SmartScripts expands to Iowa City with plans to hire 100 people

Washington, Iowa-based SmartScripts is expanding to a second location in Iowa City.

SmartScripts announced Wednesday its expansion to the ACT property in Iowa City. As a result of the expansion, the company says it has plans to hire more than 100 employees.

With the SmartScripts system, medications are produced and packaged in individual pouches based on when patients need to take them. So, if you take three meds in the morning SmartScripts collates it into one individual pouch. The times on the pouches are customized for each patient to what is optimal therapeutically and to what the patient is used to. 

Being close to to the University of Iowa played a big role in SmartScripts’ decision to move into Iowa City.

“We’re excited about the talent pool that is in the Iowa City area,” said Todd Thompson, the company’s CEO and co-founder, in the release. “We hope that the University of Iowa will provide a steady stream of talent to fill positions within the company.

Previous coverage

SmartScripts: A new way to package and deliver prescriptions -June 26, 2019

SmartScripts: Automating the pharmacy – Nov. 29, 2017