Conference Circuit

QS/1 Customer Conference

QS/1 customers from around the country gathered in Louisville, Ky., to learn about the latest offerings from QS/1 in retail, long-term care, and HME, as well as to visit with vendor partners in the technology expo. The speaker program included policy and regulatory updates under the Affordable Care Act and changes to the Part D program; the newest options from QS/1 on mobile and Web technologies; understanding the independent pharmacy shopper; updates on the Drug Supply Chain Security Act; how medication synchronization impacts Five-Star Quality Ratings; as well as breakout sessions specifically for longterm care pharmacies. Everyone enjoyed a special evening of dinner in the Millionaires Row Club and twilight racing at Churchill Downs.

For a slide show of the conference, click on any of the thumbnails below.

Conference attendee Henrica Sibilo learns more about the POS system from QS/1’s John Mak.Charles Garner, left, reviews new mobile offerings from QS/1, with from left, Christina Yang, Connie Jackson and Annette Frosch, of Nash Drugs.Synergy Medical’s Kevin Combs reviews the features of the multidose filling automation.Flaviu Simihaian, right, reviews iMedicare services with Andy Popp, Smart ID Works.Nick Shanos, Suburban Pharmacy, left, with FDS’s Rich Bukovinsky.
Carol Blecha demonstrates the Pillvac system for prepackaging or repackaging medications for Jeff Bertsch, County Drug.QS/1’s Adnane Khalil, left, and Rob Hall of University of Michigan Health System Pharmacy reviewing Hall’s questions about NRx.A hallmark of the conference is time with QS/1 personnel. Here, Michael Ziegler, center right, talks with customers in the expo.QS/1’s Kristy Leonard talks with Eric Strathman, Mercy Family Pharmacy, following the presentation on NRx updates.Customers Lisa Folbrecht, Boscobel Pharmacy, and Sue Williams, Osterhaus Pharmacy.
RxMedic displayed its newest automation solution, RM200, which fills two prescriptions a minute and has been engineered to work with conventional vials as well as the TriMaxx. Here, Roger Blackwell, Upstate Pharmacy, discusses the RM200’s features with RxWendell Workman, National Park Pharmacy, right, reviews the mobile technology with QS/1’s Market Analyst Justin Buckland.Enjoying the trip to Churchill Downs are Global Payments’ Susan Gresham and Gene Hunt of Louis & Clark Drug Stores.Scott Borntreger, Harry’s Pharmacy, left, with QS/1’s Market Analyst John Frady, center, and VP, Operations, Revonda Spratt after dinner at the Millionaires Row ClubTammy Devine, QS/1 president, and Bob McFarlane with RxMedic/Eyecon, in the expo.

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