E-Prescribing Controlled Substances: The Time is NOW!

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Written by Irene Froehlich, Director of Marketing at DrFirst The healthcare industry has been talking about the benefits of e-prescribing for years. By now, the advantages offered to your practice and your patients—through increased workflow efficiency and reduced medication errors—are obvious. However,making e-prescribing for controlled substances (EPCS) available to physicians has proven to be more of a challenge. This has frustrated providers, patients, and loved ones of patients alike.
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The WiFi Revolution in Healthcare IT

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Written by Irene Froehlich, Director of Marketing at Dr First discussing the WiFi revolution in healthcare IT Healthcare is on the verge of a revolution in mobile technology thanks to WiFi.
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5 Stages of Collaboration in EHRs

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Written by Irene Froehlich from DrFirst on 5 Stages of Collaboration in EHRs Shahid Shah says, “It’s time for electronic health records (EHRs) to grow up.” “It’s not just about creating electronic health records and sharing them between doctors,” said Shah, software IT analyst and author of the blog The Healthcare IT Guy. “Care coordination and collaboration aren’t just about adding patient messaging and simple health records sharing— in fact, care coordination and collaboration must
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6 Reasons Why Adopting an EHR Will Increase Practice Efficiency

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Guest post from Irene Froehlich, Director of Marketing at DrFirst: Adopting an electronic health record (EHR) increases practice efficiency which translates to a profitable, organized practice that can focus on the quality of care provided to it’s patients. Here are six considerations for practices researching EHRs to improve efficiency and patient care:   Where’s The Chart? Not quickly locating a patient’s paper chart can be  frustrating and time consuming for everyone. A typical
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Infographic:The 20 Most Popular EMR Solutions

Top 20 Most Popular EMR Solutions

Infographic of the 20 most popular EMR solutions created by Capterra, Inc. Very interesting infographic that was created by Capterra solutions from examining the EMR software companies listed in their EMR Software Directory. From there, Capterra narrowed down the list by looking at web data for each of the vendors, including Alexa rankings, Compete traffic, and Google searches. While none of these are perfect indicators of popularity (particularly for B2B websites), the data gave them a way of
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HIT Interoperability with Cameron Deemer, President at DrFirst Pt. 3

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Final part of this podcast series with Cameron Deemer, President at DrFirst. Part 3 key highlights include: Future of the HIT industry mHealth Remote physician patient access LISTEN NOW USING THE PLAYER BELOW OR CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD PODCAST       This podcast is also available at our iTunes store to listen/download Don't have iTunes, click HERE to listen and download previous podcasts About Cameron Deemer:  As President of DrFirst, Mr.
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HIT Interoperability with Cameron Deemer, President at DrFirst Pt. 2

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In this second part interview podcast, HIT Consultant speaks with  Cameron Deemer, President at DrFirst provides an overview of their several offerings as part of their integrated HIT platform. This is part 2  of a 3 part podcast series with Cameron Deemer. Part 2 Key highlights include: Medication Reconciliation overview Patient Innovations overview EPCS Gold 2.0 Overview Partnership with EHR Advisor Interoperability vs. Fragmentation in the HIT Industry LISTEN NOW USING
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Interview/Podcast:HIT Interoperability with Cameron Deemer, President at DrFirst Pt. 1

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  Previously,  DrFirst has been primarily known as a leader in the e-prescribing space and the only certified solution to e-prescribe controlled substances with their EPCS Gold 2.0 product. Over the years, DrFirst Inc. has evolved into a more integrated HIT platform with their approach of promoting interoperability in integrating EMR/PMS and other health IT technology. Most importantly, DrFirst strongly believes in putting the DrFirst. In this interview podcast, HIT Consultant speaks
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Win A Night on the Town in Las Vegas at HIMSS12 with DrFirst Defender!

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  WIN A NIGHT ON THE TOWN IN LAS VEGAS! Comment creatively on the video shown below, Tweet us @DrFirst #HIMSShero, or comment on www.facebook.com/DrFirstInc to be entered into a drawing for a night on the town in Vegas at HIMSS12! 5 lucky winners will be treated to Limo, Dinner, and a Show! Confused by EHRs, Meaningful Use, medication management, federal regulations, and other health IT topics? Want more, positive clinical outcomes, greater information exchange, increased
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