MSOS News

Post date: 4 months 3 days ago

ISMP’s Christina Michalek has been named Chair of the International Medication Safety Network Covid-19 Vaccine Safety Interest Group. Member organizations from all over the world are sharing their experiences and learning related to storage, preparation, administration, and patient monitoring. For more information, visit: https://www.intmedsafe.net/imsn-advocacy/imsn-advocacy-for-vaccine-safet...

Post date: 4 months 3 weeks ago

Sign up now for the next MSOS Member Briefing webinar scheduled to be held on Thursday, March 25, 2021 from 1:00-2:00 PM ET.
Register Now: https://ecri.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_Y3TLJ3FIQ0C73EzPnMPvoA

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

• Increasing Syringe Smart Pump Library Compliance
Casey Moore, PharmD
Medication Safety Pharmacist- Pediatrics
Samantha Burton, PharmD, FISMP
Medication Safety Pharmacist- Smart Pumps
Cleveland Clinic

• Improving the Medication Use Process: 3% Sodium Chloride
Jessica Anderson, PharmD, BCPPS
PICU Clinical Pharmacy Specialist
Amy Potts, PharmD, BCPPS
Program Director, Quality, Safety and Education
Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt

Post date: 4 months 4 weeks ago

The most recent ISMP newsletter featured article presents a case for why MSO positions are crucial for healthcare organizations. In addition to providing resources to build a case for adding an MSO to staff, the article includes links to educational and professional opportunities for MSOs. Visit: https://ismp.org/node/23126

Post date: 5 months 9 hours ago

ISMP’s Christina Michalek co-chaired a workgroup that produced the recent Partnership for Health IT Patient Safety’s white paper on reducing CPOE alert fatigue. Recommendations address overrides, missed notifications, and interruptions posed by CPOE systems, as well as strategies to optimize alerts. For a copy, visit: www.ismp.org/ext/647

Post date: 5 months 6 days ago

Spend a week, April 12-16, 2021, in our live virtual mentoring with top medication safety leaders. Participants will learn how to build a resilient medication safety infrastructure and gain insights on addressing contemporary safety challenges in their own organizations. No travel required! Even online, the number of registrants is limited to allow for dedicated attention to your learning needs. Save your space by signing up soon: https://ismp.org/node/22697

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