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J M Smith Corp.

QS/1 gears up for giving at PDS Conference

QS/1 gears up for giving at PDS Conference

ORLANDO, Fla.— QS/1’s passion to give community pharmacy the resources to succeed in today’s marketplace will be on display at the annual PDS Super-Conference here this week. QS/1 will continue a tradition of honoring pharmacy staff who give so much to their communities. Conference attendees will have a chance to win a grand prize of

QS/1’s PrimeCare moving to J M Smith’s Integra

QS/1’s PrimeCare moving to J M Smith’s Integra

SPARTANBURG, S.C. — QS/1’s PrimeCare long-term care pharmacy software is being transferred to fellow J M Smith Corp. division Integra LTC Solutions. J M Smith said transition is in process, with many of details still to be finalized with input from customers and staff at Integra and QS/1. With the shift, PrimeCare will fall under

QS/1 president Tammy Devine to retire

QS/1 president Tammy Devine to retire

SPARTANBURG, S.C. — Tammy Devine, president of pharmacy software firm QS/1, plans to retire later this year. QS/1 said Tuesday that it has begun a national search for a successor to Devine, who has served as president since 2011 and has been with the J M Smith Corp. subsidiary for 35 years. “The time is

New CEO Alan Turfe takes reins at J M Smith

New CEO Alan Turfe takes reins at J M Smith

SPARTANBURG, S.C. — J M Smith Corp. has named A. Alan Turfe as chairman and chief executive officer, succeeding William Cobb, who is retiring. The pharmaceutical distribution, health care and technology company — whose businesses include Smith Drug Co., QS/1, Integral Solutions Group, RxMedic Systems, Integra LTC Solutions and Burlington Drug Co. — said Wednesday

J M Smith to acquire Burlington Drug

J M Smith to acquire Burlington Drug

SPARTANBURG, S.C. — J M Smith Corp. plans to acquire drug wholesaler Burlington Drug Co. and certain retail operations assets of Pharmacy Health Services (PHS). Financial terms of the transaction weren’t disclosed. J M Smith said Tuesday that Burlington and PHS will operate as subsidiaries when the agreement is finalized, which is expected in early

Purscell takes pharmacy post at Smith Drug

Purscell takes pharmacy post at Smith Drug

SPARTANBURG, S.C. — Smith Drug Co. has hired Brian Purscell as senior vice president of pharmacy solutions, a newly created position. The J M Smith Corp. subsidiary said Tuesday that Purscell, who joins the company from Walmart, will provide expertise to Smith Drug customers in business strategy and development, market analysis and business growth. “I

J M Smith acquires Integra NV business

J M Smith acquires Integra NV business

SPARTANBURG, S.C. — J M Smith Corp. has acquired pharmacy-related technology products and services offered by Integra NV and will manage them as a subsidiary called Integra LTC Solutions LLC. J M Smith said Tuesday that the acquisition, financial terms of which weren’t disclosed, will further enable the company to leverage best practices and explore