pricing and network pharmacy options all while the patient is in the exam room.

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DrFirst Secures $25 Million in Financing from Goldman Sachs

October 14, 2015

Rockville, MD – DrFirst, a leading provider of healthcare IT solutions, today announced it has secured $25 million in equity financing from Goldman Sachs. With this financing, DrFirst has raised $42M in financing during the past year, including a $5M investment commitment from Savano Capital Partners and a $12M credit facility from SunTrust Bank.

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