Our History

The New Way to succeed. advance. progress.

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 is a solutions provider that specializes in technology. Our goal is to be the customer’s preeminent business partner − focused on customer centricity − in the ever-changing and dynamic healthcare marketplace. We provide innovative and intuitive pharmacy management systems and services that help our customers remain relevant, profitable and proficient. With customers at the core of all we do, our dedicated employees develop, train and support customers through a broad network of field offices. QS/1 is committed to advanced technology. Our highly skilled team of professionals provides customers with the latest products, services and support necessary to run their businesses efficiently and gainfully. In addition, 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 business unit of the J M Smith Corporation (founded in 1944), one of the largest privately held companies in South Carolina. In 1977, founder Jim Smith recognized healthcare professionals’ need for specific software and hardware packages designed to help provide more efficient and effective care for pharmacy patients. QS/1′s first pharmacy solution was the QS/1 Pharmacy System, now known as NRx®. QS/1’s newest product, SharpRx®, is the next-generation pharmacy management system.


Our History

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

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