Medicat, LLC and DrFirst® Launch e-Prescribing Solution for College
May 13, 2010 - Medicat, LLC, a leading electronic medical records (EMR) and practice management software company, and DrFirst, the leader in electronic prescribing and medication reconciliation, announced today that Medicat has launched a true "end-to-end" e-prescribing solution through its integration with DrFirst's award winning GoldRx™ certified Rcopia™ e-prescribing technology.
This integration allows Medicat users to submit regulatory-compliant e-prescriptions to pharmacies through a real-time, fail-safe, clinical transaction network.
"Medicat has demonstrated its leadership in this industry by bringing the benefits of electronic prescribing to healthcare professionals," said G. Cameron Deemer, President, DrFirst, Inc. "We value their forward-thinking commitment to providing high quality information tools to improve the prescription-writing process for their providers and patients."
"DrFirst's industry-leading technology and commitment to complying with state, federal, and local government prescribing regulations will be a huge benefit to Medicat's clients," said Stacy Kottman, President and CEO of Medicat, LLC. "DrFirst's Rcopia e-prescribing will allow doctors to be one step ahead of electronic prescribing mandates, provide a higher level of patient service and safety by minimizing potential adverse drug events, and will increase staff productivity due to less time spent with pharmacy questions and renewal requests."
About MEDICAT, LLC
Medicat, LLC is the leading healthcare information technology provider for college and university student health centers. Medicat's fully integrated Electronic Medical Records - Practice Management solution is designed to support the clinical, administrative and counseling needs of today's student health centers in meeting quality of care, patient safety and workflow productivity goals. Medicat lives its corporate mission every day - "Best Product, Superb Implementation and Unsurpassed Support." For more information, please visit www.medicat.com.
DrFirst is a national provider of physician connectivity services through its award-winning, GoldRx Certified Rcopia electronic prescription management system. Founded in 2000, DrFirst creates innovative services targeted to physicians in both ambulatory and acute care environments. With a strong emphasis on products that link physicians, patients, pharmacies, and payers, DrFirst works to lower healthcare costs while improving clinical outcomes. DrFirst solutions are widely integrated with practice management and electronic medical records software through its "Open Borders" program, and the company counts among its client base physician practices, major health plans, health systems, and EMR vendors. More information about DrFirst can be found at www.drfirst.com.