MSOS News

Post date: 2 days 8 hours ago

Hospitals, ambulatory surgery centers, and other surgical and procedural settings can use ISMP’s new guidelines to help identify and mitigate risks! The guidelines address medication storage and labeling across all phases of care, challenge common practices that limit protections offered by safety technologies, and support use of barcode scanning. Visit: https://www.ismp.org/node/31601

Post date: 1 month 1 week ago

ISMP and the FDA have received numerous reports of wrong dose errors with Paxlovid, which is indicated for treatment of mild-to-moderate COVID-19 in adults and pediatric patients. This week’s featured ISMP newsletter article provides safe practice recommendations: https://www.ismp.org/node/32452

Post date: 1 month 2 weeks ago

To hear ISMP's Rita Jew and Michael Cohen discuss current medication safety issues in new podcasts with Nursing2022 and ASHP, visit: https://www.ismp.org/news

Post date: 2 months 3 weeks ago

Sign up now for the next MSOS Member Briefing webinar scheduled to be held on Thursday, May 26, 2022 from 1:00-2:00 PM ET.
Register Now: https://ecri.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_hZ7iTtEqSLG-wDZ-5nhj-A

Short medication safety-related presentations for this webinar will include:

• Developing A Reliable Scanning Rate for Pharmacy Dispenses In the Acute Care Setting
Jennifer Matias, PharmD, BCPS, CPPS
Nadia Aslam, PharmD, BCPS, CPPS
Kaiser Permanente - Pharmacy Quality and Medication Safety

• Opioid Use in the Perioperative Setting
Clare Livingston, PharmD
Inova Eastern Region PGY2 Medication Use, Safety, and Policy
Inova Mount Vernon Hospital Inova Alexandria Hospital

The mission of the Medication Safety Officers Society (MSOS) is to advance and encourage excellence in safe medication use by providing communication, leadership, direction, and education among its members.