MSOS News

Post date: 1 week 53 min 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: 1 week 59 min 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: 2 weeks 1 day 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.

Post date: 1 month 3 weeks ago

Don’t miss ISMP's last Medication Safety Intensive (MSI) workshop for the year, being held in Las Vegas, NV, on December 6-7! This is a unique opportunity to maximize your error prevention efforts and learn to look at your organization through the eyes of leading safety experts. Participants engage in group discussions, get hands-on practice in error analysis, evaluate latent and active failures, learn how to select high-leverage strategies, and use data to sustain safety efforts. For information and to register, visit: www.ismp.org/node/127.

Post date: 2 months 1 week ago

Sign up now for the next MSOS Member Briefing webinar scheduled to be held on Thursday, September 26, 2019 from 1:00-2:00 PM EST.
Register Now: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/792096273610244877

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

Failure modes in electronic health records that may lead to medication errors
Andrew Stivers, PharmD
Manager, Medication Use and Safety
Emory University Hospital Midtown

Medication Error Reduction Program: A framework for your medication safety plan
Kathy Ghomeshi, PharmD, MBA, BCPS, CPPS
Medication Safety Specialist, UCSF Medical Center
Assistant Clinical Professor, UCSF School of Pharmacy

ISMP Update
Michael R. Cohen, RPh, MS, ScD (hon), DPS (hon), FASHP
President, Institute for Safe Medication Practices

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