MSOS News

Post date: 2 months 1 week 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: 2 months 3 weeks 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: 2 months 3 weeks 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.

Post date: 2 months 3 weeks ago

ISMP has created an online list of key resources and information that can help you manage emerging drug and product shortages related to COVID-19. For links to articles, webinars, and input and tools from frontline practitioners, visit: https://ismp.org/node/15527

Post date: 3 months 19 hours ago

This week’s special edition ISMP newsletter provides considerations and tips for safe and efficient use of automated dispensing cabinets during the pandemic, including enhancing security and minimizing contamination. The newsletter also presents information on errors occurring with norepinephrine infusions administered to COVID-19 patients and stresses the need for standardizing critical care drug infusions. Visit: https://ismp.org/acute-care/special-edition-medication-safety-alert-apri...

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