September 2015

In this issue:

In this month's issue:

  • QuarterWatch 2014 Annual Report: Signals for TNF blocking agents, anticoagulants, Lipitor, growth hormone [Full Report] 
  • FDA Advise-ERR: Veterinary Drug and Human Drug – A Drug Name Mix-up 
  • Demonstration pack mistaken as starter pack 
  • HealthAlert! TraMADol in children
  • Activella strength confusion
  • New adverse drug event algorithm
  • ISMP Ambulatory Care Action Agenda (May - August 2015) [PDF] [Word]

Special announcements:

  • 18th Annual CHEERS Awards
    • Join us on Tuesday evening, December 8, 2015, at 6:00 pm for the 18th Annual CHEERS Awards at The Chicory in New Orleans.
    • To register for the awards dinner or make a donation, please visit:
  • Annual Fund
    • Medication safety would be very different today without ISMP's advocacy efforts, which have led to hundreds of positive product and practice changes. ISMP recently launched its 2015 Annual Fund drive. Please consider contributing to support the Institute in its fight against preventable medication errors.
    • To make a donation, go to:
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