MSOS News

Post date: 3 months 3 days ago

MSOS members can purchase the recently updated ASHP/ISMP Medication Safety Certificate at the ASHP member price of $445 ($545 for non-members) through December 31, 2022 using discount code MSC22MSOS: https://www.ismp.org/node/770

Post date: 3 months 2 weeks ago

This week’s featured ISMP newsletter article helps healthcare organizations strengthen their plan for when an EHR goes down unexpectedly: https://www.ismp.org/node/34220

Post date: 3 months 3 weeks ago

Join us on Monday, August 29, 2022, from 3:00 pm to 4:00 pm ET for our next MSOS Membership Briefing webinar entitled, How “Smart” Are IV Smart Infusion Pumps? Two nursing researchers will discuss the expected and unexpected outcomes related to administering medications using infusion devices. To register, visit: https://ecri.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_3wWhPu8HRmGZZtjmSyISHA

Post date: 3 months 4 weeks ago

Hospitals, ambulatory surgery centers, and other surgical and procedural settings can use ISMP’s new guidelines to help identify and mitigate risks! The guidelines address medication storage and labeling across all phases of care, challenge common practices that limit protections offered by safety technologies, and support use of barcode scanning. Visit: https://www.ismp.org/node/31601

Post date: 5 months 1 week ago

ISMP and the FDA have received numerous reports of wrong dose errors with Paxlovid, which is indicated for treatment of mild-to-moderate COVID-19 in adults and pediatric patients. This week’s featured ISMP newsletter article provides safe practice recommendations: https://www.ismp.org/node/32452

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