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Rx30 Partners with DrFirst to deliver Secure Texting and Care Collaboration Capabilities to 4,500 Independent Pharmacies Nationwide

Rx30 Partners with DrFirst to deliver Secure Texting and Care Collaboration Capabilities to 4,500 Independent Pharmacies Nationwide

Transaction Data Systems, Inc., doing business as Rx30, and DrFirst today announced that the companies are partnering to make secure communications and care collaboration software available to the independent pharmacy marketplace. Rx30, the leader in independent pharmacy management software, and DrFirst, a leader in e-medication management software and secure communications, will integrate DrFirst’s Backline platform within the Rx30 Pharmacy Management System. Through the agreement, secure communications and care collaboration functionality will be available to Rx30 system users at approximately 4,500 independent pharmacies nationwide. “The time consumed by phone calls and faxes between pharmacists and doctors has been a huge pain point for both sides for decades” Local pharmacies play an increasingly important role in overall patient care. The frequency of traditional pharmacy-patient engagements combined with the growth of outpatient services being provided by pharmacies, such as medication therapy management (MTM), now requires pharmacists to communicate more frequently and more securely with their patients and their patients’ doctors. DrFirst will integrate private and group secure texting capabilities, automated event notifications, clinical content distribution, and other care team collaboration functionality within the Rx30 system. This will allow pharmacists to seamlessly contact and complete communications with doctors and patients directly within the Rx30 workflow. “The time consumed by phone calls and faxes between pharmacists and doctors has been a huge pain point for both sides for decades,” said Steve Wubker, president and CEO of Transaction Data Systems. “Our pharmacists are thrilled at the prospect of eliminating this hurdle and completing prescription clarifications, change requests and other tasks in minutes instead of hours. The ability to communicate securely across multiple organizations – hospitals,...