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Jul 16, 2019, 07:01 ET 1,000+ Maryland Prescribers Now Use DrFirst's iPrescribe (SM) to Access the State's PDMP and Keep Patients Safer

More than 1,000 Maryland prescribers are making more informed prescribing decisions since adopting DrFirst's mobile medical management platform,...


Apr 30, 2019, 07:01 ET Opioid Crisis Survey: 20% of Patients Face Trouble Obtaining Controlled Substance Prescriptions

According to a DrFirst sponsored survey, 48% of consumers have been prescribed an opioid-based medication in the last five years, and, nearly...


Apr 23, 2019, 08:01 ET DrFirst Structures a New $17 Million Commercial Financing Facility with SunTrust

DrFirst, the nation's leading provider of e-prescribing, price transparency, and medication management solutions, announced today that it has...


Mar 12, 2019, 07:01 ET Missouri Health Connection and DrFirst Partner to Expand and Improve State-Wide Access to Life-Saving Medication History Data

DrFirst, the nation's leading provider of e-prescribing, price transparency, and medication management solutions, announced today that it has...


Mar 05, 2019, 07:02 ET DrFirst Leads the Way Towards Helping EHR Companies Seamlessly Achieve NCPDP SCRIPT 2017071 Certification

DrFirst, the nation's leading provider of e-prescribing, price transparency, and medication management solutions, today announced that its flagship...


Feb 12, 2019, 07:03 ET Survey: Patients Prefer Secure Texting Over Patient Portal Communication From Their Physicians

Only 10 percent of patients prefer to receive physician communications via patient portals, whereas twice that many (19.6 percent) favor receiving...


Feb 07, 2019, 07:01 ET DrFirst Launches California's First-ever Integrated Technology to Tackle the Opioid Epidemic Across the Healthcare Continuum

DrFirst, the nation's leading provider of e-prescribing and patient medication management solutions, announced today the availability of an...


Jan 23, 2019, 07:01 ET Survey: More than Half of Consumers Lack Confidence in Their Ability to Properly Take New Medications as Directed

More than half of consumers lack confidence in their ability to properly take new medications as directed, according to a survey released today by...


Oct 30, 2018, 07:02 ET Survey: Nearly Half of Consumers Have Abandoned a Prescription at the Pharmacy Because it Was Too Expensive

Nearly half of consumers have abandoned a medication prescribed by their physician because it was too expensive, according to a survey released today ...


Oct 17, 2018, 07:03 ET DrFirst Executive Linda Fischer to Discuss the Critical Need for Disaster Recovery Technologies at This Week's Connected Health Conference

Healthcare systems are not immune to the devastating impact of natural disasters and other crises, as evidenced by the recent hurricanes that wreaked ...


Sep 26, 2018, 07:03 ET Centric Home Health & Hospice Advances Care Coordination with Backline, DrFirst's Secure Communication Platform

DrFirst, a nationally ranked provider of medication management and secure communications solutions, today announced that Centric Home Health &...


Sep 12, 2018, 07:03 ET Hurricane Warning: Survey Reveals Healthcare Organizations Doubt Their Disaster Plans are Up to the Task

As Hurricane Florence hurtles toward the East Coast, a new survey reveals that only slightly more than half of healthcare providers believe their...


Sep 06, 2018, 07:03 ET Survey: Physician I.T. Leaders Say Recent Improvements to Medication Management in Hospitals Make Patients Safer

Nearly 100 percent of chief medical information officers (CMIOs) in U.S. hospitals believe medication management improvement initiatives are having a ...


Jun 06, 2018, 07:03 ET DrFirst Helps Clinicians Personalize Treatment Plans Through Genomics Testing

DrFirst, a nationally ranked provider of medication management and secure communications solutions, has added a new pharmacogenomics (PGx) capability ...


May 29, 2018, 07:03 ET DrFirst Showcases Medication Management Best Practices at the 2018 International Medical Users Software Exchange (MUSE) Conference

DrFirst, a nationally ranked provider of medication management and secure communications solutions, is pleased to announce it will be exhibiting at...


May 27, 2018, 07:03 ET South Okanagan General Hospital Strengthens the Best Possible Medication Histories Using DrFirst's Patient Medication History Service with PharmaNet Data in MEDITECH EHR

DrFirst Healthcare Innovations, Inc., the Canadian subsidiary of DrFirst, a leading provider of patient medication management solutions, announced...


May 04, 2018, 08:40 ET New York State Psychiatric Association Endorses DrFirst Medication Management Tools for Use by Psychiatric Community in New York State

The New York State Psychiatric Association (NYSPA), representing more than 3,800 practicing psychiatrists and residents throughout New York, has...


Apr 24, 2018, 07:03 ET DrFirst's Vice President of Product Strategy and CHIME Opioid Task Force Member to Speak at Critical Connections' Opioid Crisis Symposium

DrFirst, the nation's leading provider of e-prescribing and medication management solutions, announced today that Linda Fischer, the company's vice...


Mar 16, 2018, 01:16 ET University of Maryland School of Dentistry and DrFirst Team Up to Combat Opioid Abuse Using Innovative e-Prescribing and Communications Technology

The University of Maryland School of Dentistry (UMSOD) has joined with DrFirst, the leading independent provider of e-prescribing and medication...


Mar 14, 2018, 12:46 ET Maryland Lt. Gov. Rutherford to Meet with Healthcare Leadership at DrFirst to Tackle the Opioid Crisis through Compliance with the Coming PDMP Mandate

DrFirst, the nation's leading provider of e-prescribing and medication management solutions, announced today that Maryland Lt. Gov. Boyd Rutherford,...


Mar 07, 2018, 07:03 ET DrFirst, Imprivata and Forward Advantage Collaborate to Deliver Innovations in Controlled Substance E-Prescribing to MEDITECH Users

DrFirst, Imprivata and Forward Advantage today announced their collaboration to deliver new enhancements to the controlled substance e-prescribing...


Mar 06, 2018, 07:03 ET DrFirst Showcases Its 4th Generation Intelligent E-prescribing Mobile App, iPrescribe, with Secure EPCS, PDMP Opioid Visibility and Market-Leading Benefit Check at HIMSS18

HIMSS Conference, Booth #1668 — DrFirst, the market leader in e-prescribing and medication management solutions, will feature its new mobile...


Feb 27, 2018, 07:03 ET MedChi Teams up with DrFirst and CRISP to Tackle the Opioid Crisis in Maryland

Two of Maryland's most innovative healthcare organizations have joined forces to give Maryland prescribers a mobile tool to efficiently access...


Feb 09, 2018, 07:03 ET DrFirst Launches First Ever Intelligent E-prescribing Mobile App to Combat Opioid Over-Prescribing and Increase Medication Adherence

DrFirst, the market leader in e-prescribing and medication management solutions, today announced the launch of iPrescribeSM, a mobile app that allows ...


Feb 06, 2018, 07:03 ET DrFirst's myBenefitCheck Surpasses 6,000,000 Price Transparency and Electronic Prior Authorization Transactions

DrFirst, the nation's leading provider of e-prescribing and medication management solutions, is pleased to announce that its industry-leading benefit ...