ROCKVILLE, Md., June 14, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- DrFirst, the market leader in delivering intelligent medication management solutions that improve patient safety, and the Medical Society of the State of New York (MSSNY) have announced today a partnership to bring mobile e-prescribing to MSSNY members. DrFirst, the exclusive, recognized e-prescribing vendor for MSSNY, is offering a free one-year license for MSSNY members who sign up by July 31, 2017.
The free iPrescribe license for MSSNY members includes e-prescribing for controlled substance and legend drugs; up to 24 months of patient medication history; access to patient health insurance formulary and co-pay costs; smart technology that displays commonly prescribed medications with complete prescription data based on the patient, diagnosis codes, and prescribing behaviors, as well as secure messaging with patients and the care team.
"I am pleased that MSSNY is expanding its partnership with DrFirst and, through the offering of iPrescribe, further empowering its members to securely and conveniently manage the ongoing medication needs of their patients," said Charles Rothberg, MD, MSSNY president.
Phillip Schuh, CPA, MSSNY's chief executive officer, stated "We first evaluated DrFirst and its medication management solution when we were vetting e-prescribing solutions to support our members with I-STOP compliance. iPrescribe provides our members with a mobile e-prescribing tool that gives them the same powerful functionality they've been using in their offices, with the convenience and flexibility of a mobile app."
iPrescribe is free for a one year trial period to any MSSNY member who registers by July 31, 2017. For additional details visit www.drfirst.com/MSSNYmobile.
DrFirst, the nation's leading provider of medication management solutions, enables stakeholders across the healthcare industry to intelligently utilize comprehensive real-time data and connectivity to increase their patient safety ratings, efficiency and profitability. Today, over 170,000 healthcare professionals and over 60% of Electronic Health Record vendors, depend on DrFirst's innovative software solutions to improve clinical workflows, expedite secure collaboration across a patient's care team and drive better health outcomes. The company's integrated technologies include its award-winning electronic prescribing platform, the most comprehensive medication history available, clinically specialized secure messaging, as well as patient medication adherence monitoring and benefits checking. In addition, DrFirst was the first to offer e-prescribing for controlled substances (EPCS), and is considered the industry standard for providers nationwide. For more information, please visit www.drfirst.com or connect with us @DrFirst.
Founded in 1807, the Medical Society of the State of New York is the state's principal non-profit professional organization for physicians, residents and medical students of all specialties. Its mission is to represent the interests of patients and physicians to assure quality healthcare services for all.
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