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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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University of Maryland School of Dentistry and DrFirst Team Up to Combat Opioid Abuse Using Innovative e-Prescribing and Communications Technology

March 16, 2018

ROCKVILLE, Md. — The University of Maryland School of Dentistry (UMSOD) has joined with DrFirst, the leading independent provider of e-prescribing and medication management systems in the U.S., to fight the opioid crisis that is afflicting Maryland and the country. The school’s adoption of DrFirst’s mobility suite, including iPrescribeSM and Backline®, puts academia at the forefront of the fight against opioid addiction by providing tools and education for future oral health practitioners and UMSOD alumni to access more accurate patient medication history and opioid prescribing data.

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