MSOS News

Post date: 2 days 11 hours ago

Sign up now for the next MSOS Member Briefing webinar scheduled to be held on Thursday, September 24, 2020 from 1:00-2:00 PM ET.
Register Now: https://ecri.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_7lrBZq_HSzeWB58K5tawrA

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

• Prioritizing Work Through Strategic Planning
Christopher Walsh, PharmD, FISMP, Medication Safety Officer, PennState Health St. Joseph

• System Change Reports
Eileen Kasda, DrPH, MHS, Assistant Director, Patient Safety Analytics, The Johns Hopkins Hospital

• Nonsterile Compounding Medication Event
Casey M. Moore, PharmD, Medication Safety Pharmacist- Pediatrics, Pharmacy Cleveland Clinic

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

Post date: 3 weeks 2 days ago

Want to hear from ISMP about how you can get more value from your internal medication error and adverse event reporting program? Attend a free international webinar on September 15, 2020, from 7:00-8:00 am ET to find out how healthcare organizations worldwide can better gather key information, analyze error data, and identify medication safety risks. For more information or to register: https://ismp.org/events/enhancing-your-medication-error-reporting-progra...

Post date: 2 months 3 days ago

Sign up now for the next MSOS Member Briefing webinar scheduled to be held on Thursday, July 23, 2020 from 1:00-2:00 PM ET.
Register Now: https://ecri.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_qKo3g7JkT3KgblfLClqEOw

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

• Eliminating Inadvertent Exposure with Patient Specific Scanning of Multi-Use Medications
Steve Mogridge PA-C, Medication Safety Manager, Spectrum Health
Megan Fletcher PharmD, Director of Pharmacy, Spectrum Health

• The Medication Safety Minute
Eileen Relihan PhD (Pharm), MSc.(Hosp Pharm), BSc.(Pharm), Dip LQH, MPSI, Medication Safety Facilitator, St. James’s Hospital Dublin, Ireland

•Pharmacy & Anesthesia: A Match Made in Medication Standardization and Safety Heaven
Jameika M. Stuckey PharmD, BCACP Medication Safety Manager University of Mississippi Medical Center

Post date: 2 months 2 weeks ago

ISMP has received multiple reports recently about fentaNYL patches being inappropriately prescribed for opioid-naïve, elderly patients upon discharge from a hospital and transfer to a long-term care facility. This week’s ISMP newsletter featured article presents recommendations for system safeguards to avoid the risk of patient harm. For more, see: https://ismp.org/node/18707

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.