Springfield, Mo. – May 16, 2018 HEALTHCAREfirst, the leading provider of web-based home health and hospice software, billing and coding services, CAHPS surveys, and advanced analytics, announces an interface with HospiceRx, a national Pharmacy Benefit Management (PBM) company, owned and operated by Rite Aid Pharmacy.

This bi-directional interface provides automatic transfer of demographic, medication and allergy information between firstHOSPICE and HospiceRx saving valuable time for nurses and streamlining pharmacy orders to better accommodate patient needs.

“HEALTHCAREfirst is excited to work with HospiceRx,” said J. Kevin Porter, CEO of HEALTHCAREfirst. “Together we are both focused on helping clients provide quality end-of-life care; it only makes sense to create these efficiencies that will improve daily operations and positively impact patient care.”

“Hospices are juggling so much these days, every added feature is a huge benefit,” added Kathrine Dixon, Director of HospiceRx. “We are jointly focused on efficiencies that allow nurses instant access, with a single point of data entry, to patient information across all applicable platforms. We appreciate partners like HEALTHCAREfirst who share our mission of empowering nurses with innovative resources. This strategic partnership creates meaningful value and furthers our vision to be recognized as the best-in-class provider of innovative, visibly different hospice pharmacy management solutions.”

Customers interested in taking advantage of this opportunity of this interface to improve operations may contact either company to learn more.





HEALTHCAREfirst provides cloud based technologies and services to improve business and clinical operations for over four thousand home health and hospice providers across the United States. Based in Springfield, MO and one of the fastest growing providers of its kind, the company provides agency and clinical management software, outsourced revenue cycle management services (billing, coding and OASIS Review), CAHPS surveys, and advanced analytics, in any combination. HEALTHCAREfirst’s breadth of solutions offers agencies a single source to improve patient care, create operational efficiencies, increase profitability and simplify CMS compliance. With HEALTHCAREfirst, agencies can focus on patients instead of paperwork. For more information call 800.841.6095 or visit the company’s website at www.healthcarefirst.com.

About HospiceRx

HospiceRx is a hospice pharmacy management solution offered through MedTrakRx, a national pharmacy benefit management (PBM) company, owned and operated by Rite Aid Pharmacy. Through a wealth of experience, knowledge and an unwavering commitment to quality, HospiceRx is distinctly equipped to provide pharmacy services solutions customized specifically for hospices. HospiceRx manages all aspects of hospice pharmacy needs, allowing hospice agencies more time to focus on providing quality end-of-life care. The HospiceRx mission is to provide an enhanced prescription solution for hospice organizations while empowering nurses with innovative resources that improves their patients’ medication usage. For more information, visit www.hospice-rx.com.