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PDX Inc. and DrFirst Collaborate to Reduce Rampant Prescription Abandonment

May 8, 2019

​​​​​​​​​​By best estimates, patients who don’t adhere to their prescribed medication plans cost the U.S. health care system between $100 billion and $300 billion annually in likely avoidable healthcare services. These shocking numbers include the impact of the 20‐30 percent of prescriptions that patients abandon at pharmacies.

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mumms® Software Partners with DrFirst® to Bring Unprecedented in-EMR Prescribing: ClearScripts, to Hospice and Palliative Care

April 26, 2019

New Orleans, LA — mumms Software, the premier hospice EMR, announces today it will integrate with DrFirst, the nation’s leading provider of e-prescribing, price transparency, and medication management solutions. Unprecedented among hospice and palliative care EMRs, this in-workflow integration will give clinicians using mumms Hummingbird EMR seamless access to prescribe both legend and scheduled drugs without exiting the EMR, saving them time and improving the comfort and safety of their patients.

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DrFirst Launches California’s First-ever Integrated Technology to Tackle the Opioid Epidemic Across the Healthcare Continuum

February 6, 2019

ROCKVILLE, Md. — DrFirst, the nation’s leading provider of e-prescribing and patient medication management solutions, announced today the availability of an integrated solution with the MEDITECH Enterprise Health Record (EHR) that seamlessly connects prescribers to California’s Prescription Drug Monitoring Program (PDMP).

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Mobile Medication Management Improves Performance

December 18, 2018

Healthcare industry finance leaders face challenges today ranging from navigating an ever-evolving regulatory environment and risk-based payments to responding to the increased focus on America’s opioid epidemic. These factors are affecting how hospitals operate and how physicians care for patients, making it increasingly difficult for finance leaders to determine which initiatives to prioritize.

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Survey: Physician I.T. Leaders Say Recent Improvements to Medication Management in Hospitals Make Patients Safer

September 6, 2018

ROCKVILLE, Md. — Nearly 100 percent of chief medical information officers (CMIOs) in U.S. hospitals believe medication management improvement initiatives are having a positive impact and that patient safety issues are less likely to occur today, as compared to 5 years ago, according to a new survey from the Association of Medical Directors of Information Systems (AMDIS).

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Connecticut State Medical Society Partners with DrFirst ePrescribe to Give Members One Click Access to the Connecticut Prescription Monitoring and Reporting System

July 26, 2018

NORTH HAVEN, Conn. – The Connecticut State Medical Society (CSMS), representing more than 6,000 physicians in Connecticut, has selected DrFirst, a leading provider of e-prescribing and patient medication management solutions, as the vendor of choice for its robust e-prescribing tool, iPrescribe, for its members.

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New York State Psychiatric Association Endorses DrFirst Medication Management Tools for Use by Psychiatric Community

May 4, 2018

ROCKVILLE, Md. — The New York State Psychiatric Association (NYSPA), representing more than 3,800 practicing psychiatrists and residents throughout New York, has designated DrFirst, the nation’s leading provider of e-prescribing and medication management solutions, as the vendor of choice for cost-efficient, reliable, and robust e-prescribing tools for its members.

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DrFirst Launches Industry-First Community-wide Care Collaboration Networks in New York State

April 10, 2018

ROCKVILLE, Md. — DrFirst, a leading healthcare technology innovator, has launched a new service, “Connected Care Communities,” that helps provider organizations establish secure, real-time care collaboration networks that can include any or all healthcare providers in a given community, as well as patients.

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