News & Updates

Flu Update

Feb 3, 2017 Tags:

ATLANTA — The flu is continuing to impact the United States, especially across the Southeast U.S. for the week ended Jan. 21 the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported Friday.

The proportion of outpatient visits for influenza-like illness was 3.4%, well above the national baseline of 2.2% and an increase from the week prior ILI report of 3.2%.

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Burlington Drug Company Joins J M Smith Corporation

Jan 2, 2017 Tags: Business, J M Smith Corporation, Smith Drug Company

Burlington Drug Company has become a subsidiary of J M Smith Corporation as of January 1, 2017. Burlington Drug Company will continue to manage all operations, customer service and sales functions out of the current facility in Milton, Vermont. This business combination will enable J M Smith Corporation to expand market offerings to the important Northeast market of the United States, while giving Burlington Drug Company customers access to a variety of new tools, services and products that will create additional growth opportunities for their businesses.

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Smith Drug Company Hires New Vice President for Long-term Care

Nov 17, 2016 Tags: Smith Drug Company

Jeff Schneider, RPh to head LTC Pharmacy Solutions division

SPARTANBURG, S.C. – Smith Drug Company (SDC) has announced that Jeff Schneider, RPh has joined the company as Vice President, Long Term Care (LTC) Pharmacy Solutions. As the leader of the newly-dedicated department, he will be responsible for developing solutions for new and existing long term care customers.

“We’re not new to the LTC market,” said Jeff Foreman, RPh, President, Smith Drug Company. “”We have great relationships with many customers. They’ve been telling us what they’d like to see, what’s not really offered by any one provider in the industry, and we’ve listened. We’ve brought an LTC expert on board – someone specifically tasked with providing expertise to our customers and helping them grow their business. Jeff has a wealth of knowledge and experience, and we are excited to have him lead the LTC team.”

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Smith Drug Company Launches New Suite of Solutions to Keep Independent Pharmacies Competitive

Oct 12, 2016 Tags: Business, Smith Drug Company

Customers can now access HealthWise Pharmacy services exclusive to Smith Drug Company

SPARTANBURG, S.C. – Smith Drug Company (SDC) is launching a variety of services designed to give independent retail pharmacies access to offerings and information that have previously only been available to major chains. Under the HealthWise Pharmacysm umbrella, these offerings include a specialty at retail pharmacy network and clinical solutions, consulting services, long term care solutions, market intelligence, OTC merchandising and branding solutions, and an intuitive predictive ordering solution to optimize inventory.

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