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Drug Shortages Force Desperate Measures

Article on healthcare organizations calling for a coordinated effort to address nationwide drug shortages quotes ISMP staff about safety implications and mentions reports of medication errors due to shortages that were collected by the ISMP National Medication Errors Reporting Program (ISMP MERP).

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Healthcare Leaders Urged to Avoid Severity Bias, Establish Just Culture In the wake of recent criminal charges being filed against a registered nurse in Tennessee who was involved in a fatal medication error, the Institute for Safe Medication Practices (ISMP) is emphasizing that the focus should be