J M Smith Corporation News

J M Smith Leadership Featured on Recent Edition of the Pharmacy Podcast Show

Turfe, Factor, Welch Discuss Company, Industry Developments

The nation’s leading podcast covering the pharmacy industry recently featured an in-depth interview with J M Smith Corporation leadership. read more

J M Smith Corporation Announces Leadership Team Changes

Saul Factor, RPh named President, Smith Drug Company and Burlington Drug Company; Kevin Welch named President, Integra LTC Solution, LLC and QS/1

J M Smith Corporation has announced that its leading innovative technology solutions will now be under the leadership of Kevin Welch. Saul Factor, RPh, who was the President of QS/1, will lead the wholesale distribution business units Smith Drug Company and Burlington Drug Company. read more

J M Smith Applauds the Declaration of the Opioid Epidemic as a National Emergency

This is a complex issue, and, like the Centers for Disease Control, the Food and Drug Administration and other experts working in the field, we believe that any solution must be multi-faceted to be effective.

J M Smith Corporation is committed to helping end the opioid epidemic facing the US., and supports the declaration, made by President Trump, of a public health emergency. Recognizing that illegal drug use is a crisis in our country, we applaud efforts to eliminate drug diversion, abuse and other illegal activity related to prescription drugs. We work closely with a variety of government agencies to ensure that appropriate measures are in place to safeguard the security, safety and legality of prescription medication as part of our commitment to being part of the solution to this epidemic. read more

J M Smith on Pharmacy Podcast


Leaders from J M Smith Corporation, QS/1 and Integra LTC Solutions discuss the transition of PrimeCare® to Integra. The development of an LTC Center of Excellence will allow the J M Smith family of companies to better meet the unique needs of the Long-Term Care Market. read more

Customer-driven Strategic Realignment Hones Focus in Long Term Care Market

CTO Kevin Welch assumes leadership of all Long Term Care Technology Solutions

PrimeCare, the most comprehensive long term care (LTC) pharmacy software in America, will transition to the leadership of Kevin Welch and Integra LTC Solutions. The move will further sharpen customer focus within both QS/1 and Integra.

“Long Term Care customers have been asking for focus on their needs,” said Kevin Welch, CTO, J M Smith Corporation and President, Integra LTC Solutions. “More than two-thirds of the Long Term Care market has chosen to work with us on one or more systems now being serviced by Integra. We value their trust and are dedicating resources to ensure their success.” read more

South Carolina’s Third-Largest Privately Held Company Names CFO, CTO

James C. Wilson Jr. to retire after 30 years with the company

SPARTANBURG, S.C. – 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. read more

QS/1 Names New President

Saul Factor, RPh to head software solutions leader

SPARTANBURG, S.C. – J M Smith Corporation has named Saul Factor, RPh as the new 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 earlier this year. read more

J M Smith Announces New CEO

The Board of Directors of J M Smith Corporation has named A. Alan Turfe as the new CEO and Chairman of the Board.

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. read more

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