(Spartanburg, SC – August 10, 2017) In a move that will greatly improve overall patient health, QS/1 has teamed with Script Management Partners (SMP) to offer pharmacies an electronic immunization reporting interface to state and local Immunization Information Systems (IIS). This interface is a turnkey solution to report all immunizations administered within each pharmacy to its respective IIS registry.
(Spartanburg, SC – August 4, 2017) QS/1 continues its effort to not only improve the health of our pharmacies’ patients, but also protect their sensitive financial information. With growing concerns of credit card data being compromised on merchant networks, QS/1 is proud to meet the stringent guidelines of the Qualified Integrators and Resellers (QIR) Program. This Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) qualification details the procedures for a secure installation and continued maintenance of payment application systems.
(Spartanburg, SC – July 27, 2017) – The Board of Directors of J M Smith Corporation has confirmed Philip J. Ryan, III as Chief Financial Officer and appointed Kevin Welch to the role of Chief Technology Officer. Ryan will also assume the role of Treasurer following the retirement of James C. Wilson, Jr. on October 1, 2017. Wilson has been employed with the company since 1987, serving first as controller before being elected Treasurer and then being named CFO.
(Spartanburg, SC – June 30, 2017) QS/1 has partnered with Updox to offer Pharmacy Connect, a web-based care coordination suite that helps pharmacists securely exchange patient information with healthcare providers and engage patients.
SPARTANBURG, S.C. (June 28, 2017) – The J M Smith Corporation has named Saul Factor, R.Ph., as its third president of QS/1, effective July 1, 2017. Factor, who brings a wealth of experience and leadership in all areas of pharmacy, was selected in an international search after current president Tammy Devine announced her decision to retire after 35 years with the company.
(Spartanburg, SC – June 2, 2017) QS/1 is excited to announce it has added another certification through Elavon to process transactions for Europay, MasterCard and Visa (EMV) compliant cards.
(Spartanburg, SC – May 23, 2017) QS/1 has partnered with Asembia to integrate Asembia1, a specialty pharmacy workflow platform that gives pharmacies a wide range of resources to offer patients access to specialty prescriptions.
SPARTANBURG, S.C. – The Board of Directors of J M Smith Corporation has named A. Alan Turfe as the new CEO and Chairman of the Board, effective March 1, 2017, following the retirement of long-time Chairman and CEO William R. Cobb. Turfe was selected by the board following a nationwide search, and brings a wealth of experience in the life sciences, medical device, e-commerce and automotive industries.
QS/1 is proud to be a participant in a pilot healthcare initiative that will enhance the role pharmacists play in providing integrated clinical services for patients. The collaboration is being facilitated by Community Care of North Carolina (CCNC) to bring together health information technology and pharmacy management providers.
(Spartanburg, SC – December 26, 2016) QS/1 has been selected as a winner of Grocery Headquarters Magazine’s 2016 Pharmacy Trailblazer Award. The magazine also named QS/1 as one of the Top Pharmacy Companies of the Year. The Pharmacy Trailblazers Award recognizes innovation within the industry.
Spartanburg, SC – January 4, 2017) As more states require stringent reporting of the dispensing of controlled substances, QS/1 is excited to be the first pharmacy management software provider to partner with Appriss Health and integrate NARxCHECK into pharmacy workflow. The Appriss PMP Gateway® provides real-time access to data collected by prescription drug monitoring programs (PDMPs). If a premium membership with Appriss is held, NARxCHECK, an analytics tool, provides insight into a patient’s controlled substance use with risk scores. All information displays without interrupting workflow.
QS/1 participated in the recent MTM and Medication Adherence Innovations Summit held in Chicago, IL. An estimated 70 healthcare professionals and industry leaders took part in an open discussion on how to improve patient adherence.