2020 Buyers Guide

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QS/1 provides software for independent, chain, outpatient, and HME businesses and integrated solutions, including POS, IVR, document management, mobile and delivery apps, synchronization, and HME billing.

Newest product or service: QS/1 is constantly improving its pharmacy management systems, services, and interfaces through regular product enhancements and by establishing new relationships with industry partners.

What Is Pharmacy's Highest Clinical Priority? The advancement of eCare plans.

Contact Details
201 West St. John St., Spartanburg, SC, 29306
(866) 548.9190
marketing@qs1.com
www.qs1.com

Blog: ​www.qs1.com/blog​​​

Markets Served

  • Independents and Small Chains
  • Regional Chains
  • Mail Order
  • Specialty
  • Hospital Outpatient
  • Assisted Living
  • Long-term Care (closed door and combo)
  • Government
  • Central-fill

Products and Services

Products (i.e., something that is designed and supported in-house)

  • Pharmacy Management System
  • Workflow System
  • Will-call Bin Management
  • Chain Host (e.g. centralized patient, drug, and other databases, as well as other centralized management tools)
  • POS (Point-of-Sale) System
  • Portable/Mobile POS Terminal
  • E-Signature Capture
  • DME MAC/Medicaid Billing/Claims Submission
  • Medication Therapy Management (MTM) Documentation and Billing
  • Documentation and Billing for Immunizations
  • Data Analytics/Business Intelligence
  • Patient Communications Management (e.g. IVR, text, email or other outbound and inbound communications tools)
  • Patient Web Portal (for profile review)
  • Mobile Smart Device Apps
  • Full Document Management (e.g., paperless send/receive, auto-routing, central storage/retrieval, etc.)
  • Mobile Delivery Tracking
  • Automated Counting
  • Barcode Scanning
  • Compounding Software
  • Long-Term Care Software
  • Adherence Tools (software based)
  • Preedit Services
  • Off-Site Backup/Recovery
  • 340B Revenue and Inventory Accounting
  • Pharmacy Inventory Control System
  • Data Management (e.g., conversion, archiving, decommissioning, analysis, etc.)
  • Multi-drug Interaction Review
  • Meds to Beds
  • DIR Fee Management
  • Medicare Part B Compliance

Interfaces (i.e. products or services from other vendors)

  • Workflow System
  • Will-call Bin Management
  • Chain Host (e.g. centralized patient, drug, and other databases, as well as other centralized management tools)
  • POS (Point-of-Sale) System
  • DME MAC/Medicaid Billing/Claims Submission
  • Medication Therapy Management (MTM) Documentation and Billing
  • Documentation and Billing for Immunizations
  • Data Analytics/Business Intelligence
  • Patient Communications Management (e.g. IVR, text, email or other outbound and inbound communications tools)
  • Patient Web Portal (for profile review)
  • Mobile Smart Device Apps
  • Full Document Management (e.g., paperless send/receive, auto-routing, central storage/retrieval, etc.)
  • Mobile Delivery Tracking
  • Automated Counting
  • Robotic Dispensing
  • Telepharmacy
  • Specialty Pharmacy Software
  • Adherence Tools (software based)
  • Adherence Packaging
  • Preedit Services
  • Drug Visuals (Image of product dispensed as part of quality assurance process)
  • Off-Site Backup/Recovery
  • 340B Revenue and Inventory Accounting
  • Pharmacy Inventory Control System
  • Purchasing Support System
  • Prescription Pricing
  • Electronic Prior Authorizations
  • Translation for LEP patients
  • Prescriber Validation/Verification
  • Electronic medication administration record (eMAR)
  • Pharmacy Electronic Health Record (EHR) or Care Documentation Module
  • Data Management (e.g., conversion, archiving, decommissioning, analysis, etc.)
  • Pharmacogenetic Test and/or Review
  • Meds to Beds
  • DIR Fee Management
  • Clinical Services Support
  • Medicare Part B Compliance

Number of State Registries with Which System Can Exchange Immunization Records

50

Platforms And Data Exchange Standards Supported

  • Windows
  • Software-as-a-Service (SaaS)
  • SQL
  • XML
  • iOS
  • Android
  • EDI with Wholesalers
  • HL7
  • Pharmacists e-Care Plan (www.cpesn.com/ecare-plan/)
  • DIRECT Secure Messaging (wiki.directproject.org)

Ratio of Customers to Support Staff

25:1

Product Specifics

Pharmacy Management System Base Features

  • Workflow
  • E-Signature Capture
  • DME MAC/Medicaid Billing/Claims Submission
  • Medication Therapy Management (MTM) Documentation and Billing
  • Documentation and Billing for Immunizations
  • Customizable clinical and operational edits/logic
  • Patient Web Portal (for profile review)
  • Barcode Scanning
  • Compounding Software
  • Specialty Pharmacy Software
  • 340B Revenue and Inventory Accounting
  • Prescription Pricing
  • Prescription Synchronization
  • Patient Reminder Tools
  • DIR Fee Management

Point-of-Sale (POS) System Features

  • Perpetual inventory
  • Price updates
  • Multiple-vendor EDI ordering
  • Customer loyalty programs
  • Pseudoephedrine sales log/reporting
  • EMV-compliant hardware
  • Point-to-point encryption of payment data
  • Near field communication (NFC) payments

NFC Payment Apps Supported

  • Apple Pay
  • Google Pay

Product/Service Features

Will-call Bin Management

LED indicators individualized to employee or location
Return-to-stock feature​
Unique lighting signals location for employee, prevents mismatch, and links family members

Data Analytics/Business Intelligence

Flexible reporting capabilities​
Export almost any field in the QS/1 system into several different formats

Patient Communications Management

Inbound/outbound IVR
IVR/web/mobile refill requests
Outbound patient communications via phone/text/email
Refill reminders
Ready-for-pickup notifications

Mobile App

Pharmacy location specifics
Ordering refills
Order status
Allowing patients to access their medication profiles

Full Document Management

E.g., paperless send/receive, auto-routing, central storage/retrieval, etc.

Real-time reporting​
Cloud faxing​
Track performance trends​
Quick access order status
Audit preparation

Software for Compounding Pharmacy

Compound templates
IV worksheet​
Ingredient-level billing​
Prescription-specific custom compounds

Software for Long-term Care Pharmacy

Cycle filling/billing
Medication administration
Physician orders
Resupply requests

Software-based Adherence Support

Automation of outbound patient calls
Patient text messaging
Patient emails
Patient access to educational materials
Adherence scorecards/reporting
Predictive modeling
Synchronized refills
Telepharmacy for counseling interactions with patients
Support for meds to beds programs

Adherence Systems Support Post-sale

Training

Claims Preedit Services

AWP check
DAW code check
NDC/DAW code validity
NDC validation
Rx origin code

340B Revenue And Inventory Accounting

Virtual or physical inventory tracking
Automatic ordering and receiving based on record type
Multiple wholesaler price comparison
Multiple interfaces to other 340B vendors
Ability to flag a drug/item as 340B
Maintains separate wholesaler accounts

Pharmacy Inventory Control System

Multiple-inventory management
Auto substitution
Reordering levels based on dispensing history
Interface to most wholesalers
Acquisition price updates
Lot and expiration data capable
Drug usage reporting

Data Management Services

QS/1 hosting available, remote back-up service
PMP report
Data analytics
HealthCare Ready
Pre- and postedits
Payment reconciliation

Multi-drug Interaction Review Services

Rx Alert Notes signal technicians and cashiers that a drug has information that needs to be brought to the patient’s attention
Clinical updates through First Databank alert to contraindications, drug interactions, allergies, geriatric and pediatric warnings, drug-food interactions
Nutri-Link alerts for potential drug/nutrient depletion

Meds to Beds Services

Remove checkout with Windows tablet
Bedside checkout accepts credit-card payment at time of delivery

Tools to Address DIR Fees

Pre-adjudication with visual alert
Post-adjudication DIR fee adjustment with the margin in alert
DIR fee estimator by third party plan for generic, brand, or all
Calculations based on data from reconciliation statements or PSAO recommendation
List calculation methods for calculator

Clinical Services Supported

MTM
eCare
Immunization reporting
Compliance packaging
Synchronization

Hardware Maintenance Services

Nationwide hardware support via phone and on-site repair and replacement.

Process for Addressing Customer Requested Changes or Features

Requests for changes/updates can be submitted via the customer connection portal, email, or phone. Requests are evaluated based on impact and implemented accordingly through product enhancements.

Specific Technology Systems and Services Interfaces

Pharmacy, POS, And Other Systems

AIS
Allscripts
Answers On Demand
Apothacare
Architext
Arete Pharmacy Network
Artromick
Asembia (formerly Armada Health)
Asteres
Ateb
AutoMed
Avery/Weigh-Tronix (Eyecon)
CAM Commerce
CarePoint
Catalina Health Resources
Cerner
Change Healthcare
Clarian
CoverMyMeds
Creative Pharmacist
Cubex
Daverci Solutions
Digital Pharmacist
ECRS
Elsevier/Gold Standard
Epic
Epicor
FDS, Inc dba Freedom Data Services
Freedom Data Systems
IDX
iMedicare
Innovation
Innovatix
Integra
Integral Solutions
Kirby Lester
McKesson High Volume Solutions
McKesson Pharmacy Systems & Automation
McKesson Workflow Bin
Med-Pass
Medicat
MediTech
MedTek21
Mevesi
Monitor-Rx
Net-Rx
NextGen
NHIN
OmniSYS
Parata Systems
PDR Network
PickPoint
PPOK Rx Linc
PrescribeWellness
Pyxis
RelayHealth
Retail Management Solutions
RxMedic
Rx-Net
RxSafe
RxTran
ScriptChek
ScriptPro
Smart Solutions
Surescripts
Symbol
Synergy Medical
Talyst
TCGRx
TeleManager Technologies
TelePharm
Updox
Vow Data
VUCA Health
Wolters Kluwer Health
Yardi
ZirMed

Wholesalers, Payment Processors, PSAOs, Consulting, MTM, and Other Services

AmerisourceBergen
Arete Pharmacy Network
Burlington Drug Company
Cardinal Health
Dakota Drug
Elevate Provider Network
First Data
Global Payments
Harvard Drug Group
HD Smith
Kinray
Live Oak Bank
Managed Health Care Associates (MHA)
McKesson Pharmaceutical Distribution
Mirixa
Morris and Dickson
North Carolina Mutual Wholesale Drug Company
OutcomesMTM
Pharmacy First
Rochester Drug Co-op
Smith Drug
Value Drug Company
VFI Statement Processing

Adherence Packaging

AutoMed
DISPILL
Doc-U-Dose
DosePlanner
Manchac DOSIS
medDispense
Medicine-On-Time
Mediset
MTS Packaging Systems
Omnicell
OS-PAC
Parata Systems
Pearson Medical Technologies
QEM PRA
Robotik Technology
RxSafe
Synergy Medical
Talyst
TCGRx 

Trade Shows

American Pharmacists Association (APhA) Annual Meeting
American Society of Consultant Pharmacists (ASCP) Annual
AmerisourceBergen ThoughtSpot
Cardinal Health Retail Business Conference
National Association of Chain Drug Stores (NACDS) Total Store Expo
National Association of Chain Drug Stores (NACDS) Regional Chain Conference
National Community Pharmacists Association (NCPA) Annual Convention
National Community Pharmacists Association (NCPA) Multiple Locations Conference