ISMP Joins ECRI Institute in Patient Safety Organization Deal
Article covers the announcement that ISMP and ECRI Institute are joining forces; under the terms of an affiliation agreement, ISMP will become an ECRI Institute subsidiary. Each organization's mission and focus and the evolution of their partnership is described.
The recent criminal conviction of a former registered nurse due to a fatal medication error has shaken the healthcare foundation to its core. While this is not the first time a patient has been harmed from a wrong medication or wrong dose, this case sets a precedent that can potentially lead to a