This week’s free ISMP featured article discusses the possible sources and impact of unnecessary distractions and interruptions while performing medication-related tasks, and offers recommendations on how to limit them: https://www.ismp.org/node/101360
In a recent ECRI podcast, ISMP’s Susan Paparella discusses shortcomings and over reliance on the “five rights” as a safety tool, and better starting points for successful medication safety programs: https://smart-healthcare-safety.ecri.org/public/58/Smart-Healthcare-Safe...
This week’s free ISMP featured article analyzes a fatal medication error that involved accidental administration of a dialysis product left in a different patient care area: https://www.ismp.org/node/98949
Sign up now for the next MSOS Member Briefing webinar scheduled to be held on Thursday, September 28, 2023 from 1:00-2:00 PM ET.
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Short medication safety-related presentations for this webinar will include:
• A Patient Safety Story and Best Practice: Sodium Chloride (4 mEq/mL) Oral Solution
Rachel Albay, PharmD, CPPS
Pharmacy Project Manager I
Medication Safety Kaiser Permanente National Pharmacy Services
• Everyone Loves a Competition
Stacy Carson, PharmD, BCPS, FISMP
Medication Safety Officer