MSOS News

Post date: 9 months 4 weeks 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: https://smart-healthcare-safety.ecri.org/public/58/Smart-Healthcare-Safe...

Post date: 10 months 20 hours 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: https://www.ismp.org/node/98949

Post date: 10 months 1 day 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.
Register Now: https://ecri.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_23wq7h_2QF-H01lDIhVvEQ#/registr...

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: https://www.ismp.org/node/96687

Post date: 10 months 4 weeks 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This week’s free ISMP featured article describes a fatal error where digoxin was inadvertently withdrawn from an ADC instead of BUPivacaine and administered intrathecally.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: https://www.ismp.org/node/94385/

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