Introduction to iPrescribe

Welcome to iPrescribe, an innovative, mobile e-prescribing app developed by DrFirst! 

In this article, we will guide you through the major steps to begin e-prescribing from the app.

If you are signing up for iPrescribe through a DrFirst Account Manager or sales team member, this article does not apply.

Prerequisite: Download iPrescribe from iPrescribe.comGet Started, or the Google Play or Apple app stores. 

After completing Steps 1-4, you are ready to e-prescribe non-controlled substances! If you are a provider who will also need to electronically prescribe controlled substances (EPCS), continue to Step 5.

  • Step 5: Activate EPCS for your user account. To electronically prescribe controlled substances (EPCS), you will need to complete a multi-step process called Activate EPCS from iPrescribe's main menu.  
  • Step 6: Add Controlled Substance Tokens to Your iPrescribe Account to associate multiple authenticators that generate one-time-pins to your account. This action may prevent you from losing access to e-prescribing controlled substances in the future.
  • Step 7: Sign up for PDMP/PMP (optional). Prerequisite: Complete Step 5. If offered in your state, you may submit an in app request to see Prescription Monitoring Program (PMP)/Prescription Drug Monitoring Program (PDMP) data. 

After completing Step 6, you are ready to prescribe! To send controlled substance prescriptions to the pharmacy, you will always enter your two-factor authentication credentials.

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