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HIStalk Interviews G. Cameron Deemer, President, DrFirst

October 17, 2017

Mr. HISTalk interviews G. Cameron Deemer, president of DrFirst, about drug price transparency and the use of technology in fighting opioid abuse. Read More

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The Importance of FHIR in Closing Medication Data Visibility Gaps

October 11, 2017

Written by Kunal Agarwal, vice president of product solutions, DrFirst   If you have ever baked a cake from scratch, you can appreciate the value of a well-documented recipe. Consider how your cake might turn out if your recipe is incomplete and missing key details such as the number of eggs or the amount of sugar.

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Utilizing Secure Messaging in Disaster Recovery Planning

September 25, 2017

Healthcare organizations of all sizes know that it is important to hope for the best, but plan for the worst. Secure messaging tools are becoming an increasingly popular option for that approach, as it can give clinicians a quick and efficient way to securely transmit information.

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UnitedHealthcare and DrFirst set out to change the drug prescribing experience

September 14, 2017

Price transparency: It’s a crucial part of any industry, and healthcare is no exception. From a patient perspective, knowing the price tag on medications is particularly significant. With that in mind, Minnetonka, Minnesota-based UnitedHealthcare has launched PreCheck MyScript, an online solution that simplifies the prescribing process.

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DrFirst Enables Free Mobile Medication Management Tool for Prescribers Affected by Hurricanes Harvey and Irma

September 8, 2017

Rockville, MD – Hurricane Irma is expected to cause catastrophic destruction across Puerto Rico, Florida, and possibly other states, even as the Gulf Coast is working to recover from Hurricane Harvey. Many healthcare facilities and pharmacies are already unavailable for extended periods, and others soon will be.

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UnitedHealthcare Simplifies Drug Prescribing Experience for Care Providers and Patients with PreCheck MyScript

September 5, 2017

MINNETONKA, Minn. – UnitedHealthcare, a UnitedHealth Group (NYSE: UNH) company, is making it easier and quicker for care providers to prescribe medications for their patients through a new online solution called PreCheck MyScript. With more than 4 billion prescriptions filled in the United States in 2016, writing a prescription is one of the most common activities in a routine office visit.

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