Sterile Compounding Analysis
A team of experts from ISMP, the leading resource for independent and effective medication safety recommendations, and Clinical IQ, an organization headed by Eric Kastango and well-respected for expertise in sterile compounding and USP Chapter 797 education, can provide a focused analysis of your pharmacy compounding processes. Our comprehensive review will help your organization achieve compliance and implement lifesaving error prevention strategies.
Medication Safety Checkup™
ISMP safety experts can conduct a customized, one-day review and assessment of specific medication safety problem or areas of interest and provide practical recommendations and solutions. Potential areas for one-day assessments include sterile compounding, high-risk clinical areas (e.g., infusion centers, diagnostic and procedural areas), and error reporting and analysis.
Proactive Risk Assessments
Objective onsite medication use evaluations facilitated by interdisciplinary ISMP teams can assist leadership in developing and implementing organizational-specific, high-leverage medication safety improvements.
Practitioner in Residence Program
This rigorous, comprehensive one-week “rotation,” held at ISMP’s office in suburban Philadelphia, PA, is designed to assist all healthcare professionals who have or are currently seeking medication safety oversight for their organization to rapidly advance their safety leadership skills.
ISMP technology experts can work with healthcare organizations to evaluate the error potential of any new or present pharmacy information system, computerized order entry system, bar code point-of-care system, robotics, or infusion devices, and make recommendations for maximizing safe use and for the direction of future technology selection.
Community/Ambulatory and Mail Order Pharmacy
Expert review of medication-use processes and practical recommendations for error prevention and system improvements that can
help meet state board of pharmacy requirements for safety.
Root Cause Analysis
Onsite assistance with investigation and analysis following a medication-related event.
The ISMP team can facilitate onsite and offsite support services (workshops, educational programs, and self assessment initiatives) for various sized groups wishing to undertake a medication safety initiative.
Small, Rural, and Critical Access Hospitals
ISMP has a long history of working with small hospitals to help them face their unique challenges in managing safety priorities and significantly improve their medication use systems.
Experienced ISMP consulting staff can perform Failure Mode and Effects Analysis (FMEA) for device/technology manufacturers looking to reduce the likelihood of error and improve the safety and functionality of their products.
Medication Safety: an International Experience
In response to global demand, ISMP is announcing open registration for its International Experience. This intensive two-week mentorship program, to be held at ISMP’s office in the United States, is designed to meet the unique needs of international healthcare practitioners and organizations wishing to engage in top-level medication safety activities.
ISMP has provided medication safety education and assistance to organizations all over the world. Capabilities include self-assessments as well as remote access to top safety experts through teleconferences, satellite symposia, and/or web-based meetings.
Other Consulting Services
Call today to speak with members of the ISMP consulting team to learn more about how the Institute can help you or your organization achieve your goals for medication safety. We would be happy to hear from you! Call 215-947-7797; or click here to receive additional information.