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Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): February 7, 2019
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SECTION 8 – Other Events
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On February 7, 2019, we issued a press release announcing the formation of a multi-specialty physician panel with the mission of improving the effectiveness of digital health communications delivered throughout the care continuum. A copy of the press release is attached as Exhibit 99.1 to this Current Report on Form 8-K.
The information in Item 8.01 of this Current Report on Form 8-K (including Exhibit 99.1) shall not be deemed “filed” for purposes of Section 18 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (the “Exchange Act”) or otherwise subject to the liabilities of that section, nor shall it be deemed incorporated by reference in any filing under the Securities Act of 1933 or the Exchange Act, except as expressly set forth by specific reference in such a filing.
SECTION 9 – Financial Statements and Exhibits
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|99.1||Press release, dated February 7, 2019|
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.
|/s/ Douglas Baker|
|Chief Financial Officer|
|Date: February 8, 2019|
OptimizeRx Introduces OptimizeMDs, a “Voice of the Physician” Multi-Specialty Digital Health Panel
Panel encourages physicians to provide input on industry efforts to address and improve pharma-to-provider communication
ROCHESTER, Mich., (February 7, 2019) — OptimizeRx Corp. (NASDAQ: OPRX), a leading provider of digital health messaging for the pharmaceutical industry, has formed OptimizeMDs, a multi-specialty physician panel with the mission of improving the effectiveness of digital health communications delivered throughout the care continuum.
“OptimizeRx provides technology designed to streamline and improve communications between pharma/life sciences, providers and patients,” said Miriam Paramore, president of OptimizeRx. “We established OptimizeMDs as a way to gather important and timely information about the challenges physicians face with prescribing decisions, medication affordability and patient support. We expect the lessons learned from OptimizeMDs will help us further bridge the communication gaps between pharma and provider and patient, and ultimately improve affordability and adherence.”
Learning about these gaps in healthcare from the provider perspective, the professional most closely linked to the patient, is expected to provide powerful intelligence that pharmaceutical manufacturers and EHR vendors can use to improve how and when they digitally communicate.
Most pharmaceutical industry events geared towards better engagement with healthcare providers rarely provide insights directly from them. “At a recent pharma-hosted conference with over 4,000 attendees, I was surprised there was only one panel that represented the voice of physicians,” noted Paramore. “Through OptimizeMDs, we believe we can improve digital communication in this important area by giving voice to physicians serving patients at the point-of-care and beyond. We see this enhancing brand awareness and product launches by providing our clients timely access to valuable information and physician/patient feedback.”
More than 1,200 healthcare providers have already joined the panel. They represent a broad range of practice sizes and settings, allowing OptimizeMDs to provide statistically valid insights into key questions that pharma, healthcare IT and others are looking to address.
Physicians can join OptimizeMDs today by signing up at info.optimizerx.com/optimizemds.
OptimizeRx® (NASDAQ: OPRX) is one of the nation’s leading providers of digital health messaging via electronic health records (EHRs), providing a direct channel for pharma companies to communicate with healthcare providers. The company’s cloud-based solution supports patient adherence to medications by providing real-time access to financial assistance, prior authorization, education, and critical clinical information. The company’s network is comprised of leading EHR platforms like Allscripts, Amazing Charts and Quest, and provides more than half of the ambulatory patient market with access to these benefits within their workflow at the point-of-care. For more information, follow the company on Twitter, LinkedIn or visit www.optimizerx.com.
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Doug Baker, CFO
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Nicole Brooks, Innsena Communications
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Ron Both, CMA
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