203 percent revenue growth driven by disruptive technology transforming clinical workflow, patient care and interoperability

November 24, 2015

ROCKVILLE, Md. — DrFirst, a leading provider of e-prescribing, secure messaging and care collaboration IT solutions, is pleased to announce it has been named to Deloitte’s elite 2015 Technology Fast 500™, which identifies the 500 fastest growing, innovative North American companies in the technology, media, telecommunications, life sciences and energy tech sectors.


The Fast 500 award is bestowed upon companies displaying technological innovation, entrepreneurship and rapid growth. The list identified companies that experienced outstanding, sustained revenue growth from 2011 to 2014, during which DrFirst experienced 203 percent growth.


“We are honored to be recognized by Deloitte as a fast-growing, pioneering solutions provider,” said G. Cameron Deemer, president of DrFirst. “This year we have realized unprecedented opportunity and market success, driven by a commitment to innovation and reliability across a wide array of clinical software and support services.”


DrFirst partners with more than 330 EMR/EHR/HIS vendors and has an extensive customer base of providers, pharmacies, hospitals and post-acute care facilities employing its secure messaging solution, Backline®, and its e-prescribing solutions, EPCS GoldSM and Rcopia®.

“The 2015 Deloitte Technology Fast 500 winners have demonstrated remarkable innovation and at the same time have had a profound impact on businesses large and small,” said Sandra Shirai, principal, Deloitte Consulting LLP and U.S. technology, media and telecommunications leader.


The award caps a period of tremendous growth for DrFirst, which has raised $42 million in financing so far this year. Most recently, DrFirst announced in October it had secured $25 million in equity financing from Goldman Sachs. Earlier this year, the company also secured a $5 million investment commitment from Savano Capital Partners and a $12 million credit facility from SunTrust Bank. DrFirst will use the new capital to expand its sales and marketing resources, as well as its development resources for existing and new products, and for other strategic initiatives.


“This award underscores our commitment to driving innovation and user-friendly solutions that improve clinical outcomes, strengthen healthcare technology interoperability and assure provider and patient security,” Deemer said.



About DrFirst

DrFirst ( pioneers secure messaging and e-prescribing solutions that inform the doctor-patient point of encounter, optimizing provider access to patient information, enhancing the doctor’s clinical view of the patient, and improving care delivery and clinical outcomes. Our growth is driven by a commitment to innovation, security and reliability across a wide array of services, including medication management and secure communications. We are proud of our track record of service to over 330 EMR/EHR/HIS partners and an extensive network of providers, pharmacies, hospitals and post-acute care facilities. Connect with us on Twitter @DrFirst.


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