Post date: 1 year 1 month ago

Will you be at the Florida Society of Health-System Pharmacists Annual Meeting in Orlando in August? If so, register now for a free ISMP breakfast seminar on Improving Intravenous Drug Delivery Safety. Program speakers will discuss the primary safety issues, at-risk behaviors, and ISMP guidelines and best practices associated with intravenous drug therapy. They also will discuss findings from the Consensus Development Conference on the Safety of IV Drug Delivery Systems. Seats go fast! For more information or to register, visit:

Post date: 1 year 1 month ago

If you missed ISMP’s latest webinar on safe administration of IV push medications, you can now access it on demand. The webinar helps practitioners identify and manage risks and design reliable practices for IV push medication use. For more information or to view the webinar, visit:


Post date: 1 year 1 month ago

Greetings MSOS members!

For those of you attending the ASHP Summer Meeting in Boston, MA please join us for our Member Meeting being held 12:30-1:30 p.m. on Sunday, June 9 in Room 306, Level 3 at the Hynes Convention Center.

The MSOS Member Meeting will immediately follow the session “ISMP Update: Looking Over the Opioid Horizon: Risks, Regulations, and Possibilities”. More details:

Please also join us for a membership get-together at the Hilton Boston Back Bay (40 Dalton Street) on Monday, June 10th from 5:30 – 6:30 pm.

Post date: 1 year 2 months ago

Sign up now for the next MSOS Member Briefing webinar scheduled to be held on Tuesday, May 21, 2019 from 1:00-2:00 PM EST.

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

• A Campus Medication Safety Committee
Dan Sheridan, MS, RPh, Medication Safety Pharmacist
Jessica Thorburn, PharmD, PGY1 Pharmacy Practice Resident
OhioHealth Marion Hospital & Hardin Memorial Hospital

• Pediatric Smart Pump Alert Reduction Project
Randi Trope, DO, MBS
Cohen Children's Northwell Health

• Development of a NICU Emergency Medications Calculator
Joanie Cook, PharmD, BCPS, Clinical Coordinator
Saint Francis Medical Center

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

Post date: 1 year 3 months ago

ISMP is revising and expanding its Guidelines for Safe Implementation and Use of Smart Infusion Pumps, and we want your input! Pump technology has evolved over the last decade, and the updated draft addresses critical topics such as infrastructure, the drug library, continuous quality improvement data, clinical workflow, and bi-directional interoperability with the electronic health record. The deadline for comments is April 26, 2019. For a copy of the draft, visit: