Post date: 10 months 5 days ago

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:

Post date: 10 months 6 days ago

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:

Post date: 10 months 1 week ago

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
Advent Health

Post date: 10 months 2 weeks ago

This week’s free ISMP featured article presents results from ISMP and ECRI’s recent survey on drug, supply, and equipment shortages and their effect on patient care and safety:

Post date: 11 months 4 days ago

This week’s free ISMP featured article describes a fatal error where digoxin was inadvertently withdrawn from an ADC instead of BUPivacaine and administered intrathecally. Safe practice recommendations are provided: