Our History

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Providing the industry’s best pharmacy management software for community pharmacies, chain pharmacies, long-term care pharmacies and home medical equipment providers.


Who We Are

QS/1 furnishes products, services and support to a variety of healthcare providers with a primary focus on delivering the industry’s best pharmacy management software for community pharmacies, chain pharmacies, long-term care pharmacies and home medical equipment suppliers. Over 500 employees develop, train and support our customers through our broad network of North American field offices. Also, QS/1’s Governmental Solutions provides software and services for state and local governments, law enforcement departments, judicial offices, municipal utilities and more. QS/1 is a division of the J M Smith Corporation (1944), one of the largest privately-held companies in South Carolina. In 1977, the company recognized healthcare professionals’ need for specific software and hardware packages designed to help provide more efficient and effective care for customers and pharmacy patients. QS/1′s first system was the QS/1 Pharmacy System, now known as NRx®, and was designed for the independent pharmacy market.

QS/1 is committed to advanced technology. Our highly-skilled team of professionals provides customers with the latest products, services and support necessary to efficiently and profitably run their businesses.


Our History

  • Smith Drug Company
  • Data Processing
  • Mr. James M. Smith, Sr.
  • Original Smith Drug in Asheville, NC

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