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Smith Drug Company Partners with Legisym to Mobilize Ordering System

Apr 7, 2016 Tags: Business, J M Smith Corporation, Smith Drug Company

Controlled Substance Ordering System (CSOS) Enhances Customer Experience, Enables Mobile Access from Anywhere

SPARTANBURG, S.C. – April 7, 2016; Smith Drug Company has partnered with Legisym to release its newest ordering system for controlled substances. Pharmacies purchasing products from Smith Drug Company will be able to simply fill out and electronically sign their order, Legisym will validate the order and Smith Drug Company will ship the product, all in a real-time environment. The cloud-based system means pharmacists can even complete orders via mobile devices.

“This latest release of our CSOS solution offers many improvements,” said David Kessler, president and partner of Legisym, LLC. “Smith Drug Company customers will be able to place their order using any browser enabled device, whereas before they were tied to a single computer in the pharmacy. This flexibility will not only make life easier for pharmacists, it will also allow the correct person to have access to review and authorize the order.”

Other features of the new system are improved ease of use and seamless integration with the existing Smith Drug Company ordering system on a highly secure platform.

“Providing our customers with solutions that work best for them is important to us,” explained Jeff Foreman, RPh, president, Smith Drug Company. “The fact that they can now complete their order, including controlled substances, on their schedule from a location that works for them, is a significant improvement. As a former independent retail pharmacist myself, I know that sometimes, placing and approving orders from the store just doesn’t work.”

“Of course, security and DEA validation are the real keys to the success of CSOS,” said Kessler. “And we appreciate working with a wholesale drug distribution company like Smith Drug Company, who understands that security and customer service go hand in hand.”

Legisym, LLC ( is a high-tech application services provider specializing in digital signature technology. Our Express222 solution is the simplest, most cost-effective answer for eliminating the paper form 222 and ensuring DEA compliance. This web-based Controlled Substance Ordering System (CSOS) delivers all the benefits of electronic controlled substance ordering and fulfillment. Plus, Express222 promotes improved CSOS adoption rates and user satisfaction by removing browser dependencies and cumbersome plug-in installations.

Smith Drug Company ( is the original division of J M Smith Corporation, and one of America’s premier wholesale drug distributors. Launched in 1944, the division serves pharmacies in 25 states, the District of Columbia and the US Virgin Islands through distribution centers in Spartanburg; Paragould, AR; and Valdosta, GA.

South Carolina’s third-largest privately owned company, the J M Smith Corporation is headquartered in Spartanburg and operates through multiple business units: Smith Drug Company, QS/1, Integral Solutions Group, RxMedic Systems, Inc., and Integra LTC Solutions, LLC.

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