QS/1 Inducted into ASCP Hall of Fame
Anaheim, California - November 20, 2009 - QS/1 was inducted into the American Society of Consultant Pharmacists (ASCP) Hall of Fame Thursday night at the group’s 40th Annual Meeting and Exhibition. The reception honoring QS/1 for its service to Long-Term Care (LTC) pharmacies was held in Anaheim, California.
“For decades, QS/1 has recognized the important role pharmacy plays in the long-term care of patients,” said Bill Cobb, president of QS/1 and CEO of the J M Smith Corporation. “We have worked hard to ensure our software products help pharmacies servicing LTC facilities meet the challenges they face in an efficient and productive manner.”
Established in 1989, the ASCP Hall of Fame Award recognizes an ASCP Allied Member for its distinguished service and significant contributions to consultant pharmacy. QS/1’s PrimeCare System is an industry leader helping pharmacies meet the needs of Long-Term Care facilities and its patients. QS/1’s WebConnect product provides access to specific patient data for LTC facilities.
“We are excited that QS/1 will receive the ASCP’s Hall of Fame Award this year,” said John Feather, ASCP Executive Director and CEO. “QS/1 has demonstrated an exemplary partnership with ASCP to achieve our mission to provide leadership, education, advocacy, and resources enabling consultant and senior care pharmacists to enhance quality of care and quality of life for older individuals through the provision of pharmaceutical care and the promotion of healthy aging.”
ASCP recognizes one member each year with the Hall of Fame induction. Past inductees include Eli Lilly, Johnson & Johnson, and Bristol-Myers Squibb.
The American Society of Consultant Pharmacists is an international professional association that provides leadership, education, advocacy, and resources to advance the practice of consultant and senior care pharmacy. ASCP’s 7,000 members manage and improve drug therapy and improve the quality of life of geriatric patients and other individuals residing in a variety of environments, including nursing facilities, sub-acute care and assisted living facilities, psychiatric hospitals, hospice programs, and in-home and community-based care. Visit ASCP’s website at www.ascp.com.
QS/1, a complete healthcare automation solutions provider, serves pharmacies and HME businesses. QS/1 is a division of the J M Smith Corporation, the fourth largest privately held company in South Carolina. For additional information about QS/1, visit the website at www.qs1.com, or call 1-800-231-7776.