News and Press

Safe medication practices depend on communication within the healthcare community, including patients and their families. ISMP is at the forefront of medication error reporting and guidance on safe medication practices,  and is often cited in the media as a reputable resource for current information and emerging trends. ISMP's News and Press Center includes news releases, blog posts, statements and other communications. 

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A study led by ISMP senior scientist Thomas J. Moore and published in JAMA Internal Medicine estimates the costs of pivotal clinical trials that the FDA relies on to prove the benefits of new drugs.
A white paper recently released by ISMP stresses the need for Medication Safety Officers to be included as an integral part of the healthcare team and provides detailed information for hospital leadership on the value of creating a dedicated position directly responsible for and empowered to lead medication safety strategy and implementation.