Online Prescription Pilot Aims to Reduce Errors

February 25, 2003

The DrFirst system can be used on any Internet-connected device, and will also work if a doctor simply needs to fax the information…Physicians are finding that the e-prescribing system saves them time looking up drug coverage information and making prescription adjustments. It enables them to prescribe the most appropriate drugs, and also reduces the phone time that their staffs need to spend working with pharmacies…(a) solution to reduce medication errors without overhauling a doctor’s entire practice or making a major investment in new technology…Any physician should welcome a system that eliminates the potential for misinterpreted prescriptions, and that’s exactly what this system does.
>The Wall Street Journal