Post date: 12 months 2 days ago

Part two of ISMP’s newsletter article series on REMS programs focuses on how to successfully operationalize program requirements throughout the medication-use process, using one health system’s experience as an example:

Post date: 12 months 3 days ago

ISMP has updated its list of drug names that are often confused—the reference includes look-alike and sound-alike name pairs and FDA-approved and ISMP-recommended tall man (mixed case) letters:

Post date: 1 year 15 hours ago

ISMP is conducting a short survey on the continuing crisis with drug shortages and supply chain disruptions. Please take a few minutes to complete this survey by July 27, 2023:
We appreciate your participation!

Post date: 1 year 6 days ago

Sign up now for the next MSOS Member Briefing webinar scheduled to be held on Thursday, July 27, 2023 from 1:00-2:00 PM ET.
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Short medication safety-related presentations for this webinar will include:

• Cyclic parenteral nutrition: A method to support infusion pump integration
Jennifer Williams, PharmD, BCPS
Clinical Pharmacist
Mercy Cedar Rapids

• What is the Prescription for Adherence? The 3 As of workflow
Rachel DiPaolantonio, PharmD
Weis Markets Pharmacy

• Utilizing the HAMST-R and HAMST-R PRO tools
Joel Daniel, PharmD, MS, CPPS
Medication Safety Supervisor

• ISMP Update
Rita K. Jew, PharmD, MBA, BCPPS, FASHP
President, ISMP

Post date: 1 year 1 week ago

While REMS programs are intended to mitigate risk, a number of factors can make proper deployment difficult. This week’s ISMP featured newsletter article, part one of a two-part series, highlights some of the REMS-related problems reported to ISMP: