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QS/1® Selected as Early Adopter in New CMS SCRIPT Standard

Spartanburg, SC – August 29, 2018) QS/1 is pleased to be among the first pharmacy management system providers to participate in the Surescripts Early Adopter program for the new National Council for Prescription Drug Program’s (NCPDP) SCRIPT standard version 2017071. The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) is working to implement the standard in early 2020.


Personalized Pharmacotherapy

Remember wondering: When will I ever use pharmacokinetic/pharmacodynamic (PK/PD) modeling? Recall constant musing over: How will I keep my patients loyal to me? Or, how can I have a new revenue stream that ties into my professional license? Well, enter personalized and precision pharmacotherapy.


Pharmacy Trends & Insights

The year 2017 and early 2018 have been quite a whirlwind for the pharmacy industry. In terms of market performance, dollar growth remains in the low, single digits, following the Hepatitis C bubble in 2014 and 2015.


New Point-of-Sale

The customer conference was exciting for Point-of-Sale (POS) customers as I reviewed updates, demoed the new SharpPOS, and showcased our new hardware. If you were unable to attend or would like a review, here are the highlights.


Communication + Branding = Connecting with Customers

Communication is one of the key components of a successful business; communicating internally with your staff and externally with your customers and the local community you serve. It’s critical that the message you’re communicating internally aligns with the message that makes its way to the masses.


Assess Your Assets: Does Your Hardware Work for You?

It always comes back to the foundation and infrastructure. No matter how swanky the front end or conscientious the staff, if your hardware is not up to speed (figuratively and literally), or if it does not offer the functionality you need to manage your workflow and support your customers’ demands, then you are struggling unnecessarily, which can affect your profits and your business.


Pump Up Your Software for Peak Performance

Your pharmacy management software and how it handles ancillary services is the lifeline of your community or long-term care pharmacy. Every pharmacy’s goal is to grow and maximize profits while ensuring the best patient outcomes, and keeping your software up to date is a vital part of making sure you have the tools you need to reach your goals.