MSOS News

Post date: 1 week 1 day ago

It’s summer and for many children, that means camp! For ISMP tips on medication safety at summer camps, listen to this ECRI podcast: https://smart-healthcare-safety.ecri.org/public/58/Smart-Healthcare-Safe...
and visit our consumer website: https://www.consumermedsafety.org/safety-articles/steps-parents-can-take....

Post date: 1 month 3 days ago

ECRI and ISMP have combined websites to provide one unified, streamlined source for safety information. You can still use the www.ismp.org address, and access your newsletter subscriptions through the MyECRI member portal. For detailed information on how to navigate the new website, visit: https://home.ecri.org/blogs/ismp-alerts-and-articles-library/how-to-navi...

Post date: 2 months 1 week ago

ISMP has released a revised version of its list of error-prone abbreviations, symbols, and dose designations that should NOT be used in verbal, handwritten, or electronic communications. Please review the list to see if your organization’s “Do Not Use” list also requires updating. Visit: www.ismp.org/node/8

Post date: 2 months 2 weeks ago

ISMP recently analyzed 520 transplant medication-related errors reported to identify common themes and develop safe practice recommendations. See the latest newsletter featured article: www.ismp.org/node/130170

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.