MSOS News

Post date: 1 week 3 days ago

Sign up now for the next MSOS Member Briefing webinar scheduled to be held on Thursday, May 21, 2020 from 1:00-2:00 PM ET.
Register Now: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/2781804406535452939

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

• Medication Safety in the Perioperative Area
Allison Hanson, PharmD, BCPS
2019-2020 ISMP International Medication Safety Management Fellow
Institute for Safe Medication Practices

• Training on Just Culture and Responding to Events Using a Decision Tree
Rabih Dabliz, PharmD, FISMP
Senior Manager, Quality & Medication Safety Services
Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi

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

Post date: 2 weeks 3 days ago

Please see this special alert posted by ISMP regarding inaccuracies in electronically generated medication histories. Read here: https://ismp.org/node/17670

Post date: 1 month 22 hours ago

This week ISMP’s special edition newsletter provides information on a near miss dosing error with ascorbic acid, which was being used to hasten COVID-19 recovery. The newsletter also provides a summary of insights from a webinar on the response of two health systems impacted by the pandemic. Visit: https://ismp.org/acute-care/special-edition-medication-safety-alert-apri...

Post date: 1 month 23 hours ago

Has your facility experienced a medication error related to drug shortages and/or COVID-19? Help ISMP improve medication safety and prevent patient harm during the pandemic by reporting confidentially at: https://www.ismp.org/report-error/merp.

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.