DrFirst provides technology and consulting services for the healtcare industry, including e-prescribing, price transparency, and medication management solutions, which help connect patients, healthcare providers, pharmacies, and other medical professionals. Read more

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DrFirst provides technology and consulting services for the healtcare industry, including e-prescribing, price transparency, and medication management solutions, which help connect patients, healthcare providers, pharmacies, and other medical professionals. Read more

James F. Chen's photo - Chairman & CEO of DrFirst

Chairman & CEO

James F. Chen

CEO Approval Rating

82/100

Founded:

2000

Status:

PrivateIndependent Company

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Surescripts is DrFirst's #1 competitor. Surescripts was founded in Arlington, Virginia} in 2001. Surescripts operates in the Electronic Health Record (EHR) industry. Compared to DrFirst, Surescripts generates $27.5M less revenue.

Practice Fusion is one of DrFirst's top competitors. Practice Fusion was founded in 2005 in San Francisco, California. Practice Fusion operates in the Internet Software industry. Practice Fusion generates $106M more revenue than DrFirst.

RXNT is a top competitor of DrFirst. RXNT was founded in 1999, and is headquartered in Annapolis, Maryland. RXNT is in the Enterprise Software industry. RXNT generates $55M less revenue vs. DrFirst.

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Acquisitions

COMPANY ACQUIRED
ACQUISITION DATE
AMOUNT
DESCRIPTION
VisibilityRx

Jan 2017

Source »
undisclosed
VisibilityRx is a provider of clinical trial recruitment services to life sciences, clinical research organizations and pharmacies.
The IN Group, Inc.

May 2016

Source »
undisclosed
The IN Group offers information systems, workflow redesign consulting, report writing, regulatory and support services to the healthcare industry.

These are all the companies that DrFirst has acquired. DrFirst has acquired 2 companies and its latest acquisition was VisibilityRx in Jan 2017. VisibilityRx is a provider of clinical trial recruitment services to life sciences, clinical research organizations and pharmacies.

DrFirst Funding History

$10M$50.5M$67.5M

Since DrFirst was founded in 2000, it has participated in 6 rounds of funding. In total DrFirst has raised $67.5M. DrFirst's last funding round was on Dec 2019 for a total of $50.0K

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FUNDING DATE

AMOUNT

INVESTORS

Grant
Dec 2019
$50K

The NCPDP Foundation

Debt
Apr 2019
$17M
Equity
Oct 2015
$25M
Debt
Sep 2015
$12M
Equity
Mar 2015
$3.5M
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Since DrFirst was founded in 2000, it has participated in 6 rounds of funding. In total DrFirst has raised $67.5M. DrFirst's last funding round was on Dec 2019 for a total of $50.0K

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These are all the companies that DrFirst has invested in. DrFirst has invested 2 companies and its latest investment was VisibilityRx in Jan 2017. VisibilityRx is a provider of clinical trial recruitment services to life sciences, clinical research organizations and pharmacies.

DrFirst News

July 28, 2020Baltimore Citybizlist

DrFirst Partners With PointClickCare

May 19, 2020Associated Press News

DrFirst's iPrescribe Wins 2020 MedTech Breakthrough Award for Medication Management Innovation

Press release content from Business Wire. The AP news staff was not involved in its creation.... See more »
May 4, 2020Biometric Update

Biometrics-enhanced systems help doctors provide contactless services amid COVID-19

A new partnership between ID.me and DrFirst enables healthcare providers using the iPrescribe mobile ... See more »
May 4, 2020Associated Press News

DrFirst Makes Telehealth Available to 100K+ Healthcare Providers Nationwide Through Integrated Vendor Partnerships

Press release content from Business Wire. The AP news staff was not involved in its creation.... See more »
April 30, 2020MarketScreener

and ID.me Simplify Identity Verification for Clinicians Using iPrescribe

(marketscreener.com) E-Prescribing Registration Process Reduced From Days to Minuteshttps://www.marke... See more »
April 28, 2020MarketScreener

Mobilizes "Healthcare Without Walls," Scaling Virtual Care for COVID-19 Patients and Protecting Healthcare Workers

(marketscreener.com) Backline Platform Expands Healthcare Capacity Within Hours, Providing Telehealth... See more »
March 11, 2020Medical Buyer

DrFirst & GoHipo Partner To Combat Substance Abuse Relapse Via Mobile Telehealth

Relapse rates for people recovering from substance abuse are between 40% and 60%, but health IT vendo... See more »

DrFirst Blogs

December 1, 2020DrFirst Blog

PDMP: What Is It?

PDMPs, or prescription drug monitoring programs (sometimes shortened to PMP), were created by individ... See more »
November 24, 2020DrFirst Blog

Quality Outcomes Depend on Interoperability

In 2007, the Institute for Healthcare Improvement (IHI) introduced the Triple Aim as a framework to h... See more »
November 4, 2020DrFirst Blog

Protected: Nominations Now Open for the Healthiverse Heroes Award

There is no excerpt because this is a protected post.The post Protected: Nominations Now Open for the... See more »
October 23, 2020DrFirst Blog

CMS ADT E-Notification Mandate: 5 Keys to Better Care Coordination

It just makes sense: When a patient is discharged from the hospital or transferred to another care fa... See more »
October 15, 2020DrFirst Blog

The CMS ADT Mandate Is Coming. Are You Ready?

Are you ready to share admissions, discharge and transfer (ADT) data with other providers in 2021? Sh... See more »
September 28, 2020DrFirst Blog

The Healthiverse and Pharmaceutical Companies - Educating Patients and Decreasing Non-Adherence

This blog is part of a series introducing the concept of the Healthiverse, explaining why it's essent... See more »
August 31, 2020DrFirst Blog

The Healthiverse and EHRs - Enabling Interoperability in a Consolidating Healthcare Industry

This blog is part of a series introducing the concept of the Healthiverse, explaining why it's essent... See more »

DrFirst Press Releases

July 14, 2020Business Wire

DrFirst Urges DEA to Modernize Solutions for EPCS

ROCKVILLE, Md.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--DrFirst, a healthcare technology pioneer, is urging the Drug Enforce... See more »
July 10, 2020PRZOOM

Frost & Sullivan Recognizes DrFirst for Solutions Providing Secure Communication, Collaboration, and Real-Time Access to Patient

PRZOOM - Newswire (press release) - Thu, 09 Jul 2020 00:00:00 -0400, Santa Clara CA United States - D... See more »
June 30, 2020PR Newswire

DrFirst's Next-Generation SmartSig 2.0 Solution Improves the Quality of Medication History to Help Protect Patients from Adverse Drug Events

ROCKVILLE, Md., June 30, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Healthcare technology pioneer DrFirst today announced t... See more »
June 23, 2020Business Wire

DrFirst and Interlace Health Join Forces to Deliver the Secure Technology Needed to Better Share Information Before and After Care to Avoid Treatment Delays and Increase Efficiency

ROCKVILLE, Md. & ST. LOUIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--A new partnership between DrFirst and Interlace Health w... See more »
June 18, 2020PR Newswire

DrFirst and MARQUIS Med Rec Collaborative Partnering to Help End Error-Prone Medication Reconciliation Processes

ROCKVILLE, Md. and BOSTON, June 18, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Adverse drug events (ADEs) caused by medicat... See more »
April 23, 2020StreetInsider

Twelve State Medical Societies Partner With DrFirst to Help Prevent Spread of Novel Coronavirus

ROCKVILLE, Md.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- State medical societies around the country are collaborating with D... See more »
March 4, 2020StreetInsider

New Telehealth Capability Helps Healthcare Providers Connect with Patients and Other Clinicians in Novel Ways

ROCKVILLE, Md. and SANTA CLARA, Calif., March 4, 2020 /PRNewswire/...... See more »

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9420 Key West Avenue Suite 101

Rockville, Maryland20850

301-231-9510

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Overview

DrFirst provides technology and consulting services for the healtcare industry, including e-prescribing, price transparency, and medication management solutions, which help connect patients, healthcare providers, pharmacies, and other medical professi...

CEO

DrFirst's Chairman & CEO, James F. Chen, currently has an approval rating of 82%. DrFirst's primary competitors are Surescripts, Practice Fusion & RXNT.

Website

drfirst.com

Frequently Asked Questions about DrFirst

  1. When was DrFirst founded?

    DrFirst was founded in 2000
  2. Who is DrFirst's CEO?

    DrFirst's CEO is James F. Chen
  3. How much revenue does DrFirst generate?

    DrFirst generates $75M in revenue
  4. How much funding does DrFirst have?

    DrFirst has historically raised $67.5M in funding
  1. Where is DrFirst's headquarters?

    DrFirst's headquarters is in Rockville Maryland, USA
  2. How many employees does DrFirst have?

    DrFirst has 300 employees
  3. What sector does DrFirst operate in?

    DrFirst is in Health Care Technology
  4. Who are DrFirst's competitors?

    DrFirst's top competitors are Surescripts, Practice Fusion, RXNT