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Translational Software Inc. and DrFirst Team to Provide Pharmacogenomics-based e-Prescribing and Medication Management

November 30, 2016

BELLEVUE, Wash.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Translational Software®, Inc. (TSI), a leader in the intelligent use of genetic data for clinical decision support, today announced the company has been selected by DrFirst, a pioneer in electronic prescribing and medication management solutions, to enable pharmacogenomics (PGx)-based e-prescribing within the Rcopia® medication management system at the point of care.

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SigmaCare Partners with DrFirst to bring Secure Communications to Long-Term and Post-Acute Care Facilities Nationwide

October 31, 2016

New York, NY and Rockville, MD: SigmaCare, a leading provider of clinical, financial and customer relationship management cloud-based services and mobile applications for the long-term, post-acute care market, and DrFirst, a leader in e-medication management and secure communications, today announced they have partnered to integrate Backline®, DrFirst’s secure, HIPAA-compliant communication and care-collaboration technology, into the SigmaCare EHR platform.

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DrFirst to Integrate Backline®, its HIPAA-Compliant Messaging Platform, with Coordinated Care Oklahoma Health Information Exchange

September 19, 2016

DrFirst, a pioneer in healthcare SaaS solutions, and Coordinated Care Oklahoma (CCO) today announced a partnership to integrate Backline®, DrFirst’s secure, HIPAA-compliant communication and collaboration tool, into CCO’s extensive health information exchange (HIE).

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Readers Write: The Surgeon General’s Rallying Cry Against the Opioid Epidemic Must Also Be a Call to Arms for Healthcare IT

September 15, 2016

By Tom Sullivan, MD In a rare open letter to the nation’s doctors, U.S. Surgeon General, Vivek Murthy sounded a rallying cry to engage their greater participation in the opioid-abuse crisis afflicting our country. Missing from the Murthy’s commendable call to arms, though, was mention of the role technology plays in reducing drug diversion and doctor shopping, and providing ready access to services to support patients.

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Opioid Epidemic Must Also Be a Call to Arms for Healthcare IT

September 15, 2016

In a rare open letter to the nation’s doctors, U.S. Surgeon General, Vivek Murthy sounded a rallying cry to engage their greater participation in the opioid-abuse crisis afflicting our country. Missing from the Murthy’s commendable call to arms, though, was mention of the role technology plays in reducing drug diversion and doctor shopping, and providing ready access to services to support patients.

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Maine Medical Association Selects DrFirst’s Rcopia® and EPCS Gold® Software as Recommended E-prescribing Solution

September 12, 2016

ROCKVILLE, Md. & MANCHESTER, Me.–The Maine Medical Association (MMA) has selected DrFirst software as its recommended e-prescribing solution in the run-up to the July 1, 2017 legal deadline set by the state in requiring the electronic prescribing of opioid medications. DrFirst, a pioneer in providing e-prescribing solutions for both legend drugs and controlled substances, is one of a select handful of vendors that meet federal regulatory requirements for electronically sending controlled substance prescriptions to pharmacies.

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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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N.Y. State Mandate for e-Rx of Controlled Substances Takes Effect; What’s the Climate Like?

March 25, 2016

After a year’s delay, electronic prescribing of controlled substances — and all prescription drugs — becomes mandatory in New York state on Sunday. It’s the first state to have such a law that’s actually enforceable.

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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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