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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., November 23, 2015 — 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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Rx30 Partners with DrFirst to Deliver Secure Texting and Care Collaboration Capabilities to 4,500 Independent Pharmacies Nationwide

October 9, 2015

DrFirst’s Backline® to be Integrated into Rx30’s Pharmacy System to Enable Rapid, HIPAA-Compliant Communications between Pharmacists, Doctors and Patients Partnership Marks the Industry’s First Roll-out of Clinical Communications and Collaboration Software across Pharmacy Systems   Ocoee, FL & Rockville, MD – Transaction Data Systems, Inc., doing business as Rx30, and DrFirst today announced that the companies are partnering to make secure communications and care collaboration software available to the independent pharmacy marketplace.

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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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