The following are excerpts from the newsletter

October 23, 2014

In this week's issue:

Special announcements...

  • ISMP's Annual Fund
    • The healthcare community would be very different without ISMP's existence over the last 20 years. (For a list of ISMP's many important contributions to safety, please visit: We depend on the caring individuals and organizations that passionately support our work. Your charitable donation to the Annual Fund will help keep ISMP an important part of the fight against preventable medication errors.
    • To make a donation, go to:
  • ISMP Activities at the ASHP Midyear Meeting
    • ISMP Medication Safety INTENSIVE (MSI):
      • Friday and Saturday, December 5 & 6, (Day 1, 7:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.; Day 2, 7:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.)
      • Business Expo Center, 1960 South Anaheim Way
      • Register online at:
    • Symposia: Register online at:
      • Improving Medication Safety in the Radiology Setting: Monday, December 8, 6:45 a.m.; Hilton Anaheim, Pacific Ballroom D
      • Addressing a Trifecta of Overlooked IV Medication Risks: Monday, December 8, 11:30 a.m.; Hilton Anaheim, Pacific Ballroom D
      • Recognizing and Responding to Serious Safety Concerns with Subcutaneous Insulin: Tuesday, December 9, 11:30 a.m.; Hilton Anaheim, California Ballroom D
      • Improving Medication Safety in the Perioperative Setting: Wednesday, December 10, 11:30 a.m.; Hilton Anaheim, Pacific Ballroom D
    • 17th Annual Cheers Awards Dinner:
    • ASHP Education Session:
      • Improving Medication Safety: A National Perspective from ISMP
      • Wednesday, December 10, 8:00 a.m. - 9:45 a.m.
      • Hilton Anaheim, Ballroom A
    • Exhibit: 
      • ISMP will be at booth 682 in the Anaheim Convention Center exhibit hall Monday to Wednesday, December 8-10

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