Health IT solution firm DrFirst raises $25M from Goldman Sachs


Health IT solution provider DrFirst secured $25 million from Goldman Sachs, bringing the total funds raised to date to $42 million. Earlier rounds included investments from Savano Capital Partners ($5 million) and SunTrust Bank (credit facility worth $12 million).

The company’s solutions and services are designed to optimize healthcare provider access to patient information, improve the doctor’s clinical view of the patient at the time of care, and enable more effective, efficient administration and collaboration across a patient’s circle of caregivers. Its service areas include: Medication History, E-prescribing, Secure Messaging, Clinical Data Sharing, Patient Behavioral Education, Medication Adherence.

DrFirst will use the new capital to expand its sales and marketing resources, as well as its development resources for both existing and new products, and for other strategic initiatives.

“We have always been focused on developing technology solutions that close gaps in efficiency, accuracy and safety surrounding patient-provider points of encounter,” said G. Cameron Deemer, president of DrFirst. “Our relationship with Goldman Sachs enables our continued commitment to address these challenges by delivering software that improves clinical outcomes, strengthens healthcare technology interoperability, and assures patient safety.”