May 19, 2004

ROCKVILLE, MD. — MAY 19, 2004 — DrFirst announces that Rcopia – its electronic prescription writing solution – won the TEPR award for E-Prescription Management Systems. Rcopia was selected by a panel of independent judges at TEPR for “Top Honors” as the best E-Prescription Management System for 2004.

Rcopia is a simple, powerful and fast electronic prescribing system, allowing physicians to work in both wired and wireless environments through a large variety of computer and PDA systems. Doctors using Rcopia provide a higher level of patient service and safety, as well as streamlining their back-office business systems, through the efficiency of electronic medication orders.

All finalists were evaluated by a panel of independent judges and analysts and scored on a point system measuring technological excellence and the ability to provide products and services for today’s market.

The TEPR (“Toward an Electronic Patient Record”) 2004 conference and exhibition is sponsored by the Medical Records Institute, which is celebrating its 20th anniversary. The TEPR conference is one of the largest healthcare information technology conferences in the world and connects industry experts, conference attendees and exhibitors in addressing current industry trends and regulatory, practical and implementation issues in electronic healthcare.

DrFirst also provides the industries’ best secure text messaging platforms for physicians, hospitals and EMR/EHR vendors.

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