MSOS News

Post date: 2 weeks 2 days ago

ISMP will offer two symposia on justifying investment in medication use technology and new guidelines for smart infusion pump safety at the ASHP Midyear Clinical Meeting in December. Don’t miss these valuable opportunities to learn from national experts! Space is limited and pre-registration is encouraged. For more details or to register, visit: https://www.ismp.org/events-webinars-and-workshops

Post date: 4 weeks 16 hours ago

Sign up now for the next MSOS Member Briefing webinar scheduled to be held on Thursday, November 21, 2019 from 1:00-2:00 PM EST.
Register Now: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/3361605469699521037

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

• Medication Safety Walkaround Tool
L. Hayley Burgess, PharmD, BCPP, CPPS
AVP, Clinical Pharmacy and Medication Safety
Clinical Services Group, HCA

• Identifying Patients at Highest Risk for Opioid Induced Respiratory Depression
Paul E Milligan, PharmD
BJC System Medication Safety Pharmacist
Center for CLinical Excellence
BJC Healthcare

• Improving Medication Safety from the Source: Leveraging Vendor Partnerships to Improve Patient Care
Jessalynn Henney, PharmD
Network Medication Safety Director
Community Health Network

Post date: 4 weeks 16 hours ago

We are excited to announce an important new chapter for ISMP. To strengthen our impact as a leader in patient safety, we have entered into an affiliation agreement with ECRI Institute. ISMP and ECRI Institute’s missions are similar, and together we will be able to offer comprehensive patient safety solutions in all care settings and create one of the largest patient safety institutions in the world. For more information, see our joint news release: https://www.ismp.org/node/13291

Post date: 1 month 1 week ago

Join us on Tuesday evening, December 10, 2019, for the 22nd Annual Cheers Awards at Stoney’s Rockin’ Country in Las Vegas. The awards recognize a group of healthcare leaders who have gone “all in” to develop best practices and programs that prevent medication errors and protect patients. We also will be celebrating ISMP’s 25th anniversary as a nonprofit organization! To make a donation to support ISMP’s work and/or register for the dinner, please visit: www.ismp.org/node/938.

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.